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  • Knives Out

    From Wednesday 27th November

    Directed by Rian Johnson (Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Looper) an intelligent whodunnit about a famed southern detective who joins forces with local police to investigate a group of eccentric suspects following the murder of a wealthy crime novelist. Read more

  • Last Christmas

    From Friday 6th December

    Nothing seems to go right for Kate, who works as an elf in a year-round Christmas shop. But things soon take a turn for the better when she meets Tom, a handsome charmer who seems too good to be true. Against the backdrop of music from George Michael and Wham, London transforms into a wonderful Christmas-y landscape as Tom and Kate's growing attraction turns into the best gift of all: a Yuletide romance. Read more

  • Two Popes

    From Friday 6th December

    Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce tussle over the future of the Catholic Church in this thrillingly cinematic two-hander from director Fernando Meirelles (City of God, The Constant Gardener). Read more

  • Judy & Punch

    From Friday 6th December

    In a visceral and dynamic live-action reinterpretation of the famous 16th century puppet show, writer-director Mirrah Foulkes turns the traditional story of Punch and Judy on its head and brings to life a fierce, darkly comic and epic female-driven revenge story, starring Mia Wasikowska. Read more

  • Home Alone

    From Sunday 15th December

    All Kevin McCallister wants for Christmas is for his family to disappear. So when he wakes to discover that they have accidentally left for their Christmas trip without him and that his wish has come true. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Tommy

    Sunday 8th December & Thursday 12th December

    Back in cinemas as part of BFI Musicals season, Ken Russell’s 1970s rock musical Tommy. A creative tour-de-force that boasts the most incredible cast, including The Who, Elton John, Tina Turner, Eric Clapton and even Jack Nicholson. Read more

Next 7 Days

  • Knives Out

    From Wednesday 27th November

    Directed by Rian Johnson (Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Looper) an intelligent whodunnit about a famed southern detective who joins forces with local police to investigate a group of eccentric suspects following the murder of a wealthy crime novelist. Read more

  • Last Christmas

    From Friday 6th December

    Nothing seems to go right for Kate, who works as an elf in a year-round Christmas shop. But things soon take a turn for the better when she meets Tom, a handsome charmer who seems too good to be true. Against the backdrop of music from George Michael and Wham, London transforms into a wonderful Christmas-y landscape as Tom and Kate's growing attraction turns into the best gift of all: a Yuletide romance. Read more

  • Two Popes

    From Friday 6th December

    Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce tussle over the future of the Catholic Church in this thrillingly cinematic two-hander from director Fernando Meirelles (City of God, The Constant Gardener). Read more

  • Judy & Punch

    From Friday 6th December

    In a visceral and dynamic live-action reinterpretation of the famous 16th century puppet show, writer-director Mirrah Foulkes turns the traditional story of Punch and Judy on its head and brings to life a fierce, darkly comic and epic female-driven revenge story, starring Mia Wasikowska. Read more

  • Home Alone

    From Sunday 15th December

    All Kevin McCallister wants for Christmas is for his family to disappear. So when he wakes to discover that they have accidentally left for their Christmas trip without him and that his wish has come true. Read more

  • Ordinary Love

    From Friday 13th December

    Joan and Tom have been married for many years. There is an ease to their relationship that only comes from spending a life time together and a depth of love which expresses itself through tenderness and humour in equal part. . Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Tommy

    Sunday 8th December & Thursday 12th December

    Back in cinemas as part of BFI Musicals season, Ken Russell’s 1970s rock musical Tommy. A creative tour-de-force that boasts the most incredible cast, including The Who, Elton John, Tina Turner, Eric Clapton and even Jack Nicholson. Read more

  • Sons of Denmark

    From Friday 13th December

    The debut feature, Sons of Denmark, from director Ulaa Salim is a powerful, unnerving and provocative film that looks at the impact of radicalised society, set in an alternate (though all-too-believable) Denmark. Read more

  • Die Hard

    From Friday 13th December

    Outmanned, outgunned and ill-equipped for the task at hand, John McClane has a Christmas Eve like no other. Read more

  • It’s a Wonderful Life

    From Friday 13th December

    One of the most beloved films ever made It's A Wonderful Life has become traditional Christmas viewing. Read more

  • Gremlins

    From Friday 13th December

    Billy has to follow three simple rules: keep him away from water, bright lights and, most importantly, never ever feed him after midnight...What can go wrong? Read more

  • Elf

    Elf

    From Friday 13th December

    One Christmas Eve a long time ago, a baby crawled into Santa's bag of toys... Read more

  • The Muppet Christmas Carol

    From Saturday 14th December

    Brian Henson directs his late father's creations in the Charles Dickens classic, the best known (and most oft-filmed) Christmas story of all time. Read more

  • Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

    From Saturday 14th December

    The McAllister family go on a holiday to Florida. Kevin McAllister gets separated from his family, and manages to get himself onto a plane to New York instead. Read more

  • Love Actually

    Saturday 14th December

    The classic UK romantic comedy from 2003 following the love lives of various couples in the lead-up to Christmas. Read more

  • Merry Christmas (Joyeux Noel)

    From Sunday 15th December

    Charting the converging experiences of British, French and German soldiers in December 1914, Joyeux Noël is a moving portrayal of an incredible true story and a bold testament to the idea of universal humanity that these events have now come to symbolise. Read more

  • The Krampus and the Old, Dark Christmas

    Monday 16th December

    Explore the authentic folklore, history and contemporary practices associated with the Krampus with Al Ridenour, author of The Krampus and the Old, Dark Christmas and preeminent English-language expert on the subject. Ridenour’s lively presentation, illustrated with slides, archival video (and a drop-in by a LIVE KRAMPUS) reveals how this often-misunderstood figure is connected to centuries-old witchcraft beliefs and an older darker understanding of the Christmas season as a time offering access to the spirit world. Now in its second printing, The Krampus was described by LA Times’ books critic Elizabeth as “gleefully erudite,” and a book that “deserves to become a classic.” Ridenour is also a producer of Krampus events in Los Angeles, an artist and mask-maker, and host of the folk-horror podcast, Bone and Sickle. Read more

  • Somebody Up There Likes Me

    Sunday 15th December & Thursday 19th December

    Ronnie guides us on a journey through his life painting and performing, accompanied by the friends, musicians and artists who have been part of his life over the years including Damian Hirst, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Imelda May and Rod Stewart. Read more

  • It's A Wonderful Life with Wine

    Sunday 15th December

    It’s a Wonderful Life with Wine

    Join wine buff Tony Elvin at the Electric as we present a unique showing of the holiday classic, Frank Capra's ‘It's a Wonderful Life’ alongside a fun and festive wine tasting. Read more

  • White Christmas

    From Tuesday 17th December

    'White Christmas' is a treasury of Irving Berlin classics, among them 'Count Your Blessings Instead of SBing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Vera-Ellen, Rosemary Clooney, Dean Jaggerheep', 'Sisters', 'Blue Skies', and the beloved holiday song, 'White Christmas Read more

  • NT Live: Present Laughter

    Wednesday 18th December

    Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott (BBC’s Sherlock, Fleabag) in Noël Coward’s provocative comedy Present Laughter.

    Captured live from The Old Vic in London, Present Laughter is a giddy and surprisingly modern reflection on fame, desire and loneliness. Read more

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Wednesday 18th December

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Part two of the latest Star Wars trilogy continuing the story on from The Force Awakens. Read more

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Wednesday 18th December

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens the first part of the latest Star Wars trilogy.

    30 years after the Empire's defeat, a new threat arises in the militant First Order. Defected stormtrooper Finn and the scavenger Rey are caught up in the Resistance's search for the missing Luke Skywalker. Read more

All Films & Events

  • Knives Out

    From Wednesday 27th November

    Directed by Rian Johnson (Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Looper) an intelligent whodunnit about a famed southern detective who joins forces with local police to investigate a group of eccentric suspects following the murder of a wealthy crime novelist. Read more

  • Last Christmas

    From Friday 6th December

    Nothing seems to go right for Kate, who works as an elf in a year-round Christmas shop. But things soon take a turn for the better when she meets Tom, a handsome charmer who seems too good to be true. Against the backdrop of music from George Michael and Wham, London transforms into a wonderful Christmas-y landscape as Tom and Kate's growing attraction turns into the best gift of all: a Yuletide romance. Read more

  • Two Popes

    From Friday 6th December

    Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce tussle over the future of the Catholic Church in this thrillingly cinematic two-hander from director Fernando Meirelles (City of God, The Constant Gardener). Read more

  • Judy & Punch

    From Friday 6th December

    In a visceral and dynamic live-action reinterpretation of the famous 16th century puppet show, writer-director Mirrah Foulkes turns the traditional story of Punch and Judy on its head and brings to life a fierce, darkly comic and epic female-driven revenge story, starring Mia Wasikowska. Read more

  • White Christmas with Wine

    Sunday 8th December

    Join wine buff Tony Elvin at the Electric as we make your day merry and bright with this fun and festive wine tasting, alongside quintessential Christmas favourite White Christmas. Read more

  • Home Alone

    From Sunday 15th December

    All Kevin McCallister wants for Christmas is for his family to disappear. So when he wakes to discover that they have accidentally left for their Christmas trip without him and that his wish has come true. Read more

  • Ordinary Love

    From Friday 13th December

    Joan and Tom have been married for many years. There is an ease to their relationship that only comes from spending a life time together and a depth of love which expresses itself through tenderness and humour in equal part. . Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Tommy

    Sunday 8th December & Thursday 12th December

    Back in cinemas as part of BFI Musicals season, Ken Russell’s 1970s rock musical Tommy. A creative tour-de-force that boasts the most incredible cast, including The Who, Elton John, Tina Turner, Eric Clapton and even Jack Nicholson. Read more

  • Sons of Denmark

    From Friday 13th December

    The debut feature, Sons of Denmark, from director Ulaa Salim is a powerful, unnerving and provocative film that looks at the impact of radicalised society, set in an alternate (though all-too-believable) Denmark. Read more

  • Les Miserables: The Staged Concert

    Saturday 7th December.

    Seen by over 120 million people worldwide, LES MISÉRABLES is undisputedly one of the world’s most popular musicals. Read more

  • Die Hard

    From Friday 13th December

    Outmanned, outgunned and ill-equipped for the task at hand, John McClane has a Christmas Eve like no other. Read more

  • It’s a Wonderful Life

    From Friday 13th December

    One of the most beloved films ever made It's A Wonderful Life has become traditional Christmas viewing. Read more

  • Gremlins

    From Friday 13th December

    Billy has to follow three simple rules: keep him away from water, bright lights and, most importantly, never ever feed him after midnight...What can go wrong? Read more

  • Elf

    Elf

    From Friday 13th December

    One Christmas Eve a long time ago, a baby crawled into Santa's bag of toys... Read more

  • The Muppet Christmas Carol

    From Saturday 14th December

    Brian Henson directs his late father's creations in the Charles Dickens classic, the best known (and most oft-filmed) Christmas story of all time. Read more

  • Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

    From Saturday 14th December

    The McAllister family go on a holiday to Florida. Kevin McAllister gets separated from his family, and manages to get himself onto a plane to New York instead. Read more

  • Love Actually

    Saturday 14th December

    The classic UK romantic comedy from 2003 following the love lives of various couples in the lead-up to Christmas. Read more

  • Merry Christmas (Joyeux Noel)

    From Sunday 15th December

    Charting the converging experiences of British, French and German soldiers in December 1914, Joyeux Noël is a moving portrayal of an incredible true story and a bold testament to the idea of universal humanity that these events have now come to symbolise. Read more

  • The Krampus and the Old, Dark Christmas

    Monday 16th December

    Explore the authentic folklore, history and contemporary practices associated with the Krampus with Al Ridenour, author of The Krampus and the Old, Dark Christmas and preeminent English-language expert on the subject. Ridenour’s lively presentation, illustrated with slides, archival video (and a drop-in by a LIVE KRAMPUS) reveals how this often-misunderstood figure is connected to centuries-old witchcraft beliefs and an older darker understanding of the Christmas season as a time offering access to the spirit world. Now in its second printing, The Krampus was described by LA Times’ books critic Elizabeth as “gleefully erudite,” and a book that “deserves to become a classic.” Ridenour is also a producer of Krampus events in Los Angeles, an artist and mask-maker, and host of the folk-horror podcast, Bone and Sickle. Read more

  • Somebody Up There Likes Me

    Sunday 15th December & Thursday 19th December

    Ronnie guides us on a journey through his life painting and performing, accompanied by the friends, musicians and artists who have been part of his life over the years including Damian Hirst, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Imelda May and Rod Stewart. Read more

  • It's A Wonderful Life with Wine

    Sunday 15th December

    It’s a Wonderful Life with Wine

    Join wine buff Tony Elvin at the Electric as we present a unique showing of the holiday classic, Frank Capra's ‘It's a Wonderful Life’ alongside a fun and festive wine tasting. Read more

  • White Christmas

    From Tuesday 17th December

    'White Christmas' is a treasury of Irving Berlin classics, among them 'Count Your Blessings Instead of SBing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Vera-Ellen, Rosemary Clooney, Dean Jaggerheep', 'Sisters', 'Blue Skies', and the beloved holiday song, 'White Christmas Read more

  • NT Live: Present Laughter

    Wednesday 18th December

    Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott (BBC’s Sherlock, Fleabag) in Noël Coward’s provocative comedy Present Laughter.

    Captured live from The Old Vic in London, Present Laughter is a giddy and surprisingly modern reflection on fame, desire and loneliness. Read more

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Wednesday 18th December

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Part two of the latest Star Wars trilogy continuing the story on from The Force Awakens. Read more

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Wednesday 18th December

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens the first part of the latest Star Wars trilogy.

    30 years after the Empire's defeat, a new threat arises in the militant First Order. Defected stormtrooper Finn and the scavenger Rey are caught up in the Resistance's search for the missing Luke Skywalker. Read more

  • Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

    From 19th December

    No one's ever really gone... Rey's journey continues and the Skywalker saga concludes in 'Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker. Read more

  • Cats

    From 20th Decmeber

    Oscar winning director Tom Hooper brings Oscar-winning director Tom Hooper transforms Andrew Lloyd Webber's record-shattering stage musical Cats into a spectacular cinematic event. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

    Friday 27th December 2019 & Thursday 2nd January 2020

    Get your hankies (and brollies) at the ready this Christmas with Jacques Demy's timeless romance about young love. Read more

  • JoJo Rabbit

    From Friday 3rd January 2020

    Jojo is a lonely German boy who discovers that his single mother is hiding a Jewish girl in their attic. Aided only by his imaginary friend Adolf Hitler Jojo must confront his blind nationalism as World War II continues to rage on. Read more

  • Little Women

    From Friday 3rd January 2020

    Little Women follows the lives of four sisters, Amy, Jo, Beth and Meg, as they come of age in America in the aftermath of the Civil War. Very different from each other, the March sisters stand by each other through difficult and changing times. Read more

  • The Gentlemen

    From Friday 3rd January 2020

    The Gentlemen follows Mickey Pearson (Matthew McConaughey) who has built a highly profitable marijuana empire in London. However when word gets out that he\\\'s looking to cash out of the business forever it triggers plots, schemes, bribery and blackmail in an attempt to steal his domain out from under him. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: 20th Anniversery Eyes Wide Shut

    Sunday 5th January and Thursday 9th 2020

    Cinematic Time Machine: 20th Anniversery Eyes Wide Shut

    No dream is ever just a dream... Stanley Kubrick's daring last film is a bracing psychosexual journey, a riveting suspense tale and a career milestone for stars Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman. Read more

  • The Electric Cinema 110th Birthday Tour



    Ever wanted to take a look behind the scenes at The Electric Cinema? Don’t miss this special opportunity to meet The Electric’s owner Tom Lawes and explore the cinema's fascinating history. Read more

  • 1917

    From Friday 10th January

    At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield and Blake are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds of soldiers, Blake’s own brother among them. Read more

  • Behind The Screens Tour

    12th January 2020

    Get a 'behind the screens' tour of the UK's oldest working cinema and find out about the building's fascinating history, stretching from 1909 to the present day. Read more

  • La Dolce Vita

    Sunday 2nd & Thursday 9th February

    Back in cinemas in a 4K restoration to celebrate both its 60th anniversary and Fellini’s centenary, La Dolce Vita is an enchanting fable of fame and folly. Read more

  • Little Joe

    From Friday 21st February

    Alice, a single mother, is a dedicated senior plant breeder at a corporation engaged in developing new species. She has engineered a very special crimson flower, remarkable not only for its beauty but also for its therapeutic value: if kept at the ideal temperature, fed properly and spoken to regularly, this plant makes its owner happy. Read more

  • Cyrano de Bergerac

    Sunday 23rd & Thursday 27th February

    Starring Academy Award and BAFTA nominated Gerard Depardieu as the swashbuckling hero with a gift for verse - and a prominent proboscis – who is madly in love with the most beautiful woman in Paris.

    One of the most popular foreign language films ever released in UK, this colourful and vibrant period drama won 4 BAFTAS on its original release in 1990. Read more

Cinematic Time Machine - Vintage & Retro Classics

  • White Christmas with Wine

    Sunday 8th December

    Join wine buff Tony Elvin at the Electric as we make your day merry and bright with this fun and festive wine tasting, alongside quintessential Christmas favourite White Christmas. Read more

  • Home Alone

    From Sunday 15th December

    All Kevin McCallister wants for Christmas is for his family to disappear. So when he wakes to discover that they have accidentally left for their Christmas trip without him and that his wish has come true. Read more

  • Die Hard

    From Friday 13th December

    Outmanned, outgunned and ill-equipped for the task at hand, John McClane has a Christmas Eve like no other. Read more

  • It’s a Wonderful Life

    From Friday 13th December

    One of the most beloved films ever made It's A Wonderful Life has become traditional Christmas viewing. Read more

  • Gremlins

    From Friday 13th December

    Billy has to follow three simple rules: keep him away from water, bright lights and, most importantly, never ever feed him after midnight...What can go wrong? Read more

  • Elf

    Elf

    From Friday 13th December

    One Christmas Eve a long time ago, a baby crawled into Santa's bag of toys... Read more

  • The Muppet Christmas Carol

    From Saturday 14th December

    Brian Henson directs his late father's creations in the Charles Dickens classic, the best known (and most oft-filmed) Christmas story of all time. Read more

  • Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

    From Saturday 14th December

    The McAllister family go on a holiday to Florida. Kevin McAllister gets separated from his family, and manages to get himself onto a plane to New York instead. Read more

  • Love Actually

    Saturday 14th December

    The classic UK romantic comedy from 2003 following the love lives of various couples in the lead-up to Christmas. Read more

  • Merry Christmas (Joyeux Noel)

    From Sunday 15th December

    Charting the converging experiences of British, French and German soldiers in December 1914, Joyeux Noël is a moving portrayal of an incredible true story and a bold testament to the idea of universal humanity that these events have now come to symbolise. Read more

  • It's A Wonderful Life with Wine

    Sunday 15th December

    It’s a Wonderful Life with Wine

    Join wine buff Tony Elvin at the Electric as we present a unique showing of the holiday classic, Frank Capra's ‘It's a Wonderful Life’ alongside a fun and festive wine tasting. Read more

  • White Christmas

    From Tuesday 17th December

    'White Christmas' is a treasury of Irving Berlin classics, among them 'Count Your Blessings Instead of SBing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Vera-Ellen, Rosemary Clooney, Dean Jaggerheep', 'Sisters', 'Blue Skies', and the beloved holiday song, 'White Christmas Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

    Friday 27th December 2019 & Thursday 2nd January 2020

    Get your hankies (and brollies) at the ready this Christmas with Jacques Demy's timeless romance about young love. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: 20th Anniversery Eyes Wide Shut

    Sunday 5th January and Thursday 9th 2020

    Cinematic Time Machine: 20th Anniversery Eyes Wide Shut

    No dream is ever just a dream... Stanley Kubrick's daring last film is a bracing psychosexual journey, a riveting suspense tale and a career milestone for stars Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman. Read more

  • Cyrano de Bergerac

    Sunday 23rd & Thursday 27th February

    Starring Academy Award and BAFTA nominated Gerard Depardieu as the swashbuckling hero with a gift for verse - and a prominent proboscis – who is madly in love with the most beautiful woman in Paris.

    One of the most popular foreign language films ever released in UK, this colourful and vibrant period drama won 4 BAFTAS on its original release in 1990. Read more

Coming Soon - Now Booking

  • Knives Out

    From Wednesday 27th November

    Directed by Rian Johnson (Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Looper) an intelligent whodunnit about a famed southern detective who joins forces with local police to investigate a group of eccentric suspects following the murder of a wealthy crime novelist. Read more

  • Last Christmas

    From Friday 6th December

    Nothing seems to go right for Kate, who works as an elf in a year-round Christmas shop. But things soon take a turn for the better when she meets Tom, a handsome charmer who seems too good to be true. Against the backdrop of music from George Michael and Wham, London transforms into a wonderful Christmas-y landscape as Tom and Kate's growing attraction turns into the best gift of all: a Yuletide romance. Read more

  • Two Popes

    From Friday 6th December

    Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce tussle over the future of the Catholic Church in this thrillingly cinematic two-hander from director Fernando Meirelles (City of God, The Constant Gardener). Read more

  • Judy & Punch

    From Friday 6th December

    In a visceral and dynamic live-action reinterpretation of the famous 16th century puppet show, writer-director Mirrah Foulkes turns the traditional story of Punch and Judy on its head and brings to life a fierce, darkly comic and epic female-driven revenge story, starring Mia Wasikowska. Read more

  • White Christmas with Wine

    Sunday 8th December

    Join wine buff Tony Elvin at the Electric as we make your day merry and bright with this fun and festive wine tasting, alongside quintessential Christmas favourite White Christmas. Read more

  • Home Alone

    From Sunday 15th December

    All Kevin McCallister wants for Christmas is for his family to disappear. So when he wakes to discover that they have accidentally left for their Christmas trip without him and that his wish has come true. Read more

  • Ordinary Love

    From Friday 13th December

    Joan and Tom have been married for many years. There is an ease to their relationship that only comes from spending a life time together and a depth of love which expresses itself through tenderness and humour in equal part. . Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Tommy

    Sunday 8th December & Thursday 12th December

    Back in cinemas as part of BFI Musicals season, Ken Russell’s 1970s rock musical Tommy. A creative tour-de-force that boasts the most incredible cast, including The Who, Elton John, Tina Turner, Eric Clapton and even Jack Nicholson. Read more

  • Sons of Denmark

    From Friday 13th December

    The debut feature, Sons of Denmark, from director Ulaa Salim is a powerful, unnerving and provocative film that looks at the impact of radicalised society, set in an alternate (though all-too-believable) Denmark. Read more

  • Les Miserables: The Staged Concert

    Saturday 7th December.

    Seen by over 120 million people worldwide, LES MISÉRABLES is undisputedly one of the world’s most popular musicals. Read more

  • Die Hard

    From Friday 13th December

    Outmanned, outgunned and ill-equipped for the task at hand, John McClane has a Christmas Eve like no other. Read more

  • It’s a Wonderful Life

    From Friday 13th December

    One of the most beloved films ever made It's A Wonderful Life has become traditional Christmas viewing. Read more

  • Gremlins

    From Friday 13th December

    Billy has to follow three simple rules: keep him away from water, bright lights and, most importantly, never ever feed him after midnight...What can go wrong? Read more

  • Elf

    Elf

    From Friday 13th December

    One Christmas Eve a long time ago, a baby crawled into Santa's bag of toys... Read more

  • The Muppet Christmas Carol

    From Saturday 14th December

    Brian Henson directs his late father's creations in the Charles Dickens classic, the best known (and most oft-filmed) Christmas story of all time. Read more

  • Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

    From Saturday 14th December

    The McAllister family go on a holiday to Florida. Kevin McAllister gets separated from his family, and manages to get himself onto a plane to New York instead. Read more

  • Love Actually

    Saturday 14th December

    The classic UK romantic comedy from 2003 following the love lives of various couples in the lead-up to Christmas. Read more

  • Merry Christmas (Joyeux Noel)

    From Sunday 15th December

    Charting the converging experiences of British, French and German soldiers in December 1914, Joyeux Noël is a moving portrayal of an incredible true story and a bold testament to the idea of universal humanity that these events have now come to symbolise. Read more

  • The Krampus and the Old, Dark Christmas

    Monday 16th December

    Explore the authentic folklore, history and contemporary practices associated with the Krampus with Al Ridenour, author of The Krampus and the Old, Dark Christmas and preeminent English-language expert on the subject. Ridenour’s lively presentation, illustrated with slides, archival video (and a drop-in by a LIVE KRAMPUS) reveals how this often-misunderstood figure is connected to centuries-old witchcraft beliefs and an older darker understanding of the Christmas season as a time offering access to the spirit world. Now in its second printing, The Krampus was described by LA Times’ books critic Elizabeth as “gleefully erudite,” and a book that “deserves to become a classic.” Ridenour is also a producer of Krampus events in Los Angeles, an artist and mask-maker, and host of the folk-horror podcast, Bone and Sickle. Read more

  • Somebody Up There Likes Me

    Sunday 15th December & Thursday 19th December

    Ronnie guides us on a journey through his life painting and performing, accompanied by the friends, musicians and artists who have been part of his life over the years including Damian Hirst, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Imelda May and Rod Stewart. Read more

  • It's A Wonderful Life with Wine

    Sunday 15th December

    It’s a Wonderful Life with Wine

    Join wine buff Tony Elvin at the Electric as we present a unique showing of the holiday classic, Frank Capra's ‘It's a Wonderful Life’ alongside a fun and festive wine tasting. Read more

  • White Christmas

    From Tuesday 17th December

    'White Christmas' is a treasury of Irving Berlin classics, among them 'Count Your Blessings Instead of SBing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Vera-Ellen, Rosemary Clooney, Dean Jaggerheep', 'Sisters', 'Blue Skies', and the beloved holiday song, 'White Christmas Read more

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Wednesday 18th December

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Part two of the latest Star Wars trilogy continuing the story on from The Force Awakens. Read more

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Wednesday 18th December

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens the first part of the latest Star Wars trilogy.

    30 years after the Empire's defeat, a new threat arises in the militant First Order. Defected stormtrooper Finn and the scavenger Rey are caught up in the Resistance's search for the missing Luke Skywalker. Read more

  • Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

    From 19th December

    No one's ever really gone... Rey's journey continues and the Skywalker saga concludes in 'Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker. Read more

  • Cats

    From 20th Decmeber

    Oscar winning director Tom Hooper brings Oscar-winning director Tom Hooper transforms Andrew Lloyd Webber's record-shattering stage musical Cats into a spectacular cinematic event. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

    Friday 27th December 2019 & Thursday 2nd January 2020

    Get your hankies (and brollies) at the ready this Christmas with Jacques Demy's timeless romance about young love. Read more

  • JoJo Rabbit

    From Friday 3rd January 2020

    Jojo is a lonely German boy who discovers that his single mother is hiding a Jewish girl in their attic. Aided only by his imaginary friend Adolf Hitler Jojo must confront his blind nationalism as World War II continues to rage on. Read more

  • Little Women

    From Friday 3rd January 2020

    Little Women follows the lives of four sisters, Amy, Jo, Beth and Meg, as they come of age in America in the aftermath of the Civil War. Very different from each other, the March sisters stand by each other through difficult and changing times. Read more

  • The Gentlemen

    From Friday 3rd January 2020

    The Gentlemen follows Mickey Pearson (Matthew McConaughey) who has built a highly profitable marijuana empire in London. However when word gets out that he\\\'s looking to cash out of the business forever it triggers plots, schemes, bribery and blackmail in an attempt to steal his domain out from under him. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: 20th Anniversery Eyes Wide Shut

    Sunday 5th January and Thursday 9th 2020

    Cinematic Time Machine: 20th Anniversery Eyes Wide Shut

    No dream is ever just a dream... Stanley Kubrick's daring last film is a bracing psychosexual journey, a riveting suspense tale and a career milestone for stars Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman. Read more

  • 1917

    From Friday 10th January

    At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield and Blake are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds of soldiers, Blake’s own brother among them. Read more

Coming Soon

  • Knives Out

    From Wednesday 27th November

    Directed by Rian Johnson (Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Looper) an intelligent whodunnit about a famed southern detective who joins forces with local police to investigate a group of eccentric suspects following the murder of a wealthy crime novelist. Read more

  • Last Christmas

    From Friday 6th December

    Nothing seems to go right for Kate, who works as an elf in a year-round Christmas shop. But things soon take a turn for the better when she meets Tom, a handsome charmer who seems too good to be true. Against the backdrop of music from George Michael and Wham, London transforms into a wonderful Christmas-y landscape as Tom and Kate's growing attraction turns into the best gift of all: a Yuletide romance. Read more

  • Two Popes

    From Friday 6th December

    Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce tussle over the future of the Catholic Church in this thrillingly cinematic two-hander from director Fernando Meirelles (City of God, The Constant Gardener). Read more

  • Judy & Punch

    From Friday 6th December

    In a visceral and dynamic live-action reinterpretation of the famous 16th century puppet show, writer-director Mirrah Foulkes turns the traditional story of Punch and Judy on its head and brings to life a fierce, darkly comic and epic female-driven revenge story, starring Mia Wasikowska. Read more

  • Home Alone

    From Sunday 15th December

    All Kevin McCallister wants for Christmas is for his family to disappear. So when he wakes to discover that they have accidentally left for their Christmas trip without him and that his wish has come true. Read more

  • Ordinary Love

    From Friday 13th December

    Joan and Tom have been married for many years. There is an ease to their relationship that only comes from spending a life time together and a depth of love which expresses itself through tenderness and humour in equal part. . Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Tommy

    Sunday 8th December & Thursday 12th December

    Back in cinemas as part of BFI Musicals season, Ken Russell’s 1970s rock musical Tommy. A creative tour-de-force that boasts the most incredible cast, including The Who, Elton John, Tina Turner, Eric Clapton and even Jack Nicholson. Read more

  • Sons of Denmark

    From Friday 13th December

    The debut feature, Sons of Denmark, from director Ulaa Salim is a powerful, unnerving and provocative film that looks at the impact of radicalised society, set in an alternate (though all-too-believable) Denmark. Read more

  • Les Miserables: The Staged Concert

    Saturday 7th December.

    Seen by over 120 million people worldwide, LES MISÉRABLES is undisputedly one of the world’s most popular musicals. Read more

  • Die Hard

    From Friday 13th December

    Outmanned, outgunned and ill-equipped for the task at hand, John McClane has a Christmas Eve like no other. Read more

  • It’s a Wonderful Life

    From Friday 13th December

    One of the most beloved films ever made It's A Wonderful Life has become traditional Christmas viewing. Read more

  • Gremlins

    From Friday 13th December

    Billy has to follow three simple rules: keep him away from water, bright lights and, most importantly, never ever feed him after midnight...What can go wrong? Read more

  • Elf

    Elf

    From Friday 13th December

    One Christmas Eve a long time ago, a baby crawled into Santa's bag of toys... Read more

  • The Muppet Christmas Carol

    From Saturday 14th December

    Brian Henson directs his late father's creations in the Charles Dickens classic, the best known (and most oft-filmed) Christmas story of all time. Read more

  • Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

    From Saturday 14th December

    The McAllister family go on a holiday to Florida. Kevin McAllister gets separated from his family, and manages to get himself onto a plane to New York instead. Read more

  • Love Actually

    Saturday 14th December

    The classic UK romantic comedy from 2003 following the love lives of various couples in the lead-up to Christmas. Read more

  • Merry Christmas (Joyeux Noel)

    From Sunday 15th December

    Charting the converging experiences of British, French and German soldiers in December 1914, Joyeux Noël is a moving portrayal of an incredible true story and a bold testament to the idea of universal humanity that these events have now come to symbolise. Read more

  • Somebody Up There Likes Me

    Sunday 15th December & Thursday 19th December

    Ronnie guides us on a journey through his life painting and performing, accompanied by the friends, musicians and artists who have been part of his life over the years including Damian Hirst, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Imelda May and Rod Stewart. Read more

  • White Christmas

    From Tuesday 17th December

    'White Christmas' is a treasury of Irving Berlin classics, among them 'Count Your Blessings Instead of SBing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Vera-Ellen, Rosemary Clooney, Dean Jaggerheep', 'Sisters', 'Blue Skies', and the beloved holiday song, 'White Christmas Read more

  • NT Live: Present Laughter

    Wednesday 18th December

    Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott (BBC’s Sherlock, Fleabag) in Noël Coward’s provocative comedy Present Laughter.

    Captured live from The Old Vic in London, Present Laughter is a giddy and surprisingly modern reflection on fame, desire and loneliness. Read more

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Wednesday 18th December

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Part two of the latest Star Wars trilogy continuing the story on from The Force Awakens. Read more

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Wednesday 18th December

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens the first part of the latest Star Wars trilogy.

    30 years after the Empire's defeat, a new threat arises in the militant First Order. Defected stormtrooper Finn and the scavenger Rey are caught up in the Resistance's search for the missing Luke Skywalker. Read more

  • Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

    From 19th December

    No one's ever really gone... Rey's journey continues and the Skywalker saga concludes in 'Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker. Read more

  • Cats

    From 20th Decmeber

    Oscar winning director Tom Hooper brings Oscar-winning director Tom Hooper transforms Andrew Lloyd Webber's record-shattering stage musical Cats into a spectacular cinematic event. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

    Friday 27th December 2019 & Thursday 2nd January 2020

    Get your hankies (and brollies) at the ready this Christmas with Jacques Demy's timeless romance about young love. Read more

  • JoJo Rabbit

    From Friday 3rd January 2020

    Jojo is a lonely German boy who discovers that his single mother is hiding a Jewish girl in their attic. Aided only by his imaginary friend Adolf Hitler Jojo must confront his blind nationalism as World War II continues to rage on. Read more

  • Little Women

    From Friday 3rd January 2020

    Little Women follows the lives of four sisters, Amy, Jo, Beth and Meg, as they come of age in America in the aftermath of the Civil War. Very different from each other, the March sisters stand by each other through difficult and changing times. Read more

  • The Gentlemen

    From Friday 3rd January 2020

    The Gentlemen follows Mickey Pearson (Matthew McConaughey) who has built a highly profitable marijuana empire in London. However when word gets out that he\\\'s looking to cash out of the business forever it triggers plots, schemes, bribery and blackmail in an attempt to steal his domain out from under him. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: 20th Anniversery Eyes Wide Shut

    Sunday 5th January and Thursday 9th 2020

    Cinematic Time Machine: 20th Anniversery Eyes Wide Shut

    No dream is ever just a dream... Stanley Kubrick's daring last film is a bracing psychosexual journey, a riveting suspense tale and a career milestone for stars Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman. Read more

  • 1917

    From Friday 10th January

    At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield and Blake are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds of soldiers, Blake’s own brother among them. Read more

  • Little Joe

    From Friday 21st February

    Alice, a single mother, is a dedicated senior plant breeder at a corporation engaged in developing new species. She has engineered a very special crimson flower, remarkable not only for its beauty but also for its therapeutic value: if kept at the ideal temperature, fed properly and spoken to regularly, this plant makes its owner happy. Read more

  • Cyrano de Bergerac

    Sunday 23rd & Thursday 27th February

    Starring Academy Award and BAFTA nominated Gerard Depardieu as the swashbuckling hero with a gift for verse - and a prominent proboscis – who is madly in love with the most beautiful woman in Paris.

    One of the most popular foreign language films ever released in UK, this colourful and vibrant period drama won 4 BAFTAS on its original release in 1990. Read more

Documentaries at The Electric

  • Somebody Up There Likes Me

    Sunday 15th December & Thursday 19th December

    Ronnie guides us on a journey through his life painting and performing, accompanied by the friends, musicians and artists who have been part of his life over the years including Damian Hirst, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Imelda May and Rod Stewart. Read more

Live Theatre & Concert Screenings

  • NT Live: Present Laughter

    Wednesday 18th December

    Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott (BBC’s Sherlock, Fleabag) in Noël Coward’s provocative comedy Present Laughter.

    Captured live from The Old Vic in London, Present Laughter is a giddy and surprisingly modern reflection on fame, desire and loneliness. Read more

Christmas At The Electric

  • White Christmas with Wine

    Sunday 8th December

    Join wine buff Tony Elvin at the Electric as we make your day merry and bright with this fun and festive wine tasting, alongside quintessential Christmas favourite White Christmas. Read more

  • Home Alone

    From Sunday 15th December

    All Kevin McCallister wants for Christmas is for his family to disappear. So when he wakes to discover that they have accidentally left for their Christmas trip without him and that his wish has come true. Read more

  • Die Hard

    From Friday 13th December

    Outmanned, outgunned and ill-equipped for the task at hand, John McClane has a Christmas Eve like no other. Read more

  • It’s a Wonderful Life

    From Friday 13th December

    One of the most beloved films ever made It's A Wonderful Life has become traditional Christmas viewing. Read more

  • Gremlins

    From Friday 13th December

    Billy has to follow three simple rules: keep him away from water, bright lights and, most importantly, never ever feed him after midnight...What can go wrong? Read more

  • Elf

    Elf

    From Friday 13th December

    One Christmas Eve a long time ago, a baby crawled into Santa's bag of toys... Read more

  • The Muppet Christmas Carol

    From Saturday 14th December

    Brian Henson directs his late father's creations in the Charles Dickens classic, the best known (and most oft-filmed) Christmas story of all time. Read more

  • Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

    From Saturday 14th December

    The McAllister family go on a holiday to Florida. Kevin McAllister gets separated from his family, and manages to get himself onto a plane to New York instead. Read more

  • Love Actually

    Saturday 14th December

    The classic UK romantic comedy from 2003 following the love lives of various couples in the lead-up to Christmas. Read more

  • Merry Christmas (Joyeux Noel)

    From Sunday 15th December

    Charting the converging experiences of British, French and German soldiers in December 1914, Joyeux Noël is a moving portrayal of an incredible true story and a bold testament to the idea of universal humanity that these events have now come to symbolise. Read more

  • The Krampus and the Old, Dark Christmas

    Monday 16th December

    Explore the authentic folklore, history and contemporary practices associated with the Krampus with Al Ridenour, author of The Krampus and the Old, Dark Christmas and preeminent English-language expert on the subject. Ridenour’s lively presentation, illustrated with slides, archival video (and a drop-in by a LIVE KRAMPUS) reveals how this often-misunderstood figure is connected to centuries-old witchcraft beliefs and an older darker understanding of the Christmas season as a time offering access to the spirit world. Now in its second printing, The Krampus was described by LA Times’ books critic Elizabeth as “gleefully erudite,” and a book that “deserves to become a classic.” Ridenour is also a producer of Krampus events in Los Angeles, an artist and mask-maker, and host of the folk-horror podcast, Bone and Sickle. Read more

  • It's A Wonderful Life with Wine

    Sunday 15th December

    It’s a Wonderful Life with Wine

    Join wine buff Tony Elvin at the Electric as we present a unique showing of the holiday classic, Frank Capra's ‘It's a Wonderful Life’ alongside a fun and festive wine tasting. Read more

  • White Christmas

    From Tuesday 17th December

    'White Christmas' is a treasury of Irving Berlin classics, among them 'Count Your Blessings Instead of SBing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Vera-Ellen, Rosemary Clooney, Dean Jaggerheep', 'Sisters', 'Blue Skies', and the beloved holiday song, 'White Christmas Read more

Special Events & Screenings

  • White Christmas with Wine

    Sunday 8th December

    Join wine buff Tony Elvin at the Electric as we make your day merry and bright with this fun and festive wine tasting, alongside quintessential Christmas favourite White Christmas. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Tommy

    Sunday 8th December & Thursday 12th December

    Back in cinemas as part of BFI Musicals season, Ken Russell’s 1970s rock musical Tommy. A creative tour-de-force that boasts the most incredible cast, including The Who, Elton John, Tina Turner, Eric Clapton and even Jack Nicholson. Read more

  • The Krampus and the Old, Dark Christmas

    Monday 16th December

    Explore the authentic folklore, history and contemporary practices associated with the Krampus with Al Ridenour, author of The Krampus and the Old, Dark Christmas and preeminent English-language expert on the subject. Ridenour’s lively presentation, illustrated with slides, archival video (and a drop-in by a LIVE KRAMPUS) reveals how this often-misunderstood figure is connected to centuries-old witchcraft beliefs and an older darker understanding of the Christmas season as a time offering access to the spirit world. Now in its second printing, The Krampus was described by LA Times’ books critic Elizabeth as “gleefully erudite,” and a book that “deserves to become a classic.” Ridenour is also a producer of Krampus events in Los Angeles, an artist and mask-maker, and host of the folk-horror podcast, Bone and Sickle. Read more

  • It's A Wonderful Life with Wine

    Sunday 15th December

    It’s a Wonderful Life with Wine

    Join wine buff Tony Elvin at the Electric as we present a unique showing of the holiday classic, Frank Capra's ‘It's a Wonderful Life’ alongside a fun and festive wine tasting. Read more

  • NT Live: Present Laughter

    Wednesday 18th December

    Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott (BBC’s Sherlock, Fleabag) in Noël Coward’s provocative comedy Present Laughter.

    Captured live from The Old Vic in London, Present Laughter is a giddy and surprisingly modern reflection on fame, desire and loneliness. Read more

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Wednesday 18th December

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Part two of the latest Star Wars trilogy continuing the story on from The Force Awakens. Read more

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Wednesday 18th December

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens the first part of the latest Star Wars trilogy.

    30 years after the Empire's defeat, a new threat arises in the militant First Order. Defected stormtrooper Finn and the scavenger Rey are caught up in the Resistance's search for the missing Luke Skywalker. Read more

  • Behind The Screens Tour

    12th January 2020

    Get a 'behind the screens' tour of the UK's oldest working cinema and find out about the building's fascinating history, stretching from 1909 to the present day. Read more