Everyman Baker Street

96-98 Baker Street,
London, W1U 6TJ

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Operated by: Everyman Media Group

Previously operated by: Cinecenta, Screen Cinemas, Star Cinemas

Functions: Movies (First Run), Movies (Foreign), Movies (Independent)

Previous Names: Sherlock Holmes Centa 1 & 2, Screen on Baker Street

Phone Numbers: Box Office: 440207.935.2772
Manager: 0207.935.2772

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Everyman Baker Street

Built on the site of the Classic Baker Street (which has its own page on Cinema Treasures), the Sherlock Holmes Centa 1 & 2 was opened on 2nd March 1978 by the Cinecenta chain. The opening films were Marie-France Pisier in “The Other Side of Midnight” & George Segal in “Rollercoaster”. Seating was provided for 123 and 117 seats. They were taken over by the Leeds based Star Cinemas circuit in December 1969. Closed in September 1983, it was gutted and remodeled, re-opening on 3rd February 1984 as the Screen on Baker Street. The re-opening films were a premier presentation of “Lianna” and a revival of Hitchcock’s “Rear Window”. Screen 1 now has 85 seats and Screen 2 has 77 seats.

In 2009, it was taken over by the Everyman group and renamed.

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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on January 15, 2007 at 10:47 pm

Built on the site of the Classic Cinema 1937-1973 (which was also the head offices of Classic Repertory Cinemas), this replacement cinema opened on 2nd March 1978 as the Sherlock Holmes Centa 1 & 2 and is located in the basement of the new building. It was operated by the CineCenta group of art house cinemas. Originally the seating capacities were for 123 & 117. From December 1979 it was operated by Star Cinemas and it closed on 7th September 1983 with Ben Kingsley in “Ghandi” and Dustin Hoffman in “Tootsie”.

It was taken over by independent exhibitor Romaine Hart and added to her ‘Screen on….'cinemas after being gutted and redesigned. It re-opened as the Screen on Baker Street on 3rd February 1984 with Linda Griffiths in “Lianna” in the 95 seat Number 1 cinema and “James Stewart in "Rear Window” in the 100 seat number 2 screen.

Ian on January 19, 2007 at 7:40 am

This is another recent photo of the Screen:–


woody on January 25, 2010 at 11:23 pm

The cinema has now been rebranded Everyman Baker Street with new signage on the marquee

ProjectionistKevin on April 19, 2017 at 7:19 pm

I was a projectionist there when it was a Classic

PhilipWW on April 16, 2018 at 11:14 am

I went into Screen 1. It’s fairly small, just 7 rows of seats.

I sat in Row 4, just halfway. For its size the screen is quite impressive when out in Scope. It is full wall-to-wall with movable side masking. If you choose a seat well, it is a good place to see a film in.

rivest266 on May 20, 2021 at 2:45 am

Grand opening ad posted

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