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Cinema & Events

The Personal History of David Copperfield

The Personal History of David Copperfield From 24th January 2020

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.


Bombshell From Friday 17th January 2020

With a star-studded cast including Charlize Theron, Margot Robbie and Nicole Kidman, Bombshell focuses on a sexual harassment scandal that rocked media empire Fox News, coming to a head in 2016.
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Private Hire

Ladies Fighting Breast Cancer

1st May 2018
Ladies Fighting Breast Cancer

Birmingham charity Ladies Fighting Breast Cancer visited us on Monday 16th April to promote their new cover of Bill Withers' classic tune Lean On Me, performed ... read more

Film & TV Production

Tom Lawes opens film consultancy

21st May 2019
Tom Lawes opens film consultancy

Electric Cinema Birmingham owner Tom Lawes has launched an international film consultancy business called Backlight Consulting at the Cannes Film Festival. The ... read more

History and Education

Behind the screens

18th May 2018
Behind the screens

Our popular 'Behind The Screens' tours are back, giving you the chance to delve into The Electric Cinema's long and tumultuous history.

Discover what part i... read more