On Stage

The McDougalls Safari Adventure

Tue 27 Oct 2020
2.00pm. Early bird tickets: £5.50 for a limited time only.
Duration: 60 minutes
Get ready to GO WILD with The McDougalls in their brand new live show – Safari Adventure! Join Max, Auntie Aggie and Morag the Rabbit for some musical mayhem as they drive around on the look-out for colourful creatures and critters. From giraffes that laugh to monkeys going bananas – join the gang for a roaring musical adventure for all the family.

DS:UK Brothers in '85 UK Tour

Sat 21 Nov 2020
7.30pm. Tickets: £15.00. Premier and cuddle seats available (surcharge applicable)
Duration: 140 minutes
Experience the magic of Mark Knopfler's incredible band, performed by six super-fans. With two decades of timeless music for us to enjoy including the rock classics Money for Nothing, Sultans of Swing and many, many more. Performed in a way that only fans can, DS:UK are the quintessential Dire Straits tribute show in the UK today.

We Three Kings of Rock 'n' Roll

Sat 28 Nov 2020
7.30pm. Tickets: £16.50, Conc. £14.95. Premier and cuddle seats available (surcharge applicable)
Duration: 140 minutes
A two-hour uplifting Rock ‘n’ Roll celebration, featuring three outstanding West End artists, Marc Robinson, Darren Page and Paul Molloy, paying tribute to three music icons - Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison and Elvis Presley - all in one unmissable show and backed by a four-piece band.

Dayglo Indy Dark Puppet Show

Sat 5 Dec 2020
11.30am & 2.00pm. Early Bird Tickets: £4.95
Duration: 45 minutes
As part of Leiston's Christmas Event, the breathtaking Dayglo Puppets make a welcome return to the Film Theatre with their ultra-violet fantasy spectacular, featuring over 70 glow-in-the-dark creations, all set to a lively soundtrack and ideal in this unique visual experience. Suitable for the entire family. Book early to avoid disappointment.

Jack and the Beanstalk

Thu 14 Jan 2021 - Sun 17 Jan 2021
Tickets: Adult £16.95, Senior £15.95 & Child £14.95. £1.00 OFF ALL TICKETS FOR THE OPENING NIGHT
Duration: 130 minutes
Following the resounding success of Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Team B return with another fabulous family Pantomime, that's packed full of fee-fi-fo-FUN! When Jack exchanges the family cow for a bag of magic beans, that grows overnight into a giant beanstalk, the Trot family climb to the top, only to discover the Giant's castle and the answer to all their money worries.

The McDougalls Big Splash Show

Wed 17 Feb 2021
2.00pm. Early bird tickets: £5.50 for a limited time only.
Duration: 60 minutes
The McDougalls return with a brand new live musical show for all the family. Wave hello to Max, Auntie Aggie and Morag the Rabbit and swim deep under the sea for an enchanting adventure. Something fishy is going on in the mystical underwater kingdom, and the mermaids and deep-sea creatures need help. Will the McDougalls save the sea?

Forever in Blue Jeans

Fri 26 Feb 2021
7.30pm. Tickets: £17.50. Premier and cuddle seats available (surcharge applicable)
Come and join the greatest party in town as Blue Jeans celebrates 25 happy years on the road! Featuring superb singers, dancers and musicians, this feel-good show features the very best in Country and Rock 'n' Roll, with songs from Patsy Cline, Elvis Presley, Kenny Rogers and Dolly Patron, Glen Campbell, The Carpenters and Carol King, to name only a few.

ABBA Sensation

Fri 19 Mar 2021
7.30pm. Tickets: £16.50, Conc. £15.95. Premier and cuddle seats available (surcharge applicable). Tickets on sale soon
Duration: 120 minutes
Immerse yourself in the authentic ABBA experience, as one of the best professional ABBA tribute shows transports you back to the golden days of the Swedish super-group, with a faithful reproduction of the sound, costumes, choreography and musicianship, featuring all the iconic hits that will have you dancing in the aisles.

The ELO Encounter

Sat 17 Apr 2021
7.30pm. Tickets: £16.50. 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

Thu 29 Apr 2021 - Fri 30 Apr 2021
Adults Only 18+
Duration: 140 minutes
Having celebrated his birthday in lockdown, Wayne takes to the Film Theatre stage, for an evening of unpredictable adult comedy and contemplation of reaching the big 50. If easily offended, please sit in the front! Includes support from the brilliant A-Team party band.

Mary Duff

Sat 5 Jun 2021
7.30pm. Tickets: £25.00. Premier and cuddle seats available (surcharge applicable). Tickets on sale soon
Ireland's 'Queen of Song' with over a decade of performing to music lovers across the board, makes a welcome return to her beloved Leiston Film Theatre, as part of her 2020 UK tour. Accompanied by the her superb band, Mary sings a selection country and Irish ballads, easy listening and soft rock, in an unmissable evening of fine entertainment.

The Everly Brothers and Friends Tribute Show

Fri 25 Jun 2021
7.30pm. Tickets: £17.50. Premier and cuddle seats available (surcharge applicable)
Duration: 140 minutes
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.

Best of British Comedy Night

Fri 24 Sep 2021
8.00pm. Tickets: £15.00. Premier and cuddle seats available (surcharge applicable)
Duration: 130 minutes
Prepare to have your ribs (and everything else) tickled, as comedian Paul Eastwood brings his 'Live at the Apollo' style comedy show to the Film Theatre, starring a host of the best UK comedy acts from the circuit today, including BGT finalist impressionist Danny Posthill, Richard Morton and Jenny Collier. Over 16's.

The Bootleg Shadows plus special guest Jimmy Jemain as Cliff Richard

Sun 17 Oct 2021
7.30pm. Tickets: £20.00. Premier and cuddle seats available (surcharge applicable)
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.