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What's On

  • Avengers: Age Of Ultron

    Until Thu 14th May

    Director Joss Whedon reteams with Marvel's super group as they take on James Spader's maniacal robot Ultron, the nightmare result of a peacekeeping initiative gone wrong. Read more

  • Far From The Madding Crowd

    Until Thu 14th May

    Thomas Vinterberg reinvents Thomas Hardy's literary classic, starring Carey Mulligan as a headstrong young woman who attracts three very different suitors. Read more

  • Heaven Adores You

    Fri 8th to Wed 13th May

    What kind of person was Elliott Smith? Director Nickolas Rossi is set on finding out in this intimate, meditative inquiry into the life of the late singer-songwriter. Read more

  • Shock & Gore presents Tusk

    Wed 13th May

    Kevin Smith returns with a demented horror comedy about a young podcaster whose trip to interview an eccentric seafarer takes a terrifying, walrus based turn. Read more

  • NT Live: Man & Superman

    Thu 14th May

    Oscar nominee Ralph Fiennes (The English Patient, Schindler’s List) plays Jack Tanner in the National Theatre's exhilarating reinvention of Shaw’s witty, provocative classic. Read more

  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Thu 14th to Thu 28th May

    Prepare for post-apocalyptic carnage as director George Miller returns to the world of Mad Max, with Tom Hardy as the lone Road Warrior fighting for survival in a violent wasteland. Read more

  • Electrolyte members screening: 12 Monkeys

    Mon 18th May

    Bruce Willis is sent back in time to save the world from a deadly virus in Terry Gilliam's cult film centred around the mystery of the Army of the Twelve Monkeys. Read more

  • 8½

    Sat 16th & Sun 17th May

    Cited by many as one of the greatest films ever made, Federico Fellini’s 1963 extravaganza blends autobiography, fantasy, satire and self-critique, newly restored by the BFI. Read more

  • We Are Many + live satellite Q&A

    Thu 21st May

    Amir Amirani's new documentary We Are Many tells for the first time the remarkable story of the biggest protest in history and how it changed the world, followed by a live satellite Q&A hosted by Jon Snow. Read more

  • A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night

    Fri 22nd to Thu 28th May

    A mysterious young woman haunts an Iranian ghost town in Ana Lily Amirpour's stylish debut feature, undoubtedly the very first Iranian vampire western ever made. Read more

  • The Age Of Adaline

    Fri 22nd to Thu 28th May

    Blake Lively stars as a woman who's miraculously remained 29 years old for almost eight decades in this high concept romantic drama, also co-starring Kathy Bates and Harrison Ford. Read more

  • Lambert & Stamp

    Sat 23rd & Sun 24th May

    The rise of iconic rock group The Who is told through the story of their idiosyncratic managers Chris Stamp and Kit Lambert in this illuminating documentary. Read more

  • Trash Film Night presents Ninja III: The Domination

    Thu 28th May

    Trash Film Night returns with a screening of 1980s flop Ninja III: The Domination, a truly disastrous mix of ninja films, The Exorcist and Flashdance. Read more

  • Behind The Screens tour

    Sat 30th May & Thu 4th June

    Ever wanted to take a look behind the scenes at The Electric Cinema? Now's your chance as we offer a tour of this historic building and a talk on the cinema's history, followed by a midday matinee. Read more

  • Clouds Of Sils Maria

    Sat 6th to Thu 11th June

    Juliette Binoche and Kristen Stewart give sparkling performances in this darkly comic drama from director Olivier Assayas about an actress coming to terms with both her career and her own mortality. Read more

  • London Road + live satellite Q&A

    Tue 9th June

    The feature film adaptation of the groundbreaking National Theatre production about the discovery of the bodies of five women in Ipswich, followed by a live satellite Q&A with cast and crew. Read more

  • Conjurer's Kitchen presents Hannibal: Eat The Rude

    Wed 10th June

    To mark the launch of the third series of Hannibal on Sky Living, food artist Annabel de Vetten delivers a gourmet banquet like nothing you've ever experienced, alongside a screening of the original Hannibal pilot and following season one episode. Read more

  • Jurassic World

    Thu 11th to Thu 18th June

    A genetic hybrid dinosaur causes havoc in the fourth pulse pounding instalment of the successful action adventure series produced by Steven Spielberg. Read more

  • Film Food Club presents Midnight In Paris under the stars

    Sun 14th & Sun 29th June

    Enjoy Woody Allen's nostalgic Parisian comedy in comfort at The Electric, followed by a delicious French meal at Hotel du Vin in their open air courtyard. Read more

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Sun 21st June

    Julie Taymor gives A Midsummer Night's Dream a visually extravagant makeover in this critically acclaimed production, filmed in New York last autumn. Read more

  • NT Live: Everyman

    Thu 16th July

    BAFTA winner and Oscar nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor takes the title role in this dynamic new production of one of English drama’s oldest plays from the National Theatre’s new director Rufus Norris. Read more

  • RSC Live From Stratford presents The Merchant Of Venice

    Wed 22nd Jul

    Polly Findlay directs Shakespeare's uncompromising tragedy about a despised outsider looking to exact the ultimate price for a deal sealed in blood. Read more

  • Flickerama Film Festival

    Friday 14th to Sunday 16th Aug

    Experience the world's first greenfield film festival, taking place between Friday 14th and Sunday 16th August 2015 at The Great Tew Estate in the Cotswolds. Read more

  • RSC: Live From Stratford presents Othello

    Wed 26th Aug

    Hugh Quarshie returns to the RSC to take on the role of fearsome warrior Othello, torn apart by his own fragile and destructive pride. Read more

  • NT Live: Hamlet

    Thu 15th, Sun 18th & Tue 20th Oct

    Oscar nominee Benedict Cumberbatch takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy, as directed by Lyndsey Turner. Read more

  • RSC Live From Stratford presents Henry V

    Wed 21st Oct

    RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran continues his exploration of Shakespeare's History Plays with a performance of Henry V the same week as the anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt. Read more