What's On Calendar
Sunday 19th February at 7.30pm
Often called the best Rock’n’Roll film ever made, this high powered, high voltage comedy features music by Fats Domino, Little Richard and the Platters and introduces the world to a blonde bombshell named Jayne Mansfield!
Sunday 19th February at 7.00pm
Unfortunately due to unforseen circumstances 'From Hollywood to Yorkshire' has been cancelled but we are delighted to confirm we shall now be screening on its own THE GIRL CAN'T HELP IT starring Jayne Mansfield at 7.30pm
Thursday 23rd February at 7.30pm
Join your BBC Radio Manchester favourite presenters ALISON BUTTERWORTH, BECKY WANT & CHELSEA NORRIS in a FREE to attend BBC RADIO MANCHESTER BIG NIGHT OUT at The Plaza with a screening of the much loved box office smash hit film MAMMA MIA (Cert PG) introduced by our dynamic trio!
Wednesday 1st March at 7.00pm
Bobby King Brings the History and Humour of the Music Hall!
Sunday 5th March at 4.00pm
Join us as we head into the wonderful season of Spring for the first of this year’s popular fundraising afternoon teas served by our famous team of Plazarettes.
Saturday 11th March at 4.00pm
A wild, freeform, Rabelaisian trip though the darkest recesses of Edinburgh low-life, focusing on Mark Renton and his attempts to give up his heroin habit, and how the latter affects his relationship with family and friends
Sunday 12th March at 7.30pm
Join legendary comedy act 'The Grumbleweeds' for an evening of laughter, music, magic and more! It's a show that's full to the brim with laugh-out-loud comedy routines, great singers, theatrical magic and fun for all the family!
Monday 13th March at 7.30pm
Double Grammy Award Winner. Albert Lee returns to The Plaza for what promises to be another spectacular concert. Albert is undoubtedly one of the finest guitarists the world has ever seen and an accomplished piano player. He has a soulful voice but can equally 'tear it up' rock'n' roll style!
Tuesday 21st to Saturday 25th March
Award Winning Romiley Operatic Society present 9 to 5 The Musical, with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and book by Patricia Resnick.
Wednesday 5th April at 2.00pm and 6.00pm
Join our heroes Robin Hood and Maid Marian in this swashbuckling, arrow-slinging, tights-wearing comedy adventure! With an all-star cast, including Britain’s Got Talent Winner George Sampson, children’s TV favourite Dani Harmer from CBBC’s Tracy Beaker and Strictly Come Dancing and X-Factor Runner-Up Andy Abraham.
Saturday 8th April 2017
Using stories and other things that are secret, Count Arthur Strong, showbiz legend, pays tribute to one of the best musicals he can remember.
Wednesday 12th April at 7.30pm
From the creators of the smash hit WEST END show ‘The Simon & Garfunkel Story’ ‘You’ve Got A Friend’ celebrates two of the World’s greatest songwriters of all time – James Taylor and Carole King.
Thursday 13th April 2017 at 7.30pm
The famous Heart of the Ocean has been stolen and a killer is on the loose. Can you solve the crime before the last lifeboat sails?
Due to the popularity of the event on 14th April, this additional show will take place on 13th April.
Thursday 20th April at 7.30pm
With her natural, contemporary and accurate presentation, TJ is today firmly placed as the UK's foremost psychic medium and her broad appeal allows her to support private readings, live theatre appearances and events within the UK and internationally.
Saturday 22nd April @ 7.30pm
THE BILLY JOEL SONGBOOK performed by ELIO PACE and his band
Thursday 27th April at 7.00pm
Angus Jackson directs Shakespeare’s epic political tragedy, as the race to claim the empire spirals out of control. Caesar returns from war, all-conquering, but mutiny is rumbling through the corridors of power.
Friday 28th April at 11.00am & 7.30pm
Set against the antebellum South, THE BIRTH OF A NATION follows Nat Turner (Nate Parker), a literate slave and preacher, whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner (Armie Hammer), accepts an offer to use Nat's preaching to subdue unruly slaves.
Tuesday 2nd May at 7.30pm
Ruby Wax is a much loved US born comedian, actor and writer, along with being the ‘it girl’ of mental health campaigning. This event is a follow up to her sell out touring show, and best-selling book, ‘Sane New World’, which helps us understand why we sabotage our sanity with our own thinking.
Thursday 4th May at 7.30pm
Twice nominated for the Sony Radio Award for ‘Best Use Of Comedy’, writer-voicer-producer Buzz Hawkins brings radio’s longest running favourite funny family ‘The Bradshaws’ to life on stage before your very eyes (with some help from little Billy Bradshaw).
Monday 8th to Wednesday 10th May 2017
In 1964, a new phenomenon exploded onto the dingy British streets. It was the essence of all that was cool. It was Mod. This quintessentially British ‘Mod’ Musical celebrates the unique sound of this iconic ‘60’s Mod band.
Friday 19th May at 11.00am
In this adaptation of the novel ‘The Price of Salt’ by Patricia Highsmith, Therese (Rooney Mara), a young department-store clerk in 1950s Manhattan, meets Carol (Cate Blanchett), a beautiful woman stuck in a depressing marriage of convenience.
Saturday 20th May at 7.30pm
Rock ‘n’ Roll Back The Years with the legendary DJ and broadcaster David Hamilton in this rescheduled chance to enjoy this fantastic concert,
Tuesday 22nd to Saturday 27th May 2017
Starring X Factor winner, Joe McElderry, Bill Kenwright’s ‘Amazing’, ’Superb’, ‘Wonderful’ and ‘Brilliant’ production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s sparkling family musical continues on its record breaking tour having sold to date an estimated 15 million tickets with a welcome return to The Plaza.
Tuesday 30th May at 11.00am
Join us for our popular Open Tours for yourself, your friends or your group to enjoy a tour of Stockport’s 1932 art deco Super Cinema and Variety Theatre.
Friday 2nd June at 7.30pm
During his career, Joe has received gold and platinum discs for his albums, enjoyed sell-out concerts at the Royal Albert Hall, as well as touring Australia several times.
Now, Joe is looking forward to new challenges, new songs to sing and new audiences to thrill.
Wednesday 7th June at 7.30pm
With Brit Award winners BLAKE fresh from recent appearances on the Graham Norton Show, Strictly Come Dancing & The One Show, British harmony trio BLAKE present a brand new tour featuring the finest songs from stage and screen, with projections & lighting that bring the cinematic magic to life.
Sunday 11th June at 4.00pm
We’re all coming to a Summer Afternoon Tea!.....The Fabulous Plazarettes are putting out the bunting and are in fine voice to celebrate the great British tradition of the summer holiday with this wonderful Afternoon Tea fundraising event plus entertainment.
Friday 16th June at 7.30pm
Bye Bye Baby takes you 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.
Friday 23rd June at 7.30pm
Beneath the surface of small town security lies a dark domain where innocents dare not tread and unpredictability is the norm. It is the haunting realm of Blue Velvet. Spawned from the mind of David Lynch (Mulholland Drive, “Twin Peaks”), Blue Velvet is a “shocking, deeply disturbing….startling mixture of the heartfelt and the horrific” (Newsweek)
Saturday 24th June at 7.30pm
Faireys return to the Plaza in June and their programme will include a performance of Tchaikovsky’s crowd rousing1812 Overture which will combine the band’s technical prowess with spectacular cannon effects.
Thursday 20th July at 7.30pm
This is going to be a great night and the band always look forward to their concerts in the North West so get your mind made up and book your tickets today!
Saturday 22nd July at 7.30pm
The Lancashire Hotpots love a good feed and their new show Food Glorious Food showcases all their favourite songs about grub.
Sunday 3rd September at 7.30pm
If you like the Beach Boys songs, you will love this band!....Guaranteed to leave you with a smile on your face, with a song in your heart and reflecting on a truly memorable live music experience, this is a show you do not want to miss.
Saturday 30th September 2017 at 7.30pm
As politically incorrect as ever this live performance is the only place to catch the flamboyant comedian! If easily offended stay away!
Thursday 19th October at 7.30pm
Following a series of sell-out performances in 2016, the Timeless tour of the UK has been extended into 2017 due to overwhelming public demand! Don’t miss the opportunity of seeing Dr Hook live!
Friday 3rd November at 7.30pm
Dave Spikey's - Juggling On A Motorbike Tour - Suitable for Ages 16+
Thursday 9th November at 7.30pm
Featuring timeless score from incredible composer Pyotr I. Tchaikovsky, Nutcracker is a certified classic, replete with evocative music and beautiful dance. This ballet has captured the imagination of many generations over the years and continues to attract audiences worldwide, full of mystery and romance.
Saturday 11th November at 7.30pm
Join German Comedy Ambassador Henning Wehn for an evening of Teutonic jolliness at its best.
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