On Stage

The Steve Hewlett Show

Sat 25 May 2019
7.30pm. Tickets: £12.50, Conc. £11.95, Family Ticket: £40.00. Premier and cuddle seats available (surcharge applicable)
Duration: 140 minutes
Britain's Got Talent finalist, ventriloquist Steve Hewlett returns to Leiston Film Theatre, along with Arthur Lager and a suitcase full of crazy characters, with a special May half-term show that the whole family will enjoy. Early booking definitely advised.

The Bootleg Shadows

Sat 8 Jun 2019
7.30pm. Tickets: £17.50. Premier and cuddle seats available (surcharge applicable)
Duration: 130 minutes
A unique tribute encompassing The Shadows’ amazing career from 1960 to the 1980s. Relive fantastic hits such as: Apache, Foot Tapper, Man of Mystery, Wonderful Land, Kon Tiki, FBI plus many more. If you love the sounds of the 60’s – and enjoy a few laughs on the way – The Bootleg Shadows will have you humming the tunes long after you have left the theatre. In aid of the Air Ambulance.

Yesterday Once More - A Tribute to The Carpenters

Fri 6 Sep 2019
7.30pm. Tickets: £15.00. Premier and cuddle seats available (surcharge applicable)
Duration: 120 minutes
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.

Rude Riding Hood - A Pantomime for Grown-ups!
Certificate 18

Thu 26 Sep 2019 - Sat 28 Sep 2019
7.30pm. Tickets: £14.95. Premier and cuddle seats available (surcharge applicable)
Duration: 120 minutes
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

Those Were The Days

Wed 16 Oct 2019
7.30pm. Early Bird Tickets: £16.95, Conc. £15.00. Premier and cuddle seats available (surcharge applicable)
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 David Carter Band, plus special guest star, Lonnie Donegan Jnr (son of the legendary Skiffle king).


Wed 23 Oct 2019
11.00am & 2.00pm. Early bird tickets only £5.50 (limited time only)
Duration: 45 minutes
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.

DS:UK: In Tribute to Dire Straits

Sat 23 Nov 2019
7.30pm. Tickets: £15.00. Premier and cuddle seats available (surcharge applicable)
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.

The Dominic Kirwan Show

Thu 28 Nov 2019
7.30pm. Tickets: £25.00. Premier and cuddle seats available (surcharge applicable).
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.

Through the Decades: A Tribute to Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly

Thu 12 Dec 2019
7.30pm. Tickets: £16.50, Conc. £14.95. Premier and cuddle seats available (surcharge applicable)
Duration: 140 minutes
Darren Page and Marc Robinson 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!

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Thu 16 Jan 2020 - Sun 19 Jan 2020
Team B Productions
Over 600 tickets already sold! Book early to avoid disappointment
Duration: 130 minutes
Team B Productions proudly present their fabulous 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.

The ELO Encounter

Sat 7 Mar 2020
7.30pm. Tickets: £15.00. Premier and cuddle seats available (surcharge applicable)
Duration: 140 minutes
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!

Wayne Burns: Funny at 50!
Certificate 18

Fri 1 May 2020
Adults Only 18+
Tickets on sale from Mon 2nd Dec
Duration: 140 minutes
As his 50th birthday approaches, Wayne takes to the Film Theatre stage, for an evening of unpredictable adult comedy and contemplation of reaching the big 50. Why is it that "doing it three times a night" suddenly becomes the amount of times you get up to pee? If easily offended, please sit in the front! Includes support from the brilliant A-Team party band.

The British Invasion Show

Sat 16 May 2020
7.30pm. Tickets on sale soon
Duration: 150 minutes
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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