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  • Avengers: Age Of Ultron

    Thu 23rd Apr to Thu 7th May

    Director Joss Whedon reteams with Marvel's super group as they take on James Spader's maniacal robot Ultron, the nightmare result of a peacekeeping initiative gone wrong. Read more

  • Cobain: Montage Of Heck

    Until Mon 27th Apr

    The first fully authorized Kurt Cobain documentary, Montage Of Heck is a visceral journey through Cobain’s life through the lens of his home movies, recordings, artwork, photography and journals. Read more

  • A Little Chaos

    Until Thu 30th Apr

    Alan Rickman returns to the director's chair for this romantic period drama featuring Kate Winslet as a strong willed landscape designer chosen to build one of the main gardens at King Louis XIV's palace at Versailles. Read more

  • The Emperor's New Clothes

    Fri 24th to Thu 30th Apr

    Russell Brand joins forces with acclaimed director Michael Winterbottom for this polemical documentary about the financial crisis, complete with Michael Moore-esque stunts. Read more

  • Lost River

    Fri 24th to Thu 30th Apr

    Ryan Gosling makes his directorial debut with this dark fairy tale about an abandoned city called Lost River, starring Christina Hendricks and Matt Smith. Read more

  • Force Majeure

    Sun 26th to Wed 29th Apr

    A panicked father makes a terrible decision in Ruben Östlund's wickedly funny and precisely observed psychodrama set at a ski resort in the French Alps. Read more

  • Film Food Club presents Dirty Dancing

    Tue 28th Apr

    Feed your hungry eyes with a meal at Birmingham Hippodrome followed by a screening of eternal 80s favourite Dirty Dancing here at The Electric, coinciding with the stage show's Birmingham run. Read more

  • Far From The Madding Crowd

    Fri 1st to Thu 7th May

    Thomas Vinterberg reinvents Thomas Hardy's literary classic, starring Carey Mulligan as a headstrong young woman who attracts three very different suitors. Read more

  • Heaven Adores You

    Sat 9th & Sun 10th May

    What kind of person was Elliott Smith? Director Nickolas Rossi is set on finding out in this intimate, meditative inquiry into the life of the late singer-songwriter. Read more

  • Shock & Gore presents Tusk

    Wed 13th May

    Kevin Smith returns with a demented horror comedy about a young podcaster whose trip to interview an eccentric seafarer takes a terrifying, walrus based turn. 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

  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Thu 14th to Thu 21st May

    Prepare for post-apocalyptic carnage as director George Miller returns to the world of Mad Max, with Tom Hardy as the lone Road Warrior fighting for survival in a violent wasteland. Read more

  • Electrolyte members screening: 12 Monkeys

    Mon 18th May

    Bruce Willis is sent back in time to save the world from a deadly virus in Terry Gilliam's cult film centred around the mystery of the Army of the Twelve Monkeys. Read more

  • Behind The Screens tour

    Sat 30th May

    Ever wanted to take a look behind the scenes at The Electric Cinema? Now's your chance as we offer a tour of this historic building and a talk on the cinema's history, followed by a midday matinee. Read more

  • London Road + live satellite Q&A

    Tue 9th June

    The feature film adaptation of the groundbreaking National Theatre production about the discovery of the bodies of five women in Ipswich, followed by a live satellite Q&A with cast and crew. Read more

  • Jurassic World

    Thu 11th to Thu 18th June

    A genetic hybrid dinosaur causes havoc in the fourth pulse pounding instalment of the successful action adventure series produced by Steven Spielberg. Read more

  • Film Food Club presents Midnight In Paris under the stars

    Sun 14th June

    Enjoy Woody Allen's nostalgic Parisian comedy in comfort at The Electric, followed by a delicious French meal at Hotel du Vin in their open air courtyard. Read more

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Sun 21st June

    Julie Taymor gives A Midsummer Night's Dream a visually extravagant makeover in this critically acclaimed production, filmed in New York last autumn. Read more

  • NT Live: Everyman

    Thu 16th July

    BAFTA winner and Oscar nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor takes the title role in this dynamic new production of one of English drama’s oldest plays from the National Theatre’s new director Rufus Norris. Read more

  • RSC Live From Stratford presents The Merchant Of Venice

    Wed 22nd Jul

    Polly Findlay directs Shakespeare's uncompromising tragedy about a despised outsider looking to exact the ultimate price for a deal sealed in blood. Read more

  • Flickerama Film Festival

    Friday 14th to Sunday 16th Aug

    Experience the world's first greenfield film festival, taking place between Friday 14th and Sunday 16th August 2015 at The Great Tew Estate in the Cotswolds. Read more

  • RSC: Live From Stratford presents Othello

    Wed 26th Aug

    Hugh Quarshie returns to the RSC to take on the role of fearsome warrior Othello, torn apart by his own fragile and destructive pride. Read more

  • NT Live: Hamlet

    Thu 15th, Sun 18th & Tue 20th Oct

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