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Company of Four Pantomime: Beauty and the Beast
Saturday 16th February until Saturday 23rd February

Join us somewhere in Paris as we watch feisty young Belle fight off the unwanted affections of the biggest posers in town, Pierre and his loyal companion Henri. Follow her treacherous journey through the creepy forest in the hope that she will find her father the loveable Professor.

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Don Quixote encore - A recorded broadcast from The Royal Opera House
Sunday 24th February - Tickets £15 | Students £12.50 (ID req)

Don Quixote and his servant Sancho Panza set out to have a chivalrous adventure. They meet Kitri and Basilio, a young couple who cannot marry because Kitri's father is determined to marry her off to the wealthy Gamache. Don Quixote decides to intervene.

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Green Book (Winner of 1 BAFTA)
Sunday 24th February to Thursday 28th February

Dr Don Shirley is a world-class African-American pianist, who is about to embark on a concert tour in the Deep South in 1962. In need of a driver and protection, Shirley recruits Tony Lip, a tough-talking bouncer from an Italian-American neighbourhood in the Bronx. Despite their differences, the two men soon develop an unexpected bond while confronting racism and danger in an era of segregation....more

Vice (Winner of 1 BAFTA)
Monday 25th February until Thursday 28th February

Governor George W Bush of Texas picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co, to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney's impressive résumé includes stints as White House chief of staff, House Minority Whip and defence secretary. When Bush wins by a narrow margin, Cheney begins to use his newfound power to help reshape the country and....more

Lady Windermere's Fan
Wednesday 27th February 2019 - All tickets £12.50 - discount ticket offer available

A new production of Oscar Wilde’s social comedy, Lady Windermere’s Fan, directed by award-winning writer, actor and director Kathy Burke, was broadcast live to cinemas from the Vaudeville Theatre in London’s West End and is now available as a recorded programme. Kathy Burke brings together a talented comedic cast including the Olivier Award-winning actress Samantha Spiro as Mrs....more

To Kill A Mockingbird (1963)
Friday 1st March - Silver Screen (All Tickets £6)

1963 film - Scout Finch (Mary Badham), 6,and her older brother, Jem (Phillip Alford), live in sleepy Maycomb, Ala., spending much of their time with their friend Dill (John Megna) and spying on their reclusive and mysterious neighbor, Boo Radley (Robert Duvall). When Atticus (Gregory Peck), their widowed father and a respected lawyer, defends a black man named Tom Robinson (Brock Peters) against....more

The Mule
Friday 1st March until Thursday 7th March

Broke, alone and facing foreclosure on his business, 90-year-old horticulturalist Earl Stone takes a job as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel. His immediate success leads to easy money and a larger shipment that soon draws the attention of hard-charging DEA agent Colin Bates. When Earl's past mistakes start to weigh heavily on his conscience, he must decide whether to right those wrongs before....more

Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Friday 1st March until Thursday 7th March

Lee Israel (Melissa McCarthy) made her living in the 1970's and 80's profiling the likes of Katharine Hepburn, Tallulah Bankhead, Estee Lauder and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen. When Lee is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception, abetted by her loyal friend Jack (Richard E. Grant). An adaptation of the memoir "....more

Toy Story 2
Saturday 2nd March - Kidsclub

While Andy is away at summer camp, Woody gets taken by a specialist toy collector and in the process finds out about his history. In an all-out rescue mission, Buzz and his friends Mr. Potato Head, Slinky Dog, Rex and Hamm try to rescue Woody from ending up as a museum piece. They must find a way to save him before he gets sold....more

All is True
Friday 8th March until Thursday 14th March

The year is 1613, and Shakespeare is acknowledged as the greatest writer of the age. But disaster strikes when his renowned Globe Theatre burns to the ground. Devastated, Shakespeare returns to Stratford, where he must face a troubled past and a neglected family. Haunted by the death of his only son, Hamnet, he struggles to mend the broken relationship with his wife and daughters. In so doing, he....more

A Private War
Friday 8th March until Thursday 14th March

In a world where journalism is under attack, Marie Colvin (Rosamund Pike) is one of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time. Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontlines of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless, while constantly testing the limits between bravery and bravado. After being hit by a grenade in Sri Lanka, she wears a distinctive....more

The Princess Bride
Saturday 9th March - Kidsclub

The classic tale of love and adventure as the beautiful Buttercup, engaged to the odious Prince Humperdinck, is kidnapped and held against her will in order to start a war, It is up to Westley (her childhood beau, now returned as the Dread Pirate Roberts) to save her. On the way he meets a thief....more

The Ladykillers (1955)
Friday 15th March - Silver Screen Wednesday 20th March - Dementia Friendly

1955 film - Mrs. Wilberforce (Katie Johnson) likes to report suspicious behavior to the police. Unaware of her reputation, the dapper thief Professor Marcus (Alec Guinness) rents rooms in the elderly widow's home for himself and his band of cohorts. Posing as a string quintet, the thieves pull off a bank robbery, but slip up in front of the old woman as they try to escape. Agreed that they need....more

My Neighbour Totoro
Saturday 23rd March - Kidsclub

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The Great Escape - 75th Anniversary Live Broadcast with Dan Snow
Sunday 24th March (Tickets £12.50, Students £10.00)

The 24th of March 2019 marks the 75th anniversary of the real-life POW escape during World War II at the Luftwaffe-run Stalag Luft III prison in then German-occupied Poland. In honour of this, Dan Snow hosts a commemorative evening at the Eventim Apollo in London. The event will be broadcast live as a pre-show across UK cinemas, followed by THE GREAT ESCAPE (1963) presented in 4K DCP. 

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An Ideal Husband
Wednesday 27th March 2019 - All tickets £12.50 - discount ticket offer available

A new production of the Rolls-Royce of English comedies, Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband, was broadcast live to cinemas from the Vaudeville Theatre in London’s West End and is now available as a recorded programme. Directed by Jonathan Church, this entertaining and still topical play brings an act of political sin into the heart of the English home. As an ambitious government minister....more

Chariots of Fire (1981)
Friday 29th March - Silver Screen (All Tickets £6)

1981 film - In the class-obsessed and religiously divided United Kingdom of the early 1920s, two determined young runners train for the 1924 Paris Olympics. Eric Liddell (Ian Charleson), a devout Christian born to Scottish missionaries in China, sees running as part of his worship of God's glory and refuses to train or compete on the Sabbath. Harold Abrahams (Ben Cross) overcomes anti-Semitism and....more

La Forza Del Destino - Broadcast Live from the Royal Opera House
Tuesday 2nd April - Tickets £15| Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Christof Loy directs a star-studded cast of singers, including Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann and Ludovic Tézier, in Verdi's epic opera, conducted by Antonio Pappano.

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The Railway Children
Saturday 6th April

After the enforced absence of their father, three children move with their mother to Yorkshire, where during their adventures they attempt to discover the reason fro his disappearance.

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All About Eve - NTL Broadcast Live from the Noel Coward theatre London
Thursday 11th April - Tickets £15 | Students £12.50 (ID Req)

By Joseph L Mankiewicz

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Sutton Hoo Society Basil Brown Memorial Lecture
Saturday 13th April (Sutton Hoo Society Members £8, General Public £10)

The Introduction of Manuscript Culture to Anglo-Saxon England

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Rembrandt: Exhibition On Screen
Sunday 14th April - Tickets: £12.50 | Students £10 (ID Req) - discount ticket deal available

Every Rembrandt exhibition is eagerly anticipated but this major show hosted by London’s National Gallery and Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum was an event like no other.

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How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
Saturday 20th April - Kids Club All tickets £2.50 (for children up to age 12, must be accompanied by an adult)

As Hiccup fulfills his dream of creating a peaceful dragon utopia, Toothless' discovery of an untamed, elusive mate draws the Night Fury away. When danger mounts at home and Hiccup's reign as village chief is tested, both dragon and rider must make impossible decisions to save their kind.

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The King and I
Tuesday 23rd April - Tickets £15 | Students £12.50 (ID Req)

The multi-award winning and critically acclaimed Lincoln Center Theater’s production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King And I is back by popular demand. See the number one box office hit, recorded from London’s iconic Palladium, in screens across the UK.

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Faust - Broadcast Live from the Royal Opera House
Tuesday 30th April - Tickets £15| Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Gounod's most popular opera returns in David McVicar's stunning Parisian production, with singers including Michael Fabiano, Diana Damrau and Erwin Schrott.

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The Importance of Being Earnest
Wednesday 1st May 2019 - All tickets £12.50 - discount ticket offer available

A new production of one of the funniest plays in English, Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, was broadcast live to cinemas from the Vaudeville Theatre in London’s West End and is now available as a recorded programme. Wilde’s much-loved masterpiece throws love, logic and language into the air to make one of theatre’s most dazzling firework displays. Jack, Algy....more

All My Sons
Tuesday 14th May - Tickets £15 | Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Arthur Miller’s blistering classic drama will star Academy Award-winner Sally Field (Steel Magnolias, Brothers & Sisters) and Bill Pullman (While You Were Sleeping, Independence Day) and will be directed by Jeremy Herrin (previously directed National Theatre productions of This House and People, Places and Things).

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Within the Golden Hour - broadcast live from the Royal Opera House
Thursday 16th May 2019 - Tickets £15 | Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Christopher Wheeldon created Within the Golden Hour for San Francisco Ballet in 2008, as part of their New Works Festival in celebration of the company's 75th anniversary. Italian minimalist composer Ezio Bosso created the original score for strings, incorporating music by Vivaldi. It was first performed by The Royal Ballet in 2016. 

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Hugo
Saturday 18th May

Hugo is an orphan boy living in the walls of a train station in 1930's Paris. He learned to fix clocks and other gadgets from his father and uncle which he puts to use keeping the train station clocks running. The only thing that he has left that connects him to his dead father is an automaton that doesn't work without a special key. Hugo needs to find the key to unlock the secret he believes it....more

Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake - Filmed Live at Sadler's Wells Theatre, London in 2019
Tuesday 21st May Tickets: £15.00| Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake comes to cinemas with a fresh look for the 21st century and is ‘as bold and beautiful as ever’ (★★★★★ Telegraph). This thrilling, audacious and witty production....more

Pinocchio
Saturday 1st June

Inventor Gepetto creates a wooden marionette called Pinocchio. His wish for Pinocchio to be a real boy is unexpectedly granted by a fairy. The fairy assigns Jiminy Cricket to act as Pinocchio's "conscience" and keep him out of trouble. Jiminy is not too successful in this endeavor and most of the film is spent with Pinocchio in deep trouble.

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Van Gogh and Japan: Exhibition on Screen
Sunday 9th June - Tickets: £12.50 | Students £10 (ID req) - discount ticket deal available

In the exhibition on which this film is based - VAN GOGH & JAPAN at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam - one can see the profound influence of Japan on the artist and his work. After leaving Paris for the south of France - to what he thought of as near to a kind of Japanas he could find - the productive and yet troubled years that followed must all be seen in the context of Van Gogh bending Japanese....more

Romeo and Juliet - broadcast live from the Royal Opera House
Tuesday 11th June 2019 - Tickets £15 | £12.50 (ID Req)

Kenneth MacMillan's passionate choreography for Romeo and Juliet shows The Royal Ballet at its dramatic finest. Sergey Prokofiev's iconic score provides the basis for the ballet's romantic pas de deux and vibrant crowd scenes, while 16th-century Verona is created by Nicholas Georgiadis's magnificent designs.

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The Merry Wives of Windsor - Live from the Shakespeare's Globe
Thursday 20th June - Tickets £15 | Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Double-meanings and disguises abound in this new production of Shakespeare's very English comedy The Merry Wives of Windsor as Sir John Falstaff sets about improving his financial situation by wooing Mistress Page and Mistress Ford. But the ‘Merry Wives’ quickly cotton on to his tricks and decide to have a bit of fun of their own at Falstaff’s expense…

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Small Island - Recorded Broadcast from the National Theatre
Thursday 27th June - Tickets £15 | Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation. Experience the play in cinemas, filmed live on stage as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday.

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Andre Rieu 2019 Maastricht Concert: Shall We Dance?
Saturday 27th July & Sunday 28th July

This year André Rieu invites you to put on your dancing shoes for his spectacular 2019 hometown concert from Maastricht: ‘Shall we Dance?’ Join André and his Orchestra for ONE WEEKEND ONLY on Saturday 27th July and Sunday 28th July.

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Matthew Bourne's SWAN LAKE

Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake comes to The Riverside on 21st May with a fresh look for the 21st century and is as daring and beautiful as ever. This thrilling, audacious and witty production is perhaps still best known for replacing the female corps-de-ballet with a menacing male ensemble, which ... Read Full Story

André Rieu - Maastricht 2019 Live Concert

This year André Rieu invites you to put on your dancing shoes for his spectacular 2019 hometown concert from Maastricht: ‘Shall we Dance?’ Join André and his Orchestra for ONE WEEKEND ONLY on Saturday 27th July and Sunday 28th July - tickets on sale from 10am on 1st February and can ... Read Full Story

February Newsletter

Our latest newsletter to all subscribers has just been issued and it gives full details of our exclusive restaurant offers ... Read Full Story

Dementia Friendly Screenings On The Radio

Earlier today our duty manager, Neil McGlone, was a guest on the Mark Murphy at Breakfast Show on BBC Radio Suffolk, talking about our dementia friendly film screenings.

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The Riverside is recruiting!

We currently have a vacancy for a sous chef in our busy, friendly kitchen at The Riverside with a good rate of pay.

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Oscar Nominations Announced

The Oscar nominations have been announced today with Roma and The Favourite leading the race with 10 nominations each.

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Dementia Friendly Film Screenings

We will be holding monthly Dementia Friendly Film Screenings with the lights will be left slightly up and the sound turned slightly down and they will only be open to those living with dementia and their accompanying friend, relative or carer, which means needing to talk, sing along or get up and ... Read Full Story

Hold your child's party at Kids Club!

Why not hold your child's party at our Kid's Club on a Saturday morning and bring along their friends to join in the fun?

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Morning Screenings For February

We're excited to now include a new screening time for our main feature at 10:30am each Tuesday morning.

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Fabulous evening at our Film Feast launch

Many thanks to all who came last night to The Riverside to support our launch night.

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Audio description service

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 a recorded narrator explains what's happening on screen - in gaps in the dialogue - through personal headphones.

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We are very active on Twitter!

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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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Book Tickets Online

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

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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 own website and would like you to know that all their film listings and contact details are available there. ... Read Full Story