August 8, 2022

UK cinema chain Everyman sees gross sales hit a file £40.7m as robust performances from the likes of Jodie Comer lure again movie-goers

  • Everyman stated revenue additionally hit £7.5m, £900,000 forward of pre-Covid highs
  • The agency’s shares rose 1.8pc, or 2p, to 111p because it celebrated a ‘busy six months’

Jodie Comer within the West Finish play Prima Facie

Everyman stated yesterday that demand for cinemas was ‘undiminished’ and moviegoers have flocked again to the massive display screen following the top of Covid lockdowns. 

The upmarket cinema chain stated gross sales within the first half of the 12 months hit a file excessive of £40.7m, a 40pc bounce from pre-Covid ranges. 

Everyman stated revenue additionally hit a file £7.5m, £900,000 forward of pre-Covid highs. The corporate’s shares rose 1.8pc, or 2p, to 111p because it celebrated a ‘busy six months’. 

The chain, which has 37 cinemas within the UK, was boosted by robust performances throughout the board with blockbusters together with Elvis and Maverick, and screenings of Jodie Comer within the West Finish play Prima Facie. 

It additionally stated clients on the chain, which affords purple wine and freshly made pizzas delivered to seats, have been spending extra every go to. 

Everyman chief government Alex Scrimgeour stated the group hit file highs regardless of challenges together with the hovering value of residing. He added: ‘We stay assured that folks’s enjoyment of cinema – and particularly Everyman – stays undiminished.’

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