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Today's Screenings

  • Deadpool 2

    Until Thu 31st May

    The merc with the mouth returns, joined by Josh Brolin's time travelling anti-hero Cable for another profane, fourth wall breaking adventure. Read more

Next 7 Days

  • Deadpool 2

    Until Thu 31st May

    The merc with the mouth returns, joined by Josh Brolin's time travelling anti-hero Cable for another profane, fourth wall breaking adventure. Read more

  • Funny Cow

    Fri 18th to Wed 23rd May

    Maxine Peake battles to be heard in the man's world of 1970s stand-up comedy in this fantastic homegrown comedy drama. Read more

  • Spirited Away (subtitled)

    Tue 22nd May

    Hayao Miyazaki's astonishing Oscar winning 2001 animation tells the story of stubborn ten year old Chihiro and her journey into a world of gods, demons and nature spirits. Read more

  • The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society

    Until Thu 24th May

    Lily James plays a free-spirited writer who forms a life-changing bond with the delightful and eccentric Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society in this charming post-war drama based on the bestselling novel. Read more

  • Redoubtable

    Wed 23rd May

    Michel Hazanavicius, Oscar winning director of The Artist, continues to pay tribute to classic cinema with this playful and moving feature about legendary French director Jean-Luc Godard and his crisis of faith in 1968. Read more

  • Solo: A Star Wars Story

    Thu 24th May to Thu 7th June

    Alden Ehrenreich steps into the boots of beloved galactic scoundrel Han Solo in this brand new Star Wars prequel. Read more

  • On Chesil Beach

    Fri 25th to Thu 31st May

    Oscar nominee Saoirse Ronan and Billy Howle star in this powerful Ian McEwan adaptation about two young lovers and their hopes and their fears for the future. Read more

  • NT Live: Macbeth

    Sun 27th May

    Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth in Rufus Norris's bloody take on Shakespeare's Scottish play. Read more

All Films & Events

  • Deadpool 2

    Until Thu 31st May

    The merc with the mouth returns, joined by Josh Brolin's time travelling anti-hero Cable for another profane, fourth wall breaking adventure. Read more

  • Funny Cow

    Fri 18th to Wed 23rd May

    Maxine Peake battles to be heard in the man's world of 1970s stand-up comedy in this fantastic homegrown comedy drama. Read more

  • Spirited Away (subtitled)

    Tue 22nd May

    Hayao Miyazaki's astonishing Oscar winning 2001 animation tells the story of stubborn ten year old Chihiro and her journey into a world of gods, demons and nature spirits. Read more

  • The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society

    Until Thu 24th May

    Lily James plays a free-spirited writer who forms a life-changing bond with the delightful and eccentric Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society in this charming post-war drama based on the bestselling novel. Read more

  • Redoubtable

    Wed 23rd May

    Michel Hazanavicius, Oscar winning director of The Artist, continues to pay tribute to classic cinema with this playful and moving feature about legendary French director Jean-Luc Godard and his crisis of faith in 1968. Read more

  • Solo: A Star Wars Story

    Thu 24th May to Thu 7th June

    Alden Ehrenreich steps into the boots of beloved galactic scoundrel Han Solo in this brand new Star Wars prequel. Read more

  • On Chesil Beach

    Fri 25th to Thu 31st May

    Oscar nominee Saoirse Ronan and Billy Howle star in this powerful Ian McEwan adaptation about two young lovers and their hopes and their fears for the future. Read more

  • NT Live: Macbeth

    Sun 27th May

    Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth in Rufus Norris's bloody take on Shakespeare's Scottish play. Read more

  • Shock & Gore presents Psycho

    Sun 3rd June

    'Why, she wouldn't even harm a fly...' Alfred Hitchcock's seminal thriller still shocks more than fifty years later as Janet Leigh's on-the-lam secretary checks into a motel she'll never check out of. Read more

  • Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

    Wed 6th to Thu 21st June

    Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard uncover a deadly conspiracy involving a new and terrifying dinosaur hybrid in this long awaited Jurassic World follow-up. Read more

  • McQueen

    Fri 8th to Thu 14th June

    An intimate revelation of fashion designer Alexander McQueen’s personal and professional world, from his debut collection to his tragic and premature death. Read more

  • Solo: A Star Wars Story + Q&A

    Sat 9th June - SOLD OUT!

    See the new Star Wars film alongside a Q&A with graphic designers Andrew Booth and Laura Dishington, who discuss their work on The Force Awakens, Rogue One and Solo: A Star Wars Story as part of the 2018 Birmingham Design Festival. Read more

  • Behind The Screens Tour

    Sun 10th June

    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: West Side Story

    Sun 10th June

    Romeo & Juliet is transported to the streets of New York in this classic Leonard Bernstein musical, as gang member Richard Beymer falls for the sister (Natalie Wood) of a rival gang's leader. Read more

  • Shock & Gore presents Hereditary

    From Fri 15th June

    Toni Collette gives an astonishing performance in Ari Aster's disturbing debut feature about a family that begins to unravel in the face of a terrifying heritage. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Dr. No

    Sun 17th June

    Sean Connery shoots the bad guys and gets the girl in this Father's Day screening of the 1962 spy caper that launched a global franchise. Read more

  • Ocean's 8

    From Fri 22nd June

    An all-star cast that includes Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett plot to steal a multi-million dollar necklace at the prestigious New York Met Gala in this hugely enjoyable crime caper. Read more

  • The Happy Prince

    From Fri 22nd June

    Director and star Rupert Everett gives a career defining performance as an ageing Oscar Wilde in this moving look at Wilde's last days in exile. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: 2001 A Space Odyssey - 50th Anniversary

    Sat 23rd & Sun 24th June

    Celebrate fifty years of one of cinema's true masterpieces - Stanley Kubrick's mind-bending space opera 2001: A Space Odyssey, on the big screen where it belongs. Read more

  • Sicario: Soldado

    From Fri 29th June

    The next chapter of the Sicario saga sees Josh Brolin's shady federal agent wage all-out war on the Mexican drug cartels when they begin trafficking terrorists across the US border. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Jungle Book

    Sat 30th June

    Learn the bare necessities of life courtesy of the final animated feature supervised by Walt Disney himself, based loosely on the tales of Rudyard Kipling. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: 8 1/2

    Sun 1st July

    Blending autobiography, fantasy, satire and self-critique, Fellini's dreamlike 1963 masterpiece is often cited as one of the greatest films ever made. Read more

  • Muse: Drones World Tour

    Thu 12th July

    A visually extravagant 'in the round' concert film made during Muse's world conquering Drones tour. Read more

  • Everybody's Talking About Jamie

    Sun 15th July

    See the musical everybody's talking about as John McCrea lights up the stage in Everybody's Talking About Jamie, recorded at London's Apollo Theatre. Read more

  • Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

    From Fri 20th July

    The catchy ABBA tunes, the sun kissed locations and the all-star cast return for another feelgood musical extravaganza, this time with added Cher. Read more

  • Dredd 3D + Q&A

    Sat 15th Sep - SOLD OUT!

    A very special screening of the universally adored 2012 Dredd 3D movie, preceded by a Q&A with writer John Wagner and artist Carlos Ezquerra, creators of the original Judge Dredd character for the 2000 AD comic. Read more

  • NT Live: Julie

    Thu 27th Sep

    Vanessa Kirby and Eric Kofi Abrefa star in this savage update of August Strinberg’s play Miss Julie, recorded at the National Theatre. Read more

  • NT Live: King Lear

    Sun 14th Oct

    Ian McKellen returns to the role of King Lear for this five star production of Shakespeare's astonishing tragedy. Read more

  • NT Live: The Madness of George III

    Sun 9th Dec

    Mark Gatiss portrays the mentally ill King George III in Alan Bannett's acclaimed play, recorded at Nottingham Playhouse. Read more

Cinematic Time Machine

Live Theatre Screenings

  • NT Live: Macbeth

    Sun 27th May

    Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth in Rufus Norris's bloody take on Shakespeare's Scottish play. Read more

  • Everybody's Talking About Jamie

    Sun 15th July

    See the musical everybody's talking about as John McCrea lights up the stage in Everybody's Talking About Jamie, recorded at London's Apollo Theatre. Read more

  • NT Live: Julie

    Thu 27th Sep

    Vanessa Kirby and Eric Kofi Abrefa star in this savage update of August Strinberg’s play Miss Julie, recorded at the National Theatre. Read more

  • NT Live: King Lear

    Sun 14th Oct

    Ian McKellen returns to the role of King Lear for this five star production of Shakespeare's astonishing tragedy. Read more

  • NT Live: The Madness of George III

    Sun 9th Dec

    Mark Gatiss portrays the mentally ill King George III in Alan Bannett's acclaimed play, recorded at Nottingham Playhouse. Read more

Shock & Gore

  • Shock & Gore presents Psycho

    Sun 3rd June

    'Why, she wouldn't even harm a fly...' Alfred Hitchcock's seminal thriller still shocks more than fifty years later as Janet Leigh's on-the-lam secretary checks into a motel she'll never check out of. Read more

  • Shock & Gore presents Hereditary

    From Fri 15th June

    Toni Collette gives an astonishing performance in Ari Aster's disturbing debut feature about a family that begins to unravel in the face of a terrifying heritage. Read more

Coming Soon

  • Shock & Gore presents Hereditary

    From Fri 15th June

    Toni Collette gives an astonishing performance in Ari Aster's disturbing debut feature about a family that begins to unravel in the face of a terrifying heritage. Read more

  • Ocean's 8

    From Fri 22nd June

    An all-star cast that includes Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett plot to steal a multi-million dollar necklace at the prestigious New York Met Gala in this hugely enjoyable crime caper. Read more

  • The Happy Prince

    From Fri 22nd June

    Director and star Rupert Everett gives a career defining performance as an ageing Oscar Wilde in this moving look at Wilde's last days in exile. Read more

  • Sicario: Soldado

    From Fri 29th June

    The next chapter of the Sicario saga sees Josh Brolin's shady federal agent wage all-out war on the Mexican drug cartels when they begin trafficking terrorists across the US border. Read more

  • Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

    From Fri 20th July

    The catchy ABBA tunes, the sun kissed locations and the all-star cast return for another feelgood musical extravaganza, this time with added Cher. Read more

Special Events & Screenings

  • Solo: A Star Wars Story + Q&A

    Sat 9th June - SOLD OUT!

    See the new Star Wars film alongside a Q&A with graphic designers Andrew Booth and Laura Dishington, who discuss their work on The Force Awakens, Rogue One and Solo: A Star Wars Story as part of the 2018 Birmingham Design Festival. Read more

  • Behind The Screens Tour

    Sun 10th June

    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

  • Muse: Drones World Tour

    Thu 12th July

    A visually extravagant 'in the round' concert film made during Muse's world conquering Drones tour. Read more

  • Dredd 3D + Q&A

    Sat 15th Sep - SOLD OUT!

    A very special screening of the universally adored 2012 Dredd 3D movie, preceded by a Q&A with writer John Wagner and artist Carlos Ezquerra, creators of the original Judge Dredd character for the 2000 AD comic. Read more