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Finding Your Feet
Friday 16th March until Thursday 29th March

‘Lady’ Sandra Abbott (Imelda Staunton) discovers that her husband of forty years (John Sessions) is having an affair with her best friend (Josie Lawrence), she seeks refuge in London with her estranged, older sister Bif (Celia Imrie). Sandra is a fish out of water next to her outspoken, serial dating, free spirited sibling who lives on an inner-city council estate. But difference is....more

Julius Caesar - A NTL Live Broadcast from The Bridge Theatre London
Thursday 22nd March Tickets £15 | Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Caesar returns in triumph to Rome and the people pour out of their homes to celebrate. Alarmed by the autocrat’s popularity, the educated élite conspire to bring him down. After his assassination, civil war erupts on the streets of the capital.


The Winter's Tale - Recorded Broadcast from The Royal Opera House
Friday 23rd March encore 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

The Mercy
Friday 23rd March to Thursday 29th March

The incredible story of amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst (Colin Firth) and his solo attempt to circumnavigate the globe. The struggles he confronted on the journey while his family waited his return is one of the most enduring mysteries of recent times. Also starring Rachel Weisz and David Thewlis.


The Goonies
Saturday 24th March - Kids Club

When two brothers find out they might lose their house they are desperate to find a way to keep their home. They find a treasure map and bring some friends along to find it. They are all out looking for the "X" and trying to get away from a group of bad guys who also want the treasure.....more

The Greatest Showman (Fancy Dress) Sing-A-Long
Saturday 24th March

The Greatest Showman is a musical drama which tells the story of the showman P T Barnum as he creates and develops his circus in New York in the mid-1800's


Lady Windermere's Fan - Live Broadcast from The West End
Sunday 25th March (Encore) As Live 12A Cert 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.


Vincent Van Gogh. A New Way Of Seeing - Exhibition On Screen
Sunday 25th March Tickets £12.50/Students £10 (ID Req)

From The Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam Perhaps more than any other artist, Van Gogh’s life has long captured the imagination of storytellers. 


I, Tonya
Monday 26th March until Thursday 29th March

In 1991, talented figure skater Tonya Harding becomes the first American woman to complete a triple axel during a competition. In 1994, her world comes crashing down when her ex-husband conspires to injure Nancy Kerrigan, a fellow Olympic hopeful, in a poorly conceived attack that forces the young woman to withdraw from the national championship. Harding's life and legacy instantly become tarnished....more

Bernstein Centenary - Broadcast Live from the ROH
Tuesday 27th March Tickets £15/Students £12.50 (ID Req)

The Royal Ballet celebrates the centenary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth with an all-Bernstein programme from Wayne McGregor, Liam Scarlett and Christopher Wheeldon.


Peter Rabbit
Friday 30th March until Thursday 5th April

Peter Rabbit and his three sisters -- Flopsy, Mopsy and Cotton-Tail -- enjoy spending their days in Mr. McGregor's vegetable garden. When one of McGregor's relatives suddenly moves in, he's less than thrilled to discover a family of rabbits in his new home. A battle of wills soon breaks out as the new owner hatches scheme after scheme to get rid of Peter -- a resourceful rabbit who proves to be....more

Red Sparrow
Friday 30th March until Thursday 5th April

Prima ballerina Dominika Egorova faces a bleak and uncertain future after she suffers an injury that ends her career. She soon turns to Sparrow School, a secret intelligence service that trains exceptional young people to use their minds and bodies as weapons. Egorova emerges as the most dangerous Sparrow after completing the sadistic training process. As she comes to terms with her new abilities....more

Macbeth - A Live Broadcast from The Royal Opera House
Wednesday 4th April Tickets £15/Students £12.50 (ID Req)

The warrior Macbeth fights on the side of the King of Scotland – but when a coven of witches prophesy that he shall become king himself, a ruthless ambition drives Macbeth and his wife to horrific acts.


A Wrinkle In Time
Friday 6th April until Thursday 12th April

A Wrinkle in Time is the story of Meg Murry, a high-school-aged girl who is transported on an adventure through time and space with her younger brother Charles Wallace and her friend Calvin O'Keefe to rescue her father, a gifted scientist, from the evil forces that hold him prisoner on another planet.


Mary Magdalene
Friday 6th April until Thursday 12th April

Striving for a new way of living, ‘Mary Magdalene’ finds a place for herself in a new social movement led by the charismatic Jesus of Nazareth. Constricted by the social hierarchies of the time, she defies her family and becomes one of Jesus’ most devoted followers. But as his inescapable fate....more

The NeverEnding Story
Saturday 7th April - Kid's Club

A troubled boy dives into a wondrous fantasy world through the pages of a mysterious book.


Macbeth - A Live Broadcast from The RSC
Wednesday 11th April Tickets £12.50/Students £10(ID req)

Returning home from battle, the victorious Macbeth meets three witches on the heath. Driven by their disturbing prophecies, he sets out on the path to murder.


Saturday 21st April - Kid's Club

After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure.


Life on the Deben
Sunday 22nd April

Following our string of very successful and sold-out screenings of Tim Curtis breathtaking film on our local river, we are delighted to have the film return.


Western British Archaeology in the Age of Sutton Hoo
Saturday 28th April 11am

Sutton Hoo Society Basil Brown Memorial Lecture ....more

The Theatre Emporium presents Magic of the Movies
Sunday 29th April

A celebration of film 


Manon - A Live Broadcast from The Royal Opera House
Thursday 3rd May Tickets £15/Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Kenneth MacMillan’s masterpiece of modern ballet is revived this Season as part of continuing celebrations of MacMillan’s profound impact on British ballet, to mark the 25th anniversary of his death. 


Early Man
Saturday 5th May - Kid's Club

Set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures and woolly mammoths ruled the earth. Early Man tells the story of Dug (Eddie Redmayne), along with sidekick Hognob as they unite his tribe against a mighty enemy, Lord Nooth (Tom Hiddleston) and his Bronze Age city to save their home.


Macbeth - A Live Broadcast from NTL
Thursday 10th May (As Live 15 Cert)Tickets £15/Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy, directed by Rufus Norris (The Threepenny Opera, London Road), will see Rory Kinnear (Young Marx, Othello) and Anne-Marie Duff (Oil, Suffragette) return to the National Theatre to play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.


Mat Bayfield & Friends - On Stage
Sunday 13th May

Come and celebrate Mat’s birthday with the first public performance of his new collaboration BAYFIELD BOOTH. ....more

Matthew Bourne's Cinderella -A Recorded Broadcast from Sadlers Wells followed by a live Q&A on screen with Matthew Bourne
Tuesday 15th May (As Live 12A Cert) Tickets £15 Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella is a thrilling and evocative love story set in London during the Second World War. The internationally acclaimed choreographer’s interpretation of the classic fairy tale has, at its heart, a true war-time romance. ....more

An American In Paris - Recorded Broadcast From The Dominion Theatre London (Nominated for 2 Olivier Awards)
Wednesday 16th May SOLD OUT & Sunday 20th May (Encore) Tickets £15 Students £12.50 (ID Req)

This breathtakingly beautiful Tony® Award-winning Broadway musical, inspired by the Oscar® winning MGM film, tells the impassioned story of discovering love in the ‘City of Light’.more

The Dam Busters at 75: Live From the Royal Albert Hall
Thursday 17th May Tickets £12.50/Students £10 (ID Req)

Hosted by Dan Snow, and featuring the Glenn Miller Orchestra plus special guests including family members of both Dam Busters crew, and the film's director Michael Anderson, historian Paul Beaver and Professor Hugh Hunt as they explore the history of the iconic raid and how it led to the making of this British classic. The evening will pay tribute to Wing Commander Guy Gibson and his comrades of....more

The Lion King
Saturday 19th May - Kid's Club

Lion cub and future king, Simba, searches for his identity. His eagerness to please others and penchant for testing his boundaries, sometimes gets him into trouble.


Honey I Shrunk the Kids
Saturday 2nd June - Kid's Club

The scientist father of a teenage girl and boy accidentally shrinks his and two other neighbourhood teens to the size of insects. Now the teens must fight dimunituve dangers as the father searches for them.


An Ideal Husband - Broadcast Live from The Vaudeville Theatre
Tuesday 5th June - Tickets £15 | Students £12.50 (ID Req)

The Rolls-Royce of English comedies, Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband, brings an act of political sin into the heart of the English home.


Swan Lake - Broadcast Live from the Royal Opera House
Tuesday 12th June 7.15pm (live) & Sunday 17th June 2pm (encore) Tickets £15 Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Swan Lake has had a special role in the repertory of The Royal Ballet since 1934. This Season The Royal Ballet creates a new production with additional choreography by Artist in Residence Liam Scarlett. 


Andrè Rieu 2018 Maastricht Concert
Saturday 28th July & Sunday 29th July

Set against the stunning backdrop of the town square in Andrè's home town, the spectacular Maastricht concert features the maestro in his element, along with his 60 piece Johann Strauss Orchestra, sopranos, tenors and very special guests. Andrè delivers an unforgettable musical experience full of humour, fun and emotion for all ages. ....more

New 'Silver Screen' Film Screening From May

We are thrilled to announce a brand new film series, Silver Screen, which will show fortnightly from May on Friday mornings at 10:30am. ... Read Full Story

New Parent and Baby Screenings From April

We are delighted to be launching our new Parent and Baby screenings from this April, which will take place once a fortnight on a Friday morning at 10:30am.  ... Read Full Story

Updated Newsletter March 2018

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Morning Screenings For March

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

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The Greatest Showman Sing-A-Long Fancy Dress.

After a successful sell out showing of The Greatest Showman Sing-A-Long we are doing it again but this time with FANCY DRESS.

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Book Now For The Dam Busters at 75: Live From the Royal Albert Hall

On 26 February 1943 the Air Ministry gave the go ahead to the Royal Air Force’s most daring operation of the Second World War, ‘Operation ... Read Full Story

Andrè Rieu 2018 Maastricht Concert on Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th July

Set against the stunning backdrop of the town square in Andrè's hometown, the spectacular Maastricht concert features the maestro in his element, along with his 60-piece Johann Strauss Orchestra, sopranos, tenors and very special guests. Andrè delivers an unforgettable ... Read Full Story

The Olivier Awards Nominations Announced

Here at The Riverside live broadcasts are a really popular and important part of our programme. We love bringing you the chance to see fantastic operas, ballets, comedy, drama and musicals. ... Read Full Story

Chef De Partie Required
The Riverside restaurant is seeking a strong, knowledgeable and hard-working Chef De Partie to join the team.  Salary for this role is very competitive, plus additional tips. ... Read Full Story
A Piece Of Magic For The Riverside

We would like to congratulate Piece of Magic who won a silver award at last Wednesday's ECA awards for their live broadcast ... Read Full Story

New Ticket Pricing from the New Year!

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

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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. ... 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 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