The Electric
The UK's Oldest Working Cinema

Cinema & Events

NT Live: A Midsummer Night's Dream

NT Live: A Midsummer Night's Dream Sunday 20th October

Shakespeare’s most famous romantic comedy as-live from London portraying the events surrounding the marriage of Theseus, the Duke of Athens, to Hippolyta

Official Secrets

Official Secrets From 18th October

Based on world-shaking true events the gripping story of Katharine Gun, a British intelligence specialist who risked everything to expose a vast political conspiracy.
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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