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Showcase cinemas Leeds - the best
Showcase Cinema (Wokingham)
Showcase Cinema (Wokingham)
Date: 26/05/02, updated on 12/08/02 (2458 review reads)
Advantages: Very comfy, latest screens and surround sound, service is great
Disadvantages: snacks and drinks rather expensive, n/a, n/a
If you are a cinema goer in the Leeds area then there is nowhere better to go and relax infront of the latest releases than Showcase Cinemas just off junction 27 of the M62 (the junction that joints to the M621 which heads into Leeds city centre).
I have been to many cinemas in my time (ABC, Warner, Virgin, Odeon, Cineworld) but none come close to a showcase cinema especially not the Leeds one now that it has all stadium seating and the latest screens and dolby surround. There are two new cinema complexs in striking distance of me, I have tried them both (cineworld in the centre of Bradford and the new Odeon on the way to Pudsey) but my number one is still showcase.
First of all they are the comfiest. The seats have sprung backs alowing you to rest in the positon you want to rest in not the position the seat was made in and also they have LOADS of leg room. No cramp and pins and needles again if you are fairly tall like me. This showcase also has a huge free car park with plenty of room to accommodate everyone visiting the 14 screens.
The prices aren't bad either. At peak times (evenings) a full price ticket is about £5.20 and consessions/off peak times tickets are about £4 with further consessions for OAPs and children under 12. The only thing I don't like about the place but as far as I can remember this applies in other places too the food/drink sold there is very expensive, £1.50 for a regualr coke and about £2.50 for a regular pop corn which isn't actually very big!
The service is always very good and they even have a security man who drives round the car park all evening so you feel a little safer that your car will be in one piece when you get back to it.
So if you are in the Leeds area and fancy going to the cinema then try Showcase, there will be no substitutes afterwards but go to Saisbury's first and buy you pocorn and pop there (you can get toffee pop ocrn then too, yum!).
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