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  • La La Land

    Until Thu 26th Jan

    Damien Chazelle's colourful musical hearkens back to the golden age of Hollywood as Emma Stone's aspiring actress and Ryan Gosling's jazz musician fall in love. Read more

  • Manchester By The Sea

    Until Thu 26th Jan

    Casey Affleck is a surefire Oscar nominee for Kenneth Lonergan's moving new drama about a damaged man shocked to learn he's been made sole guardian of his orphaned nephew. Read more

Next 7 Days

  • La La Land

    Until Thu 26th Jan

    Damien Chazelle's colourful musical hearkens back to the golden age of Hollywood as Emma Stone's aspiring actress and Ryan Gosling's jazz musician fall in love. Read more

  • Manchester By The Sea

    Until Thu 26th Jan

    Casey Affleck is a surefire Oscar nominee for Kenneth Lonergan's moving new drama about a damaged man shocked to learn he's been made sole guardian of his orphaned nephew. Read more

  • Eugene Onegin

    Thu 19th Jan

    The Vakhtangov Theatre bring Pushkin's iconic story to life in this recorded stage production from Russia. Read more

  • Jackie

    Fri 20th to Thu 26th Jan

    Natalie Portman gives an Oscar worthy performance in Pablo Larraín's unique take on Jackie Kennedy's world in the days after her husband's assassination. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Gold Rush

    Sat 21st Jan

    Charlie Chaplin cements the legendary status of his Little Tramp alter ego in his 1925 silent comedy about a gold prospector who finds romance. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Battleship Potemkin

    Sun 22nd Jan

    Sergei Eisenstein's widely censored revolutionary drama is one of the key works of the 1920s and features an iconic cinematic sequence set on the Odessa steps. Read more

All Films & Events

  • La La Land

    Until Thu 26th Jan

    Damien Chazelle's colourful musical hearkens back to the golden age of Hollywood as Emma Stone's aspiring actress and Ryan Gosling's jazz musician fall in love. Read more

  • Manchester By The Sea

    Until Thu 26th Jan

    Casey Affleck is a surefire Oscar nominee for Kenneth Lonergan's moving new drama about a damaged man shocked to learn he's been made sole guardian of his orphaned nephew. Read more

  • Eugene Onegin

    Thu 19th Jan

    The Vakhtangov Theatre bring Pushkin's iconic story to life in this recorded stage production from Russia. Read more

  • Jackie

    Fri 20th to Thu 26th Jan

    Natalie Portman gives an Oscar worthy performance in Pablo Larraín's unique take on Jackie Kennedy's world in the days after her husband's assassination. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Gold Rush

    Sat 21st Jan

    Charlie Chaplin cements the legendary status of his Little Tramp alter ego in his 1925 silent comedy about a gold prospector who finds romance. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Battleship Potemkin

    Sun 22nd Jan

    Sergei Eisenstein's widely censored revolutionary drama is one of the key works of the 1920s and features an iconic cinematic sequence set on the Odessa steps. Read more

  • Ghost In The Shell

    Wed 25th Jan & Mon 27th Feb

    The cult 1995 Japanese anime returns to cinema screens, set in the information superhighways of the year 2029. Read more

  • Shock & Gore presents Prevenge + Alice Lowe Q&A

    Fri 27th Jan - SOLD OUT!

    Alice Lowe visits The Electric for a special preview screening of her pitch black British comedy Prevenge, about a pregnant woman on a killing spree. Read more

  • T2: Trainspotting

    Fri 27th Jan to Thu 9th Feb

    Renton, Sick Boy, Spud and Begbie return in the Danny Boyle sequel that's been 20 years in the making. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Passion Of Joan Of Arc

    Sun 29th Jan

    Carl Theodor Dreyer's astounding silent account of the final days of Joan of Arc, featuring one of cinema's greatest performances from Renée Maria Falconetti. Read more

  • NT Live: Amadeus

    Thu 2nd Feb

    Lucian Msamati plays Salieri in Peter Shaffer’s iconic play, broadcast live from the National Theatre with live orchestral accompaniment by Southbank Sinfonia. Read more

  • Toni Erdmann

    Fri 3rd to Thu 9th Feb

    A complete original, Maren Ade's brilliant German comedy sees a father try to reconnect with his daughter by adopting the persona of a bizarre life coach, complete with ridiculous disguise. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: 42nd Street

    Sun 5th Feb

    'You're going out there a youngster, but you've got to come back a star!' Relive the glitz and glamour of the ultimate Hollywood musical as Ruby Keeler's stage struck ingenue gets her big break. Read more

  • Fifty Shades Darker

    Fri 10th to Thu 23rd Feb

    Chapter two of E.L. James's S&M romance sees Anastacia (Dakota Johnson) face up to shadowy figures from her enigmatic lover Christian's (Jamie Dornan) past. Read more

  • Fences

    Fri 10th to Thu 16th Feb

    Denzel Washington and Viola Davis give towering performances in this hard-hitting adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize winning stage play. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Wizard Of Oz

    Sat 11th & Sun 12th Feb

    Follow the yelow brick road with Judy Garland and friends in the iconic Hollywood musical about a young girl's magical adventures in Oz. Read more

  • NT Live: Saint Joan

    Thu 16th Feb

    Josie Rourke directs Gemma Arterton as Joan of Arc in this electrifying production, broadcast live from the Donmar Warehouse. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: La Grande Illusion

    Sun 19th Feb

    Jean Renoir delivers an anti-war masterpiece as two French aviators find themselves at the mercy of a monocled German captain. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Metropolis

    Tue 21st Feb

    Fritz Lang's German expressionist epic depicts a city where utopia exists above a bleak underwold populated by mistreated workers. Read more

  • Trash Film Night presents The Happening

    Thu 23rd Feb

    It's happening...The Happening is finally getting the Trash Film Night treatment! See Mark Wahlberg discuss tiramisu and talk to a plastic plant, complete with live commentary. Read more

  • Moonlight

    From Fri 24th Feb

    Barry Jenkins's award winning drama chronicles the life of a young black man struggling with his sexuality in one of the year's most affecting films. Read more

  • NT Live: No Man's Land

    Sun 26th Feb

    An encore showing of Harold Pinter’s No Man’s Land, recorded at Wyndham’s Theatre in London and starring Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Duck Soup

    Sun 26th Feb

    Groucho Marx's president sets about starting war with his neighbouring country in this 1930s knockabout comedy, the last to feature Zeppo Marx. Read more

  • Logan

    From Fri 3rd March

    Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart star in a more measured and gritty comic book movie, as Logan's healing abilities begin to fade and Professor Xavier battles Alzheimer's. Read more

  • NT Live: Hedda Gabler

    Thu 9th March

    Ruth Wilson is directed by Ivo van Hove in a new version of Henrik Ibsen's masterpiece from Patrick Marber, broadcast live from the National Theatre. Read more

  • Rammstein: Paris

    Thu 23rd March

    Director Jonas Åkerlund delivers a state-of-the-art concert film celebrating the Neue Deutsche Härte world of Rammstein. Read more

  • Found Footage Festival: Volume 8

    Mon 27th March

    Joe Pickett and Nick Prueher return to present another batch of newly unearthed VHS gems featuring the weird, the wonderful and the just plain disturbing. Read more

  • NT Live: Twelfth Night

    Thu 6th Apr

    Simon Godwin directs a joyous adaptation of Shakespeare's comedy with Tamsin Greig as a transformed Malvolio. Read more

  • RSC Live From Stratford presents Julius Caesar

    Wed 26th Apr

    Mutiny is rumbling through the corridors of power in Julius Caesar, broadcast from the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and directed by Angus Jackson. Read more

  • RSC Live From Stratford presents Antony & Cleopatra

    Wed 24th May

    Mark Antony neglects his empire for a life with Queen Cleopatra in this new RSC production, directed by Iqbal Khan. Read more

  • NT Live: Angels In America Part 1 - Millennium Approaches

    Thu 20th July

    Andrew Garfield stars in part one of the National Theatre's new adaptation of the multi award winning Tony Kushner play set in the mid 1980s during Reagan's presidency and the AIDS crisis. Read more

  • NT Live: Angels In America Part 2 - Perestroika

    Thu 27th July

    Denise Gough stars in part two of the National Theatre's new adaptation of the multi award winning Tony Kushner play set in the mid 1980s during Reagan's presidency and the AIDS crisis. Read more

  • RSC Live From Stratford presents Titus Andronicus

    Wed 9th Aug

    Blanche McIntyre directs one of Shakespeare's most gruesome plays, a revenge tragedy set in a morally corrupt society. Read more

Cinematic Time Machine

Live Theatre screenings

Shock & Gore

Cult Films

  • Ghost In The Shell

    Wed 25th Jan & Mon 27th Feb

    The cult 1995 Japanese anime returns to cinema screens, set in the information superhighways of the year 2029. Read more

  • Trash Film Night presents The Happening

    Thu 23rd Feb

    It's happening...The Happening is finally getting the Trash Film Night treatment! See Mark Wahlberg discuss tiramisu and talk to a plastic plant, complete with live commentary. Read more

Coming Soon

  • Moonlight

    From Fri 24th Feb

    Barry Jenkins's award winning drama chronicles the life of a young black man struggling with his sexuality in one of the year's most affecting films. Read more

  • Logan

    From Fri 3rd March

    Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart star in a more measured and gritty comic book movie, as Logan's healing abilities begin to fade and Professor Xavier battles Alzheimer's. Read more

  • Rammstein: Paris

    Thu 23rd March

    Director Jonas Åkerlund delivers a state-of-the-art concert film celebrating the Neue Deutsche Härte world of Rammstein. Read more

  • NT Live: Angels In America Part 1 - Millennium Approaches

    Thu 20th July

    Andrew Garfield stars in part one of the National Theatre's new adaptation of the multi award winning Tony Kushner play set in the mid 1980s during Reagan's presidency and the AIDS crisis. Read more

  • NT Live: Angels In America Part 2 - Perestroika

    Thu 27th July

    Denise Gough stars in part two of the National Theatre's new adaptation of the multi award winning Tony Kushner play set in the mid 1980s during Reagan's presidency and the AIDS crisis. Read more

Special Events & Screenings

  • Shock & Gore presents Prevenge + Alice Lowe Q&A

    Fri 27th Jan - SOLD OUT!

    Alice Lowe visits The Electric for a special preview screening of her pitch black British comedy Prevenge, about a pregnant woman on a killing spree. Read more

  • Trash Film Night presents The Happening

    Thu 23rd Feb

    It's happening...The Happening is finally getting the Trash Film Night treatment! See Mark Wahlberg discuss tiramisu and talk to a plastic plant, complete with live commentary. Read more

  • Rammstein: Paris

    Thu 23rd March

    Director Jonas Åkerlund delivers a state-of-the-art concert film celebrating the Neue Deutsche Härte world of Rammstein. Read more

  • Found Footage Festival: Volume 8

    Mon 27th March

    Joe Pickett and Nick Prueher return to present another batch of newly unearthed VHS gems featuring the weird, the wonderful and the just plain disturbing. Read more