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Historic London cinema set for restoration

21 February 2014 Last updated at 17:10 GMT

A London cinema, used by the Lumiere brothers to show their first ever moving picture show in the UK, is to be restored.

The 200-seat Regent Street Cinema started business in 1896, but is now used as a lecture theatre within the University of Westminster.

The BBC's Wendy Hurrell has taken a look around the "birthplace" of British cinema.