The Electric
The UK's Oldest Working Cinema

Cinema & Events

Disney's The Lion King

Disney's The Lion King From Friday 19th July

The Jungle Book's Jon Favreau re-imagines another one of Disney's classic hits, blending Shakespeare, iconic tunes and groundbreaking animation.

Vita & Virginia

Vita & Virginia From Friday 19th July

A gorgeous, thoughtful celebration of the complexity of the relationship between socialite Vita Sackville-West and literary icon Virginia Woolf.
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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