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Today's Screenings

  • 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

  • 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

Next 7 Days

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Farewell

    From 20th September

    A funny, uplifting tale based on a lie. 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

  • 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

All Films & Events

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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: 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Goldfinch

    From Friday 27th September

    The film adaptation of Donna Tartt’s globally acclaimed best-selling novel The Goldfinch. 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

  • The Joker's Crazy Clown Party!

    Friday 4th October

    Dress in your scariest clown costume and join us for a not-so-serious screening of Joker, including prize giveaways, themed cocktails and a magic show. Read more

  • Joker

    From 4th 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

  • Shaun of the Dead with Halloween Cocktails

    Thursday 31st October

    Join us for this Halloween Movie with Cocktails Special where Shaun and Ed won’t just be battling Zombies . . they’ll be serving you Halloween Themed Cocktails at appropriately timed moments throughout the movie. Read more

  • Hannibal with Wine - Halloween Special

    Sunday 3rd November

    Instead of having an old friend for dinner, why not spend the evening with Hannibal Lecter, where we will drink wine together and enjoy this classic Ridley Scott movie. 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

    6th & 10th October

    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

  • Shout Festival Presents: A Dirty Shame

    13th November

    Following on from his performance at Birmingham Hippodrome, SHOUT Festival and The Electric Cinema present a very special late night screening of John Waters' most recent film 'A Dirty Shame' 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 18th 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

  • A Second Chance + filmmaker Q&A

    30th October

    A Second Chance is a campaigning feature-length documentary that casts a spotlight onto one of the most marginalised groups in today’s society: Former prisoners.

    The screening will be followed by a filmmaker Q&A. 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • The Goldfinch

    From Friday 27th September

    The film adaptation of Donna Tartt’s globally acclaimed best-selling novel The Goldfinch. Read more

  • Shaun of the Dead with Halloween Cocktails

    Thursday 31st October

    Join us for this Halloween Movie with Cocktails Special where Shaun and Ed won’t just be battling Zombies . . they’ll be serving you Halloween Themed Cocktails at appropriately timed moments throughout the movie. Read more

  • Hannibal with Wine - Halloween Special

    Sunday 3rd November

    Instead of having an old friend for dinner, why not spend the evening with Hannibal Lecter, where we will drink wine together and enjoy this classic Ridley Scott movie. 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

  • Shout Festival Presents: A Dirty Shame

    13th November

    Following on from his performance at Birmingham Hippodrome, SHOUT Festival and The Electric Cinema present a very special late night screening of John Waters' most recent film 'A Dirty Shame' Read more

  • A Second Chance + filmmaker Q&A

    30th October

    A Second Chance is a campaigning feature-length documentary that casts a spotlight onto one of the most marginalised groups in today’s society: Former prisoners.

    The screening will be followed by a filmmaker Q&A. 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

  • The Joker's Crazy Clown Party!

    Friday 4th October

    Dress in your scariest clown costume and join us for a not-so-serious screening of Joker, including prize giveaways, themed cocktails and a magic show. Read more

  • Joker

    From 4th 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 18th 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

  • A Second Chance + filmmaker Q&A

    30th October

    A Second Chance is a campaigning feature-length documentary that casts a spotlight onto one of the most marginalised groups in today’s society: Former prisoners.

    The screening will be followed by a filmmaker Q&A. 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

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

  • 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

  • The Joker's Crazy Clown Party!

    Friday 4th October

    Dress in your scariest clown costume and join us for a not-so-serious screening of Joker, including prize giveaways, themed cocktails and a magic show. Read more

  • Shaun of the Dead with Halloween Cocktails

    Thursday 31st October

    Join us for this Halloween Movie with Cocktails Special where Shaun and Ed won’t just be battling Zombies . . they’ll be serving you Halloween Themed Cocktails at appropriately timed moments throughout the movie. Read more

  • Hannibal with Wine - Halloween Special

    Sunday 3rd November

    Instead of having an old friend for dinner, why not spend the evening with Hannibal Lecter, where we will drink wine together and enjoy this classic Ridley Scott movie. 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

  • 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

  • Shout Festival Presents: A Dirty Shame

    13th November

    Following on from his performance at Birmingham Hippodrome, SHOUT Festival and The Electric Cinema present a very special late night screening of John Waters' most recent film 'A Dirty Shame' 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

  • SHOCK-tober: RING

    Saturday 26th October

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