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19 Londoners Who Completely Fell To Pieces Over Secret Cinema Being Cancelled

Great Scott, what a cock-up.

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1. Organisers alerted ticket holders by text message 90 minutes before the event was due to start. Unfortunately, they had told ticket holders not to bring their mobile phones, so...

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3. Some of whom had travelled a long way to be there, and now found themselves stranded in east London, wearing 1950s fancy dress.

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Secret cinema cancelled - they'll be some stern faced people in 50s clothes looking lost in hackney. But aren't there always?

adam@bakeradamj

Secret cinema cancelled - they'll be some stern faced people in 50s clothes looking lost in hackney. But aren't there always?

2:59 PM - 25 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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11. And just generally quite peeved.

Which butthead do I need to give a knuckle sandwich to get this sorted #BackToTheFuture #secretcinema

Alvin Hussey@HusseyAlvin

Which butthead do I need to give a knuckle sandwich to get this sorted #BackToTheFuture #secretcinema

9:46 AM - 25 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Others put forward more dramatic explanations.

The real reason for the #SecretCInema #SecretHillValley cancellation...

Josh Fletcher@JGRFletcher

The real reason for the #SecretCInema #SecretHillValley cancellation...

6:45 PM - 24 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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15. People pointed out that the set didn't seem to have been fully built yet.

The clock tower doesn't even have a clock yet! How did they think it would be finished for tonight? #secretcinema

Cat Rayson@Cat_2002

The clock tower doesn't even have a clock yet! How did they think it would be finished for tonight? #secretcinema

7:16 PM - 24 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

18. But, in amongst the rage, there were people willing to see the funny side.

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Is anyone else seeing this happening to tickets? Erased...from Existence! @secretcinema #secretcinema #bttf

Hannah Holdstock@HannahHoldstock

Is anyone else seeing this happening to tickets? Erased...from Existence! @secretcinema #secretcinema #bttf

11:35 AM - 25 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

19. And this guy summed up the whole sorry affair in one sentence.

Organisers have offered ticket holders a refund. They said in a statement on Facebook:

"As most of you know we have proven time and again that we put our hearts into every production. This has been a hugely ambitious endeavour and we are deeply sorry for those of you that planned your weeks around this particular night. We know the effort that goes into attending our events and we understand the utter disappointment you are all feeling. We are truly feeling it too."

Secret Cinema has been cancelled for a second night.

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