Pinewood Studios

John Barry Theatre

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Flagship preview theatre capable of running all film & digital formats

Pinewood’s flagship preview theatre capable of running all film & digital formats. The theatre has a seating capacity of 115 and has a coffee shop in the foyer for pre or post screening discussions making it a perfect venue for previews.

Previously known as Theatre 7, it was renamed the John Barry Theatre in memory of the legendary Bond composer. The new name was unveiled June 2014 in a ceremony attended by members of the Bond franchise. John Barry scored 11 Bond films, including From Russia with Love, Goldfinger and You Only Live Twice. Other films associated with Pinewood and Shepperton Studios include: Chaplin, Engima, The Ipcress File and Out of Africa.

John Barry Theatre Specifications

Screen Size: 31ft x 14ft

Seats: 115
Client Area: Yes (adjacent Café) 

Monitoring: Dolby Surround 7.1, 5.1


  • Christie CP4230 4K DCI Projection
  • Cinemeccanica 35m/70mm fitted with Dolby SRD, Sony SDDS & DTS
  • Kinoton High Speed 35mm for both 3&4 perf

Playback / Record:

  • DCP
  • Clipster
  • Baselight
  • Avid Media Composer
  • SDI and fibre connections to cutting rooms for playback