On Screen

Downton Abbey
Certificate PG

Fri 13 Sep 2019 - Thu 26 Sep 2019
Cast: Hugh Bonneville, Jim Carter, Michelle Dockery, Elizabeth McGovern and Maggie Smith. Directed by Michael Engler
Duration: 140 minutes
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.

Plácido Domingo: 50th Anniversary Gala Evening

Tue 1 Oct 2019
7.30pm. Tickets: £14.95. Premier and cuddle seats available (surcharge applicable)
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: Us + Them
Certificate 12A

Wed 2 Oct 2019
7.30pm. Tickets: £14.95. Premier and cuddle seats available (surcharge applicable)
Duration: 135 minutes
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.

Certificate 12A

Mon 30 Sep 2019 - Thu 3 Oct 2019
Cast: Himesh Patel, Lily James and Ed Sheeran. Directed by Danny Boyle
3 days only
Duration: 135 minutes
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.

Ad Astra
Certificate 12A

Fri 4 Oct 2019 - Thu 10 Oct 2019
Cast: Brad Pitt, Liv Tyler and Tommy Lee Jones. Directed by James Gray
Duration: 145 minutes
An Astronaut journeys to the outer edges of the solar system to find his missing father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of our planet. His journey will uncover secrets that challenge the nature of human existence and our place in the cosmos.

Mrs Lowry and Son
Certificate PG

Sun 6 Oct 2019 - Wed 9 Oct 2019
Cast: Vanessa Redgrave and Timothy Spall.
2 days only. Matinee - Wed 9th Oct at 3.00pm
Duration: 110 minutes
Beloved British artist L.S. Lowry lived with his over-bearing mother, Elizabeth until her death. Bed-ridden and bitter, Elizabeth actively tried to dissuade her bachelor son from pursuing his artistic ambitions, whilst never failing to voice her opinion at what a disappointment he was to her.

Billy Connolly - The Sex Life of Bandages
Certificate 18

Thu 10 Oct 2019
7.30pm. Tickets: £14.95. Premier and cuddle seats available (surcharge applicable)
Duration: 130 minutes
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.

Best of the Fest

Sat 12 Oct 2019
3.30pm. Free admission. Tickets available soon
Duration: 105 minutes
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.

Throbbin Hood
Certificate 18

Sun 13 Oct 2019
3.00pm. Charity screening. Tickets: £9.95
Duration: 100 minutes
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 medieval farce in the forest, courtesy of Robin Hood and his very Merry Men, with all profits donated to local causes.

Certificate 12A

Fri 11 Oct 2019 - Thu 24 Oct 2019
Cast: Renée Zellweger, Jessie Buckley, Finn Wittrock and Michael Gambon. Directed by Rupert Goold
Duration: 135 minutes
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.

Certificate 15

Fri 18 Oct 2019 - Sat 19 Oct 2019
Cast: Constance Wu, Jennifer Lopez and Julia Stiles. Directed by Lorene Scafaria
2 days only
Duration: 130 minutes
A group of savvy ex-strippers conspire to cheat their wealthy Wall Street clientele out of their money. Driven and ruthless, they outsource prostitutes to fulfil their clients’ needs, then retrieve bank information when wealthy customers are otherwise engaged.

The Story of Suffolk's Oldest

Sun 20 Oct 2019
3.00pm & 7.00pm. Tickets: £10.00, Support Club Members: £8.50. Premier and cuddle seats available (surcharge applicable)
Duration: 120 minutes
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.

Ugly Dolls
Certificate U

Mon 21 Oct 2019 - Thu 24 Oct 2019
Voices: Kelly Clarkson, Nick Jonas and Janelle Monáe. Directed by Kelly Asbury
3 days only
Duration: 105 minutes
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.

Certificate 15

Fri 25 Oct 2019 - Thu 31 Oct 2019
Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Zazie Beetz and Robert De Niro. Directed by Todd Phillips
Duration: 120 minutes
An original standalone origin story of the iconic villain not seen before on the big screen, it's a gritty character study of Arthur Fleck, a man disregarded by society, and a broader cautionary tale.

Suzi Q
Certificate 15

Sun 27 Oct 2019 - Wed 30 Oct 2019
Cast: Suzi Quatro, Cherie Currie and KT Tunstall. Directed by Liam Firmager
2 days only. Matinee - Wed 30th Oct at 3.00pm
Duration: 115 minutes
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.

42nd Street - The Musical
Certificate 12A

Sun 10 Nov 2019
Cast: Bonnie Langford, Tom Lister, Clare Halse and Philip Bertioli. Directed by Mark Bramble
6.00pm. Tickets: £14.95. Premier and cuddle seats available (surcharge applicable)
Duration: 155 minutes
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.


Fri 15 Nov 2019 - Thu 21 Nov 2019
Cast: Ed Skrein, Patrick Wilson, Luke Evans and Aaron Eckhart. Directed by Roland Emmerich
The story of the Battle of Midway, in which the American fleet and the Imperial Japanese Navy clash, marking a pivotal turning point during WWII. Based on the real-life events, where leaders and soldiers used their instincts, fortitude and bravery to overcome the odds.

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
Certificate PG

Sat 16 Nov 2019 - Sun 17 Nov 2019
Cast: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning and Michelle Pfeiffer. Directed by Joachim Rønning
2 days only. Matinee - Sat 16th Nov at 3.00pm
Duration: 130 minutes
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.

The Aeronauts

Fri 6 Dec 2019 - Wed 11 Dec 2019
Cast: Felicity Jones, Eddie Redmayne and Himesh Patel. Directed by Tom Harper
5 days only. Matinee - Wed 11th Dec at 3.00pm
Duration: 120 minutes
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.

Last Christmas
Certificate 12A

Fri 13 Dec 2019 - Thu 19 Dec 2019
Cast: Emilia Clarke, Emma Thompson and Henry Golding. Directed by Paul Feig
A seasonal romantic comedy, inspired by the music of George Michael, in which a young woman named Kate, who has been continuously unlucky, works as a department store elf during the holidays. When Tom walks into her life, he seems too good to be true and see’s through many of Kate's barriers. As London transforms into the most wonderful time of the year, the snow will settle and you have to listen to your heart.

André Rieu: 70 Years Young
Certificate 12A

Sat 4 Jan 2020 - Sun 5 Jan 2020
Tickets: £15.95. Premier and cuddle seats available (surcharge applicable)
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!