The Electric

What's On

  • Mr. Turner

    Fri 31st Oct to Thu 13th 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

  • Nightcrawler

    Fri 31st Oct to Thu 6th Nov

    Human tragedy becomes financial gain in this dark thriller from writer-director Dan Gilroy, starring Jake Gyllenhaal as a freelance journalist who dives into the murky waters of Los Angeles crime journalism. 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, showing as part of the Hippodrome Plus Ringside season. Read more

  • Citizenfour

    Mon 3rd Nov

    A real life thriller unfolds before our eyes in this gripping documentary that follows Edward Snowden as he blows the whistle on the global intelligence community's covert surveillance programmes. Read more

  • Interstellar

    Fri 7th to Thu 20th Nov

    Christopher Nolan takes audiences to another galaxy with his long awaited science fiction epic Interstellar, starring Matthew McConaughey as the leader of a team astronauts tasked with saving a dying Earth. Read more

  • Nas: Time Is Illmatic

    Sat 8th & Sun 9th Nov

    Twenty years after the release of Nas's groundbreaking debut album Illmatic, this new documentary takes us into the heart of this seminal hip hop artist's creative process. Read more

  • The Imitation Game

    Fri 14th to Thu 20th Nov

    Benedict Cumberbatch shines in this powerful biopic of Alan Turing, the genius mathematician who helped the Allies win WWII but was later prosecuted by the country he helped save for his sexuality. Read more

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

    Tue 18th Nov - SOLD OUT!

    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

  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

    Fri 21st Nov to Thu 4th Dec

    The rebellion enters a higher gear in the penultimate instalment of worldwide hit The Hunger Games, as Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) fights to save both Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) and a suffering nation. 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

  • The Old Vic's The Crucible

    Thu 4th & Sun 7th Dec

    Richard Armitage heads up this acclaimed production of Arthur Miller's classic American drama about the Salem witch trials, recorded earlier this year at The Old Vic. 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

  • Josie Long: Cara Josephine

    Sun 15th Feb

    Three-time Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and cult optimist Josie Long is back with her most personal show to date - about love and being outdoorsy as a bear. 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

  • NT Live: Behind The Beautiful Flowers

    Thu 12th March

    From Katherine Boo's uncompromising book, winner of the National Book Award for Non Fiction 2012, acclaimed playwright David Hare has fashioned a tumultuous play set in the slums of Mumbai. Read more

  • NT Live: The Hard Problem

    Thu 16th Apr

    Acclaimed playwright Tom Stoppard (Shakespeare In Love, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead) returns to the National Theatre with his highly-anticipated new play The Hard Problem, directed by Nicholas Hytner. 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

  • NT Live: Man & Superman

    Thu 14th May

    Oscar nominee Ralph Fiennes (The English Patient, Schindler’s List) plays Jack Tanner in the National Theatre's exhilarating reinvention of Shaw’s witty, provocative classic. Read more