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The Little Theatre Cinema, Bath
St Michael’s Place

Box Office Number: 0871 902 5735 (calls cost 13p per minute plus your telephone company's access charge)

General Manager: Martin Jennings-Wright


The Little Theatre Cinema is located in the heart of Bath, and is easily accessible by public transport.

Address: St Michael's Place, Bath BA1 1SG

By Rail

The nearest railway station is Bath Spa, which is a seven-minute walk via Stall Street. To plan your journey or for up-to-date travel information, please visit the National Rail website

By Bus

We are easily accessible by bus. Plan your journey using the First Group website

On Foot

Click here to find us at

By Car

Please note there is limited parking space in the area. For more information please visit the Visit Bath website

Box Office

The cinema will open at least 15 minutes before the start of the first film each day. Please note the Box Office does not accept card payments currently – only cash.

Our telephone lines are open from 9.00am to 8.30pm, seven days a week. Please call 0871 902 5735 (calls cost 13p per minute plus your telephone company's access charge).

You can book tickets online by clicking on the time of a film.

Admission is subject to our Terms of Admission.



  • Standard £45
  • Retired £40
  • Student £20

Member Plus

  • Standard £80
  • Retired £75

Picturehouse Members enjoy the following benefits and discounts:

  • Free film tickets (four for Individual Members, eight for Members Plus and two for Student Members)*
  • Up to £2 off tickets for a year (the discount is for the Member only, not the whole party**)
  • 10% off the Member’s food and drinks (25% off for Student Members)
  • Picturehouse publications posted to your home (worth £8) (not included in Student Membership)
  • Discounts at all Picturehouse Cinemas nationwide
  • No booking fees

*3D shows carry a supplementary charge of £2, or £1.30 if you are reusing glasses. Free tickets cannot be used for premium-priced events. See our Terms And Conditions for details.

**With Member Plus you can bring up to three guests to any performance at the Members' price. You also get an additional Membership card, so a significant other in your life can make use of the account too!

  • A three month subscription to MUBI to watch films online.
  • 25% off your total bill at Gourmet Burger Kitchen (up to four people, excludes Bluewater)
  • 50% off membership of Shooting People, the network for independent film (new sign ups only)
  • 10% off an annual subscription to Little White Lies movie magazine
  • 10% off your total bill at Hotel Chocolat (in store only)
  • 20% off food at Giraffe, all day Monday – Friday and after 6.00 on Sunday (excludes Castleford, James Street London, King's Cross Station and airports; Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day and Bank Holidays. One card per table. Not valid for set menus)

Retired Membership
Available to those who are over 60 and retired. You must bring proof of status to the cinema.

Student Membership
Available to those in full-time or part-time secondary or higher education (age 15+), including mature students. You must bring proof of status to the cinema. Find out more

For full details, and to buy or renew your Membership, call 0871 902 5724 or visit your local Picturehouse.

Membership Helpline

Members can call a dedicated helpline for anything concerning their Picturehouse Membership. Whether you want to find out when your Membership expires, check how many free tickets you have left or simply discuss your benefits and renewal options, we are here to help on 020 7733 2229.

Please note that while you can renew your Membership on this helpline, you cannot book tickets on this number. To book tickets, please call 0871 902 5747 (calls cost 13p per minute plus your telephone company’s access charge).

Terms and Conditions

Local Partners

Your Little Theatre Cinema Membership also entitles you to the following discounts and offers:

Three-hour spa session for the price of two at Thermae Bath Spa
The Hetling Pump Room, Hot Bath Street, BA1 1SJ, 01225 331 234

10% off all garden supplies at Gardenalia
4 Mile End, BA1 6PT, 01225 329 949

20% off the headline rate for all fitness memberships at TeamBath
University of Bath, 01225 383 597

10% off all NYR products at Neal’s Yard’s Remedies
7 Northumberland Place, BA1 5AR, 01225 466 944

10% off at American Dream Comics
72 Walcot Street, BA1 5BD

Amazing discounts on short breaks and holidays with The Little Travel Club in association with Silver Compass

10% off purchases over £5 at Camomile Kids
1 Combe Road, Combe Down, BA2 5HX

10% off all delectable delicacies at the Metropolitan Café
Located above Bloomsbury, 15 New Bond Street, BA1 1BA

Free crockery painting sessions (just pay for the clay) at Crockadoodledo
2 Beaufort Place, BA1 6RP, 01225 442 700

Little @ Komedia 10% off full ticket price for Komedia’s flagship Saturday-night comedy show Krater Comedy Club. Enjoy three top comics and a compère every Saturday night along with award-winning food. To claim the discount, quote ‘Little’ when booking in person, over the phone or online. Terms and conditions apply.

Local business offers are subject to change.
Please present your Membership card to take advantage of the offers.

£20 Student Membership

Join to receive free tickets, discounts and much more. It's a no-brainer!

Student Picturehouse Members enjoy the following benefits and discounts:

  • Two free film tickets
  • Up to £2 discount on film tickets for a year
  • 25% off the Student Member’s food and drinks
  • Discounts at all Picturehouse Cinemas nationwide
  • Membership of E4 Slackers Club, which gives you access to free monthly previews
  • Plus additional Membership benefits

Student Picturehouse Membership is available to those in full-time or part-time secondary or higher education (age 15+), including mature students. You need to have valid photo student ID to be eligible.

Full Terms and Condition

Call 0871 902 5735 or visit your local Picturehouse for more details. Buy online now and pick up your new Membership card upon presentation of your NUS or student photo ID card at the cinema.

E4 Slackers Club

Every month E4, in partnership with Picturehouse Cinemas, screens a free film exclusively for students. From previews of the biggest new blockbusters to old-school classics, E4 Slackers Club shows the best movies around.

To become a member, you just need to take your NUS or student photo ID card to any Picturehouse Cinema and sign up for free. If you become a Student Picturehouse Member, you will automatically gain membership of E4 Slackers Club.

Head over to or Facebook for screening dates and competitions.

Students Screen Arts Offer

New for students! Two tickets for £10 on Picturehouse Screen Arts shows. See the best in theatre, dance and opera for the measly sum of £10, and take a mate with you! Screen Arts brings world-class arts productions to your local cinema, in glorious high definition on the big screen.

Only available on the day of the screening. Tickets must be booked in person. This offer is subject to availability.

Gift Cards

Our Gift Cards can be used to buy anything for sale in any Picturehouse Cinema – whether it's a ticket or two for a cracking film, or a cup of coffee in one of our café bars.

They're simple, flexible and top-up-able!

Using Gift Cards at the cinema
You can use your Gift Card to purchase anything for sale. The exact amount will be taken off the card, and any money left over will remain on the card for another time. If there isn’t enough money on the card to cover your purchase, just pay by another method. There are no time limits on the card.

Gift Cards can only be used at Box Office and cannot be used over the phone or online.

Ticket Prices

Tue-Fri from 5pm; all day Sat & Sun; all day Bank Holidays

  • Adult £11.10
  • Member £9.10
  • Retired £10.10
  • Retired Member £8.10
  • Student £10.10
  • Student Member £8.10
  • Child £7.10
  • Family £31.40

Off Peak
Tue-Fri before 5pm

  • Adult £9.70
  • Member £7.70
  • Retired £8.70
  • Retired Member £6.70
  • Student £8.70
  • Student Member £6.70
  • Child £6.70
  • Family £27.80

All day Monday
Except Bank Holidays

  • Adult £7.50
  • Member £5.50
  • Retired £7.50
  • Retired Member £5.50
  • Student £7.50
  • Student Member £5.50
  • Child £5.50
  • Family £21.00

Silver Screen Club

For the over-60s. Membership is free, and members can enjoy a free tea or coffee and biscuits at the weekly Silver Screen shows. Silver Screen members’ tickets are £6.20 for Silver Screen shows. Non-members are also welcome – the usual ticket prices apply.

Big Scream

For parents and guardians with babies under one year old. Membership is free and valid until the baby’s first birthday. Tickets are £7.70 (Picturehouse Members £5.70), babies come free. Only customers with babies will be admitted.

Toddler Time

For preschool children and their parents and carers. Tickets are £3.00 for children, free for accompanying adults. No adult unaccompanied by a toddler will be admitted.


The unemployed can purchase a ticket at child ticket prices Tuesday to Thursday before 5.00pm

Kids' Club

For children aged three to 12. Tickets for children and accompanying adults are £2.00 each. No adult unaccompanied by a child will be admitted.

Discover Tuesdays / Vintage Sundays

Tickets are £8.00 (£5.00 for Members)

Autism-Friendly Screenings

All tickets for Autism-Friendly Screenings are £3.00

Schools' Screenings

Schools’ screenings are £3.50 per pupil, or £4 for premium films. Accompanying teachers come free. To request information on our schools' programme or to organise a trip, please contact Cinema Plus.

3D Screenings

3D films cost £1.30 extra per person, not including 3D glasses. These cost an additional 70p, and can be purchased at the cinema if you do not have your own.

Student tickets are available to those in full-time secondary or higher education.

Retired tickets are available to those over 60 who are retired.

Child tickets are available to those under 15.

Family tickets are for four people, at least two of whom must be under 15. Not applicable to premium-price screenings.

You may be asked for proof of age, which needs to be photographic ID with date of birth. Suitable proof includes a passport or a CitizenCard (details of which are available from the Box Office).

There is a £1.50 booking fee per transaction for telephone and online bookings. This fee does not apply to Picturehouse Members,* or to tickets purchased in person at the cinema.

*Includes Silver Screen and Slackers Club members, as well as paid-for Memberships.

Disabled Access

This page explains our facilities for people with disabilities, and is intended to assist you in planning your visit.

Advance Booking
Advance booking is always a good idea so that our staff can readily provide assistance if required. Accompanying carers are eligible for a free ticket. Seating is not allocated at all screenings, but we will be pleased to reserve seats for any particular part of the auditorium whenever possible – please ask us in advance.

Customers with Limited Mobility
Screen 1 is on the ground floor, and is accessible for wheelchair users. There is one designated wheelchair viewing position. An usher will guide customers to this location.

Screen 2 is on the first floor, and can only be accessed up a staircase of 32 steps.

However, we do try to show each film in both screens over the course of its run, in order to ease access. For information on which screen a particular show is playing in, click on the performance time.

We regret that there are no adapted toilets at the cinema. However, these facilities are available within easy reach of the cinema in Seven Dials (around the back of Sainsbury's on Kingsmead Square, just in front of the Egg Theatre). A member of staff will be happy to give directions where necessary.

There is no parking at the cinema. Parking for drivers with disabled badges is permitted in St Michael’s Place (adjacent to the cinema) at any time for up to three hours, provided an Orange Badge and clock are displayed.

Customers may be dropped off directly outside the cinema.

Customers with Impaired Sight
Guide dogs are welcome. If you wish to take your dog into a performance, please let us know when booking so that we can arrange an aisle seat. Alternatively your dog can be cared for by a member of staff for the duration of the performance. We will be happy to provide drinking water for your dog.

We will provide large-print film schedules on request.

Customers with Impaired Hearing
There is a system to aid customers with impaired hearing in each screen.

Screen 1 has an induction loop, which covers the whole auditorium except the balcony. Please turn your hearing aid to the T position.

Screen 2 has an infrared system, for which you need to collect a set of earphones from the upstairs office (the Box Office will advise).

Foreign-language films are screened with English subtitles, and these are clearly indicated in the programme.


Customers who have a disability that means that they need a companion with them in the cinema can bring them to any Picturehouse Cinema for free. You can sign up for a Carers Card which will automatically discount one of your tickets, and which you can use – without a booking fee – when buying tickets in person, online or by telephone. The card will also mean that you don’t have to explain your situation every time you visit the cinema. Ticket prices for customers with disabilities are according to their circumstances (e.g. adult, Member or student); the free ticket applies to their companion. The card must be used in conjunction with a paid-for ticket or a Member’s free ticket. Signing up for a card is not required, but we hope it will make buying tickets easier. It is personal to you, and may not be used by other people. To apply for an annual Carers Card, visit any of our cinemas, call us on 0871 902 5747, or email

Licensed Auditoria

Both our auditoria are fully licensed for the consumption of wine and beer, which you can buy from the refreshments counter.