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Judy
Sunday 17th November until Thursday 21st November

Legendary performer Judy Garland arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts.

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The Peanut Butter Falcon
Sunday 17th November until Thursday 21st November

The Peanut Butter Falcon is an adventure story set in the world of a modern Mark Twain that begins when Zak (22), a young man with Down syndrome, runs away from the nursing home where he lives to chase his dream of becoming a professional wrestler by attending the wrestling school The Salt Water Redneck. Through circumstances beyond their control Tyler (32), a small-time outlaw on the run, becomes....more

Timon of Athens - RSC Live Broadcast from Stratford Upon Avon
Wednesday 20th November - Tickets: £16 | £13 Student (ID Required)

In a world driven by greed, what do we truly value? Timon has it all - money, influence, friends. But when the money runs out, Timon soon finds her influence and friends have also gone. Left alone, she flees Athens to take refuge in the woods, cursing the city she once loved. Featuring a "searing central performance" (Guardian) from award-winning actor, Kathryn Hunter, Timon of Athens....more

To Catch A Thief - Silver Screen
Friday 22nd November

A series of ingenious jewellery robberies takes place on the French Riviera. The police suspect John Robbie, an expert thief who was known as "The Cat" before he retired from crime. Robbie enlists the help of an insurance man to guess where the real thief will strike next. Hitchcock’s pairing of Cary Grant and Grace....more

The Aeronauts
Friday 22nd November until Thursday 28th November

In 1862, daredevil balloon pilot Amelia Wren (Felicity Jones) teams up with pioneering meteorologist James Glaisher (Eddie Redmayne) to advance human knowledge of the weather and fly higher than anyone in history. While breaking records and advancing scientific discovery, their voyage to the very edge of existence helps the unlikely pair find their place in the world they have left far below them....more

Present Laughter - Live Broadcast from The National Theatre
Thursday 28th November (SOLD OUT) - Tickets: £16 | £13 Student (ID Required)

Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott (BBC’s Sherlock, Fleabag) in Noël Coward’s provocative comedy Present Laughter.

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The Good Liar
Friday 29th November - Thursday 5th December

Career con artist Roy Courtnay (Ian McKellen) can hardly believe his luck when he meets well-to-do widow Betty McLeish (Helen Mirren) online. As Betty opens her life and home to him, Roy is surprised to find himself caring about her, turning what should be a cut-and-dry swindle into the most treacherous tightrope walk of his life.

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Toy Story 4
Saturday 30th November - Kids Club Screening

When a new toy called "Forky" joins Woody and the gang, a road trip alongside old and new friends reveals how big the world can be for a toy.

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CBeebies Christmas Show: Hansel & Gretel
Saturday 30th November and Sunday 8th December

Following a successful launch in 2018, UK audiences are invited to watch CBeebies’ theatre recording of this years Christmas Show: Hansel & Gretel on the big screen!

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42nd Street - The Musical - Recorded Broadcast from Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
Sunday 10th November (SOLD OUT), Tuesday 12th November (SOLD OUT), Sunday 1st December - Tickets £16 | Students £13

The largest ever production of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical theatre spectacular, filmed live at the magnificent Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in London's West End comes to the cinema screen!

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Les Miserables: The Staged Concert
Monday 2nd (SOLD OUT), Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th December - Tickets: £16 | £13 Student (ID Required)

Seen by over 120 million people worldwide, LES MISÉRABLES is undisputedly one of the world’s most popular musicals. Coinciding with its 35th triumphant year in London’s glittering West End, Cameron Mackintosh produced a spectacular sell-out staged concert version at the Gielgud Theatre featuring an all-star cast headed by Michael Ball, Alfie Boe, Carrie Hope Fletcher and Matt Lucas....more

The Winter's Tale
Wednesday 4th December - Tickets: £16 (Adult) £13 (Student)

Shakespeare’s timeless tragicomedy of obsession and redemption is reimagined in a new production co-directed by Rob Ashford and Kenneth Branagh, following their triumphant staging of Macbeth in Manchester and Manhattan.

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Passport to Pimlico - Silver Screen
Friday 6th December

When an unexploded World War II bomb is accidentally detonated in Pimlico, London, England, it reveals a treasure trove. They find documents proving that the region is, in fact, part of Burgundy, France, and thus foreign territory. One of Ealing Studios undoubtedly best comedies with a stellar cast. ....more

Coppelia - Broadcast live from The Royal Opera House
Tuesday 10th December - Tickets: £16 | £13 Student (ID Req)

Toy maker Dr Coppélius seems to have a beautiful young woman in his house: Coppélia, who sits and reads on his balcony. Franz and his fellow young villagers are curious about her and how she ignores them all. Franz’s fiancée Swanilda is not pleased by Franz’s interest in another woman, but equally curious. When Dr Coppélius goes to the local tavern, the young villagers slip into....more

The Grinch
Saturday 14th December - Kids Club Screening

A cynical grump goes on a mission to steal Christmas, only to have his heart changed by a young girl's holiday spirit. Funny and heartwarming, it's a universal story about the spirit of Christmas and the indomitable power of optimism.

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In Search Of Beethoven - Composers Film Series
Monday 16th December - Tickets: £13 | £10 Student (ID Req)

This film addresses the romantic myth that Beethoven was a heroic, tormented figure battling to overcome his tragic fate of deafness and who searched for his 'immortal beloved' but remained unmarried. It brings together the world's leading performers and experts on Beethoven to reveal new insights into this legendary composer.

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The Nutcracker - Recorded Broadcast from The Royal Opera House
Tuesday 17th December - Tickets: £16 | £13 Student (ID Req)

Recorded in 2016, this special performance celebrated Peter Wright's 90th birthday, and will be broadcast with new features.

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
Friday 20th December until Thursday 2nd January

The surviving Resistance faces the First Order once more as Rey, Finn and Poe Dameron's journey continues. With the power and knowledge of generations behind them, the final battle commences.

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Bell Book and Candle - Silver Screen
Friday 20th December

Gillian Holroyd  (Novak) is just your average, modern-day, witch, living in a New York apartment with her Siamese familiar, Pyewacket. But one day a handsome publisher, Shep....more

Frozen 2
Saturday 21st December until Thursday 2nd January

Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven leave Arendelle to travel to an ancient, autumn-bound forest of an enchanted land. They set out to find the origin of Elsa's powers in order to save their kingdom.

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The Santa Clause
Saturday 28th December - Kids Club Screening

When a man inadvertently makes Santa fall off of his roof on Christmas Eve, he finds himself magically recruited to take his place.

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Andre Rieu - 70 Years Young
Saturday 4th January & Sunday 5th January - Tickets: £20 | £15 Student (ID Required)

Charlotte Hawkins welcomes cinema audiences from around the world to Andre's castle in Maastricht for a birthday celebration. During the party, Andre is talking to Charlotte about his life and music. It's been an incredible journey; from growing up in a musical family, his church choir days, his marriage to Marjorie, The Salon Orchestra, forming The Johann Strauss Orchestra, the breakaway success....more

In Which We Serve - Silver Screen
Friday 10th January

This is the story of a British Naval ship, H.M.S. Torrin, from its construction to its sinking in the Mediterranean during action in World War II. The ship's first and only commanding officer is the experienced Captain E.V. Kinross, who trains his men not only to be loyal to him, but to the country, and most importantly, to themselves. They face challenges at sea, and also at home. They lose some....more

WALL-E
Saturday 11th January - Kids Club Screening

In the distant future, a small waste-collecting robot inadvertently embarks on a space journey that will ultimately decide the fate of mankind.

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The Sleeping Beauty - Broadcast live from The Royal Opera House
Thursday 16th January - Tickets: £16 | £13 Student (ID Req)

The wicked fairy Carabosse is furious she wasn’t invited to Princess Aurora’s christening. She gives the baby a spindle, saying that one day the Princess will prick her finger on it and die. The Lilac Fairy makes her own christening gift a softening of Carabosse’s curse: Aurora will not die, but will fall into a deep sleep, which only a prince’s kiss will break.

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Lucian Freud: A Self Portrait - Exhibition On Screen
Sunday 19th January 2020 - Tickets £13 | £10 Student (ID Req)

Privileged access to the much anticipated exhibition of his self portraits at the Royal Academy of Arts in London, in collaboration with the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Spanning nearly seven decades his self-portraits give a fascinating insight into both his psyche and his development as a painter, from his earliest portrait painted in 1939 to the final one executed 64 years later.

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The Red Shoes - Silver Screen
Friday 24th January

Under the authoritarian rule of charismatic ballet impressario Boris Lermontov, his proteges realize the full promise of their talents, but at a price: utter devotion to their art and complete loyalty to Lermontov himself. Under his near-obsessive guidance, young ballerina Victoria Page is poised for superstardom, but earns Lermontov's scorn when she falls in love with Julian Craster, composer of....more

Spirited Away
Saturday 25th January - Kids Club Screening

A sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts.

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La Boheme - Broadcast live from The Royal Opera House
Wednesday 29th January - Tickets: £16 | £13 Student (ID Req)

When Rodolfo, a penniless poet, meets Mimì, a seamstress, they fall instantly in love. But their happiness is threatened when Rodolfo learns that Mimì is gravely ill.

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In Search Of Mozart - Composers Film Series
Sunday 2nd February 2020 - Tickets £13 | £10 Student (ID Req)

This film traces the composer's life through his music and extensive correspondence. Over 80 works are featured in chronological order, revealing striking parallels between the music and Mozart's own experiences. Throughout, it is the music that takes centre stage, with the jigsaw of Moazart's life fitting around it.

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Kinky Boots The Musical - Recorded Broadcast from the Adelphi Theatre
Tuesday 4th February & Sunday 9th February Tickets: £16 | £13 Student (ID Req)

Kinky Boots: The Musical, filmed live at the Adelphi Theatre in the heart of London's West End, is strutting onto the big screen! With songs from Grammy and Tony award winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, book by legendary Broadway playwright Harvey Fierstein (La Cage Aux Folles), and direction and choreography by Jerry Mitchell (Legally Blonde, Hairspray), the musical is based on the film written by....more

The Graduate - Silver Screen
Friday 7th February

Ben has recently graduated from college, with his parents now expecting great things from him. At his "Homecoming" party, Mrs. Robinson, the wife of his father's business partner, has Ben drive her home, which leads to an affair between the two. The affair eventually ends, but comes back to haunt him when he finds himself falling for Elaine, Mrs. Robinson's daughter.

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Beauty and the Beast
Saturday 8th February - Kids Club Screening

A prince cursed to spend his days as a hideous monster sets out to regain his humanity by earning a young woman's love.

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Company of Four Pantomime: Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood
Saturday 15th February until Saturday 22nd February

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The Cellist/Dances at a Gathering - Broadcast live from The Royal Opera House
Tuesday 25th February - Tickets: £16 | £13 Student (ID Req)

Cathy Marston is previously an Associate Artist of the Royal Opera House and Director of Bern Ballett, and much in demand internationally. The inspiration for The Cellist, her first work for The Royal Ballet Main Stage, is the momentous life and career of the cellist Jacqueline du Pré. Dances at a Gathering by Jerome Robbins will also be performed as part of the double bill. This....more

The Man in the White Suit - Silver Screen
Friday 28th February

Sidney Stratton, a humble inventor, develops a fabric which never gets dirty or wears out. This would seem to be a boon for mankind, but the established garment manufacturers don't see it that way; they try to suppress it.

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In Search Of Chopin - Composers Film Series
Sunday 1st March 2020 - Tickets £13 | £10 Student (ID Req)

Chopin - who exactly was this man who was terrified of public performance, who fled his Polish homeland for Paris never to return, took up with the most notorious transvestite in France, and despite a life of ill-health, wrote some of the deepest and most powerful music ever written? For four years, award winning Phil Grabsky travelled the globe in his quest to lay bare the life and music of Chopin....more

Notorious - Silver Screen
Friday 13th March

In order to help bring Nazis to justice, U.S. government agent T.R. Devlin (Cary Grant) recruits Alicia Huberman (Ingrid Bergman), the American daughter of a convicted German war criminal, as a spy. As they begin to fall for one another, Alicia is instructed to win the affections of Alexander Sebastian (Claude Rains), a Nazi hiding out in Brazil. When Sebastian becomes serious about his relationship....more

Fidelio - Broadcast live from The Royal Opera House
Tuesday 17th March - Tickets £16 | £13 Student (ID Req)

Beethoven’s only opera is a masterpiece, an uplifting story of risk and triumph. In this new production, conducted by Antonio Pappano, Jonas Kaufmann plays the political prisoner Florestan, and Lise Davidsen his wife Leonore (disguised as ‘Fidelio’) who daringly sets out to rescue him. Set in strong counterpoint are the ingredients of domestic intrigue, determined love and the....more

The BFG
Saturday 21st March - Kids Club Screening

An orphan befriends a giant who takes her to Giant Country, where they attempt to stop the man-eating giants that are invading the human world.

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It Always Rains on Sunday - Silver Screen
Friday 27th March

Slice of life drama following the lives of various people in London's East End on a wet Sunday. (Is this film why people think it always rains in England ?) Rose was engaged to local wild boy Tommy Swann but he got imprisoned on Dartmoor. After he was locked up she got married to sedate but dull George. Tommy's now broken out of jail and comes to see Rose to get help to flee the country.

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Swan Lake - Broadcast Live from The Royal Opera House
Wednesday 1st April - Tickets £16 | £13 Student (ID Req)

Prince Siegfried chances upon a flock of swans while out hunting. When one of the swans turns into a beautiful woman, Odette, he is enraptured. But she is under a spell that holds her captive, allowing her to regain her human form only at night.

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Tangled
Saturday 4th April - Kids Club Screening

Rapunzel has spent her life in a tower, but now that a runaway thief has stumbled upon her, she is about to discover the world and who she really is.

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In Search Of Haydn - Composers Film Series
Sunday 5th April 2020 - Tickets: £13 | £10 Student (ID Req)

Phil Grabsky's biographical account of Haydn's life is a visual and aural extravaganza, including breath-taking performances by some of the world's most celebrated musicians. The emphasis of the film, as with all the 'In Search Of' films, is on the performance - and interpretation - of the works of Haydn, the composer both Mozart and Beethoven looked up to.

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Easter In Art - Exhibition On Screen
Sunday 12th April 2020 - Tickets £13 | £10 Student (ID Req)

A stunning film on the death and resurrection of Jesus. It is perhaps the most significant historical event of all time, as recounted by the gospels but, equally, as depicted by the greatest artists in history. Shot on location in Jerusalem, the USA, and throughout Europe, the film explores the different ways artists have depicted the Easter story through the ages.

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Moana
Saturday 25th April - Kids Club Screening

In Ancient Polynesia, when a curse reaches Moana's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the Demigod Maui to set things right.

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Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci - Broadcast live from The Royal Opera House
Tuesday 21st April - Tickets £16 | £13 Student (ID Req)

Pietro Mascagni’s Cavalleria rusticana (Rustic Chivalry) and Ruggero Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci (The Players) are today Italian opera’s most famous double act, but they were written independently. Cavalleria rusticana came first, its hugely successful premiere in 1890 doubtless an influence on Leoncavallo. His Pagliacci in 1892 was another triumph. The two works, each undeniable masterpieces....more

The Muppet Movie
Saturday 2nd May - Kids Club Screening

Kermit and his newfound friends trek across America to find success in Hollywood, but a frog legs merchant is after Kermit.

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Finding Nemo
Saturday 16th May - Kids Club Screening

After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets on a journey to bring him home.

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The Dante Project - Broadcast live from The Royal Opera House
Thursday 28th May - Tickets: £16 | £13 Student (ID Req)

Dante’s Divine Comedy is an epic journey through the afterlife: it encompasses the horrifying drama of Inferno and its damned, the lyrical mysticism of pilgrims on mount Purgatorio and the dazzling spheres of Paradiso with their endless configurations of light. The poem was inspired by the agony of Dante’s own exile, and traces his path from crisis to revelation guided by his literary....more

Labyrinth
Saturday 30th May - Kids Club Screening

A 16-year-old girl is given 13 hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother when her wish for him to be taken away is granted by the Goblin King.

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Mary Poppins Returns
Saturday 13th June - Kids Club Screening

Decades after her orinal visit, the magical nanny returns to help the Banks siblings and Michael's children through a difficult time in their lives.

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Elektra - Broadcast live from The Royal Opera House
Thursday 18th June - Tickets: £16 | £13 Student (ID Req)

Strauss’s thrilling and audacious adaptation of Greek tragedy receives a new staging by the award-winning Christof Loy. This uncompromising opera, about a daughter intent on bloody revenge and a mother driven to madness, has provoked critics to lively debate and both shocked and excited audiences since its 1909 premiere. Antonio Pappano conducts music that combines violence with moments of....more

Charlotte's Web
Saturday 27th June - Kids Club Screening

Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider, to ensure that this will never happen.

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Frida Kahlo - Exhibition On Screen
Sunday 12th July 2020 - Tickets £13 | £10 Student (ID Req)

This highly engaging film takes us on a journey through the life of one of the most prevalent female icons. Featuring key exhibitions and interviews with world renowned Kahlo curators and using cinema to take an up-close and intimate look at her works, we examine how great an artist she can be considered. It explored the extraordinary symbolism and themes in these personal canvases.

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Concerto: A Beethoven Journey - Composers Film Series
Wednesday 16th December 2020 - Tickets: £13 | £10 Student (ID Req)

Filmed over four years, Concerto - A Beethoven Journey  follows world-class pianist Leif Ove Andsnes as he attempts to understand and interpret one of the greatest sets of works for piano ever written: Beethoven's five piano concertos. Considered one of the top pianists of his age, Leif Ove Andsnes offers rare insights into the mind of a leading pianist and access to his personal and professional....more

 
Woodbridge Film Society Date Changes

Please note that the December screening for Woodbridge Film Society will now take place on Monday 9th December at 7:45pm and the April screening (formerly 6th April) will now take place on Monday 30th March at 7:45pm.

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Book Your Christmas Party!

Booking your Christmas party? Come and have your Christmas Party with us from the 2nd December to the 23rd December - Monday to SaturdayTwo course £21 or three course £25

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Cocktail Masterclass

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Missing/Removed Romeo & Juliet Signed Programme

We are sad to report that a personally signed programme from our foyer display of Matthew Bourne's Romeo and Juliet was removed straight after the 2nd performance on Tuesday 22nd October.

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A Little Piece of History

Jane Ager visited The Riverside today (22nd July) for lunch and took a number of photos inside and around the cinema. Jane is the great-granddaughter of David Ager who built the cinema in 1915 (then called The Electric Cinema) and was it's very first owner!

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November Newsletter

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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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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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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