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September 2018

ON SCREEN: WES ANDERSONS RUSHMORE (CERT 15)

Sunday 23rd September at 12.30pm

Max Fischer is a more than determined student at his prep school, Rushmore Academy where he oversees anything with the word “extra-curricular”.

ON SCREEN: THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS (CERT 15)

Sunday 23rd September at 2.20pm

Three grown prodigies, all with a unique genius of some kind, and their mother are staying at the family household. Their father, Royal had left them long ago, and comes back to make things right with his family.

ON SCREEN: WES ANDERSONS THE DARJEELING LIMITED (CERT 15)

Sunday 23rd September at 4.35pm

A year after the accidental death of their father, three brothers -- each suffering from depression - meet for a train trip across India

ON SCREEN: WES ANDERSONS THE LIFE AQUATIC (CERT 15)

Sunday 23rd September at 6.40pm

When his partner is killed by the mysterious and possibly nonexistent Jaguar Shark, Steve Zissou and his Team Zissou crew set off for an expedition to hunt down the creature

Talon - The Best of Eagles

Thursday 27th September at 7.30pm

Over the last two decades Talon have risen from humble beginnings to become one of the most successful theatre touring shows in the UK and the ‘Greatest Hits Tour 2018’ will once again feature the Eagles timeless back catalogue.

Ocean Film Festival World Tour - Cert 12A

Friday 28th September at 7.30pm

Calling all ocean lovers! The annual Ocean Film Festival is sweeping towards Stockport with a brand new selection of the world’s most amazing ocean films, from both above and below the surface.

October 2018

One Voice

Wednesday 3rd October at 7.30pm

One Voice celebrates the beautiful voices & powerhouse songs from iconic woman in music through the years.

Rock For Heroes

Thursday 4th October at 7.30pm

Bringing the perfect combination of your favourite Rock & Pop artist across the eras, in celebration of an incredible cause Help for Heroes.

THE HOUGHTON WEAVERS

Friday 5th October at 7.30pm

THE HOUGHTON WEAVERS have been entertaining folk now for over 42 years with their unique blend of popular folk music, humour and audience participation.

Film: Murder On The Orient Express (Cert 12A)

Saturday 6th October at 2.30pm & 7.30pm

A lavish, luxurious train journey through Europe turns deadly in ‘Murder On The Orient Express’, forcing legendary detective Hercule Poirot to solve the case and find out whodunit.

The Green Room: Everything Stops for Oktober Tea

Sunday 7th October at 4.00pm

Prost!....Get ready for a thigh slapping fundraising afternoon tea served by das famous Plazarettes!

THE AGE OF INNOCENCE (35MM) (CERT U)

Sunday 7th October at 7.00pm

Twenty years after redefining the gritty, urban crime drama with Mean Streets, Martin Scorsese returned to New York City with his 1993 adaptation of Edith Wharton’s novel, The Age Of Innocence.

Film: Redcon-1 (Cert 18)

Monday 8th October at 7.30pm

After a zombie apocalypse spreads from a London prison, the UK is brought to its knees. The spread of the virus is temporarily contained but, without a cure, it’s only a matter of time before it breaks its boundaries.

Albert Lee

Tuesday 9th October at 7.30pm

Albert Lee one of the world’s finest guitarists, an accomplished piano player with soulful voice can also ‘tear it up’. Here with his great UK band (as featured on a recent Old Grey whistle test).

Russian National Ballet Presents Swan Lake

Wednesday 10th October at 7.30pm

After the sold-out performances of Nutcracker last year, Russian National Ballet is back to the UK with the most famous Ballet of all time, Swan Lake.

Dek & Eck’s Vintage Rock ‘n’ Roll Party

Friday 12th October at 7.30pm

Dek & Eck’s Vintage Rock’n’Roll Party is a tribute to the stars of the 50’s that inspired us all to take up an instrument or inspired some of us to sing by original group member plus stars old and new including Derek Quinn and Eric Haydock.

Stockport Operatic Society presents Me and My Girl

Tuesday 16th to Saturday 20th October

After their successful production of "Oklahoma! in 2017 Stockport Operatic Society are pleased to present the wonderful comedy musical "Me and My Girl" live on stage at the Plaza.

The Wellspring Presents The Shining Stars of Stockport

Sunday 21st October at 4.00pm

The Wellspring (Stockport) Ltd presents “The Shining Stars of Stockport”, Hosted by Gordon Burns.

Part of The Manchester Science Festival - Film: The Prestige (Film rating Cert 12) - Event Recommended for Ages 16+

Tuesday 23rd October at 7.30pm

Abracadabra. it's time for magic tricks, mysteries and more inspiring ideas than you can shake a wand at with this Manchester Science Festival screening.

NT Encore Screening: King Lear

Wednesday 24th October at 7.00pm

Broadcast from London’s West End, see Ian McKellen’s ‘extraordinarily moving portrayal’ (Independent) of King Lear on screen at The Plaza.

Roy Chubby Brown - Adults Only

Thursday 25th October at 7.30pm

Roy Chubby Brown is back and he’s as naughty as ever in this evening of comedy which is strictly for adults only!

David Gest’s Soul Legends – The Legacy Tour - Cancelled and new date announced - Saturday 11th May 2019

Friday 26th October at 7.45pm

David Gest Limited regrets to inform fans that due to unforeseen personal circumstances the upcoming SOUL LEGENDS UK TOUR planned for October 2018 has been cancelled and our Booking team will contact all bookers regards refunds or transfer to new show date.

FILM: MARY SHELLEY (CERT 12A)

Friday 26th October at 11.00 & 7.30pm

The tempestuous romance that inspired one of Gothic literature’s most influential works is brought to life in Mary Shelley, a luscious and moving period drama starring Ellie Fanning as the radical young writer.

That'll Be The Day

Sunday 28th October at 7.00pm

Back by ever-growing popular demand, get ready to party as the UK’s favourite Rock & Roll variety production returns with another BRAND NEW SHOW!

Behind The Scenes Tour - October 2018

Monday 29th October at 11.00am

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

Encore Screening: Funny Girl - The Musical - As Live Cert 12A (TBC)

Monday 29th October at 7.00pm

Following its record-breaking, sell-out run in London’s West End and national tour, the critically-acclaimed musical Funny Girl comes to The Stockport Plaza as an Encore cinema screening.

The Stylistics: The 50th Anniversary Tour

Tuesday 30th October at 7.30pm

The Stylistics remain the real deal, fabulously entertaining and musically breathtaking, plying audiences with the hits that made them a household name.

FILM: YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN (CERT 12A)

Wednesday 31st October at 7.30pm

Respected medical lecturer Dr. Frederick Frankenstein (Gene Wilder) learns that he has inherited his infamous grandfather's estate in Transylvania.

November 2018

The Green Room: The Carry On Casualty Crime Medical Murder Mystery

Thursday 1st November at 7.30pm

You might have a chance at solving this crime if everyone would just stop messing about! - This high energy evening presented by the team at After Dark Murder Mystery is not to be missed!

NT Screening: Alleluiah! - Cert 12A

Thursday 1st November at 7.00pm

Alan Bennett’s sharp and hilarious new play is ‘just what the doctor ordered’ (Daily Telegraph). Filmed live at London’s Bridge Theatre during its limited run, don’t miss this ‘rousing chorus line for the NHS’ (Observer) in your local cinema.

The Elvis Years

Friday 2nd November at 7.30pm

The Elvis Years is an outstanding musical production which brings to the stage the incredible and compelling story of the ‘king of rock and roll’ - Elvis Presley.

Sing-a-long-a Rocky Horror (Cert 15)

Saturday 3rd November at 7.30pm

The Campest Cult Classic of all time gets the Singalonga treatment it’s been SCREAMING for! Featuring the film, starring Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Meatloaf and Richard O’Brien, it’s the most outrageous, riotous, kitsch, wonderful romp ever.

Festival of Remembrance

Sunday 4th November at 2.00pm

The North West Festival of Remembrance will feature songs and big band numbers from the War periods and will include the standards and representatives from many of the Services that saw conflict.

Psychic Sally - 10th Anniversary Tour

Monday 5th November at 7.30pm

World renowned psychic, television and theatre star and the UK’s favourite award winning medium Sally Morgan is back and better than ever with her phenomenal interactive 10 year anniversary show.

The Mersey Beatles

Tuesday 6th November at 7.30pm

Fresh from shows in the USA, Australia, and Europe, the world’s favourite Liverpool-born Beatles tribute band – THE MERSEY BEATLES – are embarking on an historic UK Tour.

Phil McIntyre Entertainments, by arrangement with Lisa Thomas Management Proudly presents: Jason Manford: Muddle Class

Wednesday 7th November at 7.30pm

He’s back! It’s been a busy few years for Jason since his last smash-hit stand up show but fans will know this nationally acclaimed comedian hasn’t changed a bit.

Let's Hang On - The Music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Thursday 8th November at 7.30pm

LET’S HANG ON - The World’s first & longest running tribute to the music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons celebrates 10 years at the top!

Beyond The Barricade

Friday 9th November at 7.30pm

This incredible concert is now in its 19th successive year is the UK’s longest running Musical Theatre Concert Tour and features past principal performers from Les Miserables.

The Real Thing - Feel The Force Tour 2018 plus ROSE ROYCE Gwen Dickey

Saturday 10th November at 7.45pm

The Real Thing - Feel The Choice Tour 2018 plus Rose Royce lead singer Gwen Dickey

THE WOW SHOW

Sunday 11th November at 7.30pm

BBC Radio Manchester’s Eamonn O’Neil & Jimmy Wagg are back with the 2018 WOW Show!

Film: Festive Special - White Christmas (Cert U)

Thursday 15th November at 7.30pm

Join us at The Plaza for our annual Festive Film Special presented on the giant silver screen where these classics truly belong

Neil Sands Christmas Memories

Thursday 15th November at 2.00pm

Neil Sands and his wonderful West End cast are back with the 2018 production of their hit show, bringing an unforgettable afternoon of festive nostalgia, taking us all back to a time when Christmas really was the most wonderful time of the year.

THE GREEN ROOM: EVERYTHING STOPS FOR FESTIVE TEA

Sunday 25th November @ 4.00pm

Join us for a festive twist on our sell out fundraising tea parties in the sumptuous surroundings of our Art Deco Café.

Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty

Friday 30th November 2018 to Sunday 6th January 2019

Magically awaken your dreams over the festive season at The Plaza with the North West’s Premier Family Pantomime SLEEPING BEAUTY starring TED ROBBINS and CLAIRE KING.

December 2018

Plaza Cafe: Breakfast With Santa

Saturday 1st December at 9.30am

Since 1944 Breakfast with Santa has been a family tradition in The Plaza Café and it is being brought back for you and your little ones to enjoy.

Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty

Friday 30th November 2018 to Sunday 6th January 2019

Magically awaken your dreams over the festive season at The Plaza with the North West’s Premier Family Pantomime SLEEPING BEAUTY starring TED ROBBINS and CLAIRE KING.

PLAZA GREEN ROOM: TEA WITH SANTA

Saturday 1st, 8th, 15th, & 22nd December at 5.00pm

Since 1944 Breakfast With Santa has been a Family tradition in The Plaza Café and in 2018 a new tradition begins with our special ‘Tea With Santa’ events.

Plaza Cafe: Breakfast With Santa

Saturday 8th December at 9.30am

Since 1944 Breakfast with Santa has been a family tradition in The Plaza Café and it is being brought back for you and your little ones to enjoy.

GREEN ROOM: ANDY POWELL - A SWINGING CHRISTMAS

Wednesday 12th December at 7.30pm

Come along to The Green Room for a Christmas Swing along with Andy Powell and special guests. Enjoy an Evening of Swinging Christmas songs as well as Big Band, Great American Songbook favourites and one or two singalong classics.

Plaza Cafe: Breakfast with Santa

Saturday 15th December at 9.30am

Since 1944 Breakfast with Santa has been a family tradition in The Plaza Café and it is being brought back for you and your little ones to enjoy.

THE GREEN ROOM: VINTAGE PEARLS

Sunday 16th December at 4.00pm

Join us for a magical Christmas spectacular, Fabulous songs from musicals, films and festive favourites…..all served up with a delicious afternoon tea….Step this way, your table is waiting.

Plaza Cafe: Breakfast with Santa

Saturday 22nd December at 9.30am

Since 1944 Breakfast with Santa has been a family tradition in The Plaza Café and it is being brought back for you and your little ones to enjoy.

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