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Birmingham film history celebrated in Odeon graffiti mural

By Rebecca Stanley | Birmingham entertainment | Published:

Odeon have commissioned a striking street art piece in Birmingham's Custard Factory.

The street art piece

The artwork, in collaboration with local graffiti artist Andy Mills, pictures famous film icons such as Brum Star Wars actor Kenny Baker, as well as music icons The Beatles.

The Liverpool quartet famously played at the Odeon Birmingham cinema in 1965.

Taking more than 35 hours to spray paint, the mural additionally showcases the brand-new Odeon Luxe offering at Broadway Plaza, including new recliner seating guests and upgraded screens..

General manager at Odeon Luxe Birmingham Broadway Plaza, Susan Harrison, says it has been 'incredibly exciting' to open the doors of the brand new cinema.

"It’s been wonderful to celebrate and strengthen Birmingham’s strong connection with film and ODEON though the street art commission at Custard Factory,” she said.

“The experience we can now offer guests, with handmade recliners, triple the legroom and a new range of food and drink options, means our cinema is going to be at the forefront of entertainment for years to come.”

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Rebecca Stanley

By Rebecca Stanley
@becci_star

Entertainment journalist for Express & Star and Shropshire Star. Contact me: rebecca.stanley@expressandstar.co.uk

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