The Electric
The UK's Oldest Working Cinema

Cinema & Events


Calvary Until 24th Apr

After being told he will be murdered in one week's time, Father James Lavelle (Brendan Gleeson) finds himself with seven days to determine his would be killer in writer-director John Michael McDonagh's powerful, darkly comic new drama.


Locke Fri 18th to Thu 30th Apr

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.
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