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Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Thu 17th to Thu 31st July

Earth's dominant species is decided in this gripping Planet Of the Apes sequel, as a growing nation of genetically evolved apes is threatened by the remaining human survivors of a deadly virus.


Boyhood Fri 18th to Thu 24th July

Richard Linklater's extraordinary new film was filmed over a 12 year period with exactly the same cast, following the ups and downs of a young boy's childhood and adolescence.
More Films

Private Hire

Silent capers with Hippodrome Plus

2nd June 2014
Silent capers with Hippodrome Plus

Birmingham Hippodrome in association with Open Theatre Company are currently working with staff and students from Queensbury Special School in Erdington to prod... read more

Film & TV Production

Feature film crew wanted

29th June 2014
Feature film crew wanted

Do you want to join the team at award-winning production company Electric Flix for their latest project - a feature film with internationally renowned cast atta... read more

History and Education

Interactive scares

1st March 2014
Interactive scares

Over 100 eager students from the John Henry Newman secondary school in Chelmsley Wood came to The Electric on February 25th for a morning of scares and spooki... read more