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Young Marx (encore) Recorded Broadcast from NTL
Wednesday 13th December

Broadcast live from The Bridge Theatre, London, the production  is directed by Nicholas Hytner and reunites the creative team behind Broadway and West End hit comedy One Man, Two Guvnors. 


Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Thursday 14th December until Thursday 28th December

Having taken her first steps into a larger world in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), Rey (Daisy Ridley) continues her epic journey with Finn, Poe, and Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) in the next chapter of the saga.  ....more

Paddington 2
Friday 24th November until Thursday 14th December

Paddington undertakes a number of odd jobs to afford a unique pop-up book from an antique book shop - a present for Aunt Lucy on her 100th birthday. But when the book is stolen, it's up to Paddington and the Browns to find the thief.....more

The Muppet Christmas Carol
Saturday 16th December - Kids Club

The Muppets perform the classic Dickens holiday tale, with Kermit the Frog playing Bob Cratchit, the put-upon clerk of stingy Ebenezer Scrooge (Michael Caine). Other Muppets -- Miss Piggy, Gonzo, Fozzie Bear and Sam the Eagle -- weave in and out of the story, while Scrooge receives visits from spirimore

The Star
Wednesday 20th December until Thursday 28th December

A small, but brave, donkey named Bo yearns for a life beyond his daily grind at the village mill, One day, he finds the courage to break free, embarking on the adventure of his dreams. On his journey, he teams up with Ruth, a lovable sheep who has lost her flock, and Dave, a dove who has lofty aspirations. Along with three camels and some eccentric stable animals, Bo and his new friends follow the....more

Life On The Deben - A Film by Tim Curtis
Wednesday 13th December-SOLD OUT- Thursday 14th December 7.30pm SOLD OUT

Epic new documentary film tells the story of our river ....more

Friday 29th December to Thursday 4th January

A giant but gentle bull must find a way to break free from his captors and return home to his family.


The Man Who Invented Christmas
Friday 29th December until Thursday 4th January

Using real-life inspiration and a vivid imagination, author Charles Dickens brings Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim and other classic characters to life in "A Christmas Carol", forever changing the holiday season into the celebration known today.


Home Alone
Saturday 30th December - Kids Club

When bratty 8-year-old Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin) acts out the night before a family trip to Paris, his mother (Catherine O'Hara) makes him sleep in the attic. After the McCallisters mistakenly leave for the airport without Kevin, he awakens to an empty house and assumes his wish to have nomore

Saturday 13th January - Kids Club

Remy (Patton Oswalt), a resident of Paris, appreciates good food and has quite a sophisticated palate. He would love to become a chef so he can create and enjoy culinary masterpieces to his heart's delight. The only problem is, Remy is a rat. When he winds up in the sewer beneath one of Paris' finesmore

Rigoletto - Live Broadcast from the ROH
Tuesday 16th January Tickets £15/Students £12.50(ID req)

Rigoletto, court jester, to the libertine Duke of Mantua, is cursed by the father of one of the Duke's victims for his irreverent laughter. When the Duke seduces Rigoletto's daughter Gilda, it seems the curse is taking effect. Rigoletto arranges to have the Duke and sacrifices herself in his place. Rigoletto eagrely uncovers the corpse only to find instead his fataly wounded daughter, who dies in....more

Cezanne - Portraits of a Life - Exhibition on Screen
Sunday 28th January Tickets £12.50/Students £10 (ID Req)

Featuring interviews with curators and experts from the National Portrait Gallery London, MoMA New York, National Gallery of Art Washington, and Musee d'Orsay Paris, and correspondence from the artist himself, the film takes audiences beyond the exhibition to the places Cezanne lived and worked and sheds light on an artis who is perhaps the least-known of all the impressionists until now.


Tosca - Live Broadcast from the ROH
Wednesday 7th February Tickets £15/Students £12.50(ID req)

The painter, Mario Cavaradossi, helps a fugitive escape and so attracts the attention of Scarpia, the sadistic Chief of Police. Scarpia captures Cavaradossi and has him tortured within earshot of his lover, the singer Tosca. Scarpia sentences Cavaradossi to death, but promises Tosca that her lover can be saved if she gives herself to Scarpia. Tosca consents but as soon as the order has been given....more

Cinderella - Company of Four Pantomime
Friday 9th February to Saturday 17th February

Company of Four present their latest version of the classic fairy story. It's the tale of Cinderella, who works in the house of her overbearing stepmother and her two larger-than-life twin stepsisters. With the help of her friend Buttons, she gets through each day in the town of Lower Uppingham, dreaming of a better life. Then one day Prince Charming comes to town (with his friend Dandini and a....more

Twelfth Night - Live Broadcast from the RSC - **New Date**
Monday 19th February Tickets £12.50/Students £10(ID req)

Twelfth Night is a tale of unrequited love - hilarious and heartbreaking. Twins are separated in a shipwreck, and forced to fend for themselves in a strange land. The first twin, Viola, falls in love with Orsino, who dotes on Olivia (Kara Tointon), who falls for Viola but is idolised by Malvolio (Adrian Edmondson). 


Cat on a Hot Tin Roof - Recorded Broadcast from the Young Vic Theatre
Thursday 22nd February - (As Live 15 Cert) Tickets £15 | Students £12.50 (ID Req)

On a steamy night in Mississippi, a Southern family gather at their cotton plantation to celebrate Big Daddy’s birthday. The scorching heat is almost as oppressive as the lies they tell. Brick and Maggie dance round the secrets and sexual tensions that threaten to destroy their marriage. With the future of the family at stake, which version of the truth is real – and which will win out....more

The Winter's Tale - Live Broadcast from The Royal Opera House
Wednesday 28th February Tickets £15/Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Christopher Wheeldon. Artistic Associate of The Royal Ballet, created his adaptation of Shakespeare's late great romance The Winter's Tale for the Royal Ballet in 2014. Building on the success of Wheeldon's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, The Winter's Tale received ecstatic praise at its premiere, acclaimed by critics and audiences alike for its intelligent, distinctive, and emotionally powerful....more

Carmen - Live Broadcast from The Royal Opera House
Tuesday 6th March Tickets £15/Students £12.50 (ID Req)

This ever-popular opera is given a fresh point of view in Barrie Kosky's highly physical production, originally created for Frankfurt Opera. The Australian director is one of the world's most sought after opera directors. For Carmen he has devised a far-from-traditional version, incorporating music written by Bizet for the score but not usually heard, and giving a new voice to the opera's endlessly....more

Lady Windermere's Fan - Live Broadcast from The National Theatre
Tuesday 20th March Tickets £15/Students £12.50 (ID Req)

A new production of Oscar Wilde's social comedy directed by award-winning writer, actor, and director Kathy Burke. She brings together a talented comedic cast including the Olivier Award winning actress Samantha Spiro as Mrs Erlynne, Kevin Bishop as Lord Darlington, and guest starring Jennifer Saunders as the Duchess of Berwick, marking her return to the West End stage.


Christmas Is Coming To The Riverside

We’re delighted to once again be holding our Christmas Fayre on Saturday 16Th December between 7and 9pm. ... Read Full Story

New Ticket Pricing from the New Year!

Please note our new ticket prices from 1st January 2018:

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Kidsclub Competition – Make a Christmas Party Hat And Win A Prize From Father Christmas

It’s competition time again and with Christmas just around the corner it’s the perfect chance to celebrate.  ... Read Full Story

Newsletter December 2017

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The Riverside Kids Club

Saturday 9th September sees the first screening for our new Saturday morning cinema ‘Riverside Kid's Club’, for children aged between 3 and 12 years olds. ... Read Full Story

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. ... Read Full Story
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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