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Viceroy's House
Friday 24th March to Thursday 30th March

The final Viceroy of India, Lord Mountbatten, is tasked with overseeing the tradition of British India to independence, but meets with conflict as different sides clash in the face of monumental change.


Madame Butterfly Live Broadcast from The Royal Opera House
Thursday 30th March SOLD OUT Encore Sunday 2nd April Tickets £15/Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Puccini’s Madama Butterfly is one of the most popular of all operas, with ravishing music and a heartbreaking story of a loving geisha deserted by a callous American husband. Much loved soprano Ermonela Jaho sings the title role for the first time at Covent Garden, in this stunningly beautiful production.more

Beauty and the Beast
Friday 31st March to Thursday 13th April

Disney's animated classic takes on a new form, with a widened mythology and an all-star cast. A young prince, imprisoned in the form of a beast, can be freed only by true love. What may be his only opportunity arrives when he meets Belle, the only human girl to ever visit the castle since it was enchanted.


Hacksaw Ridge
Friday 31st March & Saturday 1st April

The extraordinary true story of conscientious objector Desmond T. Doss who saved 75 men in Okinawa, during the bloodiest battle of WWII, without firing a single shot. Believing that the war was just but killing was nevertheless wrong, he was the only American soldier in WWII to fight on the front lines without a weapon. As an army medic Doss single-handedly evacuated the wounded near enemy lines....more

Tuesday 4th April & Wednesday 5th April

Troy Maxson makes his living as a sanitation worked in 1950s Pittsburgh. Maxson once dreamed of becoming a professional baseball player, but was deemed too old when the major leagues began admitting black athletes. Bitter over his missed opportunity, Troy creates further tension in his family when he squashes his son's chance to meet a college football recruiter.


Twelfth Night Live Broadcast from the National Theatre
Thursday 6th April Tickets £15/Students £12.50 (ID Req) As Live 12A

Tamsin Greig is Malvolia in a new twist on Shakespeare's classic comedy of mistaken identity.

A ship is wrecked on the rocks. Viola is washed ashore but her twin brother Sebastian is lost. Determined to survive on her own, she steps out to explore a new land. So begins a whirlwind of mistaken identity and unrequited love. ....more

The Eagle Huntress
Sunday 9th April

This spellbinding documentary follows Aisholpan, a 13 year-old nomadic Mongolian girl who is fighting to become the first female eagle hunter in twelve generations of her Kazakh family. Through breathtaking aerial cinematography and intimate verite footage, the film captures her personal journey while also addressing universal themes like female empowerment, the natural world, coming of age and....more

Monday 10th April, Wednesday 12th April & Thursday 13th April

A five year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometres from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Austrailia. 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.


Jewels Live Broadcast from the Royal Opera House
Tuesday 11th April Tickets £15/Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Choreographer George Balanchine’s evocation of the sparkle of emeralds, rubies and diamonds is a brilliant ballet classic. The French Romantic music of Fauréprovides the impetus for the subtlety and lyricism of ‘Emeralds’, while the fire of ‘Rubies’ comes from Stravinsky and the jazz-age energy of New York. Grandeur and elegance complete the ballet with the splendour....more

Rozencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead from National Theatre Live
Thursday 20th April Tickets £15/ Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter, The Woman in Black), Joshua McGuire (The Hour) and David Haig (Four Weddings and a Funeral, The Witness for the Prosecution) star in Tom Stoppard’s brilliantly funny situation comedy, broadcast live from The Old Vic theatre in London. 


Julius Caesar
Wednesday 26th April Tickets £15/ Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Shakespeare's political thriller tells the story of the conspiracy against Caesar, his assassination, and the defeat of his conspirators. Julius Caesar has returned to Rome triumphant from the war against Pompey. The Roman republic is prepared to heap him with new honors, causing concern and dismay among some senators who fear that too much power is held by one man.


Thursday 11th May

Jude Law stars in this stage production broadcast live from the Barbican Theatre in London. Ivo van Hove directs this new adaptation of Luchino Visconti’s 1943 film. ....more

Who`s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Thursday 18th May

Sonia Friedman Productions present Imelda Staunton (Gypsy, Vera Drake, the Harry Potter films), Conleth Hill (Game Of Thrones, The Producers), Luke Treadaway (A Street Cat Named Bob, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, The Hollow Crown) and Imogen Poots (A Long Way Down, Jane Eyre) in James Macdonald’s critically acclaimed, 5 star production of Edward Albee’s landmark....more

Anglo-Saxon Textiles & Dress
Saturday 27th May

Gale R. Owen-Crocker is an Anglo-Saxon specialist who will be giving a talk on English Anglo-Saxon dress examining the subjects in her book 'Dress In Anglo-Saxon England'.


The Parlour Is Getting Ready To Open For Spring

Spring is here and it’s time to get outside and enjoy the ... Read Full Story

Actor Hugh Fraser Loves The Riverside

We were delighted to see in last weekend’s EADT that actor and Woodbridge resident, Hugh Fraser, is a fan of The Riverside Cinema.

Many people will know Hugh from the ITV series Poirot, where he played Captain Hastings and in recent years Hugh has become a best selling author of crime novels ... Read Full Story
Awards Season

And the Winner is………

Yes it’s awards season and the nominations and ceremonies are coming thick and fast with all the Hollywood glamour and glitz we come to expect from these events.We’ve had the Golden Globes and the Screen Actors Guild Awards already, with La La Land winning ... Read Full Story
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
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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 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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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