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Cinema & Events

Wild Rose

Wild Rose From Friday 12th April

Jessie Buckley gives a star-making performance as a young singer trying to break the country music scene in this cheerful wanderlust fable.

Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story

Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story Until Thursday 18th April

Maverick Manchester comedian Frank Sidebottom, and the life and art of his hidden creator Chris Sievey are chronicled in this warm and bittersweet behind-the-scenes portrait.
More Films

Private Hire

Ladies Fighting Breast Cancer

1st May 2018
Ladies Fighting Breast Cancer

Birmingham charity Ladies Fighting Breast Cancer visited us on Monday 16th April to promote their new cover of Bill Withers' classic tune Lean On Me, performed ... read more

Film & TV Production

Monochrome sells to US and China

25th May 2018
Monochrome sells to US and China

The Electric Flix production Monochrome has been sold to a number of foreign territories, including the US, China and Korea.

The film premiered last year at th... read more

History and Education

Behind the screens

18th May 2018
Behind the screens

Our popular 'Behind The Screens' tours are back, giving you the chance to delve into The Electric Cinema's long and tumultuous history.

Discover what part i... read more