Perl books (for ladies)

Steve Mynott steve at
Sat May 5 04:54:32 BST 2007

On Fri, May 04, 2007 at 11:13:57PM +0100, Paul Mison typed:

> On 03/05/2007 at 22:09 +0100, Nic Gibson wrote:
> >And at least one brew cinema/movie theatre.
> North Londoners might know that the old Mecca bingo hall on Essex 
> Road has just closed. Apparently a smoking ban makes it uneconomic. 
> (I don't understand that one, but never mind). If anyone's got half a 
> million quid and is able to outbid a bunch of evangelical Christians, 
> candace reckons it'd make a great cult cinema (especially if you 
> could get an alcohol licence).

I assume only chain smoking Dot Cotton types go to bingo.

It's a fine Art Deco building.


Probably listed or something.

Something should be done with the Finsbury Park Rainbow as well.

> London doesn't have one otherwise. Does it?

There used to be the Scala in Kings Cross back in the 80s which is now a

Probably the closest thing now would be the Prince Charles off Leicester
Square which probably shows that Rocky Horror film to Goth students
every now and then, which seems to be what "cult cinema" means.

I always wanted to visit the Portland (USA) Cinema which features in the
dreadful cult film (as in actually produced by a real cult) "What the bleep
is going on?".

Steve Mynott <steve at>

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