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Riverside Theatre, Coleraine

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Performance Highlights

4th July to 31st September - daily except Sundays - during Riverside's standard opening hours, which are detailed on the homepage of this website

FREE FOR ALL

Another exhibition of visual art produced by members of the Pavestone Collective

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Thursday 29th September at 8pm

THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (Abridged)

Northern Ireland's top exponents of Physical Theatre in a brand new comedy production, guaranteed to delight fans and new followers of the company alike!

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Saturday 1st October at 8pm

C E L T I C S O U L

You won't see a better tribute to the music and lyrics of VAN MORRISON than this major Irish band, CELTIC SOUL

‘a great band and a very fine tribute’. BBC’s Ralph McLean

'As close as you can get ... even the Man approves '. Noel Casey Dublin City FM

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Tuesday 4th to Thursday 6th October, inclusive

ULSTER UNIVERSITY INTERNATIONAL LITERARY FESTIVAL

This inaugural series of events will celebrate how the power of writing can express the human desire to travel and the aspiration to build a home and community.

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Saturday 8th October at 8pm

FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD

A wonderful stage adaptation of Thomas Hardy's classic, Victorian novel

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Tuesday 11th October - starting at 10.45am

MACBETH (preceded by a free, pre-show talk)

THE MORNING BEGINS, AT 10.45am WITH A FREE, PRE-SHOW TALK ON THE PLAY BY ULSTER ACADEMIC DR. KEVIN DE ORNELLAS

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Wednesday 12TH October AT 11AM

TEDDY'S ZOO ADVENTURE

A really delightful show, with younger audiences from primary schools in mind.

TEACHERS - THIS IS A REAL TREAT FOR ALL PUPILS WHO'VE BEEN GOOD!!

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THE GLITTERBOMB TOUR - starring THE NUALAS

Friday 14TH October AT 8PM

THE GLITTERBOMB TOUR - starring THE NUALAS

‘Staggeringly impressive three-part harmonies and a savage, biting wit.’ Metro Scotland

‘They’re funny. Simple as.’ The Irish Times

'Did ye take my pants, they were here in the dressing room earlier?' Chris, a man they shared a dressing room with, once.

'Wackily original,' The New York Times

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Saturday 15th October at 8pm

THE BJORN IDENTITY

Probably the best ABBA tribute ensemble you will see in Ireland

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Thursday 20th October at 8pm

FOSTER AND ALLEN

Foster & Allen’s style and easy listening sound remains as fresh and exciting as ever.

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Friday 21ST October AT 8PM

PETER CORRY

Riverside welcomes back one of Ireland's most popular singing stars

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Saturday 22nd October at 8pm

YOU'VE GOT A FRIEND The music of James Taylor & Carole King

The same company which recently brought the fabulous SIMON AND GARFUNKEL STORY to Coleraine's Riverside Theatre.

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Thursday 27th October at 8pm

BECKETT'S LAST ACT

Another in our series of events to celebrate BANN BECKETT. Please click on DOWNLOADS at the top of this page to find out more about BANN BECKETT

A brilliant play, based on real events

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Saturday 29th October at 8pm

FEMALE GOTHIC

* * * * * A macabre masterpiece. Ghostly, grisly and gorgeous. Dont miss it (Three Weeks)

* * * * A masterclass in storytelling. Chilling, haunting, dazzling (Hairline)

* * * * Holds the audience in the palm of its hand... a near perfect piece of theatre (The Scotsman)

* * * * Wonderfully eerie and manages to capture that most intangible of theatre goals, the real fear of the audience. (British Theatre Guide)

WHAT BETTER WAY TO CELEBRATE HALLOWEEN??

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Latest News

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

YOUTH THEATRE START-UP

MORE Youth Drama@Riverside - the new Riverside Youth Theatre run by Oonah McEwan and Kathy Walsh - kicks off for its new, autumn term at 10am on SATURDAY 1st October

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Monday, 19 September 2016

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/

If you don't have access to a PC and want to ensure a member of Riverside staff gets back to you when the staffed Box Office is closed, please leave your name, a message and a contact telephone number on 02870 124645

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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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Thursday, 17 September 2015

PETER MORO - MAJOR THEATRE ARCHITECT AND DESIGNER OF THE RIVERSIDE THEATRE

Riverside was recently visited by DR ALISTAIR FAIR, from Edinburgh.

Dr Fair is a Chancellor’s Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. He has edited a book, " Setting the Scene: Perspectives on Twentieth-Century Theatre Architecture", to which he contributed a longer essay about Peter Moro’s work. He is currently writing a book about the architectural history of the new theatres built across Britain and Northern Ireland between 1945 and 1985.

You're invited to read his article about Riverside in this News section

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