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  • Stan & Ollie

    From Fri 11th Jan

    Stan and Ollie stars Steve Coogan and John C Reilly as Laurel and Hardy, the world's most famous comedy duo, attempting to reignite their film careers embarking on what becomes their swan song - a gruelling theatre tour of post-war Britain. 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

  • RBG

    RBG

    Until Thur 24th Jan

    BAFTA nominated documentary which explores the life of the iconic U.S. Supreme Court Justice, whose actions and social commitment have changed the way of life for American women today. Read more

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  • Stan & Ollie

    From Fri 11th Jan

    Stan and Ollie stars Steve Coogan and John C Reilly as Laurel and Hardy, the world's most famous comedy duo, attempting to reignite their film careers embarking on what becomes their swan song - a gruelling theatre tour of post-war Britain. 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

  • RBG

    RBG

    Until Thur 24th Jan

    BAFTA nominated documentary which explores the life of the iconic U.S. Supreme Court Justice, whose actions and social commitment have changed the way of life for American women today. Read more

  • Mary Queen Of Scots

    From Fri 25th Jan

    Academy Award nominees Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie lead a dramatic historical tale of the ultimate sisterly rivalry. Read more

  • Best of 2018: Black Panther (Beer & Movie night with Tryanuary)

    Sat 26th Jan

    The biggest solo Marvel movie of all-time, Black Panther elevates superhero cinema to thrilling new heights while telling one of the MCU's most absorbing stories -- and introducing some of its most fully realised characters. Read more

  • Best of 2018: Cold War

    Sun 27th Jan

    With a brilliantly stark visual aesthetic to match its lean narrative, Pawel Pawlikowski's semi-autobiographical love story doesn't waste a moment -- and doesn't skimp on its bittersweet emotional impact. Read more

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  • Stan & Ollie

    From Fri 11th Jan

    Stan and Ollie stars Steve Coogan and John C Reilly as Laurel and Hardy, the world's most famous comedy duo, attempting to reignite their film careers embarking on what becomes their swan song - a gruelling theatre tour of post-war Britain. 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

  • RBG

    RBG

    Until Thur 24th Jan

    BAFTA nominated documentary which explores the life of the iconic U.S. Supreme Court Justice, whose actions and social commitment have changed the way of life for American women today. Read more

  • Free Solo

    Until Tue 22nd Jan

    Documentary which depicts athletic feats that many viewers will find beyond reason - and grounds the attempts in passions that are truly universal. Read more

  • Mary Queen Of Scots

    From Fri 25th Jan

    Academy Award nominees Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie lead a dramatic historical tale of the ultimate sisterly rivalry. Read more

  • Best of 2018: Black Panther (Beer & Movie night with Tryanuary)

    Sat 26th Jan

    The biggest solo Marvel movie of all-time, Black Panther elevates superhero cinema to thrilling new heights while telling one of the MCU's most absorbing stories -- and introducing some of its most fully realised characters. Read more

  • Best of 2018: Cold War

    Sun 27th Jan

    With a brilliantly stark visual aesthetic to match its lean narrative, Pawel Pawlikowski's semi-autobiographical love story doesn't waste a moment -- and doesn't skimp on its bittersweet emotional impact. Read more

  • Beautiful Boy

    From Fri 1st Feb

    Timothée Chalamet and Steve Carell deliver showcase work based on the best-selling pair of memoirs of a father and son coping with addiction. Read more

  • Vice

    From Fri 1st Feb

    Christian Bale goes through another physical transformation because the role demanded it. This time he plays Dick Cheney in Adam McKay's biopic of the former US vice president. Read more

  • Shock & Gore: One Cut of the Dead (Kamera o tomeru na!)

    Sat 9th Feb

    Brainy and bloody in equal measure, One Cut of the Dead reanimates the zombie genre with a refreshing blend of splatter, visual ingenuity and biting satire. Read more

  • NT Live: I'm Not Running

    Sun 17th Feb

    David Hare’s explosive new play, set in a very different 2018, portrays personal choices and their public consequences, through a twenty year intimate friendship. Read more

  • All Is True

    From Feb

    Bard aficionados Kenneth Branagh and Ben Elton bring an ode to Shakespeare’s home life to the silver screen, with able support from Judi Dench and Ian McKellan. Read more

  • Boy Erased

    From Feb

    Anchored in empathy by writer-director-star Joel Edgerton, Boy Erased is the complex, powerfully performed true story of one young man's struggle to find himself while being forced to question every aspect of his identity Read more

  • Green Book

    From Feb

    Green Book takes audiences on a affecting ride through the Deep South in the 1960s, fueled by director Peter Farrelly's deft touch and a pair of well-matched leads. Read more

  • Valentine's at The Electric: When Harry Met Sally 30th Anniversary

    Thur 14th Feb

    Relive Rob Reiner's touching, funny film which set a new standard for romantic comedies, elevated by the sharp interplay between Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan. Read more

  • Valentine's at The Electric: Dirty Dancing

    Fri 15th Feb

    This Valentine's relive all the dancing and romancing as Baby and Johnny fall head over heels and have the time of their lives. Read more

  • If Beale Street Could Talk

    From Fri 15th Feb

    Barry Jenkins follows Best Picture Oscar winner Moonlight with a beautifully filmed adaptation of James Baldwin's passionate, timeless and moving love story. Read more

  • Valentine's at The Electric: Scott Pilgrim vs the World

    Sat 16th Feb

    Fall in lesbians all over again, as Scott battles Ramona's seven evil exes to win her heart, in Edgar Wright's eye-popping collage of pop culture iconography. Read more

  • Valentine's at The Electric: It Happened One Night 85th Annivesary

    Sun 17th Feb

    Capturing Clark Gable and Frank Capra at their finest, It Happened One Night remains unsurpassed by the countless romantic comedies it has inspired. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Memento

    Sat 23rd Feb

    Christopher Nolan's (Dark Knight trilogy, Inception) breakthrough neo-noir which set his standard for fractured narratives, seeped in existential dread. Read more

  • Behind The Screens Tour

    Sun 24th Feb

    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

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Double Indemnity 75th Anniversary

    Sun 24th Feb

    A dark, tautly constructed adaptation of James M. Cain's novel -- penned by Billy Wilder and Raymond Chandler -- Double Indemnity set the standard for Hollywood film noir. Read more

  • Fisherman's Friends

    From March

    The feel-good true-story of a record producer trying to sign a group of tuneful fisherman to his label. Read more

  • Shock & Gore: Us

    From March

    From the makers of Get Out and BlacKkKlansman comes this zeitgeist-tapping psychological horror about a vacation gone wrong. Read more

  • The White Crow

    From March

    Scripted by playwright David Hare ( The Hours, The Reader), Ralph Fiennes directs this elegant mix of ballet and Cold War intrigue. Read more

  • NT Live: The Tragedy of King Richard the Second

    Thu 28th Mar

    Simon Russell Beale plays William Shakespeare’s Richard II, broadcast from the stage of the Almeida Theatre in London. Read more

  • Avengers: Endgame

    From Fri 26th April

    The Marvel Cinematic Universe reaches a pinnacle in the follow up to Infinity War. Read more

  • Eigth Grade

    From April

    Eighth Grade offers a rare and resoundingly truthful look at adolescent life, while heralding breakthroughs for writer-director Bo Burnham and captivating star Elsie Fisher. Read more

  • The Sisters Brothers

    from April

    Jacques Audiard (Dheepan, A Prophet) directs a re-imagining of the cinematic Western as a dangerous, witty, and emotionally cathartic exploration of what it means to be a man. Read more

  • Under the Silver Lake

    From April

    Writer-director David Robert Mitchell's (It Follows) ambitious, paranoid tale of the dark side of Hollywood. Read more

  • NT Live: All My Sons

    Thu 6th June

    Academy Award-winner Sally Field (Steel Magnolias, Brothers & Sisters) and Bill Pullman (The Sinner, Independence Day) star in Arthur Miller’s blistering drama All My Sons. Read more

Best of 2018

  • Best of 2018: Black Panther (Beer & Movie night with Tryanuary)

    Sat 26th Jan

    The biggest solo Marvel movie of all-time, Black Panther elevates superhero cinema to thrilling new heights while telling one of the MCU's most absorbing stories -- and introducing some of its most fully realised characters. Read more

  • Best of 2018: Cold War

    Sun 27th Jan

    With a brilliantly stark visual aesthetic to match its lean narrative, Pawel Pawlikowski's semi-autobiographical love story doesn't waste a moment -- and doesn't skimp on its bittersweet emotional impact. Read more

Cinematic Time Machine

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  • Mary Queen Of Scots

    From Fri 25th Jan

    Academy Award nominees Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie lead a dramatic historical tale of the ultimate sisterly rivalry. Read more

  • Best of 2018: Black Panther (Beer & Movie night with Tryanuary)

    Sat 26th Jan

    The biggest solo Marvel movie of all-time, Black Panther elevates superhero cinema to thrilling new heights while telling one of the MCU's most absorbing stories -- and introducing some of its most fully realised characters. Read more

  • Best of 2018: Cold War

    Sun 27th Jan

    With a brilliantly stark visual aesthetic to match its lean narrative, Pawel Pawlikowski's semi-autobiographical love story doesn't waste a moment -- and doesn't skimp on its bittersweet emotional impact. Read more

  • Beautiful Boy

    From Fri 1st Feb

    Timothée Chalamet and Steve Carell deliver showcase work based on the best-selling pair of memoirs of a father and son coping with addiction. Read more

  • Vice

    From Fri 1st Feb

    Christian Bale goes through another physical transformation because the role demanded it. This time he plays Dick Cheney in Adam McKay's biopic of the former US vice president. Read more

  • Shock & Gore: One Cut of the Dead (Kamera o tomeru na!)

    Sat 9th Feb

    Brainy and bloody in equal measure, One Cut of the Dead reanimates the zombie genre with a refreshing blend of splatter, visual ingenuity and biting satire. Read more

  • If Beale Street Could Talk

    From Fri 15th Feb

    Barry Jenkins follows Best Picture Oscar winner Moonlight with a beautifully filmed adaptation of James Baldwin's passionate, timeless and moving love story. Read more

Coming Soon

  • All Is True

    From Feb

    Bard aficionados Kenneth Branagh and Ben Elton bring an ode to Shakespeare’s home life to the silver screen, with able support from Judi Dench and Ian McKellan. Read more

  • Boy Erased

    From Feb

    Anchored in empathy by writer-director-star Joel Edgerton, Boy Erased is the complex, powerfully performed true story of one young man's struggle to find himself while being forced to question every aspect of his identity Read more

  • Green Book

    From Feb

    Green Book takes audiences on a affecting ride through the Deep South in the 1960s, fueled by director Peter Farrelly's deft touch and a pair of well-matched leads. Read more

  • Fisherman's Friends

    From March

    The feel-good true-story of a record producer trying to sign a group of tuneful fisherman to his label. Read more

  • Shock & Gore: Us

    From March

    From the makers of Get Out and BlacKkKlansman comes this zeitgeist-tapping psychological horror about a vacation gone wrong. Read more

  • The White Crow

    From March

    Scripted by playwright David Hare ( The Hours, The Reader), Ralph Fiennes directs this elegant mix of ballet and Cold War intrigue. Read more

  • Eigth Grade

    From April

    Eighth Grade offers a rare and resoundingly truthful look at adolescent life, while heralding breakthroughs for writer-director Bo Burnham and captivating star Elsie Fisher. Read more

  • The Sisters Brothers

    from April

    Jacques Audiard (Dheepan, A Prophet) directs a re-imagining of the cinematic Western as a dangerous, witty, and emotionally cathartic exploration of what it means to be a man. Read more

  • Under the Silver Lake

    From April

    Writer-director David Robert Mitchell's (It Follows) ambitious, paranoid tale of the dark side of Hollywood. Read more

Live Theatre Screenings

  • NT Live: I'm Not Running

    Sun 17th Feb

    David Hare’s explosive new play, set in a very different 2018, portrays personal choices and their public consequences, through a twenty year intimate friendship. Read more

  • NT Live: The Tragedy of King Richard the Second

    Thu 28th Mar

    Simon Russell Beale plays William Shakespeare’s Richard II, broadcast from the stage of the Almeida Theatre in London. Read more

  • NT Live: All My Sons

    Thu 6th June

    Academy Award-winner Sally Field (Steel Magnolias, Brothers & Sisters) and Bill Pullman (The Sinner, Independence Day) star in Arthur Miller’s blistering drama All My Sons. Read more

Shock & Gore

Special Events & Screenings

  • Best of 2018: Black Panther (Beer & Movie night with Tryanuary)

    Sat 26th Jan

    The biggest solo Marvel movie of all-time, Black Panther elevates superhero cinema to thrilling new heights while telling one of the MCU's most absorbing stories -- and introducing some of its most fully realised characters. Read more

  • Behind The Screens Tour

    Sun 24th Feb

    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

Valentine's at The Electric