Concern over future of Bute’s cinema

The Isle of Bute Discovery Theatre is home to the island's 90-seat cinema.
The Isle of Bute Discovery Theatre is home to the island's 90-seat cinema.

Concerns have been raised over the future of the island’s only cinema after it was suggested that its projector equipment will soon become obsolete when all new releases are produced in digital format.

Two island residents – Tilly Champ and Tony Harrison – have been in touch with The Buteman independently to voice their concerns after they were alerted to the possible threat facing the Bute cinema.

It was believed that by the end of 2013, the equipment currently used in the Isle of Bute Discovery Theatre will be unable to show new released films in digital format.

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