The Electric
The UK's Oldest Working Cinema

Cinema & Events


Bombshell From Friday 17th January 2020

With a star-studded cast including Charlize Theron, Margot Robbie and Nicole Kidman, Bombshell focuses on a sexual harassment scandal that rocked media empire Fox News, coming to a head in 2016.


1917 From Friday 10th January

See visually extravagant drama 1917 at the only Birmingham cinema dating back to WWI still showing films today.

At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield and Blake are gi... read more
More Films

Private Hire

Ladies Fighting Breast Cancer

1st May 2018
Ladies Fighting Breast Cancer

Birmingham charity Ladies Fighting Breast Cancer visited us on Monday 16th April to promote their new cover of Bill Withers' classic tune Lean On Me, performed ... read more

Film & TV Production

Tom Lawes opens film consultancy

21st May 2019
Tom Lawes opens film consultancy

Electric Cinema Birmingham owner Tom Lawes has launched an international film consultancy business called Backlight Consulting at the Cannes Film Festival. The ... read more

History and Education

Behind the screens

18th May 2018
Behind the screens

Our popular 'Behind The Screens' tours are back, giving you the chance to delve into The Electric Cinema's long and tumultuous history.

Discover what part i... read more