The Electric
The UK's Oldest Working Cinema

Cinema & Events


Locke Until Thu 1st May

Tom Hardy burns up the screen in this tense, claustrophobic race against time from Birmingham writer-director Steven Knight, as one man's existence quickly unravels following a life-changing phone call.

Labour Day

Labour Day Fri 18th to Thu 24th Apr

Jason Reitman directs Kate Winslet in this beautifully performed melodrama, the story of a reclusive mother and son who take a man (Josh Brolin) in need of help into their home, little realising he's an escaped convict.
More Films

Private Hire

Dredd or dead

7th April 2014
Dredd or dead

Justice was served on Sunday 23rd March when our downstairs screen was hired out for a special screening of Dredd 3D to tie in with the MCM Birmingham Comic-Con... read more

Film & TV Production

Artist Wanted

14th April 2014
Artist Wanted
Electric Flix are in early pre-production on a feature film to be shot in the Autumn. We are looking to commission artwork created by a fictional 1960s artist, ... 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