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  • Emma

    Jane Austen's beloved comedy about finding your equal and earning your happy ending is reimagined. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: A Streetcar Named Desire

    Sunday 16th & Thursday 20th February

    Elia Kazanís classic film of Tennessee Williamsí stage hit, starring Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter and Karl Malden is back on the big screen. Read more

  • Parasite

    The South Korean Palme d'Or winning black comedy thriller about a family of fraudsters down on their luck who lie and cheat their way into the lives of an affluent family.

    BAFTA Nominee - Best Film, Best Director,
    Golden Globe Nominee - Best Director, Best Screenplay
    Golden Globe Winner -Best Motion Picture, Foreign Language Read more

  • The Lighthouse

    Following his acclaimed film The Witch, Robert Eggers is back with his psychological thriller that conicals the slow descent into madness of two lighthouse keepers on a remote New England island at the turn of the 19th Century. Read more

Next 7 Days

  • Emma

    Jane Austen's beloved comedy about finding your equal and earning your happy ending is reimagined. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: A Streetcar Named Desire

    Sunday 16th & Thursday 20th February

    Elia Kazanís classic film of Tennessee Williamsí stage hit, starring Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter and Karl Malden is back on the big screen. Read more

  • Parasite

    The South Korean Palme d'Or winning black comedy thriller about a family of fraudsters down on their luck who lie and cheat their way into the lives of an affluent family.

    BAFTA Nominee - Best Film, Best Director,
    Golden Globe Nominee - Best Director, Best Screenplay
    Golden Globe Winner -Best Motion Picture, Foreign Language Read more

  • The Lighthouse

    Following his acclaimed film The Witch, Robert Eggers is back with his psychological thriller that conicals the slow descent into madness of two lighthouse keepers on a remote New England island at the turn of the 19th Century. Read more

  • Little Joe

    From Friday 21st February

    Alice, a single mother, is a dedicated senior plant breeder at a corporation engaged in developing new species. She has engineered a very special crimson flower, remarkable not only for its beauty but also for its therapeutic value: if kept at the ideal temperature, fed properly and spoken to regularly, this plant makes its owner happy. Read more

All Films & Events

  • Emma

    Jane Austen's beloved comedy about finding your equal and earning your happy ending is reimagined. Read more

  • Valentine's Day Special Screening: Brief Encounter

    Friday 14th February

    Released in 1945, Brief Encounter is considered one of David Lean's finest films and to this day constantly appears in lists of the best British films ever. As such, we think it's the perfect choice for this special Valentine's Day screening! Read more

  • Moulin Rouge With Cocktails

    Saturday 15th February

    Join hosts Tony and Ryan as they take you on a tour of the finest Parisian Cocktails paired with a showing of Baz Luhrmannís musical classic Moulin Rouge! Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: A Streetcar Named Desire

    Sunday 16th & Thursday 20th February

    Elia Kazanís classic film of Tennessee Williamsí stage hit, starring Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter and Karl Malden is back on the big screen. Read more

  • Parasite

    The South Korean Palme d'Or winning black comedy thriller about a family of fraudsters down on their luck who lie and cheat their way into the lives of an affluent family.

    BAFTA Nominee - Best Film, Best Director,
    Golden Globe Nominee - Best Director, Best Screenplay
    Golden Globe Winner -Best Motion Picture, Foreign Language Read more

  • The Lighthouse

    Following his acclaimed film The Witch, Robert Eggers is back with his psychological thriller that conicals the slow descent into madness of two lighthouse keepers on a remote New England island at the turn of the 19th Century. Read more

  • The Personal History of David Copperfield

    Adapting one of Charles Dickensí most beloved characters, Armando Iannucci and regular co-writer Simon Blackwell have created a crowd pleasing Victorian-set epic that feels very modern, fresh and funny. Read more

  • 1917

    See visually extravagant drama 1917 at the only Birmingham cinema dating back to WWI still showing films today.

    At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield and Blake are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds of soldiers, Blakeís own brother among them.

    Golden Globe Winner - Best Motion Picture & Best Director Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: El Topo

    Sunday 9th & Thursday 13th February.

    It's catalyst that ignited the midnight movie phenomenon and the legendary cult classic! Alejandro Jodorowsky's surreal masterpiece El Topo returns to cinemas Read more

  • Greed

    From Friday 21st February

    The fictional story of a retail billionaire, set in the glamorous and celebrity-filled world of luxury fashion centred around the build up to a spectacular 60th birthday party in an exclusive hotel on a Greek island. Read more

  • Behind The Screens Tour

    1st March 2020

    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

  • Little Joe

    From Friday 21st February

    Alice, a single mother, is a dedicated senior plant breeder at a corporation engaged in developing new species. She has engineered a very special crimson flower, remarkable not only for its beauty but also for its therapeutic value: if kept at the ideal temperature, fed properly and spoken to regularly, this plant makes its owner happy. Read more

  • Howl's Moving Castle with 5 Studio Ghibli Inspired Drinks

    Sunday 23rd February

    The 5th instalment of the longstanding event by The Vanguard Cocktail Bar & Meadery will be hosted in collaboration with the Electric Cinema. Enjoy Howl's Moving Castle with sake, cocktails and interesting Japanese flavours with 5 Ghibli-inspired drinks from the team of The Vanguard. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Cyrano de Bergerac

    Sunday 23rd & Thursday 27th February

    Starring Academy Award and BAFTA nominated Gerard Depardieu as the swashbuckling hero with a gift for verse - and a prominent proboscis Ė who is madly in love with the most beautiful woman in Paris.

    One of the most popular foreign language films ever released in UK, this colourful and vibrant period drama won 4 BAFTAS on its original release in 1990. Read more

  • The Invisible Man

    From Friday 28th February

    What you can't see can't hurt you, right? Elizabeth Moss stars in a terrifying modern tale of obsession inspired by the classic Universal Pictures monster character. Read more

  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    From Friday 28th February

    A vivid 18th century portrait of the stolen romantic relationship between two young women, played by Noťmie Merlant and AdŤle Haenel, who have a persuasive onscreen connection which gives this affair a life of its own. Read more

  • Color Out Of Space

    Saturday 29th February & Thursday 5th March

    In this clever, potent adaptation of a story by H. P. Lovecraft, director Richard Stanley with the help of a little humour and stand-out visual effects captures the source material's unique, unnamable enigma. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Lost Boys

    Sunday 1st & 5th March

    Sleep all day. Party all night. Never grow old. Never die. It's fun to be a vampire. Read more

  • The Found Footage Festival

    Sunday 8th March

    The Found Footage Festival, the acclaimed touring showcase of odd and hilarious found videos, is coming to the UK with a brand-new show, Volume 9. Hosts Nick Prueher and Joe Pickett, whose credits include The Onion and The Colbert Report, will celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Found Footage Festival in a nine date tour across England. Read more

  • Military Wives

    From March 6th

    With their partners away serving in Afghanistan, a group of women on the home front form a choir and quickly find themselves at the center of a media sensation and global movement. Read more

  • Rolling Stone:Life and Death of Brian Jones

    Sunday 8th & Thursday 12th March

    In the mid 60ís, Brian Jones emerged as the poster boy of the Bohemian London scene, topping the charts with The Rolling Stones and dating model/actress Anita Pallenberg. This is the first documentary to be produced about the founder and original leader of The Rolling Stones. Read more

  • Misbehaviour

    From Friday 13th March

    In 1970, the Miss World competition took place in London, hosted by US comedy legend, Bob Hope however the Women's Liberation Movement decide to protest the Miss World pageant. Read more

  • And Then We Danced

    From Friday 13th March

    A male dancer and his partner have been training for years for a spot in the National Georgian Ensemble. The arrival of another dancer throws him off balance, sparking both an intense rivalry and romantic desire that may cause him to risk his future. Read more

  • NT LIVE - Cyrano De Bergerac

    18th March at 7.30 pm

    James McAvoy gives a stunningly powerful performance in this piece of pure theatre, the most breathtakingly exciting show in London right now. Director Jamie Lloyd and adapter Martin Crimp have updated and mutated Edmond Rostandís 1897 verse drama about a soldier-poet with an enormous nose into a stripped-back, street-style rap battle. Read more

  • The Truth

    From 20th March 2020

    Legends of French cinema Catherine Deneuve and Juliette Binoche join masterful filmmaker Hirokazu Koreeda (Shoplifters, Still Walking) to paint a moving portrait of family dynamics in The Truth. Read more

  • Rocketman with Wine

    Sunday 22nd March

    Tony Elvin hosts this taste-along screening of the hit musical fantasy about the story of Elton John's breakthrough years, featuring five delicious ĎElton John themedí wines and some fun movie trivia served at appropriately timed moments throughout the movie. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Elephant Man 40th Anniversary

    Sunday 22nd & Thursday 26th March
    The Elephant Man is an extraordinary and intensely moving true story of bravery and humanity. John Merrick (John Hurt) is The Elephant Man - forced into circus sideshows and spurned by society because of the disfiguring disabilities he was born with. Rescued by a well-meaning surgeon (Anthony Hopkins), he attempts to escape a life of prejudice and cruelty as he tries to fit into a world ruled by Victorian sensibilities. Read more

  • System Crasher

    From Friday 27th March

    When neon pink flashing images flood the screen, itís a sign that nine-year-old Benni has lost all control. She screams, swears, hits out and spits. Though she can be extremely violent, the traumatised girl is also lovable, understanding, vulnerable and very smart. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Klute

    Sunday 29th & Wednesday 1st April

    One of the great American films of the seventies, Klute stars Jane Fonda in groundbreaking, award-winning form as Geena Daniels, a New York City sex worker and aspiring actor who finds herself drawn into an unsolved missing-person case. Read more

  • No Time To Die

    From Thursday 2nd April

    Tickets on sale from 2nd March

    Daniel Craig is back as 007 James Bond for the final time. Read more

  • Life of Brian

    Sunday 12th Thursday 16th April

    Monty Python delivers a scathing, anarchic satire of both religion and Hollywood's depiction of all things biblical with their 1979 feature film Life of Brian. Read more

Cinematic Time Machine - Vintage & Retro Classics

  • Valentine's Day Special Screening: Brief Encounter

    Friday 14th February

    Released in 1945, Brief Encounter is considered one of David Lean's finest films and to this day constantly appears in lists of the best British films ever. As such, we think it's the perfect choice for this special Valentine's Day screening! Read more

  • Moulin Rouge With Cocktails

    Saturday 15th February

    Join hosts Tony and Ryan as they take you on a tour of the finest Parisian Cocktails paired with a showing of Baz Luhrmannís musical classic Moulin Rouge! Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: A Streetcar Named Desire

    Sunday 16th & Thursday 20th February

    Elia Kazanís classic film of Tennessee Williamsí stage hit, starring Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter and Karl Malden is back on the big screen. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: El Topo

    Sunday 9th & Thursday 13th February.

    It's catalyst that ignited the midnight movie phenomenon and the legendary cult classic! Alejandro Jodorowsky's surreal masterpiece El Topo returns to cinemas Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Cyrano de Bergerac

    Sunday 23rd & Thursday 27th February

    Starring Academy Award and BAFTA nominated Gerard Depardieu as the swashbuckling hero with a gift for verse - and a prominent proboscis Ė who is madly in love with the most beautiful woman in Paris.

    One of the most popular foreign language films ever released in UK, this colourful and vibrant period drama won 4 BAFTAS on its original release in 1990. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Lost Boys

    Sunday 1st & 5th March

    Sleep all day. Party all night. Never grow old. Never die. It's fun to be a vampire. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Elephant Man 40th Anniversary

    Sunday 22nd & Thursday 26th March
    The Elephant Man is an extraordinary and intensely moving true story of bravery and humanity. John Merrick (John Hurt) is The Elephant Man - forced into circus sideshows and spurned by society because of the disfiguring disabilities he was born with. Rescued by a well-meaning surgeon (Anthony Hopkins), he attempts to escape a life of prejudice and cruelty as he tries to fit into a world ruled by Victorian sensibilities. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Klute

    Sunday 29th & Wednesday 1st April

    One of the great American films of the seventies, Klute stars Jane Fonda in groundbreaking, award-winning form as Geena Daniels, a New York City sex worker and aspiring actor who finds herself drawn into an unsolved missing-person case. Read more

  • Life of Brian

    Sunday 12th Thursday 16th April

    Monty Python delivers a scathing, anarchic satire of both religion and Hollywood's depiction of all things biblical with their 1979 feature film Life of Brian. Read more

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  • Emma

    Jane Austen's beloved comedy about finding your equal and earning your happy ending is reimagined. Read more

  • Valentine's Day Special Screening: Brief Encounter

    Friday 14th February

    Released in 1945, Brief Encounter is considered one of David Lean's finest films and to this day constantly appears in lists of the best British films ever. As such, we think it's the perfect choice for this special Valentine's Day screening! Read more

  • Moulin Rouge With Cocktails

    Saturday 15th February

    Join hosts Tony and Ryan as they take you on a tour of the finest Parisian Cocktails paired with a showing of Baz Luhrmannís musical classic Moulin Rouge! Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: A Streetcar Named Desire

    Sunday 16th & Thursday 20th February

    Elia Kazanís classic film of Tennessee Williamsí stage hit, starring Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter and Karl Malden is back on the big screen. Read more

  • Parasite

    The South Korean Palme d'Or winning black comedy thriller about a family of fraudsters down on their luck who lie and cheat their way into the lives of an affluent family.

    BAFTA Nominee - Best Film, Best Director,
    Golden Globe Nominee - Best Director, Best Screenplay
    Golden Globe Winner -Best Motion Picture, Foreign Language Read more

  • The Lighthouse

    Following his acclaimed film The Witch, Robert Eggers is back with his psychological thriller that conicals the slow descent into madness of two lighthouse keepers on a remote New England island at the turn of the 19th Century. Read more

  • The Personal History of David Copperfield

    Adapting one of Charles Dickensí most beloved characters, Armando Iannucci and regular co-writer Simon Blackwell have created a crowd pleasing Victorian-set epic that feels very modern, fresh and funny. Read more

  • 1917

    See visually extravagant drama 1917 at the only Birmingham cinema dating back to WWI still showing films today.

    At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield and Blake are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds of soldiers, Blakeís own brother among them.

    Golden Globe Winner - Best Motion Picture & Best Director Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: El Topo

    Sunday 9th & Thursday 13th February.

    It's catalyst that ignited the midnight movie phenomenon and the legendary cult classic! Alejandro Jodorowsky's surreal masterpiece El Topo returns to cinemas Read more

  • Little Joe

    From Friday 21st February

    Alice, a single mother, is a dedicated senior plant breeder at a corporation engaged in developing new species. She has engineered a very special crimson flower, remarkable not only for its beauty but also for its therapeutic value: if kept at the ideal temperature, fed properly and spoken to regularly, this plant makes its owner happy. Read more

  • Howl's Moving Castle with 5 Studio Ghibli Inspired Drinks

    Sunday 23rd February

    The 5th instalment of the longstanding event by The Vanguard Cocktail Bar & Meadery will be hosted in collaboration with the Electric Cinema. Enjoy Howl's Moving Castle with sake, cocktails and interesting Japanese flavours with 5 Ghibli-inspired drinks from the team of The Vanguard. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Cyrano de Bergerac

    Sunday 23rd & Thursday 27th February

    Starring Academy Award and BAFTA nominated Gerard Depardieu as the swashbuckling hero with a gift for verse - and a prominent proboscis Ė who is madly in love with the most beautiful woman in Paris.

    One of the most popular foreign language films ever released in UK, this colourful and vibrant period drama won 4 BAFTAS on its original release in 1990. Read more

  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    From Friday 28th February

    A vivid 18th century portrait of the stolen romantic relationship between two young women, played by Noťmie Merlant and AdŤle Haenel, who have a persuasive onscreen connection which gives this affair a life of its own. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Lost Boys

    Sunday 1st & 5th March

    Sleep all day. Party all night. Never grow old. Never die. It's fun to be a vampire. Read more

  • Military Wives

    From March 6th

    With their partners away serving in Afghanistan, a group of women on the home front form a choir and quickly find themselves at the center of a media sensation and global movement. Read more

  • Rolling Stone:Life and Death of Brian Jones

    Sunday 8th & Thursday 12th March

    In the mid 60ís, Brian Jones emerged as the poster boy of the Bohemian London scene, topping the charts with The Rolling Stones and dating model/actress Anita Pallenberg. This is the first documentary to be produced about the founder and original leader of The Rolling Stones. Read more

  • NT LIVE - Cyrano De Bergerac

    18th March at 7.30 pm

    James McAvoy gives a stunningly powerful performance in this piece of pure theatre, the most breathtakingly exciting show in London right now. Director Jamie Lloyd and adapter Martin Crimp have updated and mutated Edmond Rostandís 1897 verse drama about a soldier-poet with an enormous nose into a stripped-back, street-style rap battle. Read more

  • Rocketman with Wine

    Sunday 22nd March

    Tony Elvin hosts this taste-along screening of the hit musical fantasy about the story of Elton John's breakthrough years, featuring five delicious ĎElton John themedí wines and some fun movie trivia served at appropriately timed moments throughout the movie. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Elephant Man 40th Anniversary

    Sunday 22nd & Thursday 26th March
    The Elephant Man is an extraordinary and intensely moving true story of bravery and humanity. John Merrick (John Hurt) is The Elephant Man - forced into circus sideshows and spurned by society because of the disfiguring disabilities he was born with. Rescued by a well-meaning surgeon (Anthony Hopkins), he attempts to escape a life of prejudice and cruelty as he tries to fit into a world ruled by Victorian sensibilities. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Klute

    Sunday 29th & Wednesday 1st April

    One of the great American films of the seventies, Klute stars Jane Fonda in groundbreaking, award-winning form as Geena Daniels, a New York City sex worker and aspiring actor who finds herself drawn into an unsolved missing-person case. Read more

  • Life of Brian

    Sunday 12th Thursday 16th April

    Monty Python delivers a scathing, anarchic satire of both religion and Hollywood's depiction of all things biblical with their 1979 feature film Life of Brian. Read more

Coming Soon

  • Emma

    Jane Austen's beloved comedy about finding your equal and earning your happy ending is reimagined. Read more

  • Valentine's Day Special Screening: Brief Encounter

    Friday 14th February

    Released in 1945, Brief Encounter is considered one of David Lean's finest films and to this day constantly appears in lists of the best British films ever. As such, we think it's the perfect choice for this special Valentine's Day screening! Read more

  • Moulin Rouge With Cocktails

    Saturday 15th February

    Join hosts Tony and Ryan as they take you on a tour of the finest Parisian Cocktails paired with a showing of Baz Luhrmannís musical classic Moulin Rouge! Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: A Streetcar Named Desire

    Sunday 16th & Thursday 20th February

    Elia Kazanís classic film of Tennessee Williamsí stage hit, starring Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter and Karl Malden is back on the big screen. Read more

  • Parasite

    The South Korean Palme d'Or winning black comedy thriller about a family of fraudsters down on their luck who lie and cheat their way into the lives of an affluent family.

    BAFTA Nominee - Best Film, Best Director,
    Golden Globe Nominee - Best Director, Best Screenplay
    Golden Globe Winner -Best Motion Picture, Foreign Language Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: El Topo

    Sunday 9th & Thursday 13th February.

    It's catalyst that ignited the midnight movie phenomenon and the legendary cult classic! Alejandro Jodorowsky's surreal masterpiece El Topo returns to cinemas Read more

  • Greed

    From Friday 21st February

    The fictional story of a retail billionaire, set in the glamorous and celebrity-filled world of luxury fashion centred around the build up to a spectacular 60th birthday party in an exclusive hotel on a Greek island. Read more

  • Little Joe

    From Friday 21st February

    Alice, a single mother, is a dedicated senior plant breeder at a corporation engaged in developing new species. She has engineered a very special crimson flower, remarkable not only for its beauty but also for its therapeutic value: if kept at the ideal temperature, fed properly and spoken to regularly, this plant makes its owner happy. Read more

  • Howl's Moving Castle with 5 Studio Ghibli Inspired Drinks

    Sunday 23rd February

    The 5th instalment of the longstanding event by The Vanguard Cocktail Bar & Meadery will be hosted in collaboration with the Electric Cinema. Enjoy Howl's Moving Castle with sake, cocktails and interesting Japanese flavours with 5 Ghibli-inspired drinks from the team of The Vanguard. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Cyrano de Bergerac

    Sunday 23rd & Thursday 27th February

    Starring Academy Award and BAFTA nominated Gerard Depardieu as the swashbuckling hero with a gift for verse - and a prominent proboscis Ė who is madly in love with the most beautiful woman in Paris.

    One of the most popular foreign language films ever released in UK, this colourful and vibrant period drama won 4 BAFTAS on its original release in 1990. Read more

  • The Invisible Man

    From Friday 28th February

    What you can't see can't hurt you, right? Elizabeth Moss stars in a terrifying modern tale of obsession inspired by the classic Universal Pictures monster character. Read more

  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    From Friday 28th February

    A vivid 18th century portrait of the stolen romantic relationship between two young women, played by Noťmie Merlant and AdŤle Haenel, who have a persuasive onscreen connection which gives this affair a life of its own. Read more

  • Color Out Of Space

    Saturday 29th February & Thursday 5th March

    In this clever, potent adaptation of a story by H. P. Lovecraft, director Richard Stanley with the help of a little humour and stand-out visual effects captures the source material's unique, unnamable enigma. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Lost Boys

    Sunday 1st & 5th March

    Sleep all day. Party all night. Never grow old. Never die. It's fun to be a vampire. Read more

  • Military Wives

    From March 6th

    With their partners away serving in Afghanistan, a group of women on the home front form a choir and quickly find themselves at the center of a media sensation and global movement. Read more

  • Rolling Stone:Life and Death of Brian Jones

    Sunday 8th & Thursday 12th March

    In the mid 60ís, Brian Jones emerged as the poster boy of the Bohemian London scene, topping the charts with The Rolling Stones and dating model/actress Anita Pallenberg. This is the first documentary to be produced about the founder and original leader of The Rolling Stones. Read more

  • Misbehaviour

    From Friday 13th March

    In 1970, the Miss World competition took place in London, hosted by US comedy legend, Bob Hope however the Women's Liberation Movement decide to protest the Miss World pageant. Read more

  • And Then We Danced

    From Friday 13th March

    A male dancer and his partner have been training for years for a spot in the National Georgian Ensemble. The arrival of another dancer throws him off balance, sparking both an intense rivalry and romantic desire that may cause him to risk his future. Read more

  • NT LIVE - Cyrano De Bergerac

    18th March at 7.30 pm

    James McAvoy gives a stunningly powerful performance in this piece of pure theatre, the most breathtakingly exciting show in London right now. Director Jamie Lloyd and adapter Martin Crimp have updated and mutated Edmond Rostandís 1897 verse drama about a soldier-poet with an enormous nose into a stripped-back, street-style rap battle. Read more

  • The Truth

    From 20th March 2020

    Legends of French cinema Catherine Deneuve and Juliette Binoche join masterful filmmaker Hirokazu Koreeda (Shoplifters, Still Walking) to paint a moving portrait of family dynamics in The Truth. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Elephant Man 40th Anniversary

    Sunday 22nd & Thursday 26th March
    The Elephant Man is an extraordinary and intensely moving true story of bravery and humanity. John Merrick (John Hurt) is The Elephant Man - forced into circus sideshows and spurned by society because of the disfiguring disabilities he was born with. Rescued by a well-meaning surgeon (Anthony Hopkins), he attempts to escape a life of prejudice and cruelty as he tries to fit into a world ruled by Victorian sensibilities. Read more

  • System Crasher

    From Friday 27th March

    When neon pink flashing images flood the screen, itís a sign that nine-year-old Benni has lost all control. She screams, swears, hits out and spits. Though she can be extremely violent, the traumatised girl is also lovable, understanding, vulnerable and very smart. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Klute

    Sunday 29th & Wednesday 1st April

    One of the great American films of the seventies, Klute stars Jane Fonda in groundbreaking, award-winning form as Geena Daniels, a New York City sex worker and aspiring actor who finds herself drawn into an unsolved missing-person case. Read more

  • No Time To Die

    From Thursday 2nd April

    Tickets on sale from 2nd March

    Daniel Craig is back as 007 James Bond for the final time. Read more

  • Life of Brian

    Sunday 12th Thursday 16th April

    Monty Python delivers a scathing, anarchic satire of both religion and Hollywood's depiction of all things biblical with their 1979 feature film Life of Brian. Read more

Documentaries at The Electric

  • Rolling Stone:Life and Death of Brian Jones

    Sunday 8th & Thursday 12th March

    In the mid 60ís, Brian Jones emerged as the poster boy of the Bohemian London scene, topping the charts with The Rolling Stones and dating model/actress Anita Pallenberg. This is the first documentary to be produced about the founder and original leader of The Rolling Stones. Read more

Live Theatre & Concert Screenings

  • NT LIVE - Cyrano De Bergerac

    18th March at 7.30 pm

    James McAvoy gives a stunningly powerful performance in this piece of pure theatre, the most breathtakingly exciting show in London right now. Director Jamie Lloyd and adapter Martin Crimp have updated and mutated Edmond Rostandís 1897 verse drama about a soldier-poet with an enormous nose into a stripped-back, street-style rap battle. Read more

Special Events & Screenings

  • Valentine's Day Special Screening: Brief Encounter

    Friday 14th February

    Released in 1945, Brief Encounter is considered one of David Lean's finest films and to this day constantly appears in lists of the best British films ever. As such, we think it's the perfect choice for this special Valentine's Day screening! Read more

  • Moulin Rouge With Cocktails

    Saturday 15th February

    Join hosts Tony and Ryan as they take you on a tour of the finest Parisian Cocktails paired with a showing of Baz Luhrmannís musical classic Moulin Rouge! Read more

  • Behind The Screens Tour

    1st March 2020

    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

  • Howl's Moving Castle with 5 Studio Ghibli Inspired Drinks

    Sunday 23rd February

    The 5th instalment of the longstanding event by The Vanguard Cocktail Bar & Meadery will be hosted in collaboration with the Electric Cinema. Enjoy Howl's Moving Castle with sake, cocktails and interesting Japanese flavours with 5 Ghibli-inspired drinks from the team of The Vanguard. Read more

  • NT LIVE - Cyrano De Bergerac

    18th March at 7.30 pm

    James McAvoy gives a stunningly powerful performance in this piece of pure theatre, the most breathtakingly exciting show in London right now. Director Jamie Lloyd and adapter Martin Crimp have updated and mutated Edmond Rostandís 1897 verse drama about a soldier-poet with an enormous nose into a stripped-back, street-style rap battle. Read more

  • Rocketman with Wine

    Sunday 22nd March

    Tony Elvin hosts this taste-along screening of the hit musical fantasy about the story of Elton John's breakthrough years, featuring five delicious ĎElton John themedí wines and some fun movie trivia served at appropriately timed moments throughout the movie. Read more