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August 5, 2017, No comments

Brixton’s Ritzy cinema was closed yesterday and will be again today (5 August) as its staff continue their fight to be paid the London living wage and for sacked union […]

Owen Jones

‘Keep fighting. You are giving all of us hope’

July 1, 2017, 2 Comments

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell today (1 July) told striking Ritzy workers and their supporters outside the Brixton cinema that he and Jeremy Corbyn ...

Ritzy living wage campaign placards

Brixton Ritzy workers to join May Day strike

April 28, 2017, 1 Comment

Workers at Brixton’s Ritzy will join with those at four other Picturehouse cinemas to strike for a total of 24 hours on May Day. It will repeat one ...

Cinema workers’ pay campaign reaches East Dulwich

April 15, 2017, 2 Comments

The gelaterias, boulangeries and French wine shops of East Dulwich echoed to chants of “The workers united will never be defeated”, as staff at a ...

  • Still from A Moving Image: Tanya Fear in Brixton
    Ritzy round up April
    April 12, 2017, 1 Comment

    As the sun begins to shine here in London, I know it will be hard to remember to go indoors and see some cinema, writes Nicola Jones. Evermore so, as […]

  • Ritzy workers' banner at the 2016 Lambeth Country Show
    Stars back Ritzy boycott call
    February 25, 2017, 1 Comment

    Giants of the UK film industry have rallied to the cause of low-paid London cinema workers fighting for a living wage. Sir Ian McKellen, Sir Patrick Stewart, Richard Curtis, Lindsay […]

  • Ritzy workers' banner at the 2016 Lambeth Country Show
    Ritzy workers set to strike on BAFTA weekend
    February 10, 2017, 1 Comment

      Ritzy cinema staff will be joined on strike on Saturday (11 February) by workers at three other Picturehouse cinemas – Hackney, Picturehouse Central and Crouch End. Organisers say the […]

  • Ritzy workers' banner at the 2016 Lambeth Country Show
    Ritzy union demands meeting as third cinema joins living wage campaign
    December 1, 2016, Comments Off on Ritzy union demands meeting as third cinema joins living wage campaign

    Bectu, the union representing Ritzy cinema staff taking action to be paid the London Living Wage of £9.75 an hour, is urging senior management at Picturehouse Cinemas to meet it […]

  • Benedict Cumberbatch in Doctor Strange
    Ritzy Round Up November
    November 1, 2016, 1 Comment

    Hopefully refreshed after the London Film Festival, you can head back to the cinema for some quality viewing arriving this month, says Nicola Jones. New Marvel duo might be fun […]