Results for - U.K. Audiences Keen to Return to Cinemas Post-Lockdown, Survey Finds

2,903 voters participated in this survey

The U.K. public is keen to return to cinemas, a survey has found, with 59% of respondents citing the cinema as their most missed out-of-home entertainment activity.

Before COVID-19, how often did you go to the movies?

1. Before COVID-19, how often did you go to the movies?

Often
12%
356 votes
Sometimes
25%
725 votes
Rarely
33%
968 votes
Never
29%
851 votes

2. Would you consider going to the movies the top activity you miss doing since the pandemic started?

Yes
14%
418 votes
No, as the movies are open in my area
10%
287 votes
No, it is not the top activity I miss
76%
2,195 votes

3. A U.K.-wide survey commissioned by the Film Distributors' Association and carried out by research agency Metrixlab also revealed that 40% of audiences are planning to return within the first few weeks after reopening. When cinemas reopen in your area, will you go within the first few weeks?

Yes
10%
277 votes
The cinemas are open in my area
17%
495 votes
No
73%
2,128 votes

4. U.K. drive-in cinemas are currently due to reopen April 12 and indoor screens from May 17. Do you have drive in theatres open in your area?

Yes
19%
551 votes
Unsure
22%
625 votes
There are none in my area
24%
685 votes
No
36%
1,039 votes
04/13/2021 Movies 2903 32 By: Tellwut

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