The Electric
The UK's Oldest Working Cinema

Cinema & Events

Shock & Gore 2019: Alien - Directors Cut 40th Anniversary

Shock & Gore 2019: Alien - Directors Cut 40th Anniversary Sun 14th & Wed 17th July

The Ridley Scott classic returns to the Electric for a special late night 40th Anniversary screening. In space, no one can hear you scream... at The Electric, maybe the waiters can hear your cocktail order.

Shock & Gore 2019: The Dead Don't Die

Shock & Gore 2019: The Dead Don't Die From Friday 12th July

Jim Jarmusch goes from deadpan to raised-from-the-deadman as he pits Adam Driver, Bill Murray and a who's-who of character actors against the undead.
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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

Tom Lawes opens film consultancy

21st May 2019
Tom Lawes opens film consultancy

Electric Cinema Birmingham owner Tom Lawes has launched an international film consultancy business called Backlight Consulting at the Cannes Film Festival. The ... 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