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Michael Fletcher and Keith Priest's interests in design for entertainment go back to their days at the AA. Fletcher wrote a dissertation on film production, while Priest's third-year project was for a cinema. It was 1970. Colour television seemed to be usurping film, while old cinemas were being chopped up into bingo halls. Priest's imaginative scheme put two audiences in one space, to increase potential for drama and a sense of occasion. The volume and number of people in the space ...

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