A HISTORIC Harwich cinema has announced the line-up of films being screened throughout the Christmas period.

Electric Palace will host a range of films, including new blockbusters, superhero adventures and children’s classics.

On Christmas Eve, there will be a showing of The Muppets Christmas Carol at 2.30pm.

Released in 1992, the film is a retelling of Charles Dickens’ story The Christmas Carol and features Muppet characters in key roles alongside Sir Michael Caine as Ebenezer Scrooge.

Also being shown is animated musical fantasy film Wish, released by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

Starring the voices of Chris Pine, Ariana DeBose and Evan Peters, the film premiered in November and follows a 17-year-old girl who makes a wish on a star.

It will be shown at the Electric Palace on Friday, December 22, Saturday, December 23, Wednesday, December 27 and Thursday, December 28 at 2.30pm each day.

Superhero adventure The Marvels will also be making an appearance at the Electric Palace.

This film features the character of Carol Danvers aka Captain Marvel, who has previously appeared in the 2019 film of the same name and the television series Ms Marvel.

Other cast members in the film include Samuel L. Jackson reprising his role as Nick Fury, as well as Tessa Thompson returning as Valkyrie.