Cast: Himesh Patel, Lily James and Ed Sheeran.
Directed by Danny Boyle.
Jack dreams of fame, but the ambitions of this struggling singer-songwriter in an English seaside town are rapidly fading, despite the fierce devotion and support of his childhood best friend, Ellie. After an accident during a mysterious global blackout, he wakes up to discover that The Beatles have never existed. Performing songs by the greatest band in history to a world that has never heard them, Jack becomes on overnight sensation, with a little help from his agent.
Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham and Idris Elba.
Directed by David Leitch
Lawman Luke Hobbs and outcast Deckard Shaw form an unlikely alliance when a cyber-genetically enhanced villain threatens the future of humanity.
Cast: Viveik Kalra, Kulvinder Ghir and Meera Ganatra.
Directed by Gurinder Chadha
In 1987 during the austere days of Thatcher's Britain, a teenager learns to live life, understand his family and find his own voice through the music of Bruce Springsteen.
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt and Margot Robbie. Directed by Quentin Tarantino
A faded television actor and his stunt double strive to achieve fame and success in the film industry during the final years of Hollywood's Golden Age in 1969 Los Angeles.
Professional singer Emily K has astounded audiences throughout her singing career with her dulcet tone of voice and similarity to the great Karen Carpenter. Last year she got together with Musical Director, Brian Parker (Keyboard), and a group of top class musicians, Simon Howe (Lead guitarist), Dan Lacey (Bass guitarist), and Dan Ball (Drums) to produce this nostalgic tribute show. Taking you back to the 1970s, Emily and the band will perform many of the Carpenters classic hits.
Cast: Gerard Butler and Morgan Freeman.
Directed by Ric Roman Waugh
When there is an assassination attempt on U.S. President, his trusted confidant, Secret Service Agent Mike Banning, is wrongfully accused and taken into custody. After escaping from capture, he becomes a man on the run and must evade his own agency and outsmart the FBI in order to find the real threat to the President.
Directed by Ron Howard
From the team behind the worldwide success The Beatles: Eight Days a Week comes two-time Academy Award winning director Ron Howard's documentary celebrating the life of the beloved opera star Luciano Pavarotti, who sold over 100 million records in his lifetime.
Cast: Hugh Bonneville, Jim Carter, Michelle Dockery, Elizabeth McGovern and Maggie Smith.
Directed by Michael Engler
Set in 1927, and the Crawley family receive a visit from the royal family, which includes King George V and Queen Mary. The Crawley’s have far less to offer the royals, due to the Great Depression at the end of the first World War and so their head butler, Carson, returns to ensure that the visit goes swimmingly.
Giuseppe Verdi’s masterpiece – compelling, blood-curdling and beautiful – is being performed for the first time on the unique, Bregenz lake stage. One of Verdi's most popular works, Rigoletto is an unforgettable tale of a sacrifice and revenge; of a father's rage and a daughter's shame. This timeless tragedy will delight audiences with a powerhouse combination of entertainment and emotional intensity from the spectacular shore of Lake Constance.
If you go down to the woods today, you're in for a big surprise! Following the enormous success of Team B Productions debut appearance with Throbbin Hood in 2017, Wayne Burns and his mischievous cast return with another Pantomime for Grown-ups. Follow Red Riding Hood, as she ventures into the wood to visit her Grandma, only to encounter the randy wolf, who will do anything to get his hairy hands on her Bakewell slice!
With an illustrious career spanning five decades: over 150 stage roles, 11 Grammy Awards and his iconic performances alongside Luciano Pavarotti and José Carreras as one of the Three Tenors, the legendary Plácido Domingo continues to astound audiences with a vocal talent unmatched in power. For one very special night, he returns to the breath-taking Arena Di Verona amphitheatre for this anniversary gala evening, 50 years after his debut, revisiting three of his greatest ever roles.
Roger Waters, co-founder, creative force and songwriter behind Pink Floyd, presents his highly anticipated film, Us + Them, featuring state-of- the-art visual production and breath-taking sound in this unmissable cinema event. Filmed in Amsterdam on the European leg of his 2017/2018 tour, the film features songs from his legendary Pink Floyd albums.
Cast: Brad Pitt, Liv Tyler and Tommy Lee Jones.
Directed by James Gray
An astronaut travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of our planet. He uncovers secrets which challenge the nature of human existence and our place in the cosmos.
Hailed as the UK’s most influential comedian of all time, legendary Scot Billy Connolly is coming to cinemas with this brilliant show from his final stand-up tour. Recorded during the Australian leg, this whip smart routine is a riotous journey filled with outrageous tales and blistering observations of everyday absurdities. Screening as a special one-night-only event, Connolly will also muse upon his career, life and legacy in a deeply personal interview filmed exclusively for cinema.
Cast: Renée Zellweger, Jessie Buckley, Finn Wittrock and Michael Gambon.
Directed by Rupert Goold
30 years after she shot to global stardom in The Wizard of Oz, showbiz legend Judy Garland arrives in swinging London to perform sold-out shows at the Talk of the Town nightclub. While there, she reminisces with friends and adoring fans and begins a whirlwind romance with musician Mickey Deans, her soon-to-be fifth husband.
Team B's debut Pantomime for Grown-ups returns for a one-off charity screening. Filmed live at the Spa Pavilion Theatre, Felixstowe in October 2018, here's your opportunity to enjoy the outrageous madcap medevial farce in the forest, courtesy of Robin Hood and his very Merry Men, with all profits donated to local causes
A feel-good nostalgic show, paying tribute to the stars and songs of the fabulous 50s and swinging 60s. Starring Pete Lindup, Andy Eastwood and Maggie O'Hara, accompanied by the Martin St. James Band, plus special guest star, Pete Donegan (son of the legendary Skiffle king, Lonnie)
Opened in 1914, Leiston Picture House was one of the countries earliest purpose built cinemas. This unique event, to co-inside with the venue's 105th anniversary, celebrates the fascinating story of Suffolk's oldest cinema, featuring a rare collection of images, documents and footage. An absolute 'must-see' event for customers old and new, who cherish our wonderful Film Theatre.
In aid of Leiston Film Theatre Support Club.
Voices: Kelly Clarkson, Nick Jonas and Janelle Monáe. Directed by Kelly Asbury
An animated adventure in which the free-spirited UglyDolls confront what it means to be different, struggle with a desire to be loved, and ultimately discover who you truly are is what matters most.
Dive into a magical under the sea ultra-violet experience, as Finn and Twinkie take you on a journey through the oceon in search of hidden treasure, encountering a host of colurful underwater creatures along the way, plus a great photo opportunity after show, when you can meet some of the characters.
Cast: Bonnie Langford, Tom Lister, Clare Halse and Philip Bertioli.
Directed by Mark Bramble
Telling the story of a talented young performer with stars in her eyes who gets her big break on Broadway, this is the largest ever staging of the Tony Award-winning musical, filmed live at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. Featuring dazzling tap-dancing, a show-stopping ensemble cast and iconic songs 42nd Street, We're In The Money, Lullaby Of Broadway, to name only a few, this is pure musical magic on the big screen.
Experience the magic of Dire Straits' music, performed by six super-fans of the iconic group, whose legacy leaves two decades of timeless music. Performed in a way that only fans can deliver, Dire Straits UK are the quintessential Dire Straits tribute show in the UK today.
Firmly established as one of Ireland’s greatest ever entertainers, Dominic Kirwan brings his own inimitable style and rich musical heritage of his homeland to Leiston Film Theatre, as part of his UK tour. More details to follow soon.
Darren Page and Marc Robinson who have both dedicated their careers to Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly, performing all over the world. Together, they have created a spell-binding two hour show, that will entertain and uplift you with pure nostalgia. The authentic show, complete with a live band, is packed full of all the massive hits of both artists, with the addition of a few early tracks and rarities for good measure!
Featuring musical highlights chosen by the maestro himself, this unique celebration will take you on a journey around the world to André Rieu’s most amazing concert locations. Bring your friends and kick off the New Year in style, in the comfort of the cinema, with the most wonderful music from the birthday boy – the King of Waltz!
Team B Productions
Team B Productions proudly present their all-new family Pantomime at Leiston Film Theatre. Join Goldilocks as she encounters Mummy, Daddy and Baby Bear when she stumbles across their woodland home. When the wicked Ringmaster plots to capture the furry family and make them the stars of his Circus, it's up to Goldilocks, Silly Billy and even Dame Trump to come to the rescue. Packed to the panto-brim with slapstick family fun, toe-tapping tunes and a huge helping of audience participation.
Roll over Beethoven, because the greatest tribute to Jeff Lynne’s Electric Light Orchestra is here, in this brilliant live show featuring soaring strings, striking vocal harmonies and playing all the much loved songs from ELO’s hit-filled library. The ELO Encounter tribute band promises a night filled with rock, roll and Blue Skies!
From the team behind the sell-out Mods and Rockers show, Johnny Warman brings you The British Invasion Show, reliving an iconic time between 1964 and 1966 when British bands captured American charts and minds. This encapsulating musical journey includes the music of The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, Cream, Them, The Yardbirds, The Small Faces, Pink Floyd and The Kinks. So prepare for Great British classics and another evening great music.
The Everly Brothers and Friends features over two hours of classic hits from four top tribute acts including Ivan Marvin as Hank Marvin, Buddy Walker as Buddy Holly, Steve Wickets as Jerry Lee Lewis and The Temple Brothers as The Everley Brothers. In aid of the East Anglian Air Ambulance.