The Electric

What's On

  • Magic In The Moonlight

    Until Thu 9th 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

  • Pride

    Until Thu 9th Oct

    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

  • 20,000 Days On Earth

    Until Thu 2nd Oct

    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

  • The Hundred-Foot Journey

    Until Thu 9th Oct

    Helen Mirren stars as a frosty French restaurateur in this charming new film from director Lasse Hallström about the rivalry between an Indian restaurant and a Michelin starred eatery. Read more

  • Gone Girl

    Thu 2nd to Thu 16th 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 - SOLD OUT!

    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

  • Ghost In The Shell

    Sun 5th & Tue 7th Oct

    The cult 90s anime about the search for a master hacker is given a digital upgrade, breathing new life into Ghost In The Shell's seamless merging of traditional cel animation and CGI. Read more

  • Sideways wine tasting

    Wed 8th & Wed 22nd 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

  • Ida


    Sat 11th and Sun 12th Oct

    BAFTA winner Pawel Pawlikoski turns to his Polish homeland for this deeply film about a young nun on a path to discover her true identity. 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

  • '71


    Fri 17th to Thu 23rd Oct

    A young British soldier is accidentally abandoned by his unit after a riot on the streets of Belfast in 1971 in this tense and memorable drama, featuring a powerhouse performance from rising star Jack O'Connell. 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

  • NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire

    Tue 21st Oct

    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

  • 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

  • Trash Film Night presents Cool As Ice

    Fri 24th October

    Vanilla Ice got his very own movie with 1991 disaster-piece Cool As Ice, and our Trash Film Night commentators will be dissecting it for you in all its badly acted, badly thought out glory. Read more

  • 2014 Charity Poster Sale

    Sat 25th Oct

    We're clearing out our basement on Saturday 25th October and selling a few movie posters for charity, so come along and grab yourself a poster or five. 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

  • Mr. Turner

    Fri 31st Oct to Thu 6th Nov

    Mike Leigh's acclaimed new film explores the last quarter century of the eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner, portrayed by an award winning Timothy Spall. Read more

  • Die Nibelungen: Siegfried + live score from Neil Brand

    Sun 2nd Nov

    A rare screening of Fritz Lang's 1924 silent movie epic Siegfried featuring a live score from BBC Radio 4's Neil Brand, screening as part of the Hippodrome Plus Ringside season. Read more

  • Between Dog & Wolf: The New Model Army Story + Justin Sullivan Q&A

    Tue 18th Nov

    The story of rock pioneers New Model Army is documented in this all-access documentary, followed by a live Q&A with both the film's director and New Model Army frontman Justin Sullivan. 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

  • The Phantom Of The Opera + live score from Minima

    Sun 30th Nov

    Acclaimed post-rock band Minima visit The Electric to provide a striking live score to the classic 1925 gothic horror The Phantom Of The Opera, starring 'The Man Of A Thousand Faces' Lon Chaney. 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