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SW19 goes 3D: UK screen locations


 

Originally published on: 28/05/11 12:31

Wimbledon’s armchair fans are in for a treat at this year’s tournament when they can enjoy the cut and thrust of Centre Court as never before – in high definition 3D.

The men’s singles semi-finals and men’s and ladies finals will be screened in 3D-capable cinemas nationwide, and after a full-production test day was successfully carried out on the eve of Roland Garros, Sony Europe’s Programme Manager Andrew Kydd says tennis enthusiasts have plenty to be excited about.

“I sincerely feel this is one of the best on-screen sports experiences I’ve personally seen,” he said.

“With the main 3D camera position being just over the shoulders (i.e. lower than the traditional tennis camera placement), I almost felt like I was on Centre Court with the players, and even that I was somehow involved in playing each shot as I watched the ball shrinking and disappearing back over the net.”

Participating cinemas that will screen the ties are listed below, with 20 or so additional locations still to be confirmed.

Showcase  

CDL Bristol – Glass House, Bristol,  BS1 3AG
CDL Derby – Westfield Centre, Derby DE1 2PQ
CDL Leicester – 7 Highcross Lane, Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 4SD
Bluewater – Water Circus, Bluewater, Greenhithe DA9 9SG
Reading – Loddon Bridge, Reading Road, Wokingham,  RG41 5HG
Nottingham – Redfield Way, Nottingham, Derbyshire NG7 2UW
Leeds – Bankwood Way, Birstall, Batley, Yorkshire WF17 9TB
Teesside-  Aintree Oval, Teesside Leisure Park, Stockton-On-Tess, TS17 7BU
Peterborough – Mallory Road, Boon Gate, Peterborough, PE1 5AU
Paisley – Phoenix Business Park, PAISLEY, Renfrewshire PA1 2BH
Cardiff – Heol-Yr-Odyn, Park Nantgarw, Treforrest Industrial Estate, Nr Pontypridd, CF15 7QX
Coventry – Gielgud Way, Walsgrave, Coventry, CV2 2SZ
Walsall – Bently Mill Way, Walsall, West Midlands, WS2 0LE

Vue   

Westfield – Westfield Shopping Centre, London, W12 7GF
West End – 3 Cranbourn Street, London, WC2H 7AL
Cheshire Oaks – 3 Coliseum Way, Ellesmere Port, Merseyside, CH65 9HD

Apollo  

Piccadilly – 19 Regent Street, London, SW1Y 4LR
Altrincham Stroud – Denmark Street, Altrincham, WA14 2WG
Camarthen – St Catherines Walk, Camarthen, SA31 1GA
Torbay – The Esplanade, Paignton, TQ4 6AG
Fareham – Market Quay, 3 Vannes Parade, Fareham, PO16 0BX
Barrow-in-Furness – 249 Rawlinson Street, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 1DW
Leamington Spa – Portland Place, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV32 5ET

Odeon

Bath – Kingsmead Leisure Complex, James Street West, BA1 2BX
Braehead – X-scape, Kings Inch Road, Renfrew, PA4 8XU  
Brighton – Kingswest, West Street, East Sussex, BN1 2RE
Cardiff – Atlantic Wharf, Hemingway Road, CF10 4JY
Colchester – Head Street, Essex, CO1 1NH
Covent Garden – 135 Shaftesbury Ave, London, WC2H 8AH
Dunfermline – 1 Whimbrel Place, Fife Leisure Park, Fife, KY11 8EX
Kensington – High Street, London, W8 6NA
Kingston – The Rotunda, Clarence Street, KT1 1QP
Lincoln – Brayford Wharf North, LN1 1YS
Liverpool One – 14 Paradise Street Liverpool, L1 8JF
Maidenhead – 42-44 King Street, Berks, SL6 1DY
Manchester (PRINTWORKS) 27, Withy Grove, Manchester, M4 2BS
Metrocentre – 48 Garden Walk, MetroCentre,Gateshead Tyne & Wear NE11 9XZ.
Norwich – Riversway Wherry Road, NR1 1XA
Richmond – 72 Hill Street, Surrey, TW9 1TW
Southampton – LeisureWorld, West Quay Road, SO15 1RE
Trafford Centre – 201 The Dome, The Trafford Centre, Barton Dock Road, M17 8DF
Wimbledon – 39 The Broadway, The Crescent, London, SW19 1QB

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