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  • Joker

    From Friday 4th 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

  • Judy

    From Friday 11th October

    Renée Zellweger is ready to take moviegoers somewhere over the rainbow. The movie finds the Bridget Jones star portraying Garland circa 1968 as she performs a series of concerts at a legendary London nightclub. Read more

  • Bait

    From Friday 11th October

    Martin is a fisherman without a boat, his brother Steven having re-purposed it as a tourist tripper. With their childhood home now a get-away for London money, Martin is displaced to the estate above the harbour. Read more

Next 7 Days

  • Joker

    From Friday 4th 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

  • Judy

    From Friday 11th October

    Renée Zellweger is ready to take moviegoers somewhere over the rainbow. The movie finds the Bridget Jones star portraying Garland circa 1968 as she performs a series of concerts at a legendary London nightclub. Read more

  • Bait

    From Friday 11th October

    Martin is a fisherman without a boat, his brother Steven having re-purposed it as a tourist tripper. With their childhood home now a get-away for London money, Martin is displaced to the estate above the harbour. Read more

  • SHOCK-tober: The Blair Witch Project

    Friday 18th October and Wednesday 23rd October

    A phenomenon when released in 1999, The Blair Witch Project is the film that invented a whole new genre of movies and it's back for a special 20th anniversary screening. Read more

  • The Day Shall Come

    From Friday 18th October

    Four Lions creator and two pin DIN plug Chris Morris returns with a razor sharp satire with US counter-terrorism & religion his targets Read more

  • Zombieland: Double Tap

    From 18th November

    Ten years after Zombieland became a cult classic, the lead cast (Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Abigail Breslin, and Emma Stone) have reunited for Zombieland: Double Tap. Read more

  • Official Secrets

    From 18th October

    Based on world-shaking true events the gripping story of Katharine Gun, a British intelligence specialist who risked everything to expose a vast political conspiracy. 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

  • SHOCK-tober: Nosferatu

    Sunday 20th & Thursday 24th October

    An iconic film of the German expressionist cinema, and one of the most famous of all silent movies, Max Schreck’s cadaverous count haunts F.W. Murnau’s poetic take on the Bram Stoker's Dracula myth. Read more

All Films & Events

  • Joker

    From Friday 4th 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

  • Judy

    From Friday 11th October

    Renée Zellweger is ready to take moviegoers somewhere over the rainbow. The movie finds the Bridget Jones star portraying Garland circa 1968 as she performs a series of concerts at a legendary London nightclub. Read more

  • Bait

    From Friday 11th October

    Martin is a fisherman without a boat, his brother Steven having re-purposed it as a tourist tripper. With their childhood home now a get-away for London money, Martin is displaced to the estate above the harbour. Read more

  • SHOCK-tober: 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

  • SHOCK-tober: The Blair Witch Project

    Friday 18th October and Wednesday 23rd October

    A phenomenon when released in 1999, The Blair Witch Project is the film that invented a whole new genre of movies and it's back for a special 20th anniversary screening. Read more

  • The Day Shall Come

    From Friday 18th October

    Four Lions creator and two pin DIN plug Chris Morris returns with a razor sharp satire with US counter-terrorism & religion his targets Read more

  • Zombieland: Double Tap

    From 18th November

    Ten years after Zombieland became a cult classic, the lead cast (Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Abigail Breslin, and Emma Stone) have reunited for Zombieland: Double Tap. Read more

  • Official Secrets

    From 18th October

    Based on world-shaking true events the gripping story of Katharine Gun, a British intelligence specialist who risked everything to expose a vast political conspiracy. 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

  • SHOCK-tober: Nosferatu

    Sunday 20th & Thursday 24th October

    An iconic film of the German expressionist cinema, and one of the most famous of all silent movies, Max Schreck’s cadaverous count haunts F.W. Murnau’s poetic take on the Bram Stoker's Dracula myth. Read more

  • SHOCK-tober: RING

    Saturday 26th October

    One curse, one cure, one week to find it. Read more

  • SHOCK-tober: A Nightmare on Elm Street Supported by Jameson

    Wednesday 30th October

    Rounding off the Electric's SHOCK-tober season in fine style is Wes Craven's intelligent, whitty slasher A Nightmare on Elm Street. Read more

  • A Second Chance + filmmaker Q&A

    Wednesday 30th October

    A Second Chance is a campaigning feature-length documentary that casts a spotlight onto one of the most marginalised groups in today’s society: Former prisoners.

    The screening will be followed by a filmmaker Q&A. Read more

  • Shaun of the Dead with Halloween Cocktails

    Thursday 31st October

    Join us for this Halloween Movie with Cocktails Special where Shaun and Ed won’t just be battling Zombies . . they’ll be serving you Halloween Themed Cocktails at appropriately timed moments throughout the movie. Read more

  • Doctor Sleep

    From Friday 1st November

    Tickets on sale from Wednesday 23rd October.

    Based on the 2013 novel of the same name by Stephen King, Dr Sleep is the sequel to Stanley Kubrick's 1980 classic, The Shining. Read more

  • The Peanut Butter Falcon

    From Friday 1st November

    After running away from a residential nursing home to pursue his dream of becoming a pro wrestler, a man who has Down syndrome befriends an outlaw who becomes his coach and ally. Read more

  • Monos

    From Friday 1st November

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

  • Hannibal with Wine - Halloween Special

    Sunday 3rd November

    Instead of having an old friend for dinner, why not spend the evening with Hannibal Lecter, where we will drink wine together and enjoy this classic Ridley Scott movie. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Singin' In The Rain

    Sunday 3rd and Thursday 7th November

    One of the most beloved and popular film musicals of all time, Singin' in the Rain returns to cinemas. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: V For Vendetta

    Tuesday 5th November

    Never mind the fireworks come celebrate Guy Fawkes night at The Electric with James McTeigue's adaptation of Alan Moore and David Lloyd's graphic novel V for Vendetta. Read more

  • Cine-Excess Presents Rabid with Jen and Sylvia Soska Q & A

    Friday 8th November

    With their new film acclaimed horror directors Jen and Sylvia Soska (American Mary) provide a truly dazzling and original reinterpretation of the David Cronenberg body horror classic: Rabid. Read more

  • Cine-Excess Presents Prey with Norman J. Warren Q & A

    Friday 8th November

    A deadly shape-shifting alien infiltrates a country house occupied by two lesbians, and proceeds to study their behaviour, for a sinister purpose. Read more

  • Cine-Excess Presents Antrum

    Friday 8th November

    David Amito and Michael Laicini’s self-reflexive debut Antrum takes the lost film concept to a terrifying new level, being based on the concept of a cursed film from the 1970s. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Warriors 40th Anniversary

    Saturday 9th & Thursday 14th November

    Walter Hill\'s hip, super-stylized action film set in a dystopian near-future, when various gangs control New York City turns 40. Read more

  • Sorry We Missed You

    From Friday 8th November

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

  • Shout Festival Presents: A Dirty Shame

    Wednesday 13th November

    Following on from his performance at Birmingham Hippodrome, SHOUT Festival and The Electric Cinema present a very special late night screening of John Waters' most recent film 'A Dirty Shame' Read more

  • Depeche Mode: SPIRITS in the Forest

    Thursday 21st November at 8.45pm

    Depeche Mode recently finished their two year Global Spirit Tour, in which they performed to more than 3 million fans at 115 shows around the world. Spirits in the Forest, directed by award-winning filmmaker and longtime artistic collaborator Anton Corbijn, captures the energy and spectacle of the band’s performance from the tour along with a deeper look into how their music and shows have been woven into the fabric of their fans’ lives. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Shining

    Wednesday 20th November

    Stanley Kubrick's deft symphony of terror is back as you have never seen it before in a new 4K version scanned from the original camera negative. Read more

  • US Thanksgiving: Team America World Police

    Saturday 30th November

    Celebrate US Thanksgiving at The Electric with your tongue firmly in ones cheek at a screening of Team America World Police. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Third Man

    Sunday 17th and Thursday 21st November

    Considered by many as the best British film ever made, the Electric Cinema celebrates the 70th Anniversary of the release of The Third Man with additional pre-screening content. 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

  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail with Mead Tasting

    Sunday 17th November

    Join us to for a mead taste-along hosted by Samuel Boulton of the Vanguard Bar and watch King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table embark on a surreal search for the Holy Grail, encountering many, very silly obstacles. 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

  • Love Actually with Gin Tasting

    Thursday 5th December 2019

    For one night only That Boutique-y Gin Company & The Gintleman the Midlands leading Gin raconteur create the ‘Electric Ginema’ with a 5 gin taste along accompanied by the quintessential Christmas romantic comedy ‘Love Actually’. 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

  • 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

  • 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

Cinematic Time Machine - Vintage & Retro Classics

  • SHOCK-tober: 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

  • SHOCK-tober: The Blair Witch Project

    Friday 18th October and Wednesday 23rd October

    A phenomenon when released in 1999, The Blair Witch Project is the film that invented a whole new genre of movies and it's back for a special 20th anniversary screening. Read more

  • SHOCK-tober: Nosferatu

    Sunday 20th & Thursday 24th October

    An iconic film of the German expressionist cinema, and one of the most famous of all silent movies, Max Schreck’s cadaverous count haunts F.W. Murnau’s poetic take on the Bram Stoker's Dracula myth. Read more

  • SHOCK-tober: RING

    Saturday 26th October

    One curse, one cure, one week to find it. Read more

  • SHOCK-tober: A Nightmare on Elm Street Supported by Jameson

    Wednesday 30th October

    Rounding off the Electric's SHOCK-tober season in fine style is Wes Craven's intelligent, whitty slasher A Nightmare on Elm Street. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Singin' In The Rain

    Sunday 3rd and Thursday 7th November

    One of the most beloved and popular film musicals of all time, Singin' in the Rain returns to cinemas. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: V For Vendetta

    Tuesday 5th November

    Never mind the fireworks come celebrate Guy Fawkes night at The Electric with James McTeigue's adaptation of Alan Moore and David Lloyd's graphic novel V for Vendetta. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Warriors 40th Anniversary

    Saturday 9th & Thursday 14th November

    Walter Hill\'s hip, super-stylized action film set in a dystopian near-future, when various gangs control New York City turns 40. Read more

  • Shout Festival Presents: A Dirty Shame

    Wednesday 13th November

    Following on from his performance at Birmingham Hippodrome, SHOUT Festival and The Electric Cinema present a very special late night screening of John Waters' most recent film 'A Dirty Shame' Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Shining

    Wednesday 20th November

    Stanley Kubrick's deft symphony of terror is back as you have never seen it before in a new 4K version scanned from the original camera negative. Read more

  • US Thanksgiving: Team America World Police

    Saturday 30th November

    Celebrate US Thanksgiving at The Electric with your tongue firmly in ones cheek at a screening of Team America World Police. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Third Man

    Sunday 17th and Thursday 21st November

    Considered by many as the best British film ever made, the Electric Cinema celebrates the 70th Anniversary of the release of The Third Man with additional pre-screening content. Read more

  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail with Mead Tasting

    Sunday 17th November

    Join us to for a mead taste-along hosted by Samuel Boulton of the Vanguard Bar and watch King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table embark on a surreal search for the Holy Grail, encountering many, very silly obstacles. Read more

  • Love Actually with Gin Tasting

    Thursday 5th December 2019

    For one night only That Boutique-y Gin Company & The Gintleman the Midlands leading Gin raconteur create the ‘Electric Ginema’ with a 5 gin taste along accompanied by the quintessential Christmas romantic comedy ‘Love Actually’. 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

  • 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

Coming Soon - Now Booking

  • Joker

    From Friday 4th 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

  • Judy

    From Friday 11th October

    Renée Zellweger is ready to take moviegoers somewhere over the rainbow. The movie finds the Bridget Jones star portraying Garland circa 1968 as she performs a series of concerts at a legendary London nightclub. Read more

  • SHOCK-tober: The Blair Witch Project

    Friday 18th October and Wednesday 23rd October

    A phenomenon when released in 1999, The Blair Witch Project is the film that invented a whole new genre of movies and it's back for a special 20th anniversary screening. Read more

  • The Day Shall Come

    From Friday 18th October

    Four Lions creator and two pin DIN plug Chris Morris returns with a razor sharp satire with US counter-terrorism & religion his targets Read more

  • Zombieland: Double Tap

    From 18th November

    Ten years after Zombieland became a cult classic, the lead cast (Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Abigail Breslin, and Emma Stone) have reunited for Zombieland: Double Tap. Read more

  • Official Secrets

    From 18th October

    Based on world-shaking true events the gripping story of Katharine Gun, a British intelligence specialist who risked everything to expose a vast political conspiracy. Read more

  • SHOCK-tober: A Nightmare on Elm Street Supported by Jameson

    Wednesday 30th October

    Rounding off the Electric's SHOCK-tober season in fine style is Wes Craven's intelligent, whitty slasher A Nightmare on Elm Street. Read more

  • A Second Chance + filmmaker Q&A

    Wednesday 30th October

    A Second Chance is a campaigning feature-length documentary that casts a spotlight onto one of the most marginalised groups in today’s society: Former prisoners.

    The screening will be followed by a filmmaker Q&A. Read more

  • Shaun of the Dead with Halloween Cocktails

    Thursday 31st October

    Join us for this Halloween Movie with Cocktails Special where Shaun and Ed won’t just be battling Zombies . . they’ll be serving you Halloween Themed Cocktails at appropriately timed moments throughout the movie. Read more

  • The Peanut Butter Falcon

    From Friday 1st November

    After running away from a residential nursing home to pursue his dream of becoming a pro wrestler, a man who has Down syndrome befriends an outlaw who becomes his coach and ally. Read more

  • Monos

    From Friday 1st November

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

  • Hannibal with Wine - Halloween Special

    Sunday 3rd November

    Instead of having an old friend for dinner, why not spend the evening with Hannibal Lecter, where we will drink wine together and enjoy this classic Ridley Scott movie. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Singin' In The Rain

    Sunday 3rd and Thursday 7th November

    One of the most beloved and popular film musicals of all time, Singin' in the Rain returns to cinemas. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: V For Vendetta

    Tuesday 5th November

    Never mind the fireworks come celebrate Guy Fawkes night at The Electric with James McTeigue's adaptation of Alan Moore and David Lloyd's graphic novel V for Vendetta. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Warriors 40th Anniversary

    Saturday 9th & Thursday 14th November

    Walter Hill\'s hip, super-stylized action film set in a dystopian near-future, when various gangs control New York City turns 40. Read more

  • Sorry We Missed You

    From Friday 8th November

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

  • Shout Festival Presents: A Dirty Shame

    Wednesday 13th November

    Following on from his performance at Birmingham Hippodrome, SHOUT Festival and The Electric Cinema present a very special late night screening of John Waters' most recent film 'A Dirty Shame' Read more

  • Depeche Mode: SPIRITS in the Forest

    Thursday 21st November at 8.45pm

    Depeche Mode recently finished their two year Global Spirit Tour, in which they performed to more than 3 million fans at 115 shows around the world. Spirits in the Forest, directed by award-winning filmmaker and longtime artistic collaborator Anton Corbijn, captures the energy and spectacle of the band’s performance from the tour along with a deeper look into how their music and shows have been woven into the fabric of their fans’ lives. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Third Man

    Sunday 17th and Thursday 21st November

    Considered by many as the best British film ever made, the Electric Cinema celebrates the 70th Anniversary of the release of The Third Man with additional pre-screening content. Read more

  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail with Mead Tasting

    Sunday 17th November

    Join us to for a mead taste-along hosted by Samuel Boulton of the Vanguard Bar and watch King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table embark on a surreal search for the Holy Grail, encountering many, very silly obstacles. 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

  • 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

Coming Soon

  • Zombieland: Double Tap

    From 18th November

    Ten years after Zombieland became a cult classic, the lead cast (Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Abigail Breslin, and Emma Stone) have reunited for Zombieland: Double Tap. Read more

  • Official Secrets

    From 18th October

    Based on world-shaking true events the gripping story of Katharine Gun, a British intelligence specialist who risked everything to expose a vast political conspiracy. Read more

  • Doctor Sleep

    From Friday 1st November

    Tickets on sale from Wednesday 23rd October.

    Based on the 2013 novel of the same name by Stephen King, Dr Sleep is the sequel to Stanley Kubrick's 1980 classic, The Shining. Read more

  • The Peanut Butter Falcon

    From Friday 1st November

    After running away from a residential nursing home to pursue his dream of becoming a pro wrestler, a man who has Down syndrome befriends an outlaw who becomes his coach and ally. Read more

  • Monos

    From Friday 1st November

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

  • Cine-Excess Presents Rabid with Jen and Sylvia Soska Q & A

    Friday 8th November

    With their new film acclaimed horror directors Jen and Sylvia Soska (American Mary) provide a truly dazzling and original reinterpretation of the David Cronenberg body horror classic: Rabid. Read more

  • Cine-Excess Presents Prey with Norman J. Warren Q & A

    Friday 8th November

    A deadly shape-shifting alien infiltrates a country house occupied by two lesbians, and proceeds to study their behaviour, for a sinister purpose. Read more

  • Cine-Excess Presents Antrum

    Friday 8th November

    David Amito and Michael Laicini’s self-reflexive debut Antrum takes the lost film concept to a terrifying new level, being based on the concept of a cursed film from the 1970s. Read more

  • Depeche Mode: SPIRITS in the Forest

    Thursday 21st November at 8.45pm

    Depeche Mode recently finished their two year Global Spirit Tour, in which they performed to more than 3 million fans at 115 shows around the world. Spirits in the Forest, directed by award-winning filmmaker and longtime artistic collaborator Anton Corbijn, captures the energy and spectacle of the band’s performance from the tour along with a deeper look into how their music and shows have been woven into the fabric of their fans’ lives. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Shining

    Wednesday 20th November

    Stanley Kubrick's deft symphony of terror is back as you have never seen it before in a new 4K version scanned from the original camera negative. 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

  • Love Actually with Gin Tasting

    Thursday 5th December 2019

    For one night only That Boutique-y Gin Company & The Gintleman the Midlands leading Gin raconteur create the ‘Electric Ginema’ with a 5 gin taste along accompanied by the quintessential Christmas romantic comedy ‘Love Actually’. 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

Documentaries at The Electric

  • A Second Chance + filmmaker Q&A

    Wednesday 30th October

    A Second Chance is a campaigning feature-length documentary that casts a spotlight onto one of the most marginalised groups in today’s society: Former prisoners.

    The screening will be followed by a filmmaker Q&A. Read more

  • Depeche Mode: SPIRITS in the Forest

    Thursday 21st November at 8.45pm

    Depeche Mode recently finished their two year Global Spirit Tour, in which they performed to more than 3 million fans at 115 shows around the world. Spirits in the Forest, directed by award-winning filmmaker and longtime artistic collaborator Anton Corbijn, captures the energy and spectacle of the band’s performance from the tour along with a deeper look into how their music and shows have been woven into the fabric of their fans’ lives. Read more

Live Theatre & Concert Screenings

  • 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

  • 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

Shock & Gore - Modern & Cult Horror

Special Events & Screenings

  • SHOCK-tober: The Blair Witch Project

    Friday 18th October and Wednesday 23rd October

    A phenomenon when released in 1999, The Blair Witch Project is the film that invented a whole new genre of movies and it's back for a special 20th anniversary screening. Read more

  • SHOCK-tober: RING

    Saturday 26th October

    One curse, one cure, one week to find it. Read more

  • SHOCK-tober: A Nightmare on Elm Street Supported by Jameson

    Wednesday 30th October

    Rounding off the Electric's SHOCK-tober season in fine style is Wes Craven's intelligent, whitty slasher A Nightmare on Elm Street. Read more

  • Shaun of the Dead with Halloween Cocktails

    Thursday 31st October

    Join us for this Halloween Movie with Cocktails Special where Shaun and Ed won’t just be battling Zombies . . they’ll be serving you Halloween Themed Cocktails at appropriately timed moments throughout the movie. Read more

  • Hannibal with Wine - Halloween Special

    Sunday 3rd November

    Instead of having an old friend for dinner, why not spend the evening with Hannibal Lecter, where we will drink wine together and enjoy this classic Ridley Scott movie. Read more

  • Cine-Excess Presents Rabid with Jen and Sylvia Soska Q & A

    Friday 8th November

    With their new film acclaimed horror directors Jen and Sylvia Soska (American Mary) provide a truly dazzling and original reinterpretation of the David Cronenberg body horror classic: Rabid. Read more

  • Cine-Excess Presents Prey with Norman J. Warren Q & A

    Friday 8th November

    A deadly shape-shifting alien infiltrates a country house occupied by two lesbians, and proceeds to study their behaviour, for a sinister purpose. Read more

  • Cine-Excess Presents Antrum

    Friday 8th November

    David Amito and Michael Laicini’s self-reflexive debut Antrum takes the lost film concept to a terrifying new level, being based on the concept of a cursed film from the 1970s. Read more

  • Shout Festival Presents: A Dirty Shame

    Wednesday 13th November

    Following on from his performance at Birmingham Hippodrome, SHOUT Festival and The Electric Cinema present a very special late night screening of John Waters' most recent film 'A Dirty Shame' Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Shining

    Wednesday 20th November

    Stanley Kubrick's deft symphony of terror is back as you have never seen it before in a new 4K version scanned from the original camera negative. Read more

  • US Thanksgiving: Team America World Police

    Saturday 30th November

    Celebrate US Thanksgiving at The Electric with your tongue firmly in ones cheek at a screening of Team America World Police. Read more

  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail with Mead Tasting

    Sunday 17th November

    Join us to for a mead taste-along hosted by Samuel Boulton of the Vanguard Bar and watch King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table embark on a surreal search for the Holy Grail, encountering many, very silly obstacles. Read more

  • Love Actually with Gin Tasting

    Thursday 5th December 2019

    For one night only That Boutique-y Gin Company & The Gintleman the Midlands leading Gin raconteur create the ‘Electric Ginema’ with a 5 gin taste along accompanied by the quintessential Christmas romantic comedy ‘Love Actually’. 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

  • 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

  • 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