Protests around the country asking for ‘blasphemous’ Islamic film to be removed from cinemas

Protestors have massed outside a Vue cinema in east London in opposition to a film which they claim is “blasphemous”.Crowds gathered at the cinema in Stratford on Wednesday in protest against the screening of ‘The Lady of Heaven’.The film was released over the Jubilee weekend but was pulled by Cineworld over fears for the safety of staff following protests in Bradford, Bolton, Birmingham and Sheffield.In one video on social media, demonstrators in east London can be he heard chanting “take it down” and demanded to speak to the cinema manager.

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