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  • Disney's The Lion King

    From Friday 19th July

    The Jungle Book's Jon Favreau re-imagines another one of Disney's classic hits, blending Shakespeare, iconic tunes and groundbreaking animation. 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

  • 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

  • Top Gun Cocktail Night

    Saturday 20th July

    I feel the need, the need for .... cocktails! Join us us on the ‘highway to the danger zone’ for an evening of 80s fun and themed cocktails that are guaranteed to ‘take your breath away’ Read more

  • Shock & Gore 2019: The Dead Don't Die

    From Friday 12th 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

Next 7 Days

  • Disney's The Lion King

    From Friday 19th July

    The Jungle Book's Jon Favreau re-imagines another one of Disney's classic hits, blending Shakespeare, iconic tunes and groundbreaking animation. 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

  • 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

  • Top Gun Cocktail Night

    Saturday 20th July

    I feel the need, the need for .... cocktails! Join us us on the ‘highway to the danger zone’ for an evening of 80s fun and themed cocktails that are guaranteed to ‘take your breath away’ Read more

  • Shock & Gore 2019: The Dead Don't Die

    From Friday 12th 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

  • Midsommar

    From Friday 5th 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

  • The Current War

    From Friday 26th July

    The dramatic story of the cutthroat race between electricity titans Edison and Westinghouse to determine whose electrical system would power the modern world. Read more

All Films & Events

  • Disney's The Lion King

    From Friday 19th July

    The Jungle Book's Jon Favreau re-imagines another one of Disney's classic hits, blending Shakespeare, iconic tunes and groundbreaking animation. 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

  • 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

  • Top Gun Cocktail Night

    Saturday 20th July

    I feel the need, the need for .... cocktails! Join us us on the ‘highway to the danger zone’ for an evening of 80s fun and themed cocktails that are guaranteed to ‘take your breath away’ Read more

  • Shock & Gore 2019: The Dead Don't Die

    From Friday 12th 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

  • Midsommar

    From Friday 5th 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

  • Disney's The Lion King - HOH subtitled screening

    Sunday 28th July

    The Jungle Book's Jon Favreau re-imagines another one of Disney's classic hits, blending Shakespeare, iconic tunes and groundbreaking animation. Read more

  • The Current War

    From Friday 26th July

    The dramatic story of the cutthroat race between electricity titans Edison and Westinghouse to determine whose electrical system would power the modern world. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Kind Hearts and Coronets 70th Anniversary

    Sun 28th & Wed 31st July

    The Ealing genre reached utter perfection with this superb black comedy of manners about the most elegant of serial killers. Read more

  • Once Upon a Time...at The Electric: Inglorious Basterds

    Sat 27th & Tue 30th July

    The classic Tarantino genre-blending thrill ride is back on screens as it turns 10. Inglourious Basterds is an unrestrained and thoroughly entertaining alternate history with a memorable turn from Christoph Waltz 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

  • Hobbs & Shaw

    From Friday 2nd August

    Lawman Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson and outcast Jason Statham form an unlikely alliance when a cyber-genetically enhanced Idris Elba threatens the future of humanity. Read more

  • Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love

    From Friday 2nd August

    Renowned filmmaker Nick Broomfield's (Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer, Kurt & Courtney) impossibly heartfelt portrait of Leonard Cohen and muse Marianne Ihlen Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Matrix 20th Anniversary

    From Saturday 3rd August

    Escape down the rabbit hole once again, as the bullet-time originating, mind-bending cyber-punk action spectacular celebrates it's 20th anniversary. 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

  • Once Upon a Time...at The Electric: The Fearless Vampire Killers

    Sunday 4th August

    Part Hammer spoof, part European gothic, all Polanski. The style and visual panache of the Rosemary's Baby and Chinatown director are here in full force Read more

  • Blinded by the Light

    From Friday 9th August

    Bend it Like Beckham's Gurinder Chadha's ode to "The Boss", growing up in 80's Britain and defying bullies which captures the euphoria music can have for its listeners. Read more

  • Once Upon a Time...at The Electric: Enter the Dragon

    Sunday 11th August

    Seminal seventies actioner which shot Bruce Lee and martial arts movies to prominence with Western audiences Read more

  • Once Upon a Time...at The Electric: Pulp Fiction

    Sat 10th & Wed 14th Aug

    One of the most influential films of the 90s turns 25 and is still a delirious post-modern mix of neo-noir thrills, pitch-black humour and pop-culture touchstones. Read more

  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    From Wednesday 14th 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

  • Animals

    From Friday 16th August

    Adapted from Emma Jane Unsworth's novel; A funny, furious tale about two thirtysomething women whose hedonistic existence is placed in jeopardy that has been described as 'Withnail with girls' 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

  • The Wizard of Oz 80th Anniversary

    From Saturday 17th August

    A groundbreaking masterpiece with visuals and deft storytelling are still every bit as resonant, The Wizard of Oz is a must-see for film fans young and old. Read more

  • The Little Mermaid 30th Anniversary

    From Saturday 17th August

    Ushering in a golden era for Disney animation with warm, charming hand-drawn characters and catchy musical sequences, winning an Oscar for Best Song. Read more

  • RSC Measure for Measure

    Wednesday 21st August

    Shakespeare wrote this play centrered around the dichotomy between corruption and purity in the early 1600s, yet it remains astonishingly resonant today. Read more

  • Roald Dahl's Matilda

    From Saturday 24th August

    Danny DeVito's version of the Roald Dahl family classic gleefully preserves the book's spirit of stupid parents, cruel teachers and a very brave little girl Read more

  • Howl's Moving Castle 15th Anniversary

    From Saturday 24th August

    Exquisitely illustrated by master animator Miyazaki, this Studio Ghibli classic will delight children with its fantastical story and touch the hearts and minds of older viewers as well. Read more

  • Bohemian Rhapsody Wine Tasting

    Sunday 25th August

    Join us for a foot-stomping celebration of Queen and their music for our Bohemian Rhapsody with Wine event. Read more

  • Speed 25th Annie-versary Beer & Movie Night

    Saturday 31st August

    Pop quiz, hot shot!
    Where can you find Keanu Reeves, a bus that can't go below 50 and a specially selected craft beer? Read more

  • NT Live: One Man, Two Guvnors

    Thursday 26th September

    Featuring a Tony Award-winning performance from host of the The Late Late Show, James Corden, the hilarious West End and Broadway hit returns to cinemas to mark National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday. Read more

  • Hail Satan?

    From August

    Insightful, witty and entertaining documentary chronicling the extraordinary rise of one of the most colourful and controversial religious movements in American history Read more

  • Pain and Glory

    From Friday 23rd August

    Pain and Glory finds writer-director Pedro Almodovar drawing on his own life to rewarding effect -- and honouring his craft as only a master filmmaker can. Read more

  • The Souvenir

    From Friday 30th August

    Joanna Hogg’s Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner takes us back to early 80's London and the insecurities and vulnerabilities of a young filmmaker in this sly, disconcerting drama Read more

  • It Chapter Two

    From Friday 6th September

    Hold on to your red balloons, the terrifying Stephen King creation is back, as we return to Derry to see if we do all float down here, Georgie. Read more

  • Mrs Lowry & Son

    From September

    Engrossing and entertaining, Mrs Lowry & Son offers up a veritable masterclass in acting, with Vanessa Redgrave and Timothy Spall spellbinding as a mother and son separated by art and ambition. Read more

  • Downton Abbey

    From Friday 13th September

    Dame Maggie Smtih returns as The Dowager Countess alongside the Crawleys and all your favourites from the TV hit, this time on the big screen and they're expecting a Royal visit. Read more

  • Ad Astra

    From September

    Brad Pitt sets off on a space odyssey as he attempts to rescue his father from the outer limits of the solar system, whilst simultaneously saving Earth as we know it. Read more

  • Joker

    From October

    Joaquin Phoenix's twisted take on Gotham's clown prince is the centrepiece of DC comics thriller which delves into the psyche of Batman's arch nemesis Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Apocalypse Now Final Cut

    Sun 29th Sep & Thurs 3rd Oct

    Francis Ford Coppola’s Apocalypse Now in its 40th year presents a new, never-before-seen restored version of the film. The new film Apocalypse Now Final Cut, has been remastered and is the director's perfect version Read more

  • NT Live: Fleabag

    Wednesday 9th October

    See the hilarious, award-winning, one-woman show that inspired the BBC’s hit TV series Fleabag, broadcast live to cinemas from London’s West End. Read more

  • Billy Connolly The Sex Life of Bandages

    Thursday 10th October

    Hailed as the UK’s most influential comedian of all time, legendary Scot Billy Connolly is coming to cinemas with this brilliant show from his final stand-up tour. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Don't Look Now

    Sun 13th & Wed 16th October

    Widely considered one of the finest British chillers of all time, Nicolas Roeg's masterful direction along with two stellar performances capture devastating portrait of grief. Read more

  • NT Live: A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Sunday 20th October

    Shakespeare’s most famous romantic comedy as-live from London portraying the events surrounding the marriage of Theseus, the Duke of Athens, to Hippolyta Read more

  • Monos

    From October

    Director Alejandro Landes eerie, absurd journey into the Latin American jungle in this Sundance-winning surrealist thriller. Read more

  • Sorry We Missed You

    From November

    Ken Loach returns with another Palme d'Or nominated look at the cost of economic isolation in modern Britain. Read more

  • The Good Liar

    From November

    Ian McKellen re-teams with director Bill Condon following 1998's Oscar winning Gods And Monsters. They're joined by Helen Mirren in this fantastically assured con drama. Read more

  • Le Mans '66

    From November

    Burning rubber and flaring emotions in director James Mangold's (Walk the Line, Logan) full throttle drama exploring the real-life story of Ford’s attempt to build a race car that could beat Ferrari. Read more

  • NT Live: Hansard

    Thursday 28th November

    See Olivier Award-winners, Lindsay Duncan (Birdman, About Time) and Alex Jennings (The Lady in the Van, The Queen) in this brand new play from Simon Woods, broadcast as live from the National Theatre in London. Read more

Cinematic Time Machine - Vintage and Retro Classics

Coming Soon - Now Booking

  • Disney's The Lion King

    From Friday 19th July

    The Jungle Book's Jon Favreau re-imagines another one of Disney's classic hits, blending Shakespeare, iconic tunes and groundbreaking animation. 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

  • 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

  • Disney's The Lion King - HOH subtitled screening

    Sunday 28th July

    The Jungle Book's Jon Favreau re-imagines another one of Disney's classic hits, blending Shakespeare, iconic tunes and groundbreaking animation. Read more

  • The Current War

    From Friday 26th July

    The dramatic story of the cutthroat race between electricity titans Edison and Westinghouse to determine whose electrical system would power the modern world. 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

  • Hobbs & Shaw

    From Friday 2nd August

    Lawman Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson and outcast Jason Statham form an unlikely alliance when a cyber-genetically enhanced Idris Elba threatens the future of humanity. Read more

  • Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love

    From Friday 2nd August

    Renowned filmmaker Nick Broomfield's (Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer, Kurt & Courtney) impossibly heartfelt portrait of Leonard Cohen and muse Marianne Ihlen Read more

  • Blinded by the Light

    From Friday 9th August

    Bend it Like Beckham's Gurinder Chadha's ode to "The Boss", growing up in 80's Britain and defying bullies which captures the euphoria music can have for its listeners. Read more

  • Animals

    From Friday 16th August

    Adapted from Emma Jane Unsworth's novel; A funny, furious tale about two thirtysomething women whose hedonistic existence is placed in jeopardy that has been described as 'Withnail with girls' Read more

Coming Soon

  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    From Wednesday 14th 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

  • Hail Satan?

    From August

    Insightful, witty and entertaining documentary chronicling the extraordinary rise of one of the most colourful and controversial religious movements in American history Read more

  • Pain and Glory

    From Friday 23rd August

    Pain and Glory finds writer-director Pedro Almodovar drawing on his own life to rewarding effect -- and honouring his craft as only a master filmmaker can. Read more

  • The Souvenir

    From Friday 30th August

    Joanna Hogg’s Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner takes us back to early 80's London and the insecurities and vulnerabilities of a young filmmaker in this sly, disconcerting drama Read more

  • It Chapter Two

    From Friday 6th September

    Hold on to your red balloons, the terrifying Stephen King creation is back, as we return to Derry to see if we do all float down here, Georgie. Read more

  • Mrs Lowry & Son

    From September

    Engrossing and entertaining, Mrs Lowry & Son offers up a veritable masterclass in acting, with Vanessa Redgrave and Timothy Spall spellbinding as a mother and son separated by art and ambition. Read more

  • Downton Abbey

    From Friday 13th September

    Dame Maggie Smtih returns as The Dowager Countess alongside the Crawleys and all your favourites from the TV hit, this time on the big screen and they're expecting a Royal visit. Read more

  • Ad Astra

    From September

    Brad Pitt sets off on a space odyssey as he attempts to rescue his father from the outer limits of the solar system, whilst simultaneously saving Earth as we know it. Read more

  • Joker

    From October

    Joaquin Phoenix's twisted take on Gotham's clown prince is the centrepiece of DC comics thriller which delves into the psyche of Batman's arch nemesis Read more

  • Monos

    From October

    Director Alejandro Landes eerie, absurd journey into the Latin American jungle in this Sundance-winning surrealist thriller. Read more

  • Sorry We Missed You

    From November

    Ken Loach returns with another Palme d'Or nominated look at the cost of economic isolation in modern Britain. Read more

  • Le Mans '66

    From November

    Burning rubber and flaring emotions in director James Mangold's (Walk the Line, Logan) full throttle drama exploring the real-life story of Ford’s attempt to build a race car that could beat Ferrari. Read more

Documentaries at The Electric

  • 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

  • Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love

    From Friday 2nd August

    Renowned filmmaker Nick Broomfield's (Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer, Kurt & Courtney) impossibly heartfelt portrait of Leonard Cohen and muse Marianne Ihlen Read more

  • Hail Satan?

    From August

    Insightful, witty and entertaining documentary chronicling the extraordinary rise of one of the most colourful and controversial religious movements in American history Read more

Live Theatre & Concert Screenings

  • 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

  • RSC Measure for Measure

    Wednesday 21st August

    Shakespeare wrote this play centrered around the dichotomy between corruption and purity in the early 1600s, yet it remains astonishingly resonant today. Read more

  • NT Live: One Man, Two Guvnors

    Thursday 26th September

    Featuring a Tony Award-winning performance from host of the The Late Late Show, James Corden, the hilarious West End and Broadway hit returns to cinemas to mark National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday. Read more

  • NT Live: Fleabag

    Wednesday 9th October

    See the hilarious, award-winning, one-woman show that inspired the BBC’s hit TV series Fleabag, broadcast live to cinemas from London’s West End. Read more

  • NT Live: A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Sunday 20th October

    Shakespeare’s most famous romantic comedy as-live from London portraying the events surrounding the marriage of Theseus, the Duke of Athens, to Hippolyta Read more

  • NT Live: Hansard

    Thursday 28th November

    See Olivier Award-winners, Lindsay Duncan (Birdman, About Time) and Alex Jennings (The Lady in the Van, The Queen) in this brand new play from Simon Woods, broadcast as live from the National Theatre in London. Read more

Once Upon a Time...at The Electric - Inspired by Tarantino

School's Out - Classic Family Films

  • The Wizard of Oz 80th Anniversary

    From Saturday 17th August

    A groundbreaking masterpiece with visuals and deft storytelling are still every bit as resonant, The Wizard of Oz is a must-see for film fans young and old. Read more

  • The Little Mermaid 30th Anniversary

    From Saturday 17th August

    Ushering in a golden era for Disney animation with warm, charming hand-drawn characters and catchy musical sequences, winning an Oscar for Best Song. Read more

  • Roald Dahl's Matilda

    From Saturday 24th August

    Danny DeVito's version of the Roald Dahl family classic gleefully preserves the book's spirit of stupid parents, cruel teachers and a very brave little girl Read more

  • Howl's Moving Castle 15th Anniversary

    From Saturday 24th August

    Exquisitely illustrated by master animator Miyazaki, this Studio Ghibli classic will delight children with its fantastical story and touch the hearts and minds of older viewers as well. Read more

Shock & Gore - Modern Horror & Cult Splatter

  • Shock & Gore 2019: The Dead Don't Die

    From Friday 12th 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

  • Midsommar

    From Friday 5th 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

  • Once Upon a Time...at The Electric: The Fearless Vampire Killers

    Sunday 4th August

    Part Hammer spoof, part European gothic, all Polanski. The style and visual panache of the Rosemary's Baby and Chinatown director are here in full force Read more

  • It Chapter Two

    From Friday 6th September

    Hold on to your red balloons, the terrifying Stephen King creation is back, as we return to Derry to see if we do all float down here, Georgie. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Don't Look Now

    Sun 13th & Wed 16th October

    Widely considered one of the finest British chillers of all time, Nicolas Roeg's masterful direction along with two stellar performances capture devastating portrait of grief. Read more

Special Events & Screenings

  • Top Gun Cocktail Night

    Saturday 20th July

    I feel the need, the need for .... cocktails! Join us us on the ‘highway to the danger zone’ for an evening of 80s fun and themed cocktails that are guaranteed to ‘take your breath away’ 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

  • Bohemian Rhapsody Wine Tasting

    Sunday 25th August

    Join us for a foot-stomping celebration of Queen and their music for our Bohemian Rhapsody with Wine event. Read more

  • Speed 25th Annie-versary Beer & Movie Night

    Saturday 31st August

    Pop quiz, hot shot!
    Where can you find Keanu Reeves, a bus that can't go below 50 and a specially selected craft beer? Read more

  • NT Live: Fleabag

    Wednesday 9th October

    See the hilarious, award-winning, one-woman show that inspired the BBC’s hit TV series Fleabag, broadcast live to cinemas from London’s West End. Read more

  • Billy Connolly The Sex Life of Bandages

    Thursday 10th October

    Hailed as the UK’s most influential comedian of all time, legendary Scot Billy Connolly is coming to cinemas with this brilliant show from his final stand-up tour. Read more