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What's On

  • Mommy

    Fri 27th March to Thu 2nd Apr

    Cinematic wunderkind Xavier Dolan directs this heartbreakingly honest story of a single mother raising her tearaway teenage son, featuring an electrifying performance from Antoine-Olivier Pilon. Read more

  • Dior And I

    Fri 27th Mar to Thu 2nd Apr

    Filmmaker Frédéric Tcheng gets a behind-the-scenes look at the storied world that is the House of Christian Dior in this all access documentary. Read more

  • Still Alice

    Until Thu 2nd Apr

    Julianne Moore gives an astonishing, Oscar winning performance in this powerful drama about a linguistics professor who discovers she has Alzheimer's disease. Read more

  • Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter

    Tue 31st Mar to Thu 2nd Apr

    Rinko Kikuchi plays a frustrated Japanese office worker who becomes convinced that a battered VHS copy of Fargo will lead her to a suitcase of stolen cash in this charming drama from the Zellner brothers. Read more

  • Spirited Away

    Wed 1st Apr

    Hayao Miyazaki\'s Oscar winning masterpiece is a beautiful fantasy adventure about a ten year old girl learning to get by without her parents. Read more

  • Trash Film Night presents Gymkata

    Thu 2nd Apr

    Watch world champion gymnast Kurt Thomas fight evil in Robert Clouse's stupendously stupid 80s action flick, given the Trash Film Night treatment this April. Read more

  • True Romance

    Fri 3rd Apr

    Sixty cops. Forty government agents. Thirty mobsters. They're all on the tail of comic book nerd Clarence (Christian Slater) and sunny hooker Alabama (Patricia Arquette) in Tony Scott and Quentin Tarantino's uber violent cult classic. Read more

  • Blade Runner: The Final Cut

    Fri 3rd to Thu 9th Apr

    The classic dystopian sci-fi starring Harrison Ford returns to the big screen in director Ridley Scott's preferred cut. Read more

  • Suite Francaise

    Fri 3rd to Thu 9th Apr

    Based on the best-seller by Irene Nemirovsky and set during the 1940s German occupation of France, Suite Française tells of the romance between a French villager (Michelle Williams) and a German soldier (Matthias Schoenaerts). Read more

  • While We're Young

    Fri 3rd to Thu 9th Apr

    Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts play a New York couple who gravitate towards a pair of young hipsters in Noah Baumbach's witty new comedy drama. Read more

  • Wild Tales

    Fri 3rd to Thu 9th Apr

    Six tales of apocalyptic revenge explode onto the screen in this blackly funny anthology film from writer-director Damián Szifrón and producer Pedro Almodóvar. Read more

  • The Sound Of Music: 50th Anniversary

    Fri 3rd & Mon 6th Apr

    There's no better film to screen on a bank holiday weekend than the epic Oscar winner The Sound Of Music, celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Read more

  • Star Trek III: The Search For Spock

    Sat 4th Apr

    The Electric pays tribute to the late Leonard Nimoy with a screening of his feature directorial debut, which sees the crew of the USS Enterprise on a mission to find their lost crewmate Spock. Read more

  • Maxine Peake as Hamlet

    Sun 5th Apr

    Maxine Peake portrays the Prince Of Denmark in this critically acclaimed gender reversal of one of Shakespeare's most iconic works. Read more

  • Spice World

    Sun 5th Apr

    Relive the 1990s with a screening of cinematic guilty pleasure Spice World, featuring the Spice Girls in a madcap musical adventure. Read more

  • Members screening: Dr. Strangelove, or How I Learned To Stop Worrying & Love The Bomb

    Mon 6th April

    Revel in Stanley Kubrick's jet black Cold War satire as Peter Sellers delivers a tour-de-force performance as three different characters, including the maniacal Dr. Strangelove. Read more

  • Lost River + Ryan Gosling live satellite Q&A

    Thu 9th Apr

    Ryan Gosling talks live via satellite after a screening of his striking directorial debut Lost River, a twisted modern day fairytale starring Christina Hendricks and Eva Mendes. Read more

  • The Woman In Gold

    Fri 10th to Thu 16th Apr

    Helen Mirren stars in this true life story about an elderly Jewish woman determined to retrieve a collection of family possessions seized by the Nazis, taking her all the way to the US Supreme Court. Read more

  • Cobain: Montage Of Heck

    Fri 10th to Mon 13th Apr

    The first fully authorized Kurt Cobain documentary, Montage Of Heck is a visceral journey through Cobain’s life through the lens of his home movies, recordings, artwork, photography and journals. Read more

  • Behind The Screens tours

    Sat 11th Apr, Wed 15th Apr & Sat 30th May

    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

  • NT Live: The Hard Problem

    Thu 16th Apr

    Acclaimed playwright Tom Stoppard (Shakespeare In Love, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead) returns to the National Theatre with his highly-anticipated new play The Hard Problem, directed by Nicholas Hytner. Read more

  • Bolshoi Ballet: Ivan Le Terrible (live)

    Sun 19th Apr

    Drawing on the music composed by Prokofiev for the 1944 Eisenstein film, Ivan the Terrible is a work in the true Bolshoi style, portraying events in 16th-century Russia in visually stunning style. Read more

  • The Found Footage Festival's Salute To Weirdos

    Wed 22nd April

    The Found Footage Festival returns to the UK with a brand new show celebrating the unsung hero of the VHS era - the weirdo. Read more

  • Shock & Gore presents Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me

    Wed 22nd Apr

    Misunderstood on release, David Lynch's cinematic spin-off from his hit Twin Peaks TV series is a twisted masterpiece that features an astonishing performance from Sheryl Lee, aka the late Laura Palmer. Read more

  • Avengers: Age Of Ultron

    Thu 23rd Apr to Thu 7th 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

  • 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

  • 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