The Electric

What's On

  • It's A Wonderful Life

    Until Christmas Eve

    Get yourself a glass of mulled cider, grab a mince pie and settle down for a festive screening of Frank Capra's feelgood Christmas classic starring Jimmy Stewart. Read more

  • The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies

    Until New Year's Day

    Peter Jackson reaches the end of a long, awe-inspiring road with the final instalment of The Hobbit, bringing to an epic conclusion the story of Bilbo Baggins and his fellow travellers. Read more

  • The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies 3D

    Until Christmas Eve

    The long road comes to an end in the final instalment of The Hobbit, a 3D epic set to finish with an almighty battle as Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf lead the fight against Sauron. Read more

  • Home Alone

    Sat 20th Dec to Christmas Eve

    Tough little tyke Macauley Culkin fights off two bungling burglars in this much loved 1990 family comedy. Read more

  • Home Alone 2: Lost In New York

    Mon 22nd & Tue 23rd Dec

    Once is bad luck. Twice might be stupidity for the McCallister family, who again leave their son Kevin (Macaulay Culkin) on his own in Home Alone 2: Lost In New York. Read more

  • The Wizard Of Oz

    Tue 23rd Dec

    Follow the yellow brick road this Christmas as Dorothy (Judy Garland) visits the magical world of Oz in the classic 1939 big screen musical. Read more

  • Exodus: Gods & Kings

    Boxing Day to New Year's Day

    Nobody does epic quite like Ridley Scott, who returns to the screen with this bombastic Biblical drama, depicting Moses' rebellion against the Egyptian pharoah Ramses. Read more

  • Paddington

    Boxing Day to New Year's Day

    Bursting with invention courtesy of director Paul King, Paddington is a truly joyous piece of entertainment about a small brown bear and the kind London family who adopt him. Read more

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    Sat 27th & Sun 28th Dec

    Philosophically ambitious, technically innovative and visually stunning, Stanley Kubrick’s sci-fi epic 2001: A Space Odyssey returns to the big screen. Read more

  • The Theory Of Everything

    New Year's Day to Thu 8th Jan

    Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones give stellar performances in James Marsh's heartbreaking biopic of astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, struck down by a motor neuron disease at the age of 21. Read more

  • Birdman

    New Year's Day to Thu 8th Jan

    Michael Keaton plays a washed up actor best known for playing a superhero named Birdman in this deliciously oddball comedy from Alejandro González Iñárritu. Read more

  • Foxcatcher

    Fri 9th to Thu 15th Jan

    Steve Carell is almost unrecognisable in this dark true life tale, playing an eccentric millionaire whose interest in Olympic wrestler March Schultz (Channing Tatum) can only end in tragedy. Read more

  • Whiplash

    Fri 15th to Thu 22nd Jan

    J.K. Simmons eats up the screen as a tyrannical music teacher in this punishing drama from Damien Chazelle about a drummer's quest for musical perfection. Read more

  • Beyond Clueless + director Q&A

    Sat 17th Jan

    Delve into the mind, body and soul of the American teen movie with this insightful documentary from director Charlie Lyne, who'll be on hand afterwards for a live Q&A. 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

  • Fifty Shades Of Grey

    Fri 13th to Thu 26th Feb

    Erotic bestseller Fifty Shades Of Grey 'hits' the big screen this February, starring Jamie Dornan as the enigmatic Mr. Grey and Dakota Johnson as his paramour. Read more

  • Josie Long Live: 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

  • Brendon Burns Live: Outside The Box

    Tue 17th Feb

    Outrageous stand-up Brendon Burns leaves the comedy clubs behind for his latest tour, visiting The Electric Cinema for another challenging and memorable live set. 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

  • Maxine Peake as Hamlet

    Mon 23rd & Sun 29th March

    Maxine Peake portrays the Prince Of Denmark in this critically acclaimed gender reversal of one of Shakespeare's most iconic works. 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Flickerama Film Festival


    Friday 14th to Sunday 16th August 2015 at The Great Tew Estate in the Cotswolds Read more

  • Flickerama - Electrolyte Members


    Friday 14th to Sunday 16 August 2015 at The Great Tew Estate in the Cotswolds Read more