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  • Macbeth

    Until Thu 15th Oct

    Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard are magnificent in Justin Kurzel's inspired new take on the blood soaked Shakespearean tragedy. Read more

  • The Martian

    Until Thu 15th Oct

    Matt Damon is an astronaut stranded on the planet Mars in Ridley Scott's nail-biting science-based drama, taken from Andy Weir's bestselling novel. Read more

  • Sicario

    Fri 9th to Thu 15th Oct

    Emily Blunt's idealistic FBI agent is thrown into the lawless border area between the US and Mexico in this nail-biting thriller from director Denis Villeneuve. Read more

  • NT Live: Hamlet

    Thu 15th Oct to Sun 6th Dec

    Oscar nominee Benedict Cumberbatch takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy, as directed by Lyndsey Turner. Read more

  • Suffragette

    Fri 16th to Mon 26th Oct

    Carey Mulligan and Meryl Streep headline Sarah Gavron's intense historical drama about the early British feminist movement. Read more

  • The Program

    Fri 16th to Thu 22nd Oct

    Ben Foster inhabits the life of sports cheat Lance Armstrong in Stephen Frears' based-on-fact drama about one of the greatest deceptions of our time. Read more

  • Killing Joke: The Death & Resurrection Show

    Sun 18th Oct

    Get the inside story on post-punk industrial legends Killing Joke in this feature length documentary covering three decades of musical rebellion. Read more

  • RSC Live From Stratford presents Henry V

    Wed 21st Oct

    RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran continues his exploration of Shakespeare's History Plays with a performance of Henry V the same week as the anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt. Read more

  • Back To The Future Part II

    Wed 21st & Sun 25th Oct

    Marty McFly and Doc Brown travel to October 2015 in this superior blockbuster sequel that sees Biff Tannen steal the Delorean time machine for his own nefarious ends. Read more

  • Trash Film Night presents Troll 2

    Fri 23rd Oct

    Our Trash Film Night delivers up possibly the worst 'horror' film ever made - notorious cinematic disaster Troll 2, complete with the usual barbed live commentary. Read more

  • Casino Royale

    Sat 24th Oct

    Prepare for the release of Spectre by revisiting Daniel Craig's very first adventure as 007, featuring his first encounter with Mr. White. Read more

  • Skyfall

    Sun 25th Oct

    Catch up with Bond's previous exploits the day before Spectre opens as Daniel Craig's secret agent faces up to a man from M's past looking to settle an old score. Read more

  • Electrolyte members screening: Casablanca

    Sun 25th Oct

    Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman give star-making performances in this classic romance set in war-torn Morocco. Read more

  • Jodorowsky's Dune

    Sun 25th Oct

    Hear the story of the greatest science fiction movie never made as Alejandro Jodorowsky and collaborators reveal their thwarted cinematic version of Frank Herbert's classic sci-fi novel Dune. Read more

  • Shock & Gore presents Aaaaaaaah!

    Sun 25th Oct

    Humans go ape in Steve Oram's anarchic primal scream of a comedy, featuring a script made up entirely of grunts. Seriously. Read more

  • Spectre

    Mon 26th Oct to Thu 19th Nov

    A cryptic message from Bond’s past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organisation in the highly anticipated new 007 film, co-starring Léa Seydoux and Christoph Waltz. Read more

  • Goblin performs George Romero's Dawn Of The Dead live at Boxxed In Warehouse

    Thu 29th Oct

    Lunar Festival and our very own Shock & Gore are teaming up for a very special screening of George Romero's Dawn Of The Dead this Halloween, featuring a live soundtrack from Claudio Simonetti's Goblin at the Boxxed In warehouse in Digbeth. Read more

  • Spectre Gala Party

    Fri 30th Oct - SOLD OUT!

    Join us at The Electric for a lavish gala party across both of our screens to mark the release of the new Bond film Spectre, complete with cocktails, croupiers and music. Read more

  • Shock & Gore presents A Nightmare On Elm Street


    Pay tribute to the late Wes Craven as Shock & Gore screen his original 1984 horror hit A Nightmare On Elm Street, which introduced the world to the infamous Freddy Krueger. Read more

  • The Lobster

    Fri 6th to Thu 12th Nov

    Dogtooth director Yorgos Lanthimos makes his English language debut with this surreal, darkly comic love story, co-starring Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz. Read more

  • Crimson Peak

    Fri 6th to Thu 12th Nov

    Mia Wasikowska and Tom Hiddleston prowl the halls of Guillermo del Toro's Crimson Peak, a gothic horror with a few nasty surprises up its sleeve. Read more

  • NT Live: Of Mice & Men

    Thu 19th, Sun 22nd & Sat 28th Nov

    James Franco and Chris O'Dowd star in this critically acclaimed Broadway production of John Steinbeck's classic play about the bonds of friendship. Read more

  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2

    Fri 20th Nov to Thu 3rd Dec

    Jennifer Lawrence's fiery rebel faces off against Donald Sutherland's sadistic dictator in the final, action packed instalment of The Hunger Games franchise. Read more

  • Branagh Theatre Live: The Winter's Tale

    Thu 26th Nov

    The first season of the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company Live launches with Judi Dench starring in Shakespeare's timeless tragicomedy of obsession and redemption. Read more

  • NT Live: Jane Eyre

    Tue 8th Dec

    Sally Cookson directs her celebrated production of the classic Charlotte Brontė story, broadcast live from the National Theatre. Read more

  • NT Live: Les Liaisons Dangereuses

    Thu 28th Jan

    Dominic West and Janet McTeer star in this deliciously sinful adaptation of the Choderlos de Laclos novel, broadcast live from the Donmar Warehouse. Read more

  • NT Live: As You Like It

    Thu 25th Feb

    Shakespeare’s glorious comedy of love and change is staged at National Theatre for the first time in over 30 years under the direction of Polly Findlay. Read more