Vue Cinema confirmed it will reopen its Sheffield Meadowhall cinema from Monday, May 17, and tickets are available to pre-book now.
Stage 3 of the Government’s roadmap out of lockdown is scheduled to be introduced from the same date, allowing the reopening of indoor hospitality venues including cinemas.
From well-loved classics, to a selection of theatre and sport screenings, and a line-up of hotly anticipated new releases, a full schedule is planned for the Vue.
Adrian Pauley, General Manager of Sheffield said: “In a year marked by restrictions on our daily lives, the importance of escapism has never been stronger.
“After the best part of a year at home, we know that families in Sheffield and entertainment fans are craving safe out-of-home experiences like never before – cinema provides that unique experience of being able to truly immerse yourself in a great story.”
From opening day, film fans can look forward to the tale of Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway. A star-studded cast sees James Corden play the lovable rogue, Peter, who must figure out what kind of bunny he wants to be after his family risks everything to go searching for him, alongside his on-screen family and friends played by Margot Robbie, Rose Byrne, Domhnall Gleeson, David Oyelowo and Elizabeth Debicki.
For those in need of something more thrilling, there is a frightening film for all with disturbing terrors and creatures in A Quiet Place Part II.
In June, Anthony Hopkins’ second and record-breaking Oscar-winning performance in The Father will be available on the big screen, in which Hopkins portrays a man’s battle to make sense of his circumstances whilst dealing with dementia.
Over the rest of the year and beyond, entertainment fans can look forward to a spectacular array of Hollywood blockbusters, with three years’ worth of new releases coming to the big screen within the next 18 months, such as No Time to Die, Top Gun: Maverick, Minions: The Rise of Gru and Fast & Furious 9.
Football fans will be pleased to know that both the Champions League and Europa League finals will be screening at select venues in partnership with BT sport, as well as the long-awaited documentary on beloved football manager, Alex Ferguson, in Sir Alex: Never Give In.
The return of kids favourite Hey Duggee also means there are big screen events for everyone.
To pre-book cinema tickets for Vue Sheffield, please visit: www.myvue.com.