The Electric
The UK's Oldest Working Cinema

Cinema & Events


Greed The fictional story of a retail billionaire, set in the glamorous and celebrity-filled world of luxury fashion centred around the build up to a spectacular 60th birthday party in an exclusive hotel on a Greek island.


Parasite The South Korean Palme d'Or winning black comedy thriller about a family of fraudsters down on their luck who lie and cheat their way into the lives of an affluent family.

BAFTA Nominee - Best Film, Best Director,
Golden Globe Nom... read more
More Films

Private Hire

Crank Up Your Conference at The Electric Cinema Birmingham

4th February 2020
Crank Up Your Conference at The Electric Cinema Birmingham

We have been featured as one of the top cinemas to hire in the Midlands by Hire Space. Check out their article and consider hiring The Electric for your corpora... 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