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  • Howl's Moving Castle 15th Anniversary

    From Saturday 24th August

    Exquisitely illustrated by master animator Miyazaki, this Studio Ghibli classic will delight children with its fantastical story and touch the hearts and minds of older viewers as well. Read more

  • Roald Dahl's Matilda

    From Saturday 24th August

    Danny DeVito's version of the Roald Dahl family classic gleefully preserves the book's spirit of stupid parents, cruel teachers and a very brave little girl Read more

  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    Quentin Tarantino's 9th feature boasts a stellar cast, exploring his biggest preoccupations; movies and murder, through the eyes of a television actor and his stunt double. Read more

  • Blinded by the Light

    From Friday 9th August

    Bend it Like Beckham's Gurinder Chadha's ode to "The Boss", growing up in 80's Britain and defying bullies which captures the euphoria music can have for its listeners. Read more

  • Transit

    From Friday 23rd August

    Christian Petzold’s white-hot existentialist noir Transit is perhaps the best World War II film since Paul Verhoeven’s Black Book. Read more

Next 7 Days

  • Only You

    From Friday 23rd August

    Josh O'Connor and Laia Costa tackle enduring romance in Harry Wootliff passionate, raw debut that's equally romantic and devastating. Read more

  • Howl's Moving Castle 15th Anniversary

    From Saturday 24th August

    Exquisitely illustrated by master animator Miyazaki, this Studio Ghibli classic will delight children with its fantastical story and touch the hearts and minds of older viewers as well. Read more

  • Roald Dahl's Matilda

    From Saturday 24th August

    Danny DeVito's version of the Roald Dahl family classic gleefully preserves the book's spirit of stupid parents, cruel teachers and a very brave little girl Read more

  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    Quentin Tarantino's 9th feature boasts a stellar cast, exploring his biggest preoccupations; movies and murder, through the eyes of a television actor and his stunt double. Read more

  • The Little Mermaid 30th Anniversary

    From Saturday 17th August

    Ushering in a golden era for Disney animation with warm, charming hand-drawn characters and catchy musical sequences, winning an Oscar for Best Song. Read more

  • The Wizard of Oz 80th Anniversary

    From Saturday 17th August

    A groundbreaking masterpiece with visuals and deft storytelling are still every bit as resonant, The Wizard of Oz is a must-see for film fans young and old. Read more

  • Blinded by the Light

    From Friday 9th August

    Bend it Like Beckham's Gurinder Chadha's ode to "The Boss", growing up in 80's Britain and defying bullies which captures the euphoria music can have for its listeners. Read more

  • Transit

    From Friday 23rd August

    Christian Petzold’s white-hot existentialist noir Transit is perhaps the best World War II film since Paul Verhoeven’s Black Book. Read more

  • Pain and Glory

    From Friday 30th August

    Pain and Glory finds writer-director Pedro Almodovar drawing on his own life to rewarding effect -- and honouring his craft as only a master filmmaker can. Read more

  • Speed 25th Annie-versary Beer & Movie Night

    Saturday 31st August

    Pop quiz, hot shot!
    Where can you find Keanu Reeves, a bus that can't go below 50 and a specially selected craft beer? Read more

  • Conjurer's Kitchen presents Ghostbusters

    Sunday 1st September

    Conjurer's Kitchen return for the final time with the slime-tatsic 80s hit Ghostbusters. Join us for ghoulish edible treats and fantastical frights. Read more

All Films & Events

  • Only You

    From Friday 23rd August

    Josh O'Connor and Laia Costa tackle enduring romance in Harry Wootliff passionate, raw debut that's equally romantic and devastating. Read more

  • Howl's Moving Castle 15th Anniversary

    From Saturday 24th August

    Exquisitely illustrated by master animator Miyazaki, this Studio Ghibli classic will delight children with its fantastical story and touch the hearts and minds of older viewers as well. Read more

  • Roald Dahl's Matilda

    From Saturday 24th August

    Danny DeVito's version of the Roald Dahl family classic gleefully preserves the book's spirit of stupid parents, cruel teachers and a very brave little girl Read more

  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    Quentin Tarantino's 9th feature boasts a stellar cast, exploring his biggest preoccupations; movies and murder, through the eyes of a television actor and his stunt double. Read more

  • The Little Mermaid 30th Anniversary

    From Saturday 17th August

    Ushering in a golden era for Disney animation with warm, charming hand-drawn characters and catchy musical sequences, winning an Oscar for Best Song. Read more

  • The Wizard of Oz 80th Anniversary

    From Saturday 17th August

    A groundbreaking masterpiece with visuals and deft storytelling are still every bit as resonant, The Wizard of Oz is a must-see for film fans young and old. Read more

  • Blinded by the Light

    From Friday 9th August

    Bend it Like Beckham's Gurinder Chadha's ode to "The Boss", growing up in 80's Britain and defying bullies which captures the euphoria music can have for its listeners. Read more

  • Transit

    From Friday 23rd August

    Christian Petzold’s white-hot existentialist noir Transit is perhaps the best World War II film since Paul Verhoeven’s Black Book. Read more

  • Bohemian Rhapsody Wine Tasting

    Sunday 25th August

    Join us for a foot-stomping celebration of Queen and their music for our Bohemian Rhapsody with Wine event. 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

  • Pain and Glory

    From Friday 30th August

    Pain and Glory finds writer-director Pedro Almodovar drawing on his own life to rewarding effect -- and honouring his craft as only a master filmmaker can. Read more

  • Speed 25th Annie-versary Beer & Movie Night

    Saturday 31st August

    Pop quiz, hot shot!
    Where can you find Keanu Reeves, a bus that can't go below 50 and a specially selected craft beer? Read more

  • NT Live: One Man, Two Guvnors

    Thursday 26th September

    Featuring a Tony Award-winning performance from host of the The Late Late Show, James Corden, the hilarious West End and Broadway hit returns to cinemas to mark National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday. Read more

  • Conjurer's Kitchen presents Ghostbusters

    Sunday 1st September

    Conjurer's Kitchen return for the final time with the slime-tatsic 80s hit Ghostbusters. Join us for ghoulish edible treats and fantastical frights. Read more

  • It Chapter Two

    From Friday 6th September

    Hold on to your red balloons, the terrifying Stephen King creation is back, as we return to Derry to see if we do all float down here, Georgie. Read more

  • Mrs Lowry & Son

    From Friday 6th September

    Engrossing and entertaining, Mrs Lowry & Son offers up a veritable masterclass in acting, with Vanessa Redgrave and Timothy Spall spellbinding as a mother and son separated by art and ambition. Read more

  • The Last Tree + Q&A

    12th September

    A special preview with Q&A of this stunning new film from writer/director Shola Amoo. Read more

  • Downton Abbey Gala Screening

    Friday 13th September

    Dress in your finest 1920s apparel and join us for a glamorous gala screening of the Downton Abbey film, including a charity auction, themed cocktails and fizz. Read more

  • Downton Abbey

    From Friday 13th September

    Dame Maggie Smtih returns as The Dowager Countess alongside the Crawleys, this time on the big screen and we've got themed cocktails, teas and cakes to celebrate their Royal visit. Read more

  • Hail Satan?

    From September

    Insightful, witty and entertaining documentary chronicling the extraordinary rise of one of the most colourful and controversial religious movements in American history Read more

  • The Souvenir

    From Friday 13th September

    Joanna Hogg’s Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner takes us back to early 80's London and the insecurities and vulnerabilities of a young filmmaker in this sly, disconcerting drama Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Fight Club 20th Anniversary

    From 22nd September

    The 1999 film based on the 1996 novel of the same name by Chuck Palahniuk. Directed by David Fincher and stars Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, and Helena Bonham Carter. Read more

  • The Farewell

    From 20th September

    A funny, uplifting tale based on a lie. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Blue Angel

    Sunday 22nd September

    Marlene Dietrich steals more than one show in this backstage tragedy about a lowly professor besotted with a cruel and enigmatic singer. Read more

  • The Last Tree

    From 27th September

    Growing up with his foster mother amongst the rolling fields of rural Lincolnshire, Femi’s young life seems as idyllic as the landscape. But when he returns to London to live with his birth mother he begins to struggle with the culture and values of his new environment. Read more

  • Joker

    From October

    Joaquin Phoenix's twisted take on Gotham's clown prince is the centrepiece of DC comics thriller which delves into the psyche of Batman's arch nemesis Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Apocalypse Now Final Cut

    Sun 29th Sep & Thurs 3rd Oct

    Francis Ford Coppola’s Apocalypse Now in its 40th year presents a new, never-before-seen restored version of the film. The new film Apocalypse Now Final Cut, has been remastered and is the director's perfect version Read more

  • South Park Bigger Longer and Uncut 20th Anniversary Beer & Movie Night

    Saturday 5th October

    Part of Birmingham Comedy Festival 2019 Stan, Kyle, Cartman and Kenny (until some b*stard kills him) return to the big screen and we’re buying them all beers to celebrate their 20th anniversary. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Midnight Cowboy

    Back on the big screen in a new 4K digital restoration in celebration of its 50th Anniversary, one of the most affectionately remembered Hollywood films of the late 1960s. Read more

  • Judy

    From Friday 11th October

    Renée Zellweger is ready to take moviegoers somewhere over the rainbow. The movie finds the Bridget Jones star portraying Garland circa 1968 as she performs a series of concerts at a legendary London nightclub. Read more

  • NT Live: Fleabag

    Wed 9th & Sun 13th October

    See the hilarious, award-winning, one-woman show that inspired the BBC’s hit TV series Fleabag, broadcast live to cinemas from London’s West End. Read more

  • Billy Connolly The Sex Life of Bandages

    Thursday 10th October

    Hailed as the UK’s most influential comedian of all time, legendary Scot Billy Connolly is coming to cinemas with this brilliant show from his final stand-up tour. Read more

  • The Day Shall Come

    From Friday 11th October

    Four Lions creator and two pin DIN plug Chris Morris returns with a razor sharp satire with US counter-terrorism & religion his targets Read more

  • SHOCK-tober: Don't Look Now

    Sun 13th & Wed 16th October

    Widely considered one of the finest British chillers of all time, Nicolas Roeg's masterful direction along with two stellar performances capture devastating portrait of grief. Read more

  • NT Live: A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Sunday 20th October

    Shakespeare’s most famous romantic comedy as-live from London portraying the events surrounding the marriage of Theseus, the Duke of Athens, to Hippolyta Read more

  • SHOCK-tober: Nosferatu

    Sunday 20th & Thursday 24th October

    An iconic film of the German expressionist cinema, and one of the most famous of all silent movies, Max Schreck’s cadaverous count haunts F.W. Murnau’s poetic take on the Bram Stoker's Dracula myth. Read more

  • SHOCK-tober: RING

    Saturday 26th October

    One curse, one cure, one week to find it. Read more

  • Monos

    From October

    Director Alejandro Landes eerie, absurd journey into the Latin American jungle in this Sundance-winning surrealist thriller. Read more

  • Sorry We Missed You

    From Friday 8th November

    Ken Loach returns with another Palme d'Or nominated look at the cost of economic isolation in modern Britain. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Warriors 40th Anniversary

    Saturday 9th & Thursday 14th November

    Walter Hill\'s hip, super-stylized action film set in a dystopian near-future, when various gangs control New York City turns 40. Read more

  • The Good Liar

    From November

    Ian McKellen re-teams with director Bill Condon following 1998's Oscar winning Gods And Monsters. They're joined by Helen Mirren in this fantastically assured con drama. Read more

  • Le Mans '66

    From November

    Burning rubber and flaring emotions in director James Mangold's (Walk the Line, Logan) full throttle drama exploring the real-life story of Ford’s attempt to build a race car that could beat Ferrari. Read more

  • NT Live: Hansard

    Thursday 28th November

    See Olivier Award-winners, Lindsay Duncan (Birdman, About Time) and Alex Jennings (The Lady in the Van, The Queen) in this brand new play from Simon Woods, broadcast as live from the National Theatre in London. Read more

Cinematic Time Machine - Vintage & Retro Classics

Coming Soon - Now Booking

  • Only You

    From Friday 23rd August

    Josh O'Connor and Laia Costa tackle enduring romance in Harry Wootliff passionate, raw debut that's equally romantic and devastating. Read more

  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    Quentin Tarantino's 9th feature boasts a stellar cast, exploring his biggest preoccupations; movies and murder, through the eyes of a television actor and his stunt double. Read more

  • The Wizard of Oz 80th Anniversary

    From Saturday 17th August

    A groundbreaking masterpiece with visuals and deft storytelling are still every bit as resonant, The Wizard of Oz is a must-see for film fans young and old. Read more

  • Blinded by the Light

    From Friday 9th August

    Bend it Like Beckham's Gurinder Chadha's ode to "The Boss", growing up in 80's Britain and defying bullies which captures the euphoria music can have for its listeners. Read more

  • Transit

    From Friday 23rd August

    Christian Petzold’s white-hot existentialist noir Transit is perhaps the best World War II film since Paul Verhoeven’s Black Book. Read more

  • Pain and Glory

    From Friday 30th August

    Pain and Glory finds writer-director Pedro Almodovar drawing on his own life to rewarding effect -- and honouring his craft as only a master filmmaker can. Read more

  • It Chapter Two

    From Friday 6th September

    Hold on to your red balloons, the terrifying Stephen King creation is back, as we return to Derry to see if we do all float down here, Georgie. Read more

  • Mrs Lowry & Son

    From Friday 6th September

    Engrossing and entertaining, Mrs Lowry & Son offers up a veritable masterclass in acting, with Vanessa Redgrave and Timothy Spall spellbinding as a mother and son separated by art and ambition. Read more

  • The Last Tree + Q&A

    12th September

    A special preview with Q&A of this stunning new film from writer/director Shola Amoo. Read more

  • Downton Abbey Gala Screening

    Friday 13th September

    Dress in your finest 1920s apparel and join us for a glamorous gala screening of the Downton Abbey film, including a charity auction, themed cocktails and fizz. Read more

  • Downton Abbey

    From Friday 13th September

    Dame Maggie Smtih returns as The Dowager Countess alongside the Crawleys, this time on the big screen and we've got themed cocktails, teas and cakes to celebrate their Royal visit. Read more

  • The Souvenir

    From Friday 13th September

    Joanna Hogg’s Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner takes us back to early 80's London and the insecurities and vulnerabilities of a young filmmaker in this sly, disconcerting drama Read more

  • The Farewell

    From 20th September

    A funny, uplifting tale based on a lie. Read more

  • The Last Tree

    From 27th September

    Growing up with his foster mother amongst the rolling fields of rural Lincolnshire, Femi’s young life seems as idyllic as the landscape. But when he returns to London to live with his birth mother he begins to struggle with the culture and values of his new environment. Read more

  • Judy

    From Friday 11th October

    Renée Zellweger is ready to take moviegoers somewhere over the rainbow. The movie finds the Bridget Jones star portraying Garland circa 1968 as she performs a series of concerts at a legendary London nightclub. Read more

  • Sorry We Missed You

    From Friday 8th November

    Ken Loach returns with another Palme d'Or nominated look at the cost of economic isolation in modern Britain. Read more

Coming Soon

  • Hail Satan?

    From September

    Insightful, witty and entertaining documentary chronicling the extraordinary rise of one of the most colourful and controversial religious movements in American history Read more

  • Joker

    From October

    Joaquin Phoenix's twisted take on Gotham's clown prince is the centrepiece of DC comics thriller which delves into the psyche of Batman's arch nemesis Read more

  • The Day Shall Come

    From Friday 11th October

    Four Lions creator and two pin DIN plug Chris Morris returns with a razor sharp satire with US counter-terrorism & religion his targets Read more

  • Monos

    From October

    Director Alejandro Landes eerie, absurd journey into the Latin American jungle in this Sundance-winning surrealist thriller. Read more

  • Le Mans '66

    From November

    Burning rubber and flaring emotions in director James Mangold's (Walk the Line, Logan) full throttle drama exploring the real-life story of Ford’s attempt to build a race car that could beat Ferrari. Read more

Documentaries at The Electric

  • Hail Satan?

    From September

    Insightful, witty and entertaining documentary chronicling the extraordinary rise of one of the most colourful and controversial religious movements in American history Read more

Live Theatre & Concert Screenings

  • NT Live: One Man, Two Guvnors

    Thursday 26th September

    Featuring a Tony Award-winning performance from host of the The Late Late Show, James Corden, the hilarious West End and Broadway hit returns to cinemas to mark National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday. Read more

  • NT Live: Fleabag

    Wed 9th & Sun 13th October

    See the hilarious, award-winning, one-woman show that inspired the BBC’s hit TV series Fleabag, broadcast live to cinemas from London’s West End. Read more

  • NT Live: A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Sunday 20th October

    Shakespeare’s most famous romantic comedy as-live from London portraying the events surrounding the marriage of Theseus, the Duke of Athens, to Hippolyta Read more

  • NT Live: Hansard

    Thursday 28th November

    See Olivier Award-winners, Lindsay Duncan (Birdman, About Time) and Alex Jennings (The Lady in the Van, The Queen) in this brand new play from Simon Woods, broadcast as live from the National Theatre in London. Read more

Once Upon a Time...at The Electric - Inspired by Tarantino

  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    Quentin Tarantino's 9th feature boasts a stellar cast, exploring his biggest preoccupations; movies and murder, through the eyes of a television actor and his stunt double. Read more

School's Out - Classic Family Films

  • Howl's Moving Castle 15th Anniversary

    From Saturday 24th August

    Exquisitely illustrated by master animator Miyazaki, this Studio Ghibli classic will delight children with its fantastical story and touch the hearts and minds of older viewers as well. Read more

  • Roald Dahl's Matilda

    From Saturday 24th August

    Danny DeVito's version of the Roald Dahl family classic gleefully preserves the book's spirit of stupid parents, cruel teachers and a very brave little girl Read more

  • The Little Mermaid 30th Anniversary

    From Saturday 17th August

    Ushering in a golden era for Disney animation with warm, charming hand-drawn characters and catchy musical sequences, winning an Oscar for Best Song. Read more

  • The Wizard of Oz 80th Anniversary

    From Saturday 17th August

    A groundbreaking masterpiece with visuals and deft storytelling are still every bit as resonant, The Wizard of Oz is a must-see for film fans young and old. Read more

Shock & Gore - Modern & Cult Horror

  • It Chapter Two

    From Friday 6th September

    Hold on to your red balloons, the terrifying Stephen King creation is back, as we return to Derry to see if we do all float down here, Georgie. Read more

  • SHOCK-tober: Don't Look Now

    Sun 13th & Wed 16th October

    Widely considered one of the finest British chillers of all time, Nicolas Roeg's masterful direction along with two stellar performances capture devastating portrait of grief. Read more

  • SHOCK-tober: Nosferatu

    Sunday 20th & Thursday 24th October

    An iconic film of the German expressionist cinema, and one of the most famous of all silent movies, Max Schreck’s cadaverous count haunts F.W. Murnau’s poetic take on the Bram Stoker's Dracula myth. Read more

  • SHOCK-tober: RING

    Saturday 26th October

    One curse, one cure, one week to find it. Read more

Special Events & Screenings