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Friday 22nd July until Thursday 4th August

Ten-year-old Sophie is in for the adventure of a lifetime when she meets the Big Friendly Giant. Sophie soon realizes that the 24-foot behemoth is actually quite gentle and charming. As their friendship grows, Sophie's presence attracts the unwanted attention of Bloodbottler, Fleshlumpeater and other giants. After traveling to London, Sophie and the BFG must convince Queen Victoria to help them get....more

Andre Rieu's 2016 Maastricht Concert
Saturday 23rd July. Ticket Price £20

A recorded broadcast of Andre Rieu's Maastricht concert.

We offer a Pre-Show menu before a live broadcast of a 2 course meal for £18 per person. ....more

The Secret Life Of Pets
Friday 29th July until Thursday 4th August

Taking place in a Manhattan apartment building, Max's life as a favourite pet is turned upside down, when his owner brings home a sloppy mongrel named Duke. They have to put their quarrels behind when they find out that an adorable white bunny named Snowball is building an army of lost pets determined to take revenge.....more

World Cup '66 - Live
Saturday 30th July

WORLD CUP '66 - Live

Relive the greatest day in English football history ....more

The Deep Blue Sea - National Theatre Live
Thursday 1st September Ticket Prices £15/ Students £12.50 (ID required)

A flat in Ladbroke Grove, West London. 1952.When Hester Collyer is found by her neighbours in the aftermath of a failed suicide attempt, the story of her tempestuous affair with a former RAF pilot and the breakdown of her marriage to a High Court judge begins to emerge. ....more

Showboat - San Francisco Opera
Sunday 11th September Ticket prices £15/Students £12.50 (ID required)

A true classic of American musical theater, this tale of life on the ....more

Jones and Smith - Griff Rhys Jones: Work In Progress
Thursday 15th September

Before Griff Rhys Jones embarks on his first solo comedy tour, inspired by the death of his long-term professional and much missed comedy partner Mel Smith he presents this 'Work in Progress' to raise money for St Elizabeth's Hospice. ....more

The Threepenny Opera
Thursday 22nd September.Ticket prices £15.00/ Student £12.50 (Id req)

A darkly comic new take on Brecht and Weill’s raucous musical broadcast live from the stage of the National Theatre. ....more

Cymbaline from The RSC
Wednesday 28th September Ticket Prices £12.50/Students £10 (ID required)

An ineffectual Queen Cymbeline rules over a divided dystopian Britain. Consumed with grief at the death of two of her children, Cymbeline’s judgement is clouded. When Innogen, the only living heir, marries her sweetheart Posthumus in secret, an enraged Cymbeline banishes him. ....more

Norma A recorded Broadcast from The Royal Opera House
Sunday 2nd October Ticket prices £15/Students £12.50 (ID required)

This new production of Norma is The Royal Opera’s first in nearly thirty years. Directing is Àlex Ollé, of the Catalan collective La Fura dels Baus, reunited with the creative team behind his acclaimed production of Oedipe. They give Norma a contemporary setting against a backdrop of a cruel civil war, and focus on the opera’s exploration of the conflict between an individual’s....more

Miss Saigon: 25th Anniversary Performance
Sunday 16th October. Ticket Price £15 SOLD OUT

The legendary Miss Saigon, in cinemas for one night only. This spectacular, sell-out 25th Anniversary Gala Performance of the global stage sensation also features appearances by the original cast including Jonathan Pryce and Lea Salonga.

This acclaimed new production was described as "the most thrilling, soaring and emotionally stirring musical with magnificent performances" by the....more

Mark Gatiss Comes to The Riverside
We are thrilled that actor Mark Gatiss is coming to the Riverside Theatre on Sunday 7th August as part of our Riverside Nights programme. ... Read Full Story
Griff Rhys Jones: Work In Progress
Griff Rhys Jones is airing some thoughts - stories, anecdotes, reminiscences and half-remembered events from a long career with his much missed comedy partner Mel Smith. It’s a ramble through a relationship. Join him on this work in progress complete with previously unseen footage. ... Read Full Story
Roy Hudd's 80th Birthday Surprise
Recently we were delighted that the restaurant and cinema were privately hired for a special event to celebrate the 80th birthday of one of Britain’s best-loved entertainers and Suffolk resident, Roy Hudd. ... Read Full Story
Mike Leigh visits The Riverside

Take a look at the Suffolk Magazine article and the lovely write up about Mike Leigh's visit to us back in February.

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We are very active on Twitter!

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Audio description service
One of the new features available to us now we have "gone digital" is Audio Description for the visually impaired. Cinema audio description is a fantastic service for people with sight loss. The normal film soundtrack comes through the cinemas surround sound speakers in the usual way, whilst ... 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.
Thanks to the generosity of one of their members, they now have their ... Read Full Story
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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