Tyne and Wear HER(13561): Monkwearmouth, Roker Avenue, Roker Theatre - Details
Monkwearmouth, Roker Avenue, Roker Theatre
The Roker Cinema opened on the 15th October 1915. The Roker was the first cinema in Sunderland to use ordinary electricity in the 1920's. The Roker also had an organ which was built in Sunderland. The Roker closed on the 8th April 1961.
Anderson, A. (1995) A century of Sunderland Cinemas