Empire Membership

Your front row seat to all the action

Empire is the world’s biggest film brand with unrivalled, exclusive access who takes you closer than ever before to the movies you love and those who make them with our exciting new membership. Get exclusive content, new member-only rewards, access to previous issues and more!

Keep up to date with every movie and TV show that matters with an Empire membership

Choose your membership plan below:

VIP Club membership


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Billed monthly. Saving £40.62 over the year

Enjoy all the benefits of having the print magazine, PLUS additional digital membership access and VIP rewards. Available to UK customers only

  • Exclusive VIP Club perks and rewards
  • VIP Club live and online events
  • Every episode of the Empire Spoiler Special Podcast, worth £32.99
  • 13 issues of the print magazine delivered to your door each month with FREE UK delivery
  • Bespoke subscriber-only covers with the print magazine
  • Read or listen to all articles instantly on the Empire app
  • Access to archived previous issues
  • Control your digital reading experience with night mode, adjustable font size, audio and more

Digital membership

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Billed monthly. Saving £20.97 over the year

Get access to selected premium content on the NEW Empire app, including member-only rewards and more.

  • Read or listen to selected premium articles
  • Instant access via the new Empire app on your mobile or tablet
  • Includes access to archived previous issues
  • Member-only rewards
  • Special bonus content from the editor
  • Control your digital reading experience with night mode, adjustable font size, audio and more

Print magazine only

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Billed monthly. Saving £15.45 over the year

Print magazine with bespoke subscriber-covers delivered directly to your door, with FREE UK delivery. Published 13 times a year


What is a Empire Membership?

A Empire membership gives you unrivalled access to the cinematic world like never before. It's your access-all-areas pass to Hollywood with exclusive bonus content and tailored member-only rewards and discounts. Our VIP Club membership is for die-hard film fanatics and will gain additional access to podcasts, VIP Club member-only rewards and access to exclusive VIP Club events.

  • Receive exclusive bonus content from the editor 
  • Immediate access digitally on your Apple or Android device
  • Access to previous issues via the new Empire app
  • Choose to read or listen to the articles - Select from 3 different voices!
  • Search for specific topics on articles to read and you can even bookmark the articles to save for later
  • Access to member-only rewards and discounts to partners we know you'll love
  • Read in the traditional page-turner view (Magazine view) or in our new 'Digital View' where you can adjust the text size, flick between day/night mode and listen to the articles if you wish to

About Empire

Empire is the world's most influential film and entertainment brand that brings you unrivalled exclusive first-looks at the biggest movies and TV shows across the globe. From Steven Spielberg to Black Panther, from Scarlett Johansson to James Bond, Empire goes behind the scenes to bring you exclusive interviews with the biggest and best Hollywood stars and extensive movie reviews before they hit the cinema.

  • Unparelled access to the biggest movies and stars on-set during production
  • Comprehensive movie reviews
  • Exclusive interviews with the top film directors, actors and actresses
  • Stunning imagery including bespoke limited-edition subscriber-only covers on our print magazine
  • and much more!


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Always loved Empire. Glad to be back in the UK so I can get it delivered.
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Frequently Asked Questions

A membership is where not only do you subscribe to the magazine, you also receive so many more benefits and perks that a standard Empire print subscriber would not receive.

The Empire standard subscription is where you'll receive 13 issues of Empire print magazine a year with FREE UK Delivery. You'll also receive limited-edition subscriber-only covers.

The Empire membership is available with our digital only or VIP membership plans, which gives you access to previous issue, ability to read or listen via the new Empire app, access to member-only rewards and more!! Select on the 'See full benefits' on the plans to view the full list.

The Empire VIP membership includes everything a print only and digital only membership does, with additional VIP bonus content and VIP rewards such access to exclusive VIP live events.

Our print only and digital membership is available overseas. Unfortunately, our VIP membership is for UK customers only at this current time.

We have a dedicated hotline especially for our existing subscribers. Just ring 01858 438 752 to make the switch.