The Electric
The UK's Oldest Working Cinema

Cinema & Events

Their Finest

Their Finest Until Thu 4th May

Gemma Arterton and Bill Nighy star in the witty and moving story of a screenwriter tasked with making a film to lift Britain's flagging spirits and inspire America to join WWII.

The Handmaiden

The Handmaiden Until Thu 27th Apr

Acclaimed Korean director Park Chan-wook returns with a seductive, sexually explosive drama based on the Sarah Waters novel Fingersmith.
More Films

Private Hire

A very decent proposal

16th January 2017
A very decent proposal

The magic of the movies and our classic art deco design means that The Electric Cinema is a popular location for people to propose to their partners.

On Friday... read more

Film & TV Production

Monochrome premieres at Cinequest

15th February 2017
Monochrome premieres at Cinequest

The Electric Flix production Monochrome makes its long awaited world premiere this March at the international US film festival Cinequest.

Located in the San Jo... read more

History and Education

A historic unveiling

1st March 2017
A historic unveiling

February 2017 saw the grand unveiling of an official plaque from the Birmingham Civic Society confirming our status as the oldest working cinema in the UK, e... read more