Cinema screens

Over a fifth of all the UK’s cinema screens are based in London. There are more cinema screens in the capital (over 800) than in any other part of the country.

Cinema visitors

In 2021, there was a total of 176 million admissions in UK cinemas. London account for 25% of the national total, so approximately 44 million visitors.

Shooting days

London has played a major role in countless films from A Clockwork Orange to Harry Potter and is the world’s third busiest film production centre with over 14.000 ‘shooting days’ including the 24th Bond film Spectre, filmed at the City Hall.