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Captain Fantastic
Friday 14th until Thursday 20th October

In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, Ben and Leslie Cash have raised their six children with home schooling that involves a rigorous physical and intellectual education. When they are forced to leave the forests and enter the world of mainstream Western America, Ben has his idea of what it means to be a parent challenged by family and society.  ....more

Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children
Friday 21st October until Sunday 30th October

When Jacob discovers clues to a mystery that spans different worlds and times, he finds a magical place known as Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. But the mystery and danger deepen as he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers... and their powerful enemies. Ultimately, Jacob discovers that only his own special "peculiarity" can save his new friends. ....more

Friday 21st October until Thursday 27th October

Storks deliver babies...or at least they used to. Now they deliver packages for global internet giant Junior, the company's top delivery stork, is about to be promoted when he accidentally activates the Baby Making Machine, producing an adorable and wholly unauthorized baby girl. Desperate to deliver this bundle of trouble before the boss gets wise, Junior and his friend Tulip, the....more

Friday 28th October until Thursday 3rd November

Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) is on a trail of clues tied to the great Dante himself. When he wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Sienna Brooks (Felicity Jones) a doctor he hopes will help him recover his memories. Together, they race across Europe and against the clock try to stop a madman from unleashing a global virus that would wipe out half of the world's population. ....more

Anastasia A live broadcast from The Royal Opera House
Wednesday 2nd November Tickets £15/Student £12.50 (ID required)

Kenneth MacMillan's full-length ballet is a compelling exploration of identity in the turbulent wake of the Russian revolution.

Starring: Natalia Osipova, Marianela Nunez. ....more

Friday 4th Until Wednesday 9th November

An in-depth look at the life and music of Manchester-based rock


I Daniel Blake
Friday 4th until Thursday 10th November

A 59 year old carpenter recovering from a heart attack, befriends a single mum and her two kids as they navigate their way through the kafkaesque impersonal benefits system. With equal amounts of humour, warmth and despair. Heartfelt and emotional until the end....more

Bridget Jones's Baby
Friday 4th until Thursday 10th November

Bridget's focus on single life and her career is interrupted when she finds herself pregnant, but with one hitch ... she can only be fifty percent sure of the identity of her baby's father.....more

Saturday 5th and Saturday 12th November

A troll princess and her companion, the one unhappy troll try to rescue her friends from being eaten by their nemeses.....more

Some Like It Hot (1959)
Sunday 6th November

When two Chicago musicians, Joe and Jerry, witness the St. Valentine's Day massacre, they want to get out of town and get away from the gangster responsible, Spats Colombo. They're desperate to get  a gig out of town but the only job they know of is an all-girl band heading to Florida. They show up at the train station as Josephine and Daphne, the replacement saxophone and bass players. Mayhem....more

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back
Friday 11th until Thursday 17th November

Jack Reacher must uncover the truth behind a major government conspiracy in order to clear his name. On the run as a fugitive from the law, Reacher uncovers a potential secret from his past that could change his life forever.....more

Miss Saigon: 25th Anniversary Performance
Encore Saturday 12th November 7.30pm

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

Les Contes d'Hoffmann - A live broadcast from The Royal Opera House
Tuesday 15th November Tickets £15/Student £12.50 (ID required)

John Schlesinger’s sumptuous production of Offenbach’s ....more

Alan Bennett Diaries Live
Wednesday 16th November Tickets £12.50/Students £10 (ID required)

This unmissable live event will take a candid look into the mind of Alan Bennett, Britain’s best-loved writer, who, at 82, shows no signs of slowing down. The event will include a screening of a new film Alan Bennett’s Diaries (12A), about the writer, followed by an exclusive Q&A with Alan Bennett screened from his local library in Primrose Hill. ....more

Just Like That! The Tommy Cooper Story.
Friday 18th November Tickets £12/Students £10 (ID required)

Tommy Cooper was a true comic genius. His impeccable timing, misfiring magic, trademark fez and quick-fire gags made him an international star. ....more

Keeping Up with the Joneses
Saturday 19th until Thursday 24th November

A suburban couple becomes embroiled in an international espionage plot when they discover that their seemingly perfect new neighbors are government spies.....more

Christmas With Andre Rieu
Saturday 19th November Ticket Prices £20/Students £15 (ID required)

Christmas with Andre, a festive celebration, features a concert packed with Christmas favorites, including Hallelujah, Jingle Bells, White Christmas, and many more! Exclusively for cinemas, Andre invites his fans to his hometown with an intimate live tour of Maastricht's magical Christmas highlights, as well as participating in an interactive Q&A, hosted by Good Morning Britain's Charlotte Hawkins....more

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Friday 25th November until Thursday 8th December

The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.....more

The Nutcracker A live broadcast from The Royal Opera House
Thursday 8th December Tickets £15/Student £12.50 (ID required)

The young Clara ....more

No Man's Land Live broadcast from The National Theatre
Thursday 15th December Tickets £15/Student £12.50 (ID required)

Following their hit run on Broadway, Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart return to the West End stage in Harold Pinter’s No Man's Land, broadcast live to cinemas from Wyndham’s Theatre, London. ....more

New Year's Eve, Black Tie - Fully Booked

Our New Yesr's Eve event proves so popular that places get snapped up really quickly. We are now fully booked for this year. ... Read Full Story

Arts East Magazine Offer!

If you are a live broadcast fan, take a look at the latest edition of Arts East magazine (some available in the foyer) for special offers on some of our productions!

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Some Like It Hot! Charity Screening for Macmillan

Join us for a special charity screening of Some Like It Hot (1959) on 6th November starting at 3.45pm. This film is being screened as part of a special event for Macmillan Cancer Support. ... Read Full Story

Just Like That! The Tommy Cooper Show

We are thrilled that Hambledon Productions are bringing their live show Just Like That! The Tommy Cooper Show to The Riverside on 18th November. John Hewer recreates the comic genius of Tommy Cooper, with his impeccable timing, misfiring magic, trademark fez and quick-fire gags.

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We're Recruiting a Chef

We are looking for a strong Commis Chef/CDP for our busy kitchen.

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We're in the Financial Times!

Tim Hayward, FT contributing writer, popped in for dinner and liked it so much he wrote about it!

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The Riverside on BBC Radio Suffolk

It would seem that our appearance in the Financial Times has ... 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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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 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 ... Read Full Story