A MUCH-LOVED cinema in the centre of Reading has just announced when it will be reopening its doors to movie-lovers once again.

Vue Cinema by the riverside, Reading town centre, is set to reopen on May 17, with pre-bookings available from today (May 4).

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The showings for the long-awaited return include family-friendly Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway, thrilling horror A Quiet Place Part II, and a selection of Hollywood blockbusters including No Time to Die, Top Gun: Maverick, Minions: The Rise of Gru, and Fast & Furious 9.

Sports events will be available to watch on the big screen, including both the Champions League and the Europa league, as well as the Alex Ferguson documentary Sir Alex: Never Give In.

Pic: Vue Cinemas

Pic: Vue Cinemas

Rohin Hamedi, General Manager of Vue Reading ,said: “In a year marked by restrictions on our daily lives, the importance of escapism has never been stronger.

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“After the best part of a year at home, we know that families 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.

"Vue Reading will reopen from Monday 17 May, with tickets available now from myvue.com."