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  • Star Trek: Beyond

    Until Thu 4th Aug

    Star Trek celebrates fifty years with a new big screen adventure, Chris Pine's Captain Kirk and his interpid Enterprise crew facing off against a new alien race led by Idris Elba's vicious warlord Krall. Read more

  • Ghostbusters

    Until Thu 28th July

    Who ya gonna call? Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Melissa McCarthy and Leslie Jones, that's who. Read more

Next 7 Days

  • Star Trek: Beyond

    Until Thu 4th Aug

    Star Trek celebrates fifty years with a new big screen adventure, Chris Pine's Captain Kirk and his interpid Enterprise crew facing off against a new alien race led by Idris Elba's vicious warlord Krall. Read more

  • Ghostbusters

    Until Thu 28th July

    Who ya gonna call? Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Melissa McCarthy and Leslie Jones, that's who. Read more

  • Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie

    Until Thu 28th July

    Sweetie darling, you really must join Patsy and Edina for their big screen debut, which sees the PR mavens fleeing abroad when they accidentally kill Kate Moss. Read more

  • Almeida Live: Richard III

    Tue 26th July

    The Almeida Theatre makes its live screening debut with an explosive new adaptation of Richard III, starring Ralph Fiennes as Shakespeare’s most notorious villain. Read more

  • Jason Bourne

    Wed 27th July to Thu 11th Aug

    Matt Damon is back as Jason Bourne and Paul Greengrass returns to the director's chair for a another hi-octane thrill ride to rival Bond. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Chinatown

    Sat 30th July

    Roman Polanski's classic 1974 detective story stars Jack Nicholson as a private eye drawn into a dangerous power struggle in Los Angeles. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Jaws

    Sun 31st July

    It's not safe to go into the water this July as Steven Spielberg's killer shark classic returns to our screens. Read more

All Films & Events

  • Star Trek: Beyond

    Until Thu 4th Aug

    Star Trek celebrates fifty years with a new big screen adventure, Chris Pine's Captain Kirk and his interpid Enterprise crew facing off against a new alien race led by Idris Elba's vicious warlord Krall. Read more

  • Ghostbusters

    Until Thu 28th July

    Who ya gonna call? Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Melissa McCarthy and Leslie Jones, that's who. Read more

  • Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie

    Until Thu 28th July

    Sweetie darling, you really must join Patsy and Edina for their big screen debut, which sees the PR mavens fleeing abroad when they accidentally kill Kate Moss. Read more

  • Almeida Live: Richard III

    Tue 26th July

    The Almeida Theatre makes its live screening debut with an explosive new adaptation of Richard III, starring Ralph Fiennes as Shakespeare’s most notorious villain. Read more

  • Jason Bourne

    Wed 27th July to Thu 11th Aug

    Matt Damon is back as Jason Bourne and Paul Greengrass returns to the director's chair for a another hi-octane thrill ride to rival Bond. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Chinatown

    Sat 30th July

    Roman Polanski's classic 1974 detective story stars Jack Nicholson as a private eye drawn into a dangerous power struggle in Los Angeles. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Jaws

    Sun 31st July

    It's not safe to go into the water this July as Steven Spielberg's killer shark classic returns to our screens. Read more

  • Brendon Burns & Colt Cabana Do Commentary & Comedy To Bad Wrestling Matches

    Mon 1st Aug

    The world's number one indie wrestler joins the world's number eight cult comedian for a night of live comedy mocking dreadful wrestling matches. Read more

  • The Neon Demon

    Tue 2nd & Thu 4th Aug

    Elle Fanning is an aspiring model eaten up by the Los Angeles modelling industry in director Nicolas Winding Refn's beautiful nightmare. Read more

  • Suicide Squad

    Fri 5th to Thu 11th Aug

    Forget superheroes. It's all about the supervillains in David Ayer's comic book adventure, uniting the likes of Jared Leto's Joker and Margot Robbie's Harley Quinn for a secret government ops mission. Read more

  • Film Food Club presents Mr. Turner with Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

    Sun 7th Aug

    Join us for a screening of Mike Leigh's masterful Mr. Turner at The Electric, following by an exclusive after hours visit to Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery including a drinks reception, buffet dinner, live classical music and an introduction to the works of Turner from the museum's own Fine Art Curator. Read more

  • Wiener-Dog

    Fri 12th to Thu 18th Aug

    Director Todd Solondz returns with another darkly funny feature, this time centred around the many dysfunctional owners of a sausage dog. Read more

  • Branagh Theatre Live: Romeo & Juliet

    Thu 18th Aug

    The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's debut season continues with Shakespeare's tragic romance, starring Richard Madden and Lily James. Read more

  • The Electric Cinema Office Party

    Fri 19th Aug

    We mark the release of David Brent: Life On The Road with our very own Electric Cinema Office Party, complete with a screening of the film, office quiz and live music. Read more

  • David Brent: Life On The Road

    Fri 19th to Thu 25th Aug

    Join Ricky Gervais' most famous creation as clueless dreamer David Brent takes one last shot at fame and fortune in this hilarious new mockumentary. Read more

  • Julieta

    From late Aug

    The new film from Spanish auteur Pedro Almodóvar is a moving female led drama that takes its inspiration from three Alice Munro short stories. Read more

  • Suede - Night Thoughts + Band Q&A

    Wed 31st Aug

    A one night only screening of the new film accompanying Suede's most recent album Night Thoughts, followed by an onstage Q&A with members of the band. Read more

  • NT Live: The Deep Blue Sea

    Thu 1st Sep

    Helen McCrory returns to the National Theatre in Terence Rattigan’s devastating masterpiece, playing one of the greatest female roles in contemporary drama. Read more

  • Cafe Society

    From Fri 2nd Sep

    Woody Allen returns with this charming 1930s romantic comedy starring Jesse Eisenberg as a writer who flees the Bronx for the bright lights of Hollywood. Read more

  • Gary Numan: Android In La La Land + director Q&A

    Tue 6th Sep

    A look at the life of electro pop godfather Gary Numan as he moves to LA and comes to terms with his Asperger's syndrome in this acclaimed new doc, followed by a live onstage director Q&A. Read more

  • One More Time With Feeling

    Thu 8th Sep

    A unique one night only event directed by Andrew Dominik, One More Time With Feeling will be the first opportunity anyone will have to hear Skeleton Tree, the sixteenth studio album from Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds. Read more

  • The Beatles: Eight Days A Week

    Thu 15th Sep

    Made with the full co-operation of the surviving Beatles and Yoko Ono, Ron Howard's all access doc about the early days of The Beatles screens the same night as the world premiere in London, including live footage from the red carpet. Read more

  • Bridget Jones's Baby

    Fri 16th to Thu 29th Sep

    Renée Zellweger returns for a second Bridget Jones sequel, which sees the lovelorn fortysomething pregnant and not sure if either Colin Firth or Patrick Dempsey is the father. Read more

  • NT Live: The Threepenny Opera

    Thu 22nd Sep

    A darkly comic new take on Brecht and Weill’s raucous musical starring Rory Kinnear, broadcast live from the stage of the National Theatre. Read more

  • The Girl With All The Gifts

    Fri 23rd to Thu 29th Sep

    A young girl named Melanie holds the key to humanity's future in this dystopian thriller starring Glenn Close and Paddy Considine. Read more

  • RSC Live From Stratford presents Cymbeline

    Wed 28th Sep

    Melly Still directs Shakespeare's rarely performed romance, featuring Gillian Bevan in the title role, the first woman to ever play the role at the RSC. Read more

  • RSC Live From Stratford presents King Lear

    Wed 12th Oct

    Antony Sher takes on one of the greatest Shakespeare roles of all in this much anticipated staging by director Gregory Doran. Read more

  • Miss Saigon: 25th Anniversary Performance

    Sun 16th Oct

    Lea Salonga and Jonathan Pryce return for this 25th Anniversary Gala performance of the global sensation Miss Saigon, recorded in the West End. Read more

  • Branagh Theatre Live: The Entertainer

    Thu 27th Oct

    Kenneth Branagh and Greta Scacchi star in John Osborne's modern classic set in the seedy glamour of the old music halls. Read more

  • Oh, Mr. Porter!

    Sun 6th Nov

    A farcical 1930s British comedy starring Will Hay as a new railway stationmaster dealing with gun runners and incompetent underlings. Read more

  • RSC Live From Stratford presents The Tempest

    Wed 11th Jan

    Simon Russell Beale returns to the RSC after twenty years to play Prospero in this new from RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran. Read more

Cinematic Time Machine

Live Theatre screenings

Film Food Club

  • Film Food Club presents Mr. Turner with Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

    Sun 7th Aug

    Join us for a screening of Mike Leigh's masterful Mr. Turner at The Electric, following by an exclusive after hours visit to Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery including a drinks reception, buffet dinner, live classical music and an introduction to the works of Turner from the museum's own Fine Art Curator. Read more

Special Events & Screenings

Coming Soon

  • Julieta

    From late Aug

    The new film from Spanish auteur Pedro Almodóvar is a moving female led drama that takes its inspiration from three Alice Munro short stories. Read more

  • Cafe Society

    From Fri 2nd Sep

    Woody Allen returns with this charming 1930s romantic comedy starring Jesse Eisenberg as a writer who flees the Bronx for the bright lights of Hollywood. Read more

  • The Girl With All The Gifts

    Fri 23rd to Thu 29th Sep

    A young girl named Melanie holds the key to humanity's future in this dystopian thriller starring Glenn Close and Paddy Considine. Read more