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Mr. Turner
Showing Friday 21st November until Thursday 4th December

Mr. Turner explores the last quarter century of the great if eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851). Profoundly affected by the death of his father, loved by a housekeeper he takes for granted and occasionally exploits sexually, he forms a close relationship with a seaside landlady with whom he eventually lives incognito in Chelsea, where he dies. Throughout this, he travels, paints, stays....more

L'Elisir D'Amore
Showing Wednesday 26th November only. Tickets £15.00.

Donizetti’s romantic comedy of rural life shines brilliantly in Laurent Pelly’s hilarious staging which matches the piece’s perfect blend of sentiment and tomfoolery. Italian conductor and former Jette Parker Young Artist Daniele Rustioni conducts a starry cast. Lucy Crowe takes the dazzling soprano lead as Adina, the most sophisticated woman in the village, loved from afar by Vittorio....more

Alexander & the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
Showing Saturday 29th November

Alexander's day begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by more calamities. Though he finds little sympathy from his family and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him, his mom, dad, brother, and sister all find themselves living through their own terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day.


Rembrandt - sold out!
Showing Tuesday 2nd December only. Tickets £12.50.

Every Rembrandt exhibition is eagerly anticipated, but this major new show hosted by London’s National Gallery and Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum is an event like no other. Given exclusive, privileged access to both galleries, the film documents this landmark exhibition whilst interweaving Rembrandt’s life story with the behind-the-scenes preparations at these world famous institutions.....more

The Old Vic's The Crucible
Showing Thursday 4th December & Sunday 7th December only. Tickets £12.50.

Richard Armitage (The Hobbit Trilogy) stars in Arthur Miller’s classic American drama brought vividly to life in this visceral new production by internationally acclaimed director Yaël Farber. ....more

The Imitation Game
Showing Friday 5th December until Thursday 11th December.

Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II.....more

Showing Friday 12th December until Thursday 18th December.

In the near future, Earth has been devastated by drought and famine, causing a scarcity in food and extreme changes in climate. When humanity is facing extinction, a mysterious rip in the space-time continuum is discovered, giving mankind the opportunity to widen its lifespan. A group of explorers must travel beyond our solar system in search of a planet that can sustain life. The crew of the Endurance....more

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Showing Tuesday 16th & Sunday 28th December Tickets £15.00.

Christopher Wheeldon’s full-length ballet based on Lewis Carroll’s book is an exuberant piece of storytelling featuring an instantly recognisable cast of characters, among them a tap-dancing Mad Hatter, a tetchy White Rabbit and a raucously bad-tempered Queen of Hearts. ....more

Get Santa
Showing Friday 19th December until Thursday 1st January.

Get Santa tells the story of a father and son who must team-up to save Christmas when they discover Santa Claus sleeping in their garage after crashing his sleigh and finding himself on the run from the police.....more

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1
Showing Friday 19th December until Thursday 1st January.

Katniss Everdeen leads a rebellion against the Capitol as the Hunger Games story builds to its stunning climax. The games are over. Now the revolution is about to begin. But will Katniss Everdeen be strong enough to become its 'mockingjay' - or poster child? District 13 President Alma Coin isn't so sure. But wily Plutarch Heavensbee disagrees. He recognises that the young heroine who escaped the....more

Showing Friday 26th December until Thursday 1st January.

A young English boy befriends a talking bear he finds at a London train station. A live-action feature based on the series of popular children's books by Michael Bond.....more

Nativity 3: Dude Where's My Donkey?
Showing Friday 2nd January until Tuesday 6th January.

The pupils of St Bernadette's and the madcap Mr Poppy are back! When their new teacher Mr Sheperd loses his memory as well as Archie the Donkey, it's up to them to save the day and reunite him with his fiancee Sophie in New York. Prepare for a race against time, fantastic flash mobs and plenty of Christmas fun on their greatest adventure yet!


What We Did On Our Holiday
Showing Friday 2nd January until Monday 5th January.

What We Did On Our Holiday is a comedy drama about the various members of a diysfunctional family who gather in Scotland for a birthday celebration. Cast includes; Billy Connolly, Rosamund Pike, David Tennant, Celia Imrie


The Girl With the Pearl Earring
Showing Tuesday 13th January only. Tickets £12.50.

Discover the secrets behind one of the world's most enigmatic masterpieces.


Andre Chenier
Showing Thursday 29th January only. Tickets £15.00.

Umberto Giordano;s Andrea Chenier (1896) presents a fictionalised account of the last years of the French poet Andre Chenier, guillotined during the Reign of Terror in 1794. It is the greatest of Giordano's operas and shows why Puccini sometimes feared Giordano as a rival. 


Love's Labour's Lost
Showing Wednesday 11th February. Tickets £12.50.

Summer 1914. In order to dedicate themselves to a life of study, the King and his friends take an oath to avoid the company of women for three years. No sooner have they made their idealistic pledge than the Princess of France and her ladies-in-waiting arrive, presenting the men with  a severe test of their high-minded resolve.


Der Fliegende Hollander (The Flying Dutchman)
Showing Tuesday 24th February. Tickets £15.00.

Wagner's first masterpiece explores the themes of damnation and redemption that would fascinate the composer throughout his career. In this tale of a captain forced to sail the seas for eternity unless released by the faithful love of a good woman, and the lonely girl who longs to save him, Wagner created two unforgettable characters operating near the limits of human emotion.


The New Riverside Website!

We have launched our new website - as you probably can tell! Topcat Media is a Woodbridge company and was initially established by Stuart Saunders himself - so he is proud that the company is still responsible for the constant development of The Riverside Theatre website.  The website is undergoing ... Read Full Story

Christmas Bookings
We are now taking Christmas party bookings in our restaurant! You can be sure to find all the traditional Christmas delights on our menu as well as some gourmet treats. So if you fancy doing something special this Christmas Season the Riverside is the place to be.  ... Read Full Story
Parent & Baby Film Screenings
These screenings are for anyone to attend however the lights will be kept slightly dimmed and the sound lower than usual and of course there will be babies present! Our next Parent & Baby Screenings are:
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Voucher Box Office
Looking for that extra special gift? The Riverside offers a variety of vouchers ranging from evening and matinee ticket vouchers to our Dinner & Film vouchers which ... Read Full Story
Moules et Frites
Throughout November we have a fantastic offer available in our restaurant! Moules et frites with a choice of mariniere, thai green, or leek, bacon and aspalls, also included in the offer is a glass of wine or a small beer all for just Read Full Story
Woodbridge Film Society
As many of you will know, on the first Monday of every month we host the films for the Woodbridge Film Society.
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Book Tickets Online

You can now book tickets to Riverside showings online. Visit the online booking system by clicking the link below and follow the instructions.

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The Riverside on Facebook

The Riverside is on Facebook! Keep up-to-date with the inside track on our upcoming showings and be in with a chance of winning the occasional competition!

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