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  • Pride

    Fri 12th to Thu 25th Sep

    A very unlikely union is formed in this feelgood comedy drama starring Imelda Staunton and Paddy Considine, telling the true life tale of how a group of gay and lesbian activists helped striking miners in the tumultuous summer of 1984. Read more

  • A Most Wanted Man

    Until Thu 25th Sep

    Philip Seymour Hoffman gives one of his final performances in this nail-biting adaptation of the John le Carré novel about a Chechen immigrant drawn into the international war on terrorism. Read more

  • 20,000 Days On Earth

    Fri 19th to Thu 25th Sep

    Delve into the creative life of one of the most mysterious figures in music with this fascinating docu-drama about the acclaimed performer Nick Cave. Read more

  • NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire

    Sun 21st & Tue 23rd Sep

    Gillian Anderson stars as Blanche DuBois in this critically acclaimed production of Tennessee Williams' timeless masterpiece, which also happens to be the fastest selling show in the Young Vic's history. Read more

  • Magic In The Moonlight

    Fri 26th Sep to Thu 2nd Oct

    Woody Allen conjures up a delightful romance in this charming comedy starring Emma Stone as a young clairvoyant and Colin Firth as the stage magician determined to debunk her powers. Read more

  • Night On Earth

    Sun 28th Sep

    Jim Jarmusch's 1991 comedy offers up five vignettes set in five different taxi cabs, spread out across the globe and featuring a first class European cast including Winona Ryder, Béatrice Dalle and Roberto Benigni. Read more

  • Mystery Train

    Sun 28th Sep

    Three oddball stories unfold in a fleabag Memphis hotel redressed as a tribute to Elvis Presley in this unpredictable late 80s feature from acclaimed director Jim Jarmusch. Read more

  • Billy Elliott The Musical: Live

    Sun 28th Sep

    Live from London’s West End, this special broadcast performance brings multi-award-winning Billy Elliot The Musical to cinemas for the very first time. Read more

  • Soul Boys Of The Western World + satellite Q&A and performance

    Tue 30th Sep

    Experience the journey of 80s pop band Spandau Ballet in this engrossing new documentary, followed by a live satellite Q&A and performance from the band broadcast from the Royal Albert Hall. Read more

  • Stephen Fry Live: More Fool Me

    Wed 1st Oct

    A rare chance to see comedian, actor, presenter and writer Stephen Fry on stage dishing out anecdotes and pithy wisdom live via satellite from the Royal Festival Hall to mark the publication of his new book More Fool Me. Read more

  • Gone Girl

    Fri 3rd to Thu 9th Oct

    David Fincher brings Gillian Flynn's twisty, bestselling novel to the screen, peeling back the rotted layers of a modern marriage as Ben Affleck stands accused of murdering his wife. Read more

  • Trash Film Night presents Samurai Cop

    Fri 3rd Oct

    Is Samurai Cop the worst film ever made? Our Trash Film Night comperes will answer this burning question as we screen what many consider the pinnacle of awful film-making, courtesy of static helicopters, unexplainable explosions and disappearing hair. Read more

  • Night Moves

    Sat 4th & Sun 5th Oct

    Jesse Eisenberg leads a trio of radical environmentalists as they plan to destroy a hydroelectric dam in the powerful new feature from Kelly Reichardt. Read more

  • Sideways wine tasting

    Wed 8th Oct

    Join us for an interactive wine tasting that features a screening of Alexander Payne's wine lovers film Sideways, as we taste our way through a wide variety of Californian wines. Read more

  • Maps To The Stars

    Fri 10th to Thu 16th Oct

    David Cronenberg eviscerates our celebrity obsessed culture with this vicious satire about a family mired in the cynicism and excess of Hollywood. Read more

  • Film Food Club presents Mood Indigo

    Sun 12th Oct

    Film Food Club returns with a succulent French menu at Le Truc restaurant followed by a screening of Michel Gondry's charming romantic comedy Mood Indigo here at The Electric. Read more

  • The General charity screening

    Sun 19th Oct

    See Buster Keaton's gag-packed silent comedy The General on the big screen, showing in aid of the Hearing Dogs For Deaf People charity. Read more

  • Guardian Live presents Russell Brand In Conversation

    Thu 23rd Oct

    Russell Brand, one of the UK's more controversial public figures, talks to the Guardian's Owen Jones about why the current political system just isn't working in this live satellite event. Read more

  • Bicycle + director Q&A

    Sun 26th Oct

    Award winning director Michael B. Clifford visits The Electric to present a screening of his brand new documentary Bicycle, which tells the story of cycling in the land that invented the modern bicycle. Read more

  • Bolshoi Ballet: The Legend Of Love (live)

    Sun 26th Oct

    See the world renowned Bolshoi Ballet perform one of Russian master Yuri Grigorovich's earliest choreographed works, beamed live via satellite from the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow. Read more

  • NT Live: Frankenstein (feat. Benedict Cumberbatch as The Creature)

    Thu 30th Oct

    Danny Boyle's acclaimed 2011 National Theatre production of Frankenstein returns to cinemas, featuring Benedict Cumberbatch as the Creature and Jonny Lee Miller as his creator. Read more

  • Vatican Museums 3D

    Tue 18th Nov

    Gain rare access to the Vatican's extensive collection of classical art with a three dimensional guided tour inside the Vatican Museum and the Sistine Chapel. Read more

  • Bolshoi Ballet: The Pharoah's Daughter (recorded)

    Sun 23rd Nov

    French choreographer Pierre Lacotte's lavish production showcases the Bolshoi Ballet at its finest in this exotic production, recorded two years ago in the heart of Moscow. Read more

  • Bolshoi Ballet: La Bayadere (recorded)

    Sun 7th Dec

    The Bolshoi Ballet presents a magnificent tale of impossible love against the backdrop of a lush, mysterious India, as choreographed by Marius Petipa. Read more

  • NT Live: JOHN

    Tue 9th Dec

    DV8 Physical Theatre's new production JOHN authentically depicts real-life adult stories, combining movement and spoken word to create an intense and moving theatrical experience. Read more

  • Bolshoi Ballet: The Nutcracker (live)

    Sun 21st Dec

    The classic Christmas story about a toy room coming magically to life is masterfully interpreted by the Bolshoi dancers for this live satellite performance. Read more

  • NT Live: Treasure Island

    Thu 22nd Jan & Wed 18th Feb

    Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to vivid life in a new stage adaptation by Bryony Lavery, broadcast live from the National Theatre. Read more

  • Bolshoi Ballet: Swan Lake (live)

    Sun 25th Jan

    With Tchaikovsky’s famous, lyrical score, Swan Lake depicts the tragic love between Princess Odette and Prince Siegfried, here performed to perfection by Russia’s great Bolshoi Ballet. Read more

  • RSC Live From Stratford presents Love's Labour's Lost

    Wed 11th Feb

    Shakespeare's sparkling comedy is reborn at the RSC under the direction of Christopher Luscombe, twinned with a screening of Love's Labour's Won (aka Much Ado About Nothing) on Wed 4th March. Read more

  • RSC Live From Stratford presents Love's Labour's Won

    Wed 4th March

    Shakespeare's comic romance, also known as Much Ado About Nothing, is staged in Stratford under director Christopher Luscombe, twinned with a screening of Love's Labour's Lost on Wed 11th February. Read more

  • Bolshoi Ballet: Romeo & Juliet (recorded)

    Sun 8th March

    William Shakespeare’s timeless love story, written in 1595, is brought to the stage via breathtaking choreography and Sergei Prokofiev’s much-loved score. Read more

  • Bolshoi Ballet: Ivan Le Terrible (live)

    Sun 19th Apr

    Drawing on the music composed by Prokofiev for the 1944 Eisenstein film, Ivan the Terrible is a work in the true Bolshoi style, portraying events in 16th-century Russia in visually stunning style. Read more