Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey (PG)

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.

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Rude Riding Hood

Rude Riding Hood (18)

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!

Over 18's.

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Thursday 26 Sep 201919:30 Book Now
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Yesterday (12A)

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.

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Monday 30 Sep 201919:15 Book Now
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Plácido Domingo

Plácido Domingo (12A)

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.

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Tuesday 1 Oct 201919:30 Book Now
Roger Waters: Us + Them

Roger Waters: Us + Them (12A)

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.

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Wednesday 2 Oct 201919:30 Book Now
Ad Astra

Ad Astra (12A)

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.

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Friday 4 Oct 201919:15 Book Now
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Mrs Lowry and Son

Mrs Lowry and Son (PG)

Cast: Vanessa Redgrave and Timothy Spall.

A portrait of the artist L.S. Lowry and the relationship with his mother, who tries to dissuade him from pursuing his passion.

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Sunday 6 Oct 201917:00 Book Now
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Billy Connolly

Billy Connolly (18)

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.

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Thursday 10 Oct 201919:30 Book Now

Judy (12A)

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.

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Friday 11 Oct 201919:15 Book Now
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Best of the Fest

Best of the Fest

Suffolk shorts present a special screening of their highlights from the First Light Festival, followed by a Q & A with the producer and director of their headline award winning film, Sylvia.

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Saturday 12 Oct 201915:30 Book Now
Throbbin Hood

Throbbin Hood (18)

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

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Sunday 13 Oct 201915:00 Book Now
Those Were The Days

Those Were The Days

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)

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Wednesday 16 Oct 201919:30 Book Now

Hustlers (15)

Cast: Constance Wu, Jennifer Lopez and Julia Stiles.

Directed by Lorene Scafaria

Inspired by the viral New York Magazine article, Hustlers follows a crew of savvy former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients.

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Friday 18 Oct 201919:30 Book Now
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The Story of Suffolk's Oldest

The Story of Suffolk's Oldest

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.

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Sunday 20 Oct 201915:00 Book Now
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Ugly Dolls

Ugly Dolls (U)

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.

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Monday 21 Oct 201915:00 Book Now
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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.

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Wednesday 23 Oct 201911:00 Book Now
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Suzi Q

Suzi Q (15)

Cast: Suzi Quatro, Cherie Currie and KT Tunstall.

Directed by Liam Firmager

The definitive story of American rock singer-songwriter, bass player, author and actor Suzi Quatro, who helped redefine the role of women in rock 'n' roll when she broke out into the mainstream in 1973, selling 50 million records worldwide and still on the road and recording 55 years after she first started playing professionally.

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Sunday 27 Oct 201918:00 Book Now
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Festival of Remembrance

Festival of Remembrance

The Band of The Royal British Legion, Leiston present the annual Festival of Remembrance in aid of the 2019 poppy appeal. An evening of popular music, community singing and the Service of Remembrance.

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Wednesday 6 Nov 201919:30 Book Now
42nd Street - The Musical

42nd Street - The Musical (12A)

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.

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Sunday 10 Nov 201918:00 Book Now
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (PG)

Cast: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning and Michelle Pfeiffer. Directed by Joachim Rønning

Maleficent and her goddaughter Aurora begin to question the complex family ties that bind them as they are pulled in different directions by impending nuptials, unexpected allies, and dark new forces at play.

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Saturday 16 Nov 201915:00 Book Now
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DS:UK: Tribute to Dire Straits

DS:UK: Tribute to Dire Straits

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.

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Saturday 23 Nov 201919:30 Book Now
The Dominic Kirwan Show

The Dominic Kirwan Show

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.

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Thursday 28 Nov 201919:30 Book Now
The Aeronauts

The Aeronauts (12A)

Cast: Felicity Jones, Eddie Redmayne and Himesh Patel. Directed by Tom Harper

Pilot Amelia Wren (Felicity Jones) and scientist James Glaisher (Eddie Redmayne) find themselves in an epic fight for survival while attempting to make discoveries in a hot air balloon.

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Friday 6 Dec 201919:15 Book Now
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Through The Decades

Through The Decades

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!

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Thursday 12 Dec 201919:30 Book Now
Andre Rieu: 70 Years Young

Andre Rieu: 70 Years Young (12A)

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!

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Saturday 4 Jan 202019:00 Book Now
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Goldilocks & the Three Bears

Goldilocks & the Three Bears

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.

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Thursday 16 Jan 202019:30 Book Now
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The ELO Encounter

The ELO Encounter

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!

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Saturday 7 Mar 202019:30 Book Now
The British Invasion Show

The British Invasion Show

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.

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Saturday 16 May 202019:30 Book Now
Everly Brothers and Friends

Everly Brothers and Friends

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.

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Friday 26 Jun 202019:30 Book Now
The Bootleg Shadows

The Bootleg Shadows

Back by popular demand, The Bootleg Shadows return to Leiston Film Theatre, with special guest Jimmy Jemain, from TV's Stars in Their Eyes as Sir Cliff Richard, in celebration of Cliff’s 80th birthday. In aid of The East Anglian Air Ambulance.

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Saturday 17 Oct 202019:30 Book Now