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Today's Screenings

  • King Of Thieves

    Until Thu 27th Sept

    James Marsh (Man On Wire, The Theory of Everything) directs a stellar cast of British acting talent in this incredible true tale of one of the biggest diamond heists in history. Read more

  • Crazy Rich Asians

    Until Thu 27th Sept

    Already a critical and box office phenomenon stateside, Jon M. Chu directs this adaptation of Kevin Kwan's series of bestselling novels. It'll make you fall in love with romantic comedies again. Read more

  • Cold War

    Until Thu 20th Sept

    Pawel Pawlikowski follows up the Oscar-winning Ida with a luscious tale of passion and politics set against the stark backdrop of Cold War Europe, for which he received Best Director at Cannes. Read more

  • The Miseducation of Cameron Post

    Until Thu 20th Sept

    Chloë Grace Moretz delivers a heartbreaking and nuanced performance as a teen shipped off to a gay conversion camp in Desiree Akhavan’s touching drama, this year’s Sundance Grand Jury winner. Read more

Next 7 Days

  • King Of Thieves

    Until Thu 27th Sept

    James Marsh (Man On Wire, The Theory of Everything) directs a stellar cast of British acting talent in this incredible true tale of one of the biggest diamond heists in history. Read more

  • Crazy Rich Asians

    Until Thu 27th Sept

    Already a critical and box office phenomenon stateside, Jon M. Chu directs this adaptation of Kevin Kwan's series of bestselling novels. It'll make you fall in love with romantic comedies again. Read more

  • Cold War

    Until Thu 20th Sept

    Pawel Pawlikowski follows up the Oscar-winning Ida with a luscious tale of passion and politics set against the stark backdrop of Cold War Europe, for which he received Best Director at Cannes. Read more

  • The Miseducation of Cameron Post

    Until Thu 20th Sept

    Chloë Grace Moretz delivers a heartbreaking and nuanced performance as a teen shipped off to a gay conversion camp in Desiree Akhavan’s touching drama, this year’s Sundance Grand Jury winner. Read more

  • Matangi/Maya/M.I.A.

    From Fri 21st Sept

    Drawn from a cache of personal video recordings from the past 22 years, director Steve Loveridge’s Sundance award winning MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. is a startlingly personal profile of the critically acclaimed artist, chronicling her remarkable journey from refugee immigrant to pop star. Read more

  • The Little Stranger

    From Fri 21st Sept

    Lenny Abrahamson follows up Oscar nominated Room with an atmospheric adaptation of Sarah Waters' Gothic mystery. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Godfather

    Sun 23rd Sept

    Touchstone of American cinema, The Godfather is back on the big screen. Francis Ford Coppola's mafia saga is a landmark achievement in which Al Pacino, Diane Keaton and Marlon Brando give career defining performances. Read more

  • A Sideways Wine Tasting

    Sun 23rd Sept

    Wine buff Tony Elvin and Team Electric invite you to join us for a fun night of wine tasting alongside a showing of Alexander Payne's acerbic, Oscar winning Sideways. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Do the Right Thing

    Thu 26th Sept

    A look back at BlacKkKlansman director Spike Lee's groundbreaking early work, following a Brooklyn neighborhood's simmering racial tension, which culminates in tragedy on a hot summer day. Read more

All Films & Events

  • King Of Thieves

    Until Thu 27th Sept

    James Marsh (Man On Wire, The Theory of Everything) directs a stellar cast of British acting talent in this incredible true tale of one of the biggest diamond heists in history. Read more

  • Crazy Rich Asians

    Until Thu 27th Sept

    Already a critical and box office phenomenon stateside, Jon M. Chu directs this adaptation of Kevin Kwan's series of bestselling novels. It'll make you fall in love with romantic comedies again. Read more

  • Cold War

    Until Thu 20th Sept

    Pawel Pawlikowski follows up the Oscar-winning Ida with a luscious tale of passion and politics set against the stark backdrop of Cold War Europe, for which he received Best Director at Cannes. Read more

  • The Miseducation of Cameron Post

    Until Thu 20th Sept

    Chloë Grace Moretz delivers a heartbreaking and nuanced performance as a teen shipped off to a gay conversion camp in Desiree Akhavan’s touching drama, this year’s Sundance Grand Jury winner. Read more

  • Matangi/Maya/M.I.A.

    From Fri 21st Sept

    Drawn from a cache of personal video recordings from the past 22 years, director Steve Loveridge’s Sundance award winning MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. is a startlingly personal profile of the critically acclaimed artist, chronicling her remarkable journey from refugee immigrant to pop star. Read more

  • The Little Stranger

    From Fri 21st Sept

    Lenny Abrahamson follows up Oscar nominated Room with an atmospheric adaptation of Sarah Waters' Gothic mystery. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Godfather

    Sun 23rd Sept

    Touchstone of American cinema, The Godfather is back on the big screen. Francis Ford Coppola's mafia saga is a landmark achievement in which Al Pacino, Diane Keaton and Marlon Brando give career defining performances. Read more

  • A Sideways Wine Tasting

    Sun 23rd Sept

    Wine buff Tony Elvin and Team Electric invite you to join us for a fun night of wine tasting alongside a showing of Alexander Payne's acerbic, Oscar winning Sideways. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Do the Right Thing

    Thu 26th Sept

    A look back at BlacKkKlansman director Spike Lee's groundbreaking early work, following a Brooklyn neighborhood's simmering racial tension, which culminates in tragedy on a hot summer day. Read more

  • NT Live: Julie

    Thu 27th Sep

    Vanessa Kirby and Eric Kofi Abrefa star in this savage update of August Strinberg’s play Miss Julie, recorded at the National Theatre. Read more

  • The Wife

    From Fri 28th Sept

    Glenn Close gives a career-best performance as a wife who questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her narcissistic husband, who is set to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Big Trouble In Little China

    Sat 29th Sept

    Classic 80's fantasy in which blue-collar trucker (Russell) helps rescue his friend's fiance from an ancient sorcerer in a supernatural battle beneath Chinatown. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: A Fish Called Wanda

    Sun 30th Sept

    Classic British comedy written by and starring John Cleese alongside a cast of British and American comedy all-stars, A Fish Called Wanda offers a classic example of a humor based on character, good-natured high spirits, and fairly uninhibited vulgarity. Read more

  • A Star Is Born

    From Fri 5th Oct

    Bradley Cooper makes his directorial debut and stars alongside Lady Gaga in this fresh take on a time honored love story. Read more

  • First Man

    From Fri 12th Oct

    Damien Chazelle re-teams with Ryan Gosling following the their six-time Academy Award-winning smash La La Land, to look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Big Lebowski 20th Anniversary

    Coming Soon

    Join us at The Electric to celebrate 20 years since The Dude's epic search for a rug. Grab a white Russian and bask in The Coen's idiosyncratic blend of sharp dialogue and twisted visuals. Read more

  • Behind The Screens Tour

    Coming Soon

    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

  • NT Live: King Lear

    Sun 14th Oct

    Ian McKellen returns to the role of King Lear for this five star production of Shakespeare's astonishing tragedy. Read more

  • Bohemian Rhapsody Preview Screenings

    Wed 24th & 25th Oct

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

  • Cliff Richard Live: 60th Anniversary Tour

    Sun 28th Oct

    Cliff Richard celebrates sixty years of show business with a concert featuring a selection of his greatest hits from across six decades. Read more

  • NT Live: Allelujah!

    Thu 1st Nov

    Filmed live at London’s Bridge Theatre during its limited run, don’t miss Alan Bennett's ‘rousing chorus line for the NHS’ (Observer). Read more

  • The Box Of Delights

    Sat 1st Dec - LAST SOFA REMAINING!

    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

  • 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

  • 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

Cinematic Time Machine

Live Theatre Screenings

  • NT Live: Julie

    Thu 27th Sep

    Vanessa Kirby and Eric Kofi Abrefa star in this savage update of August Strinberg’s play Miss Julie, recorded at the National Theatre. Read more

  • NT Live: King Lear

    Sun 14th Oct

    Ian McKellen returns to the role of King Lear for this five star production of Shakespeare's astonishing tragedy. Read more

  • NT Live: Allelujah!

    Thu 1st Nov

    Filmed live at London’s Bridge Theatre during its limited run, don’t miss Alan Bennett's ‘rousing chorus line for the NHS’ (Observer). 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

Coming Soon

  • The Wife

    From Fri 28th Sept

    Glenn Close gives a career-best performance as a wife who questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her narcissistic husband, who is set to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature. Read more

  • A Star Is Born

    From Fri 5th Oct

    Bradley Cooper makes his directorial debut and stars alongside Lady Gaga in this fresh take on a time honored love story. Read more

  • First Man

    From Fri 12th Oct

    Damien Chazelle re-teams with Ryan Gosling following the their six-time Academy Award-winning smash La La Land, to look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969. Read more

  • Bohemian Rhapsody Preview Screenings

    Wed 24th & 25th Oct

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

Special Events & Screenings

  • A Sideways Wine Tasting

    Sun 23rd Sept

    Wine buff Tony Elvin and Team Electric invite you to join us for a fun night of wine tasting alongside a showing of Alexander Payne's acerbic, Oscar winning Sideways. Read more

  • Behind The Screens Tour

    Coming Soon

    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

  • Bohemian Rhapsody Preview Screenings

    Wed 24th & 25th Oct

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

  • Cliff Richard Live: 60th Anniversary Tour

    Sun 28th Oct

    Cliff Richard celebrates sixty years of show business with a concert featuring a selection of his greatest hits from across six decades. Read more

  • The Box Of Delights

    Sat 1st Dec - LAST SOFA REMAINING!

    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