Category Archive for "News"

RFT 50th Anniversary Film

During 2020 we had hoped to provide a number of events to mark our 50th anniversary. Most of these will now be deferred to 2021 but we would like to share with you the short film made by one of our volunteers, Luigi Serino, to mark our significant anniversary.…

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RFT Re-opening Update

After several months of being closed due to the lockdown, we had been planning to re-open RFT for our autumn season.

Unfortunately, we have been advised by the University of Reading that they will be unable to host us in the Autumn Term as they have decided to reduce the amount of non-core activities on campus. This decision will be reviewed for 2021.

As you can imagine this is very disappointing for all of us at RFT as well as …

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RFT features on the March What’s On Reading podcast

RFT Chair, Juliet Hanfling celebrates our big birthday alongside two other local ‘institutions’, the Purple Turtle and Basildon Park! Listen here:

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Support RFT through the Reading Community Lottery

You can now support RFT and win up to £25,000 in the new Reading Community Lottery which is an initiative to support local good causes in Reading. Tickets cost only £1 per week and 50p of every ticket goes to your chosen good cause i.e. RFT. Every ticket has a 1 in 50 chance of winning. The first Reading Community Lottery draw is on Sat 28 March at 8pm so join now to have a chance of winning while supporting …

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RFT 50 Years of Film – Your top 3 films!

The votes are in and we can reveal that the top three films (with percentage votes cast) as voted by our audiences are:

Amelie (18%) Three Billboards outside Ebbing Missouri (16%) Cinema Paradiso (15%)

So we will be showing Cinema Paradiso at a free screening on  Thursday 26th March 2020. The other two will be scheduled in our Summer and Winter seasons this year.

Thank you for everyone who participated and please enjoy seeing these classic films again this year. …

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