Riverside Theatre

Riverside Theatre, Coleraine

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Performance Highlights

Thursday 19 January to Saturday 4 February Performances at 8.00pm and 2.30pm on Saturdays during the run.

ANNIE

The World's Favourite musical produced and directed by Brian Logan

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Wednesday 8th February at 8pm

H A M L E T

The most famous play in the world, brought to us by London's prestigious Icarus Theatre

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Thursday 9th February at 8pm

WOODBINE WILLIE

A heartwarming drama suitable for the entire family

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I'LL TELL ME MA

Friday 10th February 2017

I'LL TELL ME MA

a One-Woman Show starring Christina Nelson and directed by Alan McKee

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Saturday 11th February at 8pm

OLD ENOUGH TO KNOW BETTER!

The brand new show from MR JAKE O'KANE, one of NI's top comedians, supported on this tour by TERRY McHUGH

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Tuesday 14th & Wednesday 15th February, nightly at 8pm

ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND

UU's thriving Student Drama Society takes on its most challenging show to date: the classic tale written by Lewis Carroll

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Thursday 16th February at 8pm

YOU MUST BE JOKING!

A night of uproarious stand-up comedy from a selection of Ireland's most popular comedians - hosted by John Linehan and starring Adrain Walsh, May McFettridge, Gene Fitzpatrick and Neil Dougan

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Friday 17th February at 8pm

THE AMERICAN LEGENDS SHOW

A celebration of the very best in American country music

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Saturday 18th February at 8pm

DAVID MEADE: SEEING IS DECEIVING

Daily Mirror: An Incredible Talent - you’ve got to see him live to believe it

Philip Schofield: David Meade is the best we’ve ever had on This Morning

Eamon Holmes: Hilarious and totally mind blowing!

Belfast Telegraph: Jaw dropping

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Wednesday 22nd February at 8pm

JANE EYRE

Charlotte Bronte's classic novel, dramatized on stage and starring REBECCA VAUGHAN


***** Hands Down, the best adaptation of Jane Eyre in any medium (Broadway Baby)

***** Truly extraordinary (British Theatre Guide)

***** A theatrical masterpiece (Edinburgh Guide)

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Friday 24th February at 8pm

SEATS OF PLEASURE A show for lovers of literature, music and art

A rare and wonderful look at eighteenth century Pleasure Gardens, as represented in literature, music and art of the period


TEACHERS - PLEASE NOTE
This production will be of educational use to any of your students studying state examinations in English Literature, History and Music.

Director: TONY BAREHAM
Musical Director: ERIC BOYD

ACTORS: Tony Bareham, Jeremy Lewis and Johanne Woods

THIS PRODUCTION IS UNIQUE TO COLERAINE'S RIVERSIDE THEATRE.

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Saturday 25th February at 8pm

ROCK 'N' ROLL YEARS AND DANCE HALL DAYS

HOSTED BY GEORGE JONES and starring Clubsound, Joe Mac, Margo Burns, Janet McCartney and Trevor Kelly. This is a celebration of music not to be missed!

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Wednesday 1st March at 8pm

GIVE MY HEAD PEACE!

Ulster's funniest and most dysfunctional family back in Riverside with their brand new show!

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Friday 3rd March at 8pm

THE FUREYS

Ireland's favourite Musical Ensemble

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Saturday 4th March at 8pm

DEDICATED TO KARATE - Chapter II

A thrilling evening of Karate on stage in Riverside

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Wednesday 26th July - Saturday 5th August 2017

Music Theatre Summer School

The second summer school organised at the Riverside by Ben Levy

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Latest News

Monday, 16 January 2017

STAFFED BOX OFFICE AND RIVERSIDE OPENING HOURS THIS WEEK

Our online ticket booking service now makes it incredibly easy for customers to reserve, buy and then print out their own confirmation, ticket-reservations, which you simply show to ushers at the auditorium doors.

Please click: http://tickets.riversidetheatre.org.uk/ in the LINKS option at the top of this page.


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Sunday, 15 January 2017

2017 Spring Season Starts this Thursday

The new Spring Season starts this week with ANNIE! from Ballywillan Drama Group. This show runs from Thursday 19th January until Saturday 4th February. Tickets are still available from the box office or via on-line booking.

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Tuesday, 13 December 2016

Music Theatre School 2017

Places for the 2017 Summer School run by Ben Levy are now available to book.

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Saturday, 26 November 2016

Spring Season 2017

Our new season planning is now complete and details of all of next Spring's shows are available online or in our new Spring 2017 brochure. This is available by calling in to the theatre; or,if you are already on our mailing list, it will come through your door very soon.
There are shows for everyone; so we hope to see you in the new year.

Details of tickets for sale are found by following the LINKS at the top of this page.

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Friday, 25 November 2016

We're always looking for more helpers.......

Rose McCloskey, Riverside's Operations Manager, would be pleased to hear from anyone who'd be interested in becoming a Volunteer. Apart from being an enormous help to Riverside, you could get to see all your favourite shows free!

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Sunday, 6 November 2016

Drama Festival Success

Everyone at the Riverside would like to extend our congratulations to our recently retired theatre manager, Jeremy Lewis, for winning Best Actor at the One Act Festival in The Courtyard Theatre in Newtownabbey. We wish him and the other members of Ballymoney LDS good luck at The Northern Ireland Final at the end of January.

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Tuesday, 9 August 2016

Looking for an Unusual Venue for your Wedding or Civil Partnership?

Then please arrange an appointment to see Rose McCloskey, Riverside's Manager, on 02870 124645.

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Monday, 1 August 2016

HOW TO BOOK TICKETS WHEN OUR STAFFED BOX OFFICE IS CLOSED

Please check here for other ways to ensure someone from the Theatre gets back to you, when the staffed Box Office is closed

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Thursday, 26 May 2016

We're on the lookout for Photographers who'd like to exhibit in Riverside's Foyer Gallery in 2017

Riverside has been specializing in exhibitions of photography in its foyer gallery for the past ten years.

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Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Listen to the Cast of WAITING FOR GODOT discussing this Beckett masterpiece with UU students

The cast of London Classic Theatre's production of WAITING FOR GODOT met a group of Ulster University students in early November - when performing in Riverside - and here is a recording of that encounter.

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Friday, 18 September 2015

Listen to the Pre-Show Talk on Playwright ALAN BENNETT

Ulster academic, Dr Kevin De Ornellas, delivered the first of this season's Riverside pre-show mini-lectures last week, which was recorded and uploaded. Click here for further details on how to listen to it.

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