What's On Calendar
Friday 29th April at 7.30pm
To kill or not to kill...that is the question!
Saturday 30th April at 7.00pm
Come and enjoy his famous ‘Happiness Show’ and you’ll be absolutely discumknockerated (that’s Knotty Ash for ‘over the moon’) by a truly tattifelarius (fun-filled) evening of laughter and songs presented by Ken Dodd, national treasure and comedy genius.
Thursday 12th May at 7.30pm
Join the party as this scintillating show celebrates its 10th birthday. The unstoppable Magic of Motown thrills its millionth music fan this year, embarking on a super-sensational nationwide tour that also honours the 50th anniversary of chart-topping single Reach Out I’ll Be There.
Saturday 21st May at 7.30pm
Fab ‘50s and swinging ‘60s show hosted by DJ and broadcasting legend David Hamilton, plus amazing live band The Fugitives and sensational singers, Ash Denver and the Tiffany Girls
Saturday 28th May at 7.30pm
Classic Rock USA which originally was scheduled to appear at The Plaza on Saturday 28th May now is LIVE on stage on Wednesday 5th October. Our box office will be in contact with all bookers to reschedule tickets.
Thursday 9th June at 7.00pm
Winner of three Tony Awards® and two Olivier Awards, National Theatre Live’s smash-hit broadcast of the original West End production of The Audience - featuring Helen Mirren’s multi-award-winning performance as Queen Elizabeth II - returns to cinemas in celebration of the monarch’s 90th birthday.
Friday 10th June at 7.30pm
Bye Bye Baby takes you back in time on a musical journey through the career of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, whose songs graced such films as The Deer Hunter, Dirty Dancing and Grease.
Saturday 11th June
Ian and Natalie will deliver a night you will remember forever…The Strictly Come Dancing favourites will perform a dance showcase spectacular designed to dazzle and wow you.
Tuesday 14th June at 7.30pm
Donna’s UK tour features a stellar group of four a-list musicians, who have collectively worked with everyone from the Rolling Stones to Shirley Horn to Quincy Jones to Billy Cobham: Alex Garnett (tenor saxophone), Michael Janisch (double bass), Steve Hamilton (piano) and Andrew Bain (drums).
Saturday 18th June at 7.30pm
The next in the series of Classics by Candlelight, and from the producers of Magical Mozart and A Viennese Strauss Gala is this glittering Opera Extravaganza; A Night in Venice by Candlelight featuring Maria Kesselman & Jonathan Ansell.
Tuesday 21st June at 6.30pm
Rossini’s Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville) Live from Glyndebourne’s 2016 Festival
Thursday 23rd June at 8pm
Step back in time with the wonderful, FISH LIP SOUP BIG BAND, directed by Kyran Matthews with vocalist, Jenn Clempner, for an evening of music from the swing era.
Friday 8th July - Tea and Talk at 6pm / Double Bill Screening 7.30pm
To celebrate the creation of a statue to honour 'Our Gracie' in Rochdale, The Plaza is proud to present a rare double bill of two of Gracie Fields greatest films on the giant silver screen
Monday 11th July at 7.45pm
We are so very sorry to hear the news that the late great DAVID GEST has passed away.
We have had official confirmation that the concert will be going ahead as scheduled on Monday 11th July as a tribute to David Gest.
Saturday 16th July at 7pm & 10pm
Jimmy Carr: The Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour
Jimmy is gathering a selection of his very best jokes along with brand new material for the ultimate comedy show.
Tuesday 19th July at 6.30pm
Wagner’s Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (The Mastersingers of Nuremberg) Recorded live at Glyndebourne Festival 2011
Sunday 24th July 2016 at 3pm
André Rieu’s legendary annual Maastricht concert is the most eagerly anticipated cinema event of the year, last year setting new box office records in several countries. His 2016 Maastricht Concert is shaping up to be his biggest and most spectacular concert ever to screen in cinemas!
SATURDAY & SUNDAY 13TH & 14TH AUGUST at 2.30pm & 7.30pm
Appropriate for their big screen debut, Edina and Patsy are still oozing glitz and glamour
Saturday 20th August at 7.00pm
Vesbim Media presents Pink Floyd's "The Wall" Live, plus 90 minutes of Floyd Classics.
Sunday 4th September at 7.30pm
See John in an intimate concert accompanied by musicians he has handpicked that he has worked and toured with over the years with The Moody Blues.
Friday 9th September at 11am & 7.30pm
Britain’s very own Blonde Bombshell DIANA DORS stars in this sensational double bill of two of her very best feature films presented on the giant silver screen where they truly belong. All images courtesy of Adelphi Films, copyright adelphifilms.com
FRIDAY 16TH SEPTEMBER at 11AM
Appropriate for their big screen debut, Edina and Patsy are still oozing glitz and glamour.
Saturday 17th September at 7.30pm
Join Edwina on an entertaining journey from BBC1's STRICTLY COME DANCING floor to the power struggles of Westminster and No.10
Thursday 29th September at 7.30pm
Only Fools And Boycie – An intimate evening with Only Fools And Horses actor John Challis.
Saturday 1st October at 7.30pm
2016 marks Roy Orbison’s 80th Birthday, and to commemorate this special year Barry Steele and Friends are proud to present their brand new production across the UK.
Sunday 9th October at 7.00pm
90 Years ago Ruth Ellis, the last woman to be executed in Great Britain was born and in this film that borrows from this infamous event, Diana Dors stars as a woman used and abused by men all her life until one day she snaps and murders her lover's new mistress.
Tuesday 11th October at 7.30pm
The highly acclaimed Russian State Ballet and Opera House returns with another popular ballet. Swan Lake captures, like no other, the full range of human emotions – from hope to despair, from terror to tenderness, from melancholy to ecstasy.
Wednesday 19th October at 7.30pm
Join the creepy, kooky, mysterious and spooky family at the House on Hammer Hill as they welcome a new heir to the estate.
3 course dinner and murder mystery entertainment with the After Dark Theatre Company.
Tuesday 25th to Saturday 29th October
Stockport Operatic Society are pleased to present this lovely "All Singing: All Dancing: All Gershwin" show
Tuesday 31st October at 7.30pm
Join us for our annual homage to the greatest Horror Films of all time with this epic screening of the 1968 release - Night of The Living Dead - Cert 18
Thursday 10th November at 7.30pm
Following Joe McElderry’s UK tour as Joseph in Bill Kenwright’s production of Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Joe is now embarking on his own Northern Light Tour.
Friday 18th November at 11am and 7.30pm
Voted the number 1 most inspiring film of all time, It’s A Wonderful Life remains as powerful and moving today as it was 70 years ago when it was released in 1946.
Saturday 26th November at 7.30pm
It's Snow Joke when it comes to this Christmas Killing. Can you solve the mystery or will you be a total sell out!
Friday 2nd December 2016 to Sunday 8th January 2017
It’s never too early to Hook your tickets for the North West’s premier family pantomime PETER PAN starring John Altman, the swashbuckling treat that everyone will enjoy!
Thursday 8th December at 8pm
Join us in the intimate surroundings of The Green Room at The Plaza for this evening with the sensational Mari Wilson.
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