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Today's Screenings

  • Their Finest

    Until Thu 4th May

    Gemma Arterton and Bill Nighy star in the witty and moving story of a screenwriter tasked with making a film to lift Britain's flagging spirits and inspire America to join WWII. Read more

  • The Handmaiden

    Until Thu 27th Apr

    Acclaimed Korean director Park Chan-wook returns with a seductive, sexually explosive drama based on the Sarah Waters novel Fingersmith. Read more

  • Shock & Gore presents Raw

    Fri 21st to Thu 27th Apr

    Debut director Julia Ducournau dishes up a gory, critically acclaimed coming-of-age story about a vegetarian who develops a taste for human flesh. Read more

  • I Am Not Your Negro

    Until Wed 26th Apr

    Samuel L. Jackson narrates this powerful take on race in America as seen through the eyes and work of the late writer and social commentator James Baldwin. Read more

Next 7 Days

  • Their Finest

    Until Thu 4th May

    Gemma Arterton and Bill Nighy star in the witty and moving story of a screenwriter tasked with making a film to lift Britain's flagging spirits and inspire America to join WWII. Read more

  • The Handmaiden

    Until Thu 27th Apr

    Acclaimed Korean director Park Chan-wook returns with a seductive, sexually explosive drama based on the Sarah Waters novel Fingersmith. Read more

  • Shock & Gore presents Raw

    Fri 21st to Thu 27th Apr

    Debut director Julia Ducournau dishes up a gory, critically acclaimed coming-of-age story about a vegetarian who develops a taste for human flesh. Read more

  • I Am Not Your Negro

    Until Wed 26th Apr

    Samuel L. Jackson narrates this powerful take on race in America as seen through the eyes and work of the late writer and social commentator James Baldwin. Read more

  • RSC Live From Stratford: Julius Caesar

    Wed 26th Apr

    Mutiny is rumbling through the corridors of power in Julius Caesar, broadcast from the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and directed by Angus Jackson. Read more

  • Godzilla whisky taste-along with Nikka Whisky

    Thu 27th Apr

    The Birmingham Whisky Club teams up with Nikka Whisky for a special 'taste-along' screening of 1954 classic Godzilla, the ultimate Japanese monster movie. Read more

  • Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2

    Fri 28th Apr to Thu 11th May

    Anybody can save the galaxy once. Watch Star Lord, Gamora, Drax, Rocket and Baby Groot do it again in James Gunn's supercharged sequel. Read more

  • Lady Macbeth

    Fri 28th Apr to Thu 4th May

    William Oldroyd's debut feature stars Florence Pugh as a 19th century woman looking to seize her independence in a world dominated by men. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Paths Of Glory

    Sat 29th Apr

    Stanley Kubrick's devastating anti-war statement proved controversial upon its initial release and still has the power to shock today. Read more

  • Mad Max: Fury Road - Black & Chrome Edition

    Sun 30th Apr & Mon 1st May

    See George Miller's preferred version of his 2015 sand-blasted masterpiece Mad Max: Fury Road, screening in crystal clear black and white. Read more

All Films & Events

  • Their Finest

    Until Thu 4th May

    Gemma Arterton and Bill Nighy star in the witty and moving story of a screenwriter tasked with making a film to lift Britain's flagging spirits and inspire America to join WWII. Read more

  • The Handmaiden

    Until Thu 27th Apr

    Acclaimed Korean director Park Chan-wook returns with a seductive, sexually explosive drama based on the Sarah Waters novel Fingersmith. Read more

  • Shock & Gore presents Raw

    Fri 21st to Thu 27th Apr

    Debut director Julia Ducournau dishes up a gory, critically acclaimed coming-of-age story about a vegetarian who develops a taste for human flesh. Read more

  • I Am Not Your Negro

    Until Wed 26th Apr

    Samuel L. Jackson narrates this powerful take on race in America as seen through the eyes and work of the late writer and social commentator James Baldwin. Read more

  • RSC Live From Stratford: Julius Caesar

    Wed 26th Apr

    Mutiny is rumbling through the corridors of power in Julius Caesar, broadcast from the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and directed by Angus Jackson. Read more

  • Godzilla whisky taste-along with Nikka Whisky

    Thu 27th Apr

    The Birmingham Whisky Club teams up with Nikka Whisky for a special 'taste-along' screening of 1954 classic Godzilla, the ultimate Japanese monster movie. Read more

  • Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2

    Fri 28th Apr to Thu 11th May

    Anybody can save the galaxy once. Watch Star Lord, Gamora, Drax, Rocket and Baby Groot do it again in James Gunn's supercharged sequel. Read more

  • Lady Macbeth

    Fri 28th Apr to Thu 4th May

    William Oldroyd's debut feature stars Florence Pugh as a 19th century woman looking to seize her independence in a world dominated by men. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Paths Of Glory

    Sat 29th Apr

    Stanley Kubrick's devastating anti-war statement proved controversial upon its initial release and still has the power to shock today. Read more

  • Mad Max: Fury Road - Black & Chrome Edition

    Sun 30th Apr & Mon 1st May

    See George Miller's preferred version of his 2015 sand-blasted masterpiece Mad Max: Fury Road, screening in crystal clear black and white. Read more

  • Mindhorn

    Fri 5th to Sun 14th May

    Julian Barratt plays a washed up actor called on to reprise his only success in this raucous comedy - a renegade Isle of Man detective named Mindhorn. Read more

  • NT Live: Obsession

    Thu 11th May

    Jude Law stars in a new stage adaptation of Luchino Visconti's 1943 film about passion and self-destruction. Read more

  • Midnight In Paris gala with Annexe Restaurant

    Fri 12th May

    The Electric teams up with Annexe restaurant for a magical evening transporting audience members to 1920s Paris, beginning with a three course French dinner and culminating with a screening of Woody Allen's romantic comedy Midnight In Paris. Read more

  • Alien: Covenant

    Fri 12th to Thu 25th May

    Ridley Scott helms a new chapter in the horror franchise he launched almost forty years ago, as an uncharted paradise planet becomes a hostile killing ground. Read more

  • Whisky Galore! special preview with The Lost Distillery Company

    Tue 16th May

    The Birmingham Whisky Club and The Lost Distillery provide the tipples for a special tastealong preview screening of Gillies MacKinnon's Whisky Galore! remake. Read more

  • NT Live: Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?

    Thu 18th May

    Imelda Staunton, Luke Treadaway, Conleth Hill and Imogen Poots tear up the stage in James Macdonald's five star production of Edward Albee's landmark play. Read more

  • Shock & Gore presents The Belko Experiment

    Fri 19th & Wed 24th May

    Office Space meets Battle Royale in Greg McLean's darkly comic and brutally violent horror about office workers forced to kill each other to save their own skin. Read more

  • Frantz

    From Fri 19th May

    Prolific French master François Ozon returns with another volte face - a powerful period drama about the emotional wounds of warfare. Read more

  • Lady & The Tramp - in aid of Hearing Dogs For Deaf People

    Sun 21st May

    Experience this Disney canine romance classic on the big screen with English subtitles, in aid of the Hearing Dogs For Deaf People charity. Read more

  • Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry

    Tue 23rd May

    Based on Hiro Mashima's successful manga series, this anime sequel sees the Fairy Tail guild out to capture the magical artefact known as Dragon Cry. Read more

  • Shock & Gore presents Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me

    Sat 20th May

    Prepare for the return of Twin Peaks with David Lynch's unsettling big screen prequel, documenting the final tragic days of Laura Palmer. Read more

  • RSC Live From Stratford: Antony & Cleopatra

    Wed 24th May

    Mark Antony neglects his empire for a life with Queen Cleopatra in this new RSC production, directed by Iqbal Khan. Read more

  • Colossal

    From Fri 26th May

    The monster is both outside and inside in Nacho Vigalondo's unique comedy drama about an alcoholic American (Anne Hathaway) who finds she has a strange connection to a gigantic monster rampaging through Seoul. Read more

  • The Red Turtle

    From Fri 26th May

    Director MichaŽl Dudok de Wit and Studio Ghibli present a wordless animated masterpiece about a man shipwrecked on a tropical island. Read more

  • Conjurer's Kitchen presents Vincent Price's Birmingham Birthday Bash

    Sun 28th May

    Conjurer's Kitchen celebrates what would have been Vincent Price's 106th birthday with a night of ghoulish gastronomy and a special appearance by Vincent's daughter Victoria, who will celebrate her father's love of dining. Read more

  • NT Live: Peter Pan

    Sat 10th June

    Sally Cookson (NT Live: Jane Eyre) directs this wondrously inventive production of JM Barrie's much loved tale. Read more

  • NT Live: Salomé

    Thu 22nd June

    Internationally acclaimed theatre director YaŽl Farber draws on multiple accounts to create a hypnotic production of the infamous Biblical tale. Read more

  • Withnail & I: 30th Anniversary + Richard E. Grant Q&A

    Sat 24th June - SOLD OUT!

    A very special screening of Bruce Robinson's cult British comedy in association with our friends at Withnail Brum, with star Richard E. Grant in attendance for a suitably loquacious Q&A. Read more

  • Sofia Coppola's La Traviata: Teatro Dell' 2017

    Sun 9th July

    Haute couture meets Hollywood as director Sofia Coppola collaborates with designer Valentino for this lavish production of Verdi's classic opera. Read more

  • NT Live: Angels In America Part 1 - Millennium Approaches

    Thu 20th July

    Andrew Garfield stars in part one of the National Theatre's new adaptation of the multi award winning Tony Kushner play set in the mid 1980s during Reagan's presidency and the AIDS crisis. Read more

  • NT Live: Angels In America Part 2 - Perestroika

    Thu 27th July

    Denise Gough stars in part two of the National Theatre's new adaptation of the multi award winning Tony Kushner play set in the mid 1980s during Reagan's presidency and the AIDS crisis. Read more

  • RSC Live From Stratford: Titus Andronicus

    Wed 9th Aug

    Blanche McIntyre directs one of Shakespeare's most gruesome plays, a revenge tragedy set in a morally corrupt society. Read more

  • NT Live: Yerma

    Thu 31st Aug

    Billie Piper reprises her award winning performance in Simon Stone's radical production of Lorcaís achingly powerful masterpiece. Read more

  • RSC Live From Stratford: Coriolanus

    Wed 11th Oct

    Angus Jackson directs a visceral, battle hardened production of Coriolanus for the RSC, with Sope Dirisu in the lead. Read more

Cinematic Time Machine

Live Theatre Screenings

Shock & Gore

Coming Soon

  • Alien: Covenant

    Fri 12th to Thu 25th May

    Ridley Scott helms a new chapter in the horror franchise he launched almost forty years ago, as an uncharted paradise planet becomes a hostile killing ground. Read more

  • Frantz

    From Fri 19th May

    Prolific French master François Ozon returns with another volte face - a powerful period drama about the emotional wounds of warfare. Read more

  • Colossal

    From Fri 26th May

    The monster is both outside and inside in Nacho Vigalondo's unique comedy drama about an alcoholic American (Anne Hathaway) who finds she has a strange connection to a gigantic monster rampaging through Seoul. Read more

  • The Red Turtle

    From Fri 26th May

    Director MichaŽl Dudok de Wit and Studio Ghibli present a wordless animated masterpiece about a man shipwrecked on a tropical island. Read more

Special Events & Screenings

Conjurer's Kitchen

Anime Screenings

  • Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry

    Tue 23rd May

    Based on Hiro Mashima's successful manga series, this anime sequel sees the Fairy Tail guild out to capture the magical artefact known as Dragon Cry. Read more