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 …
RFT Chair, Juliet Hanfling celebrates our big birthday alongside two other local ‘institutions’, the Purple Turtle and Basildon Park! Listen here:…
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 …
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. …
The paper votes are in and we have shortlisted the top two films from each decade into your top ten film choices. A short summary of each film is given after the voting table below.
Please vote for your favourite from the list below. Remember you can only vote once and your vote will be recorded when you click on the film entry.
Voting closes on 24th January and results will be announced on 30th January. We will then show …
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