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  • Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

    From Fri 16th Nov

    We delve back into the wizarding world for the continued adventures of Newt Scamander, who enlists the help of a Albus Dumbledore to take down dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald. Read more

  • Shock & Gore: Possum

    From Fri 16th Nov

    Matthew Holness' feature debut is an unnerving and absorbing psychological journey into one man's marionette madness. Read more

  • Widows

    Until Fri 22nd Nov

    Steve McQueen follows Oscar winning 12 Years A Slave with a prestige crime drama boasting an outstanding ensemble cast and scripted by Gone Girl's Gillian Flynn. Read more

  • Bohemian Rhapsody

    Until Thu 29th Nov

    Rami Malek gives an Oscar tipped performance in this celebration of rock band Queen and their charismatic lead singer Freddie Mercury. Read more

Next 7 Days

  • Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

    From Fri 16th Nov

    We delve back into the wizarding world for the continued adventures of Newt Scamander, who enlists the help of a Albus Dumbledore to take down dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald. Read more

  • Shock & Gore: Possum

    From Fri 16th Nov

    Matthew Holness' feature debut is an unnerving and absorbing psychological journey into one man's marionette madness. Read more

  • Widows

    Until Fri 22nd Nov

    Steve McQueen follows Oscar winning 12 Years A Slave with a prestige crime drama boasting an outstanding ensemble cast and scripted by Gone Girl's Gillian Flynn. Read more

  • Bohemian Rhapsody

    Until Thu 29th Nov

    Rami Malek gives an Oscar tipped performance in this celebration of rock band Queen and their charismatic lead singer Freddie Mercury. Read more

  • Wildlife

    From Fri 23rd Nov

    Wildlife is a beautifully composed portrait of a family in crisis by debut director Paul Dano, brought to life by a career-best performance from Carey Mulligan. Read more

  • Shock & Gore: Suspiria (2018)

    From Fri 23rd Nov

    Call Me By Your Name director Luca Guadagnino unleashes his primal re-imagining of Dario Argento's classic in this nightmarish, blood-soaked delve into the human psyche. Read more

  • Happy New Year, Colin Burstead + Ben Wheatley Q&A

    Mon 26th Nov

    Ben Wheatley (High-Rise, Sightseers) joins us to present his latest bitingly funny, acute look at a family thrown together in claustrophobic circumstances. Read more

All Films & Events

  • Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

    From Fri 16th Nov

    We delve back into the wizarding world for the continued adventures of Newt Scamander, who enlists the help of a Albus Dumbledore to take down dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald. Read more

  • Shock & Gore: Possum

    From Fri 16th Nov

    Matthew Holness' feature debut is an unnerving and absorbing psychological journey into one man's marionette madness. Read more

  • Widows

    Until Fri 22nd Nov

    Steve McQueen follows Oscar winning 12 Years A Slave with a prestige crime drama boasting an outstanding ensemble cast and scripted by Gone Girl's Gillian Flynn. Read more

  • Bohemian Rhapsody

    Until Thu 29th Nov

    Rami Malek gives an Oscar tipped performance in this celebration of rock band Queen and their charismatic lead singer Freddie Mercury. Read more

  • Wildlife

    From Fri 23rd Nov

    Wildlife is a beautifully composed portrait of a family in crisis by debut director Paul Dano, brought to life by a career-best performance from Carey Mulligan. Read more

  • Shock & Gore: Suspiria (2018)

    From Fri 23rd Nov

    Call Me By Your Name director Luca Guadagnino unleashes his primal re-imagining of Dario Argento's classic in this nightmarish, blood-soaked delve into the human psyche. Read more

  • Happy New Year, Colin Burstead + Ben Wheatley Q&A

    Mon 26th Nov

    Ben Wheatley (High-Rise, Sightseers) joins us to present his latest bitingly funny, acute look at a family thrown together in claustrophobic circumstances. Read more

  • Three Identical Strangers

    From Fri 30th Nov

    Surreal and surprising Sundance breakout documentary which effectively questions the nature of reality and identity. Read more

  • The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

    From Fri 30th Nov

    Disney's works some winter wonder in thier brand new adaptation of E. T. A. Hoffmann's The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, which found fame via Tchaikovsky's classic ballet. Read more

  • The Box Of Delights

    Sat 1st Dec - SOLD OUT

    The wolves are running again this Yuletide as we screen all six episodes of the classic BBC fantasy show in one marathon event. Read more

  • Behind The Screens Tour

    Sun 2nd Dec

    Get a 'behind the screens' tour of the UK's oldest working cinema and find out about the building's fascinating history, stretching from 1909 to the present day. Read more

  • Christmas Beer & Movie Night: The Long Kiss Goodnight + Merry Brummie

    Thur 6th Dec

    We've teamed up with local brew-masters Birmingham Brewing Co. for the ultimate festive beer and movie night. Sample their Merry Brummie, made with British Rye malt and new world citrus hops, spiced with cinnamon and orange peel alongside 90s action spy spectacular The Long Kiss Goodnight. Read more

  • Sorry to Bother You

    From Fri 7th Dec

    Fearlessly ambitious, scathingly funny, and thoroughly original, Sorry to Bother You loudly heralds the arrival of a fresh film-making talent in writer-director Boots Riley. Read more

  • The Old Man & the Gun

    From Fri 14th Dec

    David Lowery follows up A Ghost Story with the true story of a gentlemanly criminal bought to life by the masterful Robert Redford. Read more

  • NT Live: The Madness of George III

    Sun 9th Dec

    Mark Gatiss portrays the mentally ill King George III in Alan Bannett's acclaimed play, recorded at Nottingham Playhouse. Read more

  • Conjurer's Kitchen presents Edward Scissorhands

    Sat 8th Dec

    Conjurer's Kitchen return to bring your dreams and nightmares to life, in edible form. This time the taste-along is with Tim Burton's magical Gothic fairy tale with a sweet centre. Read more

  • White Christmas Wine Tasting

    Sun 9th & 16th Dec

    Join wine connoisseur Tony Elvin at the Electric as we make your day merry and bright with a festive tasting event, alongside quintessential Christmas favourite White Christmas. Read more

  • A Christmas Carol with Simon Callow

    Tue 11th Dec

    Using the adaptation Dickens made for his own public performances as a starting point, join Simon Callow in a one-man theatrical spectacular that will leave you with a warm festive glow. Read more

  • Elf

    Elf

    From Fri 14th Dec

    A movie full of Yuletide cheer, Elf is the ultimate good-natured family comedy, enlivened by Will Ferrell's funny and charming performance as one of Santa's biggest helpers. Read more

  • It's A Wonderful Life

    From Fri 14th Dec

    The holiday classic to define all holiday classics, Frank Capra's It's a Wonderful Life is back at The Electric this Christmas. . Read more

  • Die Hard 30th Anniversary

    From Fri 14th Dec

    Welcome to the party, pal! Join the McClane's this festive season for a celebration of the true meaning of Christmas; Family, friends and surviving one hell of an office party. Yippy-Ki-yay, Merry Chirstmas! Read more

  • Die Hard 2: Die Harder

    Fri 14th Dec

    Just once, John McClane would like a regular, normal Christmas. Eggnog, a Christmas tree, a little turkey. But, no! He's gotta crawl around in this merryflippin' tin can in part 2 of the ultimate festive action double bill. Read more

  • Love Actually

    Sat 15th & Sun 23rd Dec

    Christmas is all around us at The Electric, with Richard Curtis' intertwined tales of festive romance. A stellar cast charm in the ultimate yuletide romantic comedy. Read more

  • Gremlins

    Sat 15th & Sun 23rd Dec

    Whether you choose to see it as a statement on consumer culture or simply a special effects-heavy popcorn flick, Gremlins is a Christmas classic. Read more

  • Home Alone

    Sun 16th & Sat 22nd Dec

    Relive all the festive fun and mayhem as Macaulay Culkin fends off Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern, armed only with homemade weaponry and a kid's know how. And you think your family are dysfunctional? Read more

  • Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

    Sun 16th Dec

    They left poor Kevin alone at Christmas...again! This time in the Big Apple, where he falls foul of the-now-Wet Bandits and a future US president. Read more

  • Mary Poppins Returns

    From Fri 21st Dec

    A spoonful of sugar and a generous sprinkling of nostalgia in Disney's supercalifragilisticexpialidociouss new adventures of everyone's favourite nanny. Read more

  • Stan & Ollie

    From Fri 28th Dec

    Silent era icons Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy are bought back to the silver screen in a biographical comedy from the makers of Philomena and Pride. Read more

  • The Favourite

    From Tue 1st Jan

    Following The Lobster and The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Yorgos Lanthimos returns with scabrous period piece The Favourite, winner of Venice Film Festival Grand Jury Prize. Read more

Christmas at The Electric

  • The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

    From Fri 30th Nov

    Disney's works some winter wonder in thier brand new adaptation of E. T. A. Hoffmann's The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, which found fame via Tchaikovsky's classic ballet. Read more

  • Behind The Screens Tour

    Sun 2nd Dec

    Get a 'behind the screens' tour of the UK's oldest working cinema and find out about the building's fascinating history, stretching from 1909 to the present day. Read more

  • Christmas Beer & Movie Night: The Long Kiss Goodnight + Merry Brummie

    Thur 6th Dec

    We've teamed up with local brew-masters Birmingham Brewing Co. for the ultimate festive beer and movie night. Sample their Merry Brummie, made with British Rye malt and new world citrus hops, spiced with cinnamon and orange peel alongside 90s action spy spectacular The Long Kiss Goodnight. Read more

  • Conjurer's Kitchen presents Edward Scissorhands

    Sat 8th Dec

    Conjurer's Kitchen return to bring your dreams and nightmares to life, in edible form. This time the taste-along is with Tim Burton's magical Gothic fairy tale with a sweet centre. Read more

  • White Christmas Wine Tasting

    Sun 9th & 16th Dec

    Join wine connoisseur Tony Elvin at the Electric as we make your day merry and bright with a festive tasting event, alongside quintessential Christmas favourite White Christmas. Read more

  • A Christmas Carol with Simon Callow

    Tue 11th Dec

    Using the adaptation Dickens made for his own public performances as a starting point, join Simon Callow in a one-man theatrical spectacular that will leave you with a warm festive glow. Read more

  • Elf

    Elf

    From Fri 14th Dec

    A movie full of Yuletide cheer, Elf is the ultimate good-natured family comedy, enlivened by Will Ferrell's funny and charming performance as one of Santa's biggest helpers. Read more

  • It's A Wonderful Life

    From Fri 14th Dec

    The holiday classic to define all holiday classics, Frank Capra's It's a Wonderful Life is back at The Electric this Christmas. . Read more

  • Die Hard 30th Anniversary

    From Fri 14th Dec

    Welcome to the party, pal! Join the McClane's this festive season for a celebration of the true meaning of Christmas; Family, friends and surviving one hell of an office party. Yippy-Ki-yay, Merry Chirstmas! Read more

  • Die Hard 2: Die Harder

    Fri 14th Dec

    Just once, John McClane would like a regular, normal Christmas. Eggnog, a Christmas tree, a little turkey. But, no! He's gotta crawl around in this merryflippin' tin can in part 2 of the ultimate festive action double bill. Read more

  • Love Actually

    Sat 15th & Sun 23rd Dec

    Christmas is all around us at The Electric, with Richard Curtis' intertwined tales of festive romance. A stellar cast charm in the ultimate yuletide romantic comedy. Read more

  • Gremlins

    Sat 15th & Sun 23rd Dec

    Whether you choose to see it as a statement on consumer culture or simply a special effects-heavy popcorn flick, Gremlins is a Christmas classic. Read more

  • Home Alone

    Sun 16th & Sat 22nd Dec

    Relive all the festive fun and mayhem as Macaulay Culkin fends off Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern, armed only with homemade weaponry and a kid's know how. And you think your family are dysfunctional? Read more

  • Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

    Sun 16th Dec

    They left poor Kevin alone at Christmas...again! This time in the Big Apple, where he falls foul of the-now-Wet Bandits and a future US president. Read more

Coming Soon - Now Booking

  • Wildlife

    From Fri 23rd Nov

    Wildlife is a beautifully composed portrait of a family in crisis by debut director Paul Dano, brought to life by a career-best performance from Carey Mulligan. Read more

  • Shock & Gore: Suspiria (2018)

    From Fri 23rd Nov

    Call Me By Your Name director Luca Guadagnino unleashes his primal re-imagining of Dario Argento's classic in this nightmarish, blood-soaked delve into the human psyche. Read more

  • Happy New Year, Colin Burstead + Ben Wheatley Q&A

    Mon 26th Nov

    Ben Wheatley (High-Rise, Sightseers) joins us to present his latest bitingly funny, acute look at a family thrown together in claustrophobic circumstances. Read more

  • The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

    From Fri 30th Nov

    Disney's works some winter wonder in thier brand new adaptation of E. T. A. Hoffmann's The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, which found fame via Tchaikovsky's classic ballet. Read more

Coming Soon

  • Three Identical Strangers

    From Fri 30th Nov

    Surreal and surprising Sundance breakout documentary which effectively questions the nature of reality and identity. Read more

  • Sorry to Bother You

    From Fri 7th Dec

    Fearlessly ambitious, scathingly funny, and thoroughly original, Sorry to Bother You loudly heralds the arrival of a fresh film-making talent in writer-director Boots Riley. Read more

  • The Old Man & the Gun

    From Fri 14th Dec

    David Lowery follows up A Ghost Story with the true story of a gentlemanly criminal bought to life by the masterful Robert Redford. Read more

  • Mary Poppins Returns

    From Fri 21st Dec

    A spoonful of sugar and a generous sprinkling of nostalgia in Disney's supercalifragilisticexpialidociouss new adventures of everyone's favourite nanny. Read more

  • Stan & Ollie

    From Fri 28th Dec

    Silent era icons Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy are bought back to the silver screen in a biographical comedy from the makers of Philomena and Pride. Read more

  • The Favourite

    From Tue 1st Jan

    Following The Lobster and The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Yorgos Lanthimos returns with scabrous period piece The Favourite, winner of Venice Film Festival Grand Jury Prize. Read more

Conjurer's Kitchen

Live Theatre Screenings

Shock & Gore

  • Shock & Gore: Possum

    From Fri 16th Nov

    Matthew Holness' feature debut is an unnerving and absorbing psychological journey into one man's marionette madness. Read more

  • Shock & Gore: Suspiria (2018)

    From Fri 23rd Nov

    Call Me By Your Name director Luca Guadagnino unleashes his primal re-imagining of Dario Argento's classic in this nightmarish, blood-soaked delve into the human psyche. Read more

  • Conjurer's Kitchen presents Edward Scissorhands

    Sat 8th Dec

    Conjurer's Kitchen return to bring your dreams and nightmares to life, in edible form. This time the taste-along is with Tim Burton's magical Gothic fairy tale with a sweet centre. Read more

Special Events & Screenings

  • Happy New Year, Colin Burstead + Ben Wheatley Q&A

    Mon 26th Nov

    Ben Wheatley (High-Rise, Sightseers) joins us to present his latest bitingly funny, acute look at a family thrown together in claustrophobic circumstances. Read more

  • The Box Of Delights

    Sat 1st Dec - SOLD OUT

    The wolves are running again this Yuletide as we screen all six episodes of the classic BBC fantasy show in one marathon event. Read more

  • Behind The Screens Tour

    Sun 2nd Dec

    Get a 'behind the screens' tour of the UK's oldest working cinema and find out about the building's fascinating history, stretching from 1909 to the present day. Read more

  • Christmas Beer & Movie Night: The Long Kiss Goodnight + Merry Brummie

    Thur 6th Dec

    We've teamed up with local brew-masters Birmingham Brewing Co. for the ultimate festive beer and movie night. Sample their Merry Brummie, made with British Rye malt and new world citrus hops, spiced with cinnamon and orange peel alongside 90s action spy spectacular The Long Kiss Goodnight. Read more

  • Conjurer's Kitchen presents Edward Scissorhands

    Sat 8th Dec

    Conjurer's Kitchen return to bring your dreams and nightmares to life, in edible form. This time the taste-along is with Tim Burton's magical Gothic fairy tale with a sweet centre. Read more

  • White Christmas Wine Tasting

    Sun 9th & 16th Dec

    Join wine connoisseur Tony Elvin at the Electric as we make your day merry and bright with a festive tasting event, alongside quintessential Christmas favourite White Christmas. Read more