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UK box office stalls as cinemas close amid pandemic

UK box office stalls as cinemas close amid pandemic

The coronavirus outbreak has led to all cinemas across the UK being closed.

The widespread closure of cinemas across the UK due to the coronavirus outbreak has seen box office gains grind to a halt.

Theatres were still admitting audiences at the start of last week, despite a significant drop in attendance as the public heeded government advice over “social distancing”.

But all major cinema chains announced they would close their doors mid-week, following advice from UK prime minister Boris Johnson for people to avoid such venues, and the premier upgraded this to a call for all cinemas to close

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