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  • Liam Gallagher: As It Was

    From Friday 14th June

    Telling the honest and emotional story of how one of the most electrifying rock’n’roll frontmen went from the dizzying heights of his champagne supernova years in Oasis to living on the edge, lost in the musical wilderness and bitter legal battles. Read more

  • Sometimes Always Never

    From Friday 14th June

    Bill Nighy shines as an eccentric Liverpudlian word wizard looking to reconcile with his estranged son in Carl Hunter’s tender-hearted debut. Read more

  • X-Men: Dark Phoenix

    From Friday 14th June

    The culmination of 20 years of X-Men movies, as the family of mutants that we’ve come to know and love must face their most devastating enemy yet -- one of their own. Read more

Next 7 Days

  • Liam Gallagher: As It Was

    From Friday 14th June

    Telling the honest and emotional story of how one of the most electrifying rock’n’roll frontmen went from the dizzying heights of his champagne supernova years in Oasis to living on the edge, lost in the musical wilderness and bitter legal battles. Read more

  • Sometimes Always Never

    From Friday 14th June

    Bill Nighy shines as an eccentric Liverpudlian word wizard looking to reconcile with his estranged son in Carl Hunter’s tender-hearted debut. Read more

  • X-Men: Dark Phoenix

    From Friday 14th June

    The culmination of 20 years of X-Men movies, as the family of mutants that we’ve come to know and love must face their most devastating enemy yet -- one of their own. Read more

  • Late Night

    From Friday 7th June

    Smart, timely and brought to life by a terrific cast, Emma Thompson leads this workplace comedy with a lot of heart and equal satirical bite. Read more

  • Rocketman

    From Wednesday 22nd May

    An epic musical fantasy from the makers of Billy Elliot and Eddie the Eagle, about the uncensored human story of Sir Elton John's breakthrough years featuring all his biggest hits Read more

  • NT Live: All My Sons

    Thursday 20th 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

  • Toy Story 4

    From Friday 21st June

    Woody, Buzz Lightyear and those cute little three-eyed aliens from Pizza Planet are back and they're joined by Forky on a road trip in Pixar's biggest adventure yet. Read more

  • Toy Story 4 - Subtiled HOH screening

    Sunday 23rd June

    Woody, Buzz Lightyear and those cute little three-eyed aliens from Pizza Planet are back and they're joined by Forky on a road trip in Pixar's biggest adventure yet. Read more

  • Diego Maradona

    From Friday 21st June

    From the Academy Award and BAFTA-winning team behind Senna and Amy, this definitive feature documentary is constructed from over 500 hours of never-before-seen footage from the sporting legend's personal archive. Read more

  • Aretha Franklin: Amazing Grace

    From Friday 21st June

    Brilliantly capturing the Queen of Soul near the peak of her prodigious power, Amazing Grace is a transcendent big-screen concert documentary. Read more

  • BE FESTIVAL presents: Amadeus 35th Anniversary

    Sunday 23rd June

    Milos Forman swept the board at the Oscars with his inspired biopic of troubled composer Mozart and his fierce rival Salieri. Read more

All Films & Events

  • Liam Gallagher: As It Was

    From Friday 14th June

    Telling the honest and emotional story of how one of the most electrifying rock’n’roll frontmen went from the dizzying heights of his champagne supernova years in Oasis to living on the edge, lost in the musical wilderness and bitter legal battles. Read more

  • Sometimes Always Never

    From Friday 14th June

    Bill Nighy shines as an eccentric Liverpudlian word wizard looking to reconcile with his estranged son in Carl Hunter’s tender-hearted debut. Read more

  • X-Men: Dark Phoenix

    From Friday 14th June

    The culmination of 20 years of X-Men movies, as the family of mutants that we’ve come to know and love must face their most devastating enemy yet -- one of their own. Read more

  • Late Night

    From Friday 7th June

    Smart, timely and brought to life by a terrific cast, Emma Thompson leads this workplace comedy with a lot of heart and equal satirical bite. Read more

  • Rocketman

    From Wednesday 22nd May

    An epic musical fantasy from the makers of Billy Elliot and Eddie the Eagle, about the uncensored human story of Sir Elton John's breakthrough years featuring all his biggest hits Read more

  • NT Live: All My Sons

    Thursday 20th 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

  • Toy Story 4

    From Friday 21st June

    Woody, Buzz Lightyear and those cute little three-eyed aliens from Pizza Planet are back and they're joined by Forky on a road trip in Pixar's biggest adventure yet. Read more

  • Toy Story 4 - Subtiled HOH screening

    Sunday 23rd June

    Woody, Buzz Lightyear and those cute little three-eyed aliens from Pizza Planet are back and they're joined by Forky on a road trip in Pixar's biggest adventure yet. Read more

  • Diego Maradona

    From Friday 21st June

    From the Academy Award and BAFTA-winning team behind Senna and Amy, this definitive feature documentary is constructed from over 500 hours of never-before-seen footage from the sporting legend's personal archive. Read more

  • Aretha Franklin: Amazing Grace

    From Friday 21st June

    Brilliantly capturing the Queen of Soul near the peak of her prodigious power, Amazing Grace is a transcendent big-screen concert documentary. Read more

  • BE FESTIVAL presents: Amadeus 35th Anniversary

    Sunday 23rd June

    Milos Forman swept the board at the Oscars with his inspired biopic of troubled composer Mozart and his fierce rival Salieri. Read more

  • Dom Joly Live at The Electric

    Monday 24th June

    Join us for a very special evening to celebrate Dom Joly’s TV career and the launch of his new book ‘The Hezbollah Hiking Club’. Read more

  • What We Left Behind: Looking Back at Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

    Wednesday 26th June

    What We Left Behind: Looking Back at Star Trek: Deep Space Nine celebrates the 25th anniversary of the self-proclaimed ‘black sheep’ of the Star Trek spin-off series. Read more

  • Yesterday

    From Friday 28th June

    A rock-n-roll comedy from director Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire) and Richard Curtis (Love Actually, Notting Hill) Yesterday, everyone knew The Beatles. Today, only Jack remembers their songs. He’s about to become a very big deal. Read more

  • Spider-Man: Far From Home

    From Friday 5th July

    Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, Spider-Man must step up to take on new threats, including Jake Gyllenhaal, in a world that has changed forever. Read more

  • Midsommar

    From July

    Hereditary director Ari Aster returns with a genre-splicing summer road-trip movie in which a young couple fall prey to a local pagan cult in Sweden. Read more

  • Penny Slinger: Out Of The Shadows

    Wednesday 10th July

    The incredible, untold story of the British artist Penny Slinger and the traumatic events that led to the creation of her masterpiece, the 1977 photo-romance, ‘An Exorcism’. Read more

  • The Cure - Anniversary 1978-2018 Live in Hyde Park

    Thursday 11th July

    From Boys Don’t Cry to Burn, from Fascination Street to Friday I’m in Love, Robert Smith and his extraordinary band take us on a magical trip through time. Read more

  • NT Live: Small Island

    Thursday 11th July

    Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation. Experience the playin cinemas, filmed live on stage as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday. Read more

  • The Dead Don't Die

    From Friday 12th July

    Jim Jarmusch goes from deadpan to raised-from-the-deadman as he pits Adam Driver, Bill Murray and a who's-who of character actors against the undead. Read more

  • Disney's The Lion King

    From Friday 19th July

    The Jungle Book's Jon Favreau re-imagines another one of Disney's classic hits, blending Shakespeare, iconic tunes and groundbreaking animation. Read more

  • Apollo 11

    From Friday 19th July

    Commemorating the 50th anniversary, A captivating look at the mission to land on the moon led by commander Neil Armstrong and pilots Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins. Read more

  • Vita & Virginia

    From Friday 19th July

    A gorgeous, thoughtful celebration of the complexity of the relationship between socialite Vita Sackville-West and literary icon Virginia Woolf. Read more

  • Top Gun Cocktail Night

    Saturday 20th July

    I feel the need, the need for .... cocktails! Join us us on the ‘highway to the danger zone’ for an evening of 80s fun and themed cocktails that are guaranteed to ‘take your breath away’ 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

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Kind Hearts and Coronets 70th Anniversary

    Sunday 28th July

    The Ealing genre reached utter perfection with this superb black comedy of manners about the most elegant of serial killers. Read more

  • Once Upon a Time...at The Electric: Inglourious Basterds

    From Saturday 27th July

    The classic Tarantino genre-blending thrill ride is back on screens as it turns 10. Inglourious Basterds is an unrestrained and thoroughly entertaining alternate history with a memorable turn from Christoph Waltz Read more

  • Pavarotti

    From Saturday 27th July

    Ron Howard (Apollo 13, A Beautiful Mind) directs this illuminating, star-studed documentary about the life and career of legendary tenor Pavarotti. Read more

  • Hobbs & Shaw

    From Friday 2nd August

    Lawman Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson and outcast Jason Statham form an unlikely alliance when a cyber-genetically enhanced villain threatens the future of humanity. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Matrix 20th Anniversary

    From Saturday 3rd August

    Escape down the rabbit hole once again, as the bullet-time originating, mind-bending cyber-punk action spectacular celebrates it's 20th anniversary. Read more

  • Once Upon a Time...at The Electric: The Fearless Vampire Killers

    Sunday 4th August

    Part Hammer spoof, part European gothic, all Polanski. The style and visual panache of the Rosemary's Baby and Chinatown director are here in full force 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 it's listeners. Read more

  • Once Upon a Time...at The Electric: Enter the Dragon

    Sunday 11th August

    Seminal seventies actioner which shot Bruce Lee and martial arts movies to prominence with Western audiences Read more

  • Once Upon a Time...at The Electric: Pulp Fiction

    From Saturday 10th August

    One of the most influential films of the 90s turns 25 and is still a delirious post-modern mix of neo-noir thrills, pitch-black humor and pop-culture touchstones. Read more

  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    From Wednesday 14th August

    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 Friday 16th 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

  • The Little Mermaid 30th Anniversary

    From Friday 16th 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

  • Matilda

    From Friday 23rd 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 Current War

    From August

    The dramatic story of the cutthroat race between electricity titans Edison and Westinghouse to determine whose electrical system would power the modern world. Read more

  • Hail Satan?

    From August

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

  • Pain and Glory

    From Friday 23rd 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

  • The Souvenir

    From Friday 30th August

    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

  • NT Live The Lehman Trilogy

    Thursday 8th August

    Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes (Skyfall, The Ferryman) directs this critically acclaimed and five-time Olivier Award nominated play broadcast as live from London’s West End. Read more

  • RSC Measure for Measure

    Wednesday 21st August

    Shakespeare wrote this play centrered around the dichotomy between corruption and purity in the early 1600s, yet it remains astonishingly resonant today. 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

  • Downton Abbey

    From Friday 13th September

    Dame Maggie Smtih returns as The Dowager Countess alongside the Crawleys and all your favourites from the TV hit, this time on the big screen and they're expecting a Royal visit. Read more

  • Ad Astra

    From September

    Brad Pitt sets of on a space odyssey as he attempts to rescue his father from the outer limits of the solar system, whilst simultaneously saving Earth as we know it. 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

  • Sorry We Missed You

    From November

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

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Cinematic Time Machine

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  • Toy Story 4

    From Friday 21st June

    Woody, Buzz Lightyear and those cute little three-eyed aliens from Pizza Planet are back and they're joined by Forky on a road trip in Pixar's biggest adventure yet. Read more

  • Diego Maradona

    From Friday 21st June

    From the Academy Award and BAFTA-winning team behind Senna and Amy, this definitive feature documentary is constructed from over 500 hours of never-before-seen footage from the sporting legend's personal archive. Read more

  • Aretha Franklin: Amazing Grace

    From Friday 21st June

    Brilliantly capturing the Queen of Soul near the peak of her prodigious power, Amazing Grace is a transcendent big-screen concert documentary. Read more

  • Dom Joly Live at The Electric

    Monday 24th June

    Join us for a very special evening to celebrate Dom Joly’s TV career and the launch of his new book ‘The Hezbollah Hiking Club’. Read more

  • What We Left Behind: Looking Back at Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

    Wednesday 26th June

    What We Left Behind: Looking Back at Star Trek: Deep Space Nine celebrates the 25th anniversary of the self-proclaimed ‘black sheep’ of the Star Trek spin-off series. Read more

  • Yesterday

    From Friday 28th June

    A rock-n-roll comedy from director Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire) and Richard Curtis (Love Actually, Notting Hill) Yesterday, everyone knew The Beatles. Today, only Jack remembers their songs. He’s about to become a very big deal. Read more

  • Penny Slinger: Out Of The Shadows

    Wednesday 10th July

    The incredible, untold story of the British artist Penny Slinger and the traumatic events that led to the creation of her masterpiece, the 1977 photo-romance, ‘An Exorcism’. Read more

  • The Cure - Anniversary 1978-2018 Live in Hyde Park

    Thursday 11th July

    From Boys Don’t Cry to Burn, from Fascination Street to Friday I’m in Love, Robert Smith and his extraordinary band take us on a magical trip through time. Read more

  • Apollo 11

    From Friday 19th July

    Commemorating the 50th anniversary, A captivating look at the mission to land on the moon led by commander Neil Armstrong and pilots Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins. Read more

  • Vita & Virginia

    From Friday 19th July

    A gorgeous, thoughtful celebration of the complexity of the relationship between socialite Vita Sackville-West and literary icon Virginia Woolf. Read more

  • Pavarotti

    From Saturday 27th July

    Ron Howard (Apollo 13, A Beautiful Mind) directs this illuminating, star-studed documentary about the life and career of legendary tenor Pavarotti. Read more

Coming Soon

  • Midsommar

    From July

    Hereditary director Ari Aster returns with a genre-splicing summer road-trip movie in which a young couple fall prey to a local pagan cult in Sweden. Read more

  • The Dead Don't Die

    From Friday 12th July

    Jim Jarmusch goes from deadpan to raised-from-the-deadman as he pits Adam Driver, Bill Murray and a who's-who of character actors against the undead. Read more

  • Disney's The Lion King

    From Friday 19th July

    The Jungle Book's Jon Favreau re-imagines another one of Disney's classic hits, blending Shakespeare, iconic tunes and groundbreaking animation. Read more

  • Hobbs & Shaw

    From Friday 2nd August

    Lawman Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson and outcast Jason Statham form an unlikely alliance when a cyber-genetically enhanced villain threatens the future of humanity. 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 it's listeners. Read more

  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    From Wednesday 14th August

    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 Current War

    From August

    The dramatic story of the cutthroat race between electricity titans Edison and Westinghouse to determine whose electrical system would power the modern world. Read more

  • Hail Satan?

    From August

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

  • Pain and Glory

    From Friday 23rd 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

  • The Souvenir

    From Friday 30th August

    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

  • Downton Abbey

    From Friday 13th September

    Dame Maggie Smtih returns as The Dowager Countess alongside the Crawleys and all your favourites from the TV hit, this time on the big screen and they're expecting a Royal visit. Read more

  • Ad Astra

    From September

    Brad Pitt sets of on a space odyssey as he attempts to rescue his father from the outer limits of the solar system, whilst simultaneously saving Earth as we know it. 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

  • Sorry We Missed You

    From November

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

  • Liam Gallagher: As It Was

    From Friday 14th June

    Telling the honest and emotional story of how one of the most electrifying rock’n’roll frontmen went from the dizzying heights of his champagne supernova years in Oasis to living on the edge, lost in the musical wilderness and bitter legal battles. Read more

  • Diego Maradona

    From Friday 21st June

    From the Academy Award and BAFTA-winning team behind Senna and Amy, this definitive feature documentary is constructed from over 500 hours of never-before-seen footage from the sporting legend's personal archive. Read more

  • Aretha Franklin: Amazing Grace

    From Friday 21st June

    Brilliantly capturing the Queen of Soul near the peak of her prodigious power, Amazing Grace is a transcendent big-screen concert documentary. Read more

  • What We Left Behind: Looking Back at Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

    Wednesday 26th June

    What We Left Behind: Looking Back at Star Trek: Deep Space Nine celebrates the 25th anniversary of the self-proclaimed ‘black sheep’ of the Star Trek spin-off series. Read more

  • Penny Slinger: Out Of The Shadows

    Wednesday 10th July

    The incredible, untold story of the British artist Penny Slinger and the traumatic events that led to the creation of her masterpiece, the 1977 photo-romance, ‘An Exorcism’. Read more

  • Apollo 11

    From Friday 19th July

    Commemorating the 50th anniversary, A captivating look at the mission to land on the moon led by commander Neil Armstrong and pilots Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins. Read more

  • Pavarotti

    From Saturday 27th July

    Ron Howard (Apollo 13, A Beautiful Mind) directs this illuminating, star-studed documentary about the life and career of legendary tenor Pavarotti. Read more

  • Hail Satan?

    From August

    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: All My Sons

    Thursday 20th 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

  • Aretha Franklin: Amazing Grace

    From Friday 21st June

    Brilliantly capturing the Queen of Soul near the peak of her prodigious power, Amazing Grace is a transcendent big-screen concert documentary. Read more

  • The Cure - Anniversary 1978-2018 Live in Hyde Park

    Thursday 11th July

    From Boys Don’t Cry to Burn, from Fascination Street to Friday I’m in Love, Robert Smith and his extraordinary band take us on a magical trip through time. Read more

  • NT Live: Small Island

    Thursday 11th July

    Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation. Experience the playin cinemas, filmed live on stage as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday. Read more

  • NT Live The Lehman Trilogy

    Thursday 8th August

    Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes (Skyfall, The Ferryman) directs this critically acclaimed and five-time Olivier Award nominated play broadcast as live from London’s West End. Read more

  • RSC Measure for Measure

    Wednesday 21st August

    Shakespeare wrote this play centrered around the dichotomy between corruption and purity in the early 1600s, yet it remains astonishingly resonant today. Read more

Once Upon a Time...at The Electric

Shock & Gore

  • Midsommar

    From July

    Hereditary director Ari Aster returns with a genre-splicing summer road-trip movie in which a young couple fall prey to a local pagan cult in Sweden. Read more

  • The Dead Don't Die

    From Friday 12th July

    Jim Jarmusch goes from deadpan to raised-from-the-deadman as he pits Adam Driver, Bill Murray and a who's-who of character actors against the undead. 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

Special Events & Screenings