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  • Rocketman

    From Wednesday 22nd May

    An epic musical fantasy from the makers of Billy Elliot and Eddie the Eagle, about the uncensored human story of Sir Elton John's breakthrough years featuring all his biggest hits Read more

  • John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

    From Friday 17th May

    Keanu Reeves is back as the canine-friendly assassin John Wick, who has been cast aside from the art-deco world of the Continental hotel with a bounty on his head. Read more

  • Tolkien

    From Friday 10th May

    The life of J.R.R. Tolkien, author of The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and resident of Birmingham is unfolded in this fascinating biopic. Read more

Next 7 Days

  • Rocketman

    From Wednesday 22nd May

    An epic musical fantasy from the makers of Billy Elliot and Eddie the Eagle, about the uncensored human story of Sir Elton John's breakthrough years featuring all his biggest hits Read more

  • John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

    From Friday 17th May

    Keanu Reeves is back as the canine-friendly assassin John Wick, who has been cast aside from the art-deco world of the Continental hotel with a bounty on his head. Read more

  • Tolkien

    From Friday 10th May

    The life of J.R.R. Tolkien, author of The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and resident of Birmingham is unfolded in this fascinating biopic. Read more

  • NT Live: All About Eve

    Sunday 26th May

    Gillian Anderson (X-Files, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Lily James (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again) lead in All About Eve, broadcast as live to The Electric from the West End in London. Read more

  • The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert: 25th Anniversary

    Monday 27th May

    Join us to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the most fabulous Aussie road trip of all time! Read more

  • Godzilla: King of the Monsters

    From Wednesday 29th May

    Legendary kaiju Godzilla is back in his 35th big screen adventure, this time facing off against Mothra, Rodan and Charles Dance Read more

  • Thunder Road

    From Friday 31st May

    Deftly balancing emotionally affecting drama with bruising comedy - the SXSW Grand Jury winner serves as an outstanding calling card for writer-director-star Jim Cummings. Read more

All Films & Events

  • Rocketman

    From Wednesday 22nd May

    An epic musical fantasy from the makers of Billy Elliot and Eddie the Eagle, about the uncensored human story of Sir Elton John's breakthrough years featuring all his biggest hits Read more

  • Rocketman (with free party)

    Friday 24th May

    Join us for a special Friday night screening of Rocketman followed by a 70s disco in our main screen with DJ Julz! Read more

  • John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

    From Friday 17th May

    Keanu Reeves is back as the canine-friendly assassin John Wick, who has been cast aside from the art-deco world of the Continental hotel with a bounty on his head. Read more

  • Tolkien

    From Friday 10th May

    The life of J.R.R. Tolkien, author of The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and resident of Birmingham is unfolded in this fascinating biopic. Read more

  • NT Live: All About Eve

    Sunday 26th May

    Gillian Anderson (X-Files, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Lily James (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again) lead in All About Eve, broadcast as live to The Electric from the West End in London. Read more

  • The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert: 25th Anniversary

    Monday 27th May

    Join us to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the most fabulous Aussie road trip of all time! Read more

  • Behind The Screens Tour

    Coming soon

    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

  • Dom Joly Live at The Electric

    Monday 24th June

    Join us for a very special evening to celebrate Dom Joly’s TV career and the launch of his new book ‘The Hezbollah Hiking Club’. Read more

  • Godzilla: King of the Monsters

    From Wednesday 29th May

    Legendary kaiju Godzilla is back in his 35th big screen adventure, this time facing off against Mothra, Rodan and Charles Dance Read more

  • Thunder Road

    From Friday 31st May

    Deftly balancing emotionally affecting drama with bruising comedy - the SXSW Grand Jury winner serves as an outstanding calling card for writer-director-star Jim Cummings. Read more

  • NT Live: All My Sons

    Thursday 6th June

    Academy Award-winner Sally Field (Steel Magnolias, Brothers & Sisters) and Bill Pullman (The Sinner, Independence Day) star in Arthur Miller’s blistering drama All My Sons. Read more

  • Gloria Bell

    From Friday 7th June

    From Academy Award-winning director Sebastián Lelio (A Fantastic Woman, Disobedience) comes a sophisticated romantic comedy starring Julianne Moore that shows love can strike at any time, relationships are never simple, and nothing can get you down as long as you keep dancing. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

    From Sunday 2nd June

    Stanley Kubrick’s painfully funny take on Cold War anxiety is one of the fiercest satires of human folly ever to come out of Hollywood, in which the matchless Peter Sellers takes on three wildly different roles. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Saving Private Ryan

    From Sunday 9th June

    Spielberg’s epic war drama Saving Private Ryan back on the big screen in June 2019, marking 75 years since World War Two’s ‘D-Day’ Normandy landings - and 21 years since the film was released. Read more

  • Late Night

    From Friday 7th June

    Smart, timely and brought to life by a terrific cast, Emma Thompson leads this workplace comedy with a lot of heart and equal satirical bite. Read more

  • BE FESTIVAL presents: Hair 40th Anniversary

    Sunday 16th June

    Milos Forman's anti-war rock musical turns 40 in all it's toe-tappin' hippie-shakin' fun. Read more

  • The Italian Job 50th Anniversary Wine Tasting

    Sunday 16th June

    The quintessential British crime caper turns 50 and toasting the Minis with a glass of red, white (and blue!) to celebrate. Read more

  • BE FESTIVAL presents: Amadeus 35th Anniversary

    Sunday 23rd June

    Milos Forman swept the board at the Oscars with his inspired biopic of troubled composer Mozart and his fierce rival Salieri. Read more

  • Sometimes Always Never

    From Friday 14th June

    Bill Nighy shines as an eccentric Liverpudlian word wizard looking to reconcile with his estranged son in Carl Hunter’s tender-hearted debut. Read more

  • Toy Story 4

    From Friday 21st June

    Woody, Buzz Lightyear and those cute little three-eyed aliens from Pizza Planet are back and they're joined by Forky on a road trip in Pixar's biggest adventure yet. Read more

  • Liam Gallagher: As It Was

    From Friday 14th June

    Telling the honest and emotional story of how one of the most electrifying rock’n’roll frontmen went from the dizzying heights of his champagne supernova years in Oasis to living on the edge, lost in the musical wilderness and bitter legal battles. Read more

  • Diego Maradona

    From Friday 21st June

    From the Academy Award and BAFTA-winning team behind Senna and Amy, this definitive feature documentary is constructed from over 500 hours of never-before-seen footage from the sporting legend's personal archive. Read more

  • Aretha Franklin: Amazing Grace

    From Friday 21st June

    Brilliantly capturing the Queen of Soul near the peak of her prodigious power, Amazing Grace is a transcendent big-screen concert documentary. Read more

  • What We Left Behind: Looking Back at Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

    Wednesday 26th June

    What We Left Behind: Looking Back at Star Trek: Deep Space Nine celebrates the 25th anniversary of the self-proclaimed ‘black sheep’ of the Star Trek spin-off series. Read more

  • Yesterday

    From Friday 28th June

    A rock-n-roll comedy from director Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire, Trainspotting) and Richard Curtis (Four Weddings, Love Actually, Notting Hill) new versions of The Beatles’ most beloved hits. Read more

  • Shock & Gore: Midsommar

    From July

    Hereditary director Ari Aster returns with a genre-splicing summer road-trip movie in which a young couple fall prey to a local pagan cult in Sweden. Read more

  • NT Live: Small Island

    Thursday 11th July

    Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation. Experience the playin cinemas, filmed live on stage as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday. Read more

  • Apollo 11

    From Friday 19th July

    Commemorating the 50th anniversary, A captivating look at the mission to land on the moon led by commander Neil Armstrong and pilots Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins. Read more

  • Vita & Virginia

    From Friday 19th July

    A gorgeous, thoughtful celebration of the complexity of the relationship between socialite Vita Sackville-West and literary icon Virginia Woolf. Read more

  • Shock & Gore: The Dead Don't Die

    From July

    Jim Jarmusch goes from deadpan to raised-from-the-deadman as he pits Adam Driver, Bill Murray and a who's-who of character actors against the undead. Read more

  • Once Upon a Time in… Hollywood

    From August

    Quentin Tarantino's 9th feature boasts a stellar cast, exploring his biggest preoccupations; movies and murder, through the eyes of a television actor and his stunt double. Read more

  • Pavarotti

    From Saturday 27th July

    Ron Howard (Apollo 13, A Beautiful Mind) directs this illuminating, star-studed documentary about the life and career of legendary tenor Pavarotti. Read more

  • NT Live The Lehman Trilogy

    Thursday 8th August

    Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes (Skyfall, The Ferryman) directs this critically acclaimed and five-time Olivier Award nominated play broadcast as live from London’s West End. Read more

BE FESTIVAL presents

Cinematic Time Machine

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  • Rocketman

    From Wednesday 22nd May

    An epic musical fantasy from the makers of Billy Elliot and Eddie the Eagle, about the uncensored human story of Sir Elton John's breakthrough years featuring all his biggest hits Read more

  • Rocketman (with free party)

    Friday 24th May

    Join us for a special Friday night screening of Rocketman followed by a 70s disco in our main screen with DJ Julz! Read more

  • The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert: 25th Anniversary

    Monday 27th May

    Join us to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the most fabulous Aussie road trip of all time! Read more

  • Dom Joly Live at The Electric

    Monday 24th June

    Join us for a very special evening to celebrate Dom Joly’s TV career and the launch of his new book ‘The Hezbollah Hiking Club’. Read more

  • Godzilla: King of the Monsters

    From Wednesday 29th May

    Legendary kaiju Godzilla is back in his 35th big screen adventure, this time facing off against Mothra, Rodan and Charles Dance Read more

  • Thunder Road

    From Friday 31st May

    Deftly balancing emotionally affecting drama with bruising comedy - the SXSW Grand Jury winner serves as an outstanding calling card for writer-director-star Jim Cummings. Read more

  • Gloria Bell

    From Friday 7th June

    From Academy Award-winning director Sebastián Lelio (A Fantastic Woman, Disobedience) comes a sophisticated romantic comedy starring Julianne Moore that shows love can strike at any time, relationships are never simple, and nothing can get you down as long as you keep dancing. Read more

  • Late Night

    From Friday 7th June

    Smart, timely and brought to life by a terrific cast, Emma Thompson leads this workplace comedy with a lot of heart and equal satirical bite. Read more

  • Sometimes Always Never

    From Friday 14th June

    Bill Nighy shines as an eccentric Liverpudlian word wizard looking to reconcile with his estranged son in Carl Hunter’s tender-hearted debut. Read more

  • Liam Gallagher: As It Was

    From Friday 14th June

    Telling the honest and emotional story of how one of the most electrifying rock’n’roll frontmen went from the dizzying heights of his champagne supernova years in Oasis to living on the edge, lost in the musical wilderness and bitter legal battles. Read more

  • Diego Maradona

    From Friday 21st June

    From the Academy Award and BAFTA-winning team behind Senna and Amy, this definitive feature documentary is constructed from over 500 hours of never-before-seen footage from the sporting legend's personal archive. Read more

  • Aretha Franklin: Amazing Grace

    From Friday 21st June

    Brilliantly capturing the Queen of Soul near the peak of her prodigious power, Amazing Grace is a transcendent big-screen concert documentary. Read more

  • What We Left Behind: Looking Back at Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

    Wednesday 26th June

    What We Left Behind: Looking Back at Star Trek: Deep Space Nine celebrates the 25th anniversary of the self-proclaimed ‘black sheep’ of the Star Trek spin-off series. Read more

  • Yesterday

    From Friday 28th June

    A rock-n-roll comedy from director Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire, Trainspotting) and Richard Curtis (Four Weddings, Love Actually, Notting Hill) new versions of The Beatles’ most beloved hits. Read more

  • Pavarotti

    From Saturday 27th July

    Ron Howard (Apollo 13, A Beautiful Mind) directs this illuminating, star-studed documentary about the life and career of legendary tenor Pavarotti. Read more

Coming Soon

  • Toy Story 4

    From Friday 21st June

    Woody, Buzz Lightyear and those cute little three-eyed aliens from Pizza Planet are back and they're joined by Forky on a road trip in Pixar's biggest adventure yet. Read more

  • Shock & Gore: Midsommar

    From July

    Hereditary director Ari Aster returns with a genre-splicing summer road-trip movie in which a young couple fall prey to a local pagan cult in Sweden. Read more

  • Apollo 11

    From Friday 19th July

    Commemorating the 50th anniversary, A captivating look at the mission to land on the moon led by commander Neil Armstrong and pilots Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins. Read more

  • Vita & Virginia

    From Friday 19th July

    A gorgeous, thoughtful celebration of the complexity of the relationship between socialite Vita Sackville-West and literary icon Virginia Woolf. Read more

  • Shock & Gore: The Dead Don't Die

    From July

    Jim Jarmusch goes from deadpan to raised-from-the-deadman as he pits Adam Driver, Bill Murray and a who's-who of character actors against the undead. Read more

  • Once Upon a Time in… Hollywood

    From August

    Quentin Tarantino's 9th feature boasts a stellar cast, exploring his biggest preoccupations; movies and murder, through the eyes of a television actor and his stunt double. Read more

Documentaries at The Electric

  • Liam Gallagher: As It Was

    From Friday 14th June

    Telling the honest and emotional story of how one of the most electrifying rock’n’roll frontmen went from the dizzying heights of his champagne supernova years in Oasis to living on the edge, lost in the musical wilderness and bitter legal battles. Read more

  • Diego Maradona

    From Friday 21st June

    From the Academy Award and BAFTA-winning team behind Senna and Amy, this definitive feature documentary is constructed from over 500 hours of never-before-seen footage from the sporting legend's personal archive. Read more

  • Aretha Franklin: Amazing Grace

    From Friday 21st June

    Brilliantly capturing the Queen of Soul near the peak of her prodigious power, Amazing Grace is a transcendent big-screen concert documentary. Read more

  • What We Left Behind: Looking Back at Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

    Wednesday 26th June

    What We Left Behind: Looking Back at Star Trek: Deep Space Nine celebrates the 25th anniversary of the self-proclaimed ‘black sheep’ of the Star Trek spin-off series. Read more

  • Apollo 11

    From Friday 19th July

    Commemorating the 50th anniversary, A captivating look at the mission to land on the moon led by commander Neil Armstrong and pilots Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins. Read more

  • Pavarotti

    From Saturday 27th July

    Ron Howard (Apollo 13, A Beautiful Mind) directs this illuminating, star-studed documentary about the life and career of legendary tenor Pavarotti. Read more

Live Theatre Screenings

  • NT Live: All About Eve

    Sunday 26th May

    Gillian Anderson (X-Files, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Lily James (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again) lead in All About Eve, broadcast as live to The Electric from the West End in London. Read more

  • NT Live: All My Sons

    Thursday 6th June

    Academy Award-winner Sally Field (Steel Magnolias, Brothers & Sisters) and Bill Pullman (The Sinner, Independence Day) star in Arthur Miller’s blistering drama All My Sons. Read more

  • NT Live: Small Island

    Thursday 11th July

    Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation. Experience the playin cinemas, filmed live on stage as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday. Read more

  • NT Live The Lehman Trilogy

    Thursday 8th August

    Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes (Skyfall, The Ferryman) directs this critically acclaimed and five-time Olivier Award nominated play broadcast as live from London’s West End. Read more

Shock & Gore

  • Shock & Gore: Midsommar

    From July

    Hereditary director Ari Aster returns with a genre-splicing summer road-trip movie in which a young couple fall prey to a local pagan cult in Sweden. Read more

  • Shock & Gore: The Dead Don't Die

    From July

    Jim Jarmusch goes from deadpan to raised-from-the-deadman as he pits Adam Driver, Bill Murray and a who's-who of character actors against the undead. Read more

Special Events & Screenings