The Electric
The UK's Oldest Working Cinema

Cinema & Events

The Farewell

The Farewell From 20th September

A funny, uplifting tale based on a lie.

Cinematic Time Machine: The Blue Angel

Cinematic Time Machine: The Blue Angel Sunday 22nd September

Marlene Dietrich steals more than one show in this backstage tragedy about a lowly professor besotted with a cruel and enigmatic singer.
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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