The Electrical Life Of Louis Wain is in cinemas from New Year’s Day


21 December 2021
Can cats dream? Do cats have knees?

Claire Foy plays a game of Cat Facts True or False in celebration of the upcoming release of The Electrical Life of Louis Wain! In cinemas New Year's Day.


Starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Claire Foy, THE ELECTRICAL LIFE OF LOUIS WAIN is a moving, imaginative and visually stunning drama based on the true story of the extraordinary British artist.​

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The extraordinary true story of eccentric British artist Louis Wain (Benedict Cumberbatch), whose playful, sometimes even psychedelic pictures helped to transform the public's perception of cats forever. Moving from the late 1800s through to the 1930s, we follow the incredible adventures of this inspiring, unsung hero, as he seeks to unlock the "electrical" mysteries of the world and, in so doing, to better understand his own life and the profound love he shared with his wife Emily Richardson (Claire Foy). Directed by BAFTA award-winning Will Sharpe. Story by Simon Stephenson, screenplay by Simon Stephenson and Will Sharpe.  

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