What's On Calendar

Mar 2015

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RJL Dance Studios: A Star Is Born

Sunday 1st March @ 5.00pm

Showcasing all the youngest children from the school up to junior age groups, dancing a variety of styles including ballet, tap, modern, street dance and musical theatre.

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Shakespeare's Globe on Screen: The Duchess of Malfi

Monday 2nd March @ 7.00pm

The widowed Duchess of Malfi longs to marry her lover, the steward Antonio. But her rancorous brothers, Ferdinand and the Cardinal, are implacably opposed to the match.

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The Russian State ballet & Opera House presents: Rigoletto

Wednesday 4th March @ 7.30pm

The Russian State Ballet and Opera House Presents Rigoletto
(Performance sung in Italian with English subtitles)
Featuring an impressive cast and accompanied by a large live Orchestra with over 30 musicians.

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RSC Encore Screening: Love's Labour's Won

Thursday 5th March @ 7.00pm

Autumn 1918. A group of soldiers return from the trenches. The world-weary Benedick and his friend Claudio find themselves reacquainted with Beatrice and Hero.

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Films: Gangway & Evergreen (Cert U)

Friday 6th March @ 2.30pm/7.30pm

Join us for a double bill featuring the magnificent Jessie Matthews on the giant silver screen with two of her greatest feature films, Gangway and Evergreen.
Tea and Talk 6pm

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Roy orbison & Friends with Barry Steele

Saturday 7th March @ 7.30pm

If you love great music, then this is the show for you as Barry Steele presents his award winning, critically acclaimed theatrical Concert ‘Roy Orbison and Friends.’

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Organ Concert Coffee Morning

Saturday 7th March from 10am

Join us for this free to attend organ concert featuring the Mighty Compton Organ.

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Romiley Operatic Society presents: Hairspray

Tuesday 10th March to Saturday 14th March

Romiley Operatic Society presents: Hairspray
The 50s are out and change is in the air. Baltimore's Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with
big hair and an even bigger heart has only one passion to dance.

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Mothering Sunday Event

Sunday 15th March @ 12.30/3.30

Treat your Mother on Mothering Sunday to a sumptuous lunch or Afternoon Tea in the elegant surrounding or of our Art Deco Café Restaurant.

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The Wedding Singer

Friday 20th March to Saturday 21st March

In this Youth theatre Production of THE WEDDING SINGER, it’s 1985 and rock-star wannabe Robbie Heart is New Jersey’s favorite wedding singer. He’s the life of the party, until his own fiancee leaves him at the altar.

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Behind the Scenes Tours

Monday 23rd March @ 11am

Join us for our popular Behind The Scenes Tours for yourself, your friends or your group to enjoy a tour of Stockport’s 1932 art deco Super Cinema and Variety Theatre.

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Hamlet Screening

Monday 23rd March @ 7.00pm / Saturday 8th April @ 2.30pm/7.00pm

Maxine Peake’s acclaimed starring role as Hamlet comes after her BAFTA-nominated performances.

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NT Encore Screening: Behind The Beautiful Forevers

Tuesday 24th March @ 7.00pm

Pulizter Prize-winner Katherine Boo spent three years in Annawadi recording the lives of its residents. From her uncompromising book, winner of the National Book Award for Non-Fiction 2012, David Hare has fashioned a tumultuous play on an epic scale.

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A Night Of Dirty Dancing

Wednesday 25th March @ 7.30pm

Come and experience the brand-new spectacular featuring all the hits from everyone’s favourite dance movie Dirty Dancing in the ultimate tribute show.

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The Good Old Days of Variety

Thursday 26th March @ 2.30pm

Mark Andrews Award winning productions return with a wonderfull new show for all ages, taking you back to the great days of Variety entertainment.

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Film; Now Voyager (Cert U)

Friday 27th March @ 2.30pm/7.30pm

Bette Davis In this 1942 Classic release Now Voyager.

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Broadway Through The Decades

Sunday 29th March @ 1.30 & 6.30

Sophie Dee School of Dance presents: Broadway Through The Decades

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NT Encore Screening: A View from The Bridge

Monday 30th March @ 7.00pm

Don’t miss a stellar cast led by Mark Strong (The Imitation Game; Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy) in the Young Vic’s ‘magnetic, electrifying, astonishingly bold’ production of A View from the Bridge.

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English National Opera Encore Screening@ La Traviata

Tuesday 31st March @ 7.00pm

The production is ideal for newcomers to opera with its contemporary staging, and a running time of less than two hours

Apr 2015

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San Francisco Opera Screening: Showboat

Wednesday 1st April @ 7.00pm

A true classic of American musical theater, this tale of life on the Mississippi from the 1880s to the 1920s.

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Ray Quinn

Thursday 2nd April @ 7.30pm

Ray has been blessed by having a career that has covered, TV, Acting, Dancing, Theatre, and Singing, which has given him the base to focus on his passion, which is singing and being on the stage.

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Film: Alfie 1966 (Cert 15)

Friday 3rd April @ 2.30pm/7.30pm

In the original 1966 release Michael Caine stars as Alfie and for Alfie the only real life is sex life.

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Beauty & the Beast

Saturday 4th April 2.00pm/5.30pm

A fantastic Easter treat for all the family starring: Lee Latchford-Evans from STEPS as Prince/Beast, Dani Harmer (CBBC’s Tracy Beaker and Strictly Come Dancing) as Beauty and comedy legend Bobby Davro as Silly Billy.

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Shakespeare's Globe on Screen: Titus Andronicus

Tuesday 7th April @ 7.00pm

Returning to Rome from a war against the Goths, the general Titus Andronicus brings with him the queen Tamora and her three sons as prisoners of war.

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Hamlet Screening

Monday 23rd March @ 7.00pm / Saturday 8th April @ 2.30pm/7.00pm

Maxine Peake’s acclaimed starring role as Hamlet comes after her BAFTA-nominated performances.

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Sex In Suburbia Starring Claire Sweeney (Adults Only)

Thursday 9th April @ 7.30pm

Claire Sweeney stars in a brand new comedy about dating, men and finding Mr Right!

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Essence of Ireland

Friday 10th April @ 7.30pm

Set against the backdrop of Ireland, England and America in the 19th century, Essence of Ireland tells the story of love, joy, happiness and heartache endured by Coro McGowen and Sean Dempsey as they are separated by emigration from each other and their beloved Ireland.

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Dave Spikey - Punchlines (16+)

Saturday 11th April @7.30pm

There is another school of thought (Actually Dave’s school of thought) that the opposite can be true. In this new show he will present evidence to support this.

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Dominic Kirwan & Mary Duff - Together In Concert

Sunday 12th April @ 7.30pm

2015 sees two of Ireland's finest and best loved entertainers take to the stage together.

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Sing-a-long-a Frozen

Tuesday 14th April @ 11.00am/3.00pm/6.30pm

Singalonga Productions are delighted to announce that Disney's Frozen is the new Singalonga must see!

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A Celebration of The Life & Music Of Jim Reeves

Wednesday 15th April @ 7.30pm

Al Grant presents a unique insight into the life and music of the legendary singer Jim Reeves.

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The Magic Of Motown

Thursday 16th April @ 7.30pm

The all-new, all-star 2015 REACH OUT® Tour. . . celebrating 50 years of Motown in the UK.

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69 Shades Of Black

Friday 17th April @ 7.30pm

This hilarious new comedy has a whip-cracking script that promises to leave you wincing and laughing in all the right places.

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Ken Dodd

Saturday 18th April @ 7.00pm

Comedy legend, national treasure and patron of The Plaza Ken Dodd returns to the North West’s home of live entertainment.

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Talon Best of Eagles

Thursday 23rd April @ 7.30pm

Now in their eighteeenth year together Talon have been recognised by the ‘Agents Association of Great Britain’ as the ‘OFFICIAL UK No. 1’ Eagles tribute show.

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Josephine Tewson - Still Keeping Up Appearances?

Saturday 25th April @ 7.30pm

Star of screen and stage Josephine Tewson, best remembered as Hyacinth Bucket’s long-suffering neighbour Elizabeth in Keeping Up Appearances, brings her one woman show to the Stockport Plaza.

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That'll Be The Day

Sunday 26th April @ 7.30PM

Get ready to party as the nations favourite rock ‘n’ roll variety
show, That’ll Be The Day, returns with its Brand New 2015 Show!

TOURS

Behind The Scenes Tours

Monday 27th April @ 11am

Join us for our popular Behind The Scenes Tours for yourself, your friends or your group to enjoy a tour of Stockport’s 1932 art deco Super Cinema and Variety Theatre.

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NT Encore Screening: The Hard Problem (Cert 12A)

Thursday 30th April @ 7.00pm

Acclaimed playwright Tom Stoppard (Shakespeare in Love, Arcadia, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead) returns to the National Theatre with his highly-anticipated new play The Hard Problem.

May 2015

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Film: Carry On Doctor (Cert PG)

Friday 1st May @ 2.30pm/7.30pm

Join us for a fascinating and entertaining evening in Stockports 1932 Art Deco Super Cinema and Variety Theatre featuring an After Film Q&A with ANITA HARRIS after our 7.30pm screening.

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Cafe Restaurant: May Everything Stops For Tea? Oh Yes It Does!

Sunday 3rd May @ 4.00pm / 26th July @ 4.00pm

Join us for our latest ‘Everything Stops’

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Albert Lee & hogans Heroes

Monday 4th May @ 8.00pm

Albert Lee, by common consent one of the world’s finest guitar-players, needs no introduction to Country
Music & Rock fans.

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Shakespeare's Globe on Screen: Julius Ceaser

Tuesday 5th May @ 7.00pm

When Caesar returns to Rome from the wars a virtual dictator, Brutus and his republican friends resolve that his ambition must be curbed – which in Rome can mean only one thing: the great general must be assassinated.

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The Basil Brush Show The Full On Fox Tour 2015

Sunday 10th May 11.00am/2.30pm

Basil has celebrated over 50 years in entertainment and The Basil Brush Show on BBC TV has been seen by millions of viewers all over the globe from 1968 through to today.

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Saturday Night Bee Gees

Thursday 14th May @ 7.30pm

Saturday Night Bee Gees is the hit show that transports you through the formidable musical talents of Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb.

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The Bradshaws

Friday 15th May @7.30pm

Unbutton your cardigans for a unique rib-cracking night out with Buzz Hawkins and The Bradshaws in Goosed

TOURS

Behind The Scenes Tours

Monday 18th May @ 11am

Join us for our popular Behind the Scenes Tours for yourself, your friends or your group to enjoy a tour of Stockport’s 1932 art deco Super Cinema and Variety Theatre.

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Encore Screening: The Pirates Of Penzance

Tuesday 19th May @ 7.00pm

The Pirates of Penzance By Gilbert and Sullivan directed by Mike Leigh

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Milton Jones & The Temple Of Daft

Wednesday 20th May @ 8.00pm

An evening in the company of an idiot. Or is he? Yes he is. Only come if you like jokes though. If not you’ll be cross.

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Film: Vertigo (Cert PG)

Friday 22nd May @ 2.30pm/7.30pm

James Stewart, Kim Novak and Barbara Bel Geddes star in this 1958 release (Cert PG).

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Game of Souls

Thursday 28th May @ 7.30pm

After meeting in a lesser part of Hell, two demons decide to play a game of chess using humans as pieces, during which, they try to alter the course of each pieces' destiny.

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NT Encore Screening: Man & Superman

Friday 29th May @ 7.00pm

Academy Award® nominee Ralph Fiennes (The English Patient, Schindler’s List; Oedipus at the National Theatre) plays Jack Tanner in this exhilarating reinvention of Shaw’s witty, provocative classic.

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An Evening With Helen Fraser

Saturday 30th May - Supper Option served @ 6pm/ Show @7.30pm

Join us for an Evening with Helen Fraser, a miscellany of memories from stage and screen….past and present, devised and performed by HELEN FRASER accompanied by Keith Monk.

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Back To Broadway

Sunday 31st May @ 7.30pm

Voted as the UK's No.1 Musical Theatre show, Back To Broadway is the all-singing, all-dancing, theatrical sensation.

Jun 2015

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We'll Meet Again

Tuesday 2nd June @ 2.30pm

From the Producer of WE’LL MEET AGAIN Duggie Chapman MBE is bringing a brand new Wartime Cavalcade show to celebrate 70 years this year since the end of World war 2

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Pasha Kovalev: Life Through Dance

Thursday 4th June @ 7.30pm

In this amazing new show starring Pasha and his sensational dancers, the audience will be transported into the world of Ballroom and Latin Dance with all it's glitter and sequence.

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The Billy Fury Years

Friday 5th June @ 7.30pm

‘The Billy Fury Years’ takes you on a musical journey through the musical career of Britain's best loved rock 'n roller.

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Anything Goes - Putting on the 30's at The Plaza

Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th June

Join us for 'Anything Goes - Putting on the 30s at The Plaza' - A weekend long celebration of the golden age of Art Deco.

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Shakespeare's Globe on Screen: Antony and Cleopatra

Thursday 11th June @ 7.00pm

Cleopatra, the alluring and fascinatingly ambiguous Queen of Egypt, has bewitched the great Mark Antony, soldier, campaigner and now one of the three rulers of the Roman Empire. When Antony quarrels with his fellow leaders and throws in his lot with Cleopatra, his infatuation threatens to split the Empire in two.

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Let's Hang On

Friday 12th June @ 7.30pm

Let’s Hang On returns to take you on a musical journey through the history of one of the most successful bands of all time – Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons!

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Danny Oliver's Michael Jackson Eternity

saturday 13th June @ 7.30pm

In 2010 Danny was chosen personally, by Michael Jackson’s world tour lead guitarist (since the BAD Tour), Jennifer Batten to perform beside her on stage all over the UK, in Wales, Switzerland and Paris, after having seen his video’s on youtube.

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Christie variety Show

Sunday 14th June @ 3.00pm

Join us for an afternoon of song, dance and much more by performers from across the north west.

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Film: Quadrophenia (Cert 18)

Friday 19th june @ 2.30pm/7.30pm

Against The backdrop of of riots in 60's Brighton, Quadrophenia perfectly captures the teenage need to belong.

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The Naked Truth - Adults Only

Sunday 21st and Monday 22nd June @ 8.00pm

Tailor-made for Women, The Naked Truth is the hit comedy Play from Dave Simpson, the writer of the smash-hit comedy "Girls Night Out" and starring Vicky Entwistle (Coronation Street) and Gemma Bissix (Eastenders).

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Behind The Scenes Tours

Monday 29th June @ 11am

Join us for our popular Behind the Scenes Tours for yourself, your friends or your group to enjoy a tour of Stockport’s 1932 art deco Super Cinema and Variety Theatre.

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The Three Degrees

Tuesday 30th June @ 7.30pm

The Three Degrees are an American female vocal group, formed in 1963 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The group has remained a trio with 2 original members since Sheila Ferguson left many moons ago.

Jul 2015

Carmen performed by English National Opera at The London Coliseum

English National Opera Live Screening: Carmen

Wednesday 1st July @ 7.00pm

In ENO’s popular production, the action is a full-on battle of the sexes, fought out in the arena of the Spanish bullring.

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Film: Guys and Dolls (Cert U)

Friday 3rd July @ 2.30pm/7.30pm

Marlon Brando, Frank Sinatra, Jean Simmons and Vivian Blaine star in the 1955 release Guys and Dolls

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Organ Concert Coffee Morning

Saturday 4th July from 10am

Join us for this free to attend organ concert featuring the Mighty Compton organ with beverages on sale and stalls fundraising for the ongoing maintenance and restoration appeal of Stockport's 1932 Art Deco Super Cinema and Variety Theatre - 10am till 1pm.

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Film: Jaws (Cert 12A)

Saturday 4th July @ 2.30pm/7.30pm

It's a hot summer on Amity Island, a small community whose main business is its beaches. When new Sheriff Martin Brody discovers the remains of a shark attack victim, his first inclination is to close the beaches to swimmers.

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Shakespeare's Globe on Screen: The Comedy of Errors

Tuesday 7th July @ 7.00pm

Take one pair of estranged twin brothers (both called Antipholus), and one pair of estranged twin servants
(both called Dromio), keep them in ignorance of each other and throw them into a city with a reputation for sorcery, and you have all the ingredients for theatrical chaos.

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Joe McElderry

Saturday 11th July @ 7.30pm

The Evolution Tour showcases Joe’s renowned versatility which has won him a unique fan base.

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Cafe Restaurant: Gatsby Murder Mystery

Friday 17th July @ 7.30pm

Welcome to the Gatsby Mansion in Long Island. The year is 1922. The parties are bigger, the shows are broader, the models are looser and the liquor is cheaper.

Arrival drink, 3 course dinner and murder mystery entertainment.

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RSC Live Screening: The Merchant Of Venice

Wednesday 22nd July @ 7.00pm

In the melting pot of Venice, trade is God. With its ships plying the globe, the city opens its arms to all, as long as they come prepared to do business and there is profit to be made.

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Film: The Battles Of Coronal & Falkland Islands (Cert U)

Friday 24th July @ 2.30pm/7.30pm

The Battles of Coronel and the Falkland Islands is a Silent feature with a new Orchestral track featuring a dramatic reconstruction of two 1914 naval battles off Coronel and the Falkland Islands.The first a defeat of the British by Vice Admiral Maximilian von Spee, the second a retaliation by the British under vice Admiral Sturdee.

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Princes Of Pop

Saturday 25th July @ 7.30pm

Indulging in the nostalgia of such shows as "The Big Reunion" and "McBusted", we are proud to present "Princes of Pop". An exhilarating journey of the most memorable moments from the best boy bands of the 90s to the present day.

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Cafe Restaurant: May Everything Stops For Tea? Oh Yes It Does!

Sunday 3rd May @ 4.00pm / 26th July @ 4.00pm

Join us for our latest ‘Everything Stops’

TOURS

Behind The Scenes Tours

Monday 27th July @ 11am

Join us for our popular Behind The Scenes Tours for yourself, your friends or your group to enjoy a tour of Stockport’s 1932 art deco Super Cinema and Variety Theatre.

Aug 2015

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Tree Fu Tom Live!

Saturday 1st August @ 1.00pm & 3.30pm

Join CBeebies star, Tree Fu Tom, as he takes to the stage in his first nationwide ‘live’ tour!

TOURS

Behind The Scenes Tours

Monday 24th August @ 11am

Join us for our popular Behind The Scenes Tours for yourself, your friends or your group to enjoy a tour of Stockport’s 1932 art deco Super Cinema and Variety Theatre.

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The Cinema Organ Society & The Plaza Presents Silent Film Events Featuring Nigel Ogden

Sunday 30 August @ 7.30pm

Buster Keaton – The General (1926 Cert U)

Laurel & Hardy – Liberty (1929 Cert U)

Sep 2015

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Blake

Thursday 10th September @ 7.30pm

Fresh from tours to the USA, Russia, Korea & China, expect their famous & lively audience banter to feature some hilarious new stories!

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Five Star Swing The Big Band

Sunday 27th September @ 7.30pm

The unique “feel-good” Big Band show – swing along with songs from Glenn Miller, Sinatra, Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, Jazz & Blues.

Oct 2015

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The Russian State Ballet & Opera House Presents La Traviata

Friday 2nd October @ 7.30pm

Featuring an impressive cast and accompanied by a large live Orchestra with over 30 musicians, This haunting tragedy with its beautiful arias will transport you to the world in which it is set.

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Mad About The Musicals Starring Gareth Gates & Michael Courtney

Saturday 3rd October @ 7.30pm

Taking you on a whistle stop tour from the heart of London’s theatre land to the glitz of Broadway, the critically acclaimed MAD ABOUT THE MUSICALS is back - celebrating the very best songs from the shows we all know and love!

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Organ Concert Coffee Morning

Saturday 10th October from 10am

Join us for this free to attend organ concert featuring the Mighty Compton organ with beverages on sale and stalls fundraising for the ongoing maintenance and restoration appeal of Stockport's 1932 Art Deco Super Cinema and Variety Theatre - 10am till 1pm.

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Elkie Brooks

Saturday 17th October @ 7.30pm

Quite simply one of the most successful and popular singers the UK has ever produced.

TOURS

Behind The Scenes Tours

Monday 19th October @ 11am

Join us for our popular Behind The Scenes Tours for yourself, your friends or your group to enjoy a tour of Stockport’s 1932 art deco Super Cinema and Variety Theatre.

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Psychic Sally On The Road

Tuesday 20th October @ 7.30pm

World-renowned psychic and star of TV’s Psychic Sally On the Road, Sally Morgan returns with her sensational live show

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Stockport Operatic Society Presents Kiss Me Kate

27th October To 31st October

Stockport Operatic Society present this multi-award winning classic Broadway show on the Stockport Plaza stage with some of the best local amateur performers.

Nov 2015

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Behind the Scenes Tours

Monday 16th November @ 11am

Join us for our popular Behind The Scenes Tours for yourself, your friends or your group to enjoy a tour of Stockport’s 1932 art deco Super Cinema and Variety Theatre.

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The Russian State Ballet and Opera House present The Nutcracker

Sunday 22nd November @ 7.30pm

After sold-out premieres of Nutcracker, Swan Lake and Romeo & Juliet last year, The Russian State Ballet and Opera House is bringing a new and vibrant production from the rich culture of Astrakhan.

Dec 2015

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Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs

Friday 4th December 2015 To Sunday 10th January 2016

Mirror Mirror on the wall....where is the greatest panto of them all?!!....

....Why, The Plaza in Stockport of course!!....the home of traditional family pantomime at its very, VERY best!

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