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Entebbe
Friday 15th until Thursday 21st June

In July 1976, four terrorists hijack an Air France flight from Tel-Aviv to Paris and force the flight crew to land in Entebbe, Uganda. There, the Jewish passengers are held hostage, with their safety contingent on the release of dozens of terrorists jailed in Israel, Germany and Sweden. After considerable debate, the Israeli government employs the Israeli Defence Forces to execute a daring rescue....more

Solo: A Star Wars Story
Friday 15th until Thursday 21st June

Young Han Solo finds adventure when he joins a gang of galactic smugglers, including a 196-year-old Wookie named Chewbacca. Indebted to the gangster Dryden Vos, the crew devises a daring plan to travel to the mining planet Kessel to steal a batch of valuable coaxium. In need of a fast ship, Solo meets Lando Calrissian, the suave owner of the perfect vessel for the dangerous mission -- the Millennium....more

Simon Rattle's Farewell Concert (Live Broadcast)
Wednesday 20th June

On 14 November 1987, a promising conductor called Simon Rattle made his Berliner Philharmoniker debut with Gustav Mahler’s Sixth Symphony. Looking back Rattle says, “I felt that I was finding my voice on that day.” Mahler’s multifaceted work is again on the programme when Sir Simon appears for the last time as chief conductor of the Berliner Philharmoniker. Sir Simon Rattle....more

Riverside Musical Theatre Company Showstoppers - On Stage
Saturday 23rd June - 3pm & 7.30pm

The Riverside Musical Theatre Company are back for one day only this summer to light up the stage, with another show full of songs from the world of musical theatre.  ....more

Book Club
Sunday 24th June until Thursday 28th June

Diane (Diane Keaton) is recently widowed after 40 years of marriage, Vivian (Jane Fonda) enjoys her men with no strings attached, Sharon (Candice Bergen) is still working through her decades-old divorce, and Carol's (Mary Steenburgen) marriage is in a slump after 35 years. The lives of these four lifelong friends are turned upside down after reading the infamous "50 Shades of Grey," catapulting....more

Calendar Girls (Silver Screen Classics)
Friday 29th June

After the death of her best friend's husband from cancer, spirited Yorkshire housewife Chris Harper (Helen Mirren) hatches a scheme to raise money for a memorial to him.  Chris encourages Annie (Julie Walters) and their friends to create a WI calendar -- with the novel detail of using the middle-aged women of their village as nude models. The idea stuns the husbands and a wary young photographer....more

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Friday 29th June until Thursday 5th July

Three years after the destruction of the Jurassic World theme park, Owen Grady and Claire Dearing return to the island of Isla Nublar to save the remaining dinosaurs from a volcano that's about to erupt. They soon encounter terrifying new breeds of gigantic dinosaurs, while uncovering a conspiracy that threatens the entire planet.

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The Happy Prince
Friday 29th June until Thursday 5th July

Rupert Everett has written, directed and starred in this gripping drama ....more

Everybody's Talking About Jamie (broadcast live from The Apollo Theatre London)
Thursday 5th July

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The Lady in the Van (Silver Screen Classics)
Friday 13th July

The Lady in the Van tells the true story of Alan Bennett's (Alex Jennings) strained friendship with Miss Mary Shepherd (Maggie Smith), an eccentric homeless woman whom Bennett befriended in the 1970s before allowing her temporarily to park her Bedford van in the driveway of his Camden home. She stayed there for 15 years. ....more

Romeo and Juliet - live broadcast from Stratford-Upon-Avon
Wednesday 18th July Tickets £12.50 | £10 Students (ID Req)

What if your first true love was someone you’d been told you must hate?

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Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
Friday 20th July until Thursday 2nd August

Ten years later, in the the Greek island of Kalokairi, Sophie (Amanda Seyfried) is pregnant with Sky's (Dominic Cooper) child while running her mother's villa. Self-conflicted because she can't do it by herself, but with Tanya (Christine Baranski) and Rosie's (Julie Walters) guidance, Sophie will find out more of Donna's (Meryl Streep) past and how she came to start up her villa, met each one of Sophie....more

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (Parent and Baby Screening Only)
Friday 20th July

Ten years later, in the Greek island of Kalokairi, Sophie is pregnant with Sky's child while running her mother's villa. Self-conflicted because she can't do it herself, but with Tanya and Rosie's guidance, Sophie will find out more about Donna's past and how she came to start up her villa, met each one of SOphie's dads, and raised a daughter, bravely all on her own, without a mother to guide her....more

Educating Rita (Silver Screen Classics)
Friday 27th July

Rita (Julie Walters), a married hair stylist in her 20s, wants to go back to school. She begins studying with Dr. Bryant (Michael Caine), a professor using alcohol to cope with his divorce. Despite his personal problems, Dr. Bryant helps Rita realize her academic potential. In turn, her passion for learning revitalizes his love of teaching. However, when Rita's blue-collar spouse learns that his wife....more

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

A Private Function with Michael Palin
2nd August 2018

The much-loved British comedian, actor, writer and television presenter, Michael Palin, will be coming to The Riverside on Thursday 2nd August to help launch our forthcoming food and drink film festival,more

Julie
Thursday 6th September - Tickets £15 | Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Vanessa Kirby (The Crown, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Eric Kofi Abrefa (The Amen Corner) feature in the cast of this brand new production, directed by Carrie Cracknell (NT Live: The Deep Blue Sea) and broadcast live from the National Theatre to cinemas.

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The Merry Wives of Windsor
Wednesday 12th September - Tickets £15 | Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Down on his luck in the suburbs, John Falstaff plans to hustle his way to a comfortable retirement by seducing the wives of two wealthy men. 

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King Lear
Thursday 27th September - Tickets £15 | Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Academy Award® winner Sam Mendes (James Bond: Skyfall, American Beauty) returns to the National Theatre to direct Simon Russell Beale (Timon of Athens, Collaborators) in the title role of Shakespeare’s tragedy. ....more

Richard Digance - The Not Bad For His Age Tour - On Stage
Friday 28th September

Richard resumes as normal after his Golden Anniversary celebrations of 2017 with a series of dates doing what he loves best, telling stories, playing the guitar and singing songs. This year there's a whole new show having shaken off the nostalgic trip of 50 years last year.
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The Winter's Tale
Thursday 4th October - Tickets £15 | Students £12.50 (ID Req)

The Winter’s Tale is Shakespeare’s great play of the irrational and inexplicable, illustrating how uncontrollable emotions can range across gender, country, class and age. Its universe is full of monsters, gods and natural disasters with a colossal sweep that takes audiences from the stifling atmosphere of the Sicilian court to the unbuttoned joy of a Bohemian festival.
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The Importance of Being Earnest
Tuesday 9th October - Tickets £15 | Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Widely considered one of the funniest plays in English, Wilde’s much loved masterpiece throws love, logic and language into the air to make one of theatre’s most dazzling firework displays. Jack, Algy, Gwendolyn and Cecily discover how unsmooth runs the course of true love, while Lady Bracknell keeps a baleful eye on the mayhem of manners. ‘It is very romantic to be in love. The....more

Cliff Richard Live: 60th Anniversary Tour (Live Broadcast)
Friday 12th October & Sunday 14th October(ENCORE)- Tickets £15

103 album releases, 123 single hits and the equivalent of 20 years spent in the UK charts. Britain's Ultimate Pop Star, Sir Cliff Richard is celebrating 60 years in the music industry and he wants to invite you to the most fabulous big screen party of the year!

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Mayerling
Monday 15th October - Tickets £15 | Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Dangerous desires, family secrets and political intrigues twist through every moment of daring choreography in Kenneth MacMillan's ballet inspired by true events.

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Die Walkure Broadcast Live from the Royal Opera House
Sunday 28th October - Tickets £15 | Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Wotan craves the ring, but, bound by his own laws, he can't retrieve it himself. With a mortal woman, he has twins, Siegmund and Sieglinde. He hopes Siegmund will become the free agent he needs to take the ring. Separated at birth, the twins meet as adults and fall in love. Wotan's wife Fricka points out that Siegmund can never be independent while he enjoys Wotan's protection. Wotan bitterly concedes....more

 
Michael Palin To Launch Film Feast Festival

In October we are hosting our first ever film festival, Film Feast Suffolk, which will screen feature films, documentaries and short films from all around the world on the subject of food and drink. The festival is a fringe event of the Read Full Story

Restaurant Deal for Showstoppers

Our wonderful restaurant team have come up with very special menu for both matinee and evening performances of The Riverside Musical Theatre Company's Showstoppers.

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Caswell Presents Sunday Sessions

at The Riverside. Chilled live music every 1st Sunday of the month 7pm. Free entry

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Dementia Friendly Screenings

Our new series of dementia friendly film screenings has got underway. 

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Morning Screenings For June

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

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New 'Silver Screen Classics' Film Screenings

We are thrilled to announce a brand new film series, Silver Screen Classics, which will show on selected Friday mornings at 10:30am.

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Parent and Baby Screenings

Our Parent and Baby Screenings are now up and running, with the next one on Friday 6th July 10.30am  Adrift (12A) ... 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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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 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