What's On Calendar

January 2019

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.

NT ENCORE SCREENING: THE MADNESS OF GEORGE III (CERT 12A AS LIVE)

Friday 11th January 2019 at 7.00pm

Multi-award-winning drama The Madness of George III will be broadcast encore screening to cinemas, in National Theatre Live’s first ever broadcast from Nottingham Playhouse.

SOME GUYS HAVE ALL THE LUCK

Friday 18th January at 7.30pm

Some Guys Have All The Luck is a fantastic theatrical production celebrating the career of one of rocks greatest icons, Rod Stewart!

ON SCREEN: ANDRE RIEU NEW YEAR CONCERT

Saturday 19th January at 2.30pm & 7.30pm

One of Event Cinema’s biggest names, André Rieu, returns with a major new production this New Year’s 2019!

NT Encore Screening: Anthony and Cleopatra - Cert As Live 12A

Sunday 20th January at 7.00pm

Broadcast from the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power.

FILM: THE BOOKSHOP (CERT PG)

Friday 25th January at 11.00am

England, 1959. Florence Green (Emily Mortimer) risks everything to open a bookshop in a conservative East Anglian coastal town.

FILM: A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH (CERT U)

Friday 25th January at 7.30pm

British Air Force pilot Peter Carter (David Niven) is on his way home to England from a World War II bombing mission. Before he bails out of the plane into the ocean, he contacts June (Kim Hunter), an Allied radio operator with whom he shares what he believes to be his final moments on Earth.

Searchers

The Searchers - Farewell Concert Tour

Saturday 26th January at 7.30pm

The Searchers have been touring the globe, entertaining audiences of all ages for more than 50 years....Don’t miss The Searchers FAREWELL CONCERT!

Behind The Scenes Tour - January 2019

Monday 28th January 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.

AN EVENING WITH MANCHESTER UNITED LEGENDS

Tuesday 29th January at 7.30pm

Three Manchester United legends grace the stage at the Plaza Theatre in Stockport to talk about their brilliant careers at Manchester United.

NT Live Screening:I'm Not Running-Cert As Live 12A

Thursday 31st January at 7.00pm

I’m Not Running is an explosive new play by David Hare, premiering at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas.

February 2019

Luther

Friday 1st February at 7.30pm

The World’s premier show in celebration of ‘The Velvet Voice’ experience all the hits from his amazing career, culminating over 40 million album sales and eight Grammy awards including many of the greatest dance anthems and love songs ever written, fronted by international Luther Vandross tribute Harry Cambridge and his 10 piece band

Organ Coffee Morning

Saturday 2nd February at 10.00am

Join us for this free to attend concert from 10am till 1pm and relax in the wonderful surroundings of Stockport’s Art Deco gem.

Sing-A-Long-A Sound of Music

Saturday 2nd February at 7.00pm

Following the celebration of the movie’s 50th anniversary in 2015, we move into it’s second half century with a return of the smash-hit musical to the UK. Yes, the original Sing-a-long-a is back!

CHINESE NEW YEAR EXTRAVAGANZA

Sunday 3rd February at 2.30pm & 7.00pm

Join the celebration as Chinese New Year returns to The Plaza with another unique and exciting show of cultural spectacle.

The Lionel Richie Songbook

Thursday 7th February at 7.30pm

'The Lionel Richie Songbook' is back in 2019 with a stellar line-up of world class musicians including Talon's own Jonny Miller and the awesome talent of Malcolm Pitt as the voice of Lionel Richie in this high octane show which includes all the greatest hits...

FILM: BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY (CERT 15)

Friday 8th February at 11.00am & 7.30pm

Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury, who defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet.

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour - Cert 12A TBC

Saturday 9th February at 7.30pm

Experience an extraordinary collection of short films from the world's most prestigious mountain film festival.

AN EVENING WITH KIM WOODBURN

Wednesday 13th February at 7.30pm

Kim is in conversation with BBC’s Alex Belfield and will be doing a Q&A with the audience followed by a meet and greet.

FILM: BRIEF ENCOUNTER (CERT PG) VALENTINES SPECIAL SCREENING

Thursday 14th February at 7.30pm

Join us on the most romantic day of the year for one of our nation’s greatest and best loved feature films: BRIEF ENCOUNTER starring Celia Johnson and Trevor Howard

FILM: A STAR IS BORN (CERT

Friday 15th February at 11.00am & 7.30pm

This new take on the tragic love story stars (and is directed by) four – time Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper (“American Hustle”, “Silver Linings Playbook” and multiple award-winning, Oscar-nominated superstar Lady Gaga, in her first leading role in a major motion picture.

ELO AGAIN

Saturday 16th February 2019 at 7.30pm

ELO AGAIN are back with their stunning 'Return To The Blue' tour, celebrating the truly universal music of Jeff Lynne and the Electric Light Orchestra.

WRESTLING

Sunday 17th February at 6.30

Join us for an evening of high flying, hard hitting, bodyslam mayhem as live pro wrestling returns to the Stockport Plaza for a half term treat the whole family will enjoy!

ANITA HARRIS IN CONCERT

Thursday 21st February at 7.30pm

Anita Harris, who was recently seen in ITV's LAST LAUGH IN VEGAS has had a breathtaking career spanning over fifty years which includes treading the boards in Las Vegas as a mere teenager, starring in two Carry On films, gracing the top of the pop charts, becoming a pantomime legend as Peter Pan, starring in Cats in the West End for 2 years and featuring in 7 Royal Command Performances.

A Country Night In Nashville

Friday 22nd February at 7.30pm

A Country Night In Nashville recreates the scene of a buzzing Honky Tonk in downtown Nashville, perfectly capturing the energy and atmosphere of an evening in the home of country music.

Faith: George Michael - The Legacy

Saturday 23rd February at 7.30pm

Faith - The George Michael Legacy returns with a brand-new production for 2018. A stunning celebration remembering one of the greatest singer-songwriters of all time. This energetic, vibrant musical journey brings to life 35 years of hits from George’s glittering career.

QUADROPHENIA: THE ALBUM - LIVE!

Sunday 24th February at 7.30pm

Produced by Concept Concerts this production, acclaimed by a Sunday Times journalist as “Mighty, moving and unstoppable,” sees 8-piece band, The Goldhawks, deliver a stunning live performance of The Who’s smash hit concept album, Quadrophenia.

Behind The Scenes Tour - February 2019

Monday 25th February 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.

March 2019

DARA O'BRIAIN - VOICE OF REASON

Friday 1st March at 8.00pm

Dara is one of the most recognisable faces on British TV, as host of the hugely successful Mock The Week, Star Gazing Live, Robot Wars and Go 8 Bit.

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour - Cert 12A TBC

Saturday 2nd March at 7.30pm

Experience an extraordinary collection of short films from the world's most prestigious mountain film festival.

DIRTY DUSTING

Monday 11th March at 7.30pm

The hilarious comedy starring Crissy Rock, Leah Bell and Dolores Porretta is back at The Plaza! Treat yourself to an evening of pure theatrical Viagra when Dirty Dusting returns to the stage in 2019.

DAN SNOW - AN EVENING WITH "HISTORY GUY" ON THE HISTORY UK TOUR 2019

Tuesday 12th March

‘An Evening with DAN SNOW’ will feature the well-known historian and TV presenter recount anecdotes of memorable experiences from his very successful career as an historian and broadcaster.

GREEN ROOM EVENT: ANDY POWELL: SWING & AMERICAN SONGBOOK CLASSIC

Thursday 14th March at 7.30pm

After the phenomenal success of his Big Band Swing Extravaganza shows in 2017 & 18. Andy Powell returns for an intimate evening of Swing & Great American Songbook Classics.

A Soulful Night To Remember

Saturday 16th March at 7.30pm

Soulful night to remember stars the original soul hitmakers Shalamar, The Delfonics, 2 x Grammy Winner Peabo Bryson, The Stylistics featuring Russell Tompkins Jnr, Regina Bell, Shanice, Fern Kinney and introducing Daisy Dance. This is the Soul Show of all Soul Shows!!

Behind The Scenes Tour - March 2019

Monday 18th March 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.

SING-A-LONG-A- THE GREATEST SHOWMAN (CERT PG)

Thursday 21st March at 7.00pm

Singalonga Productions, producers of Singalonga Sound of Music and Singalonga Grease brings you their newest show, the smash hit film musical that everyone can’t stop singing - The Greatest Showman!

MERCURY - THE ULTIMATE QUEEN TRIBUTE

Friday 22nd March at 7.30pm

Celebrating 20 years on the road in 2019, Mercury are well established as one of the world’s most authentic tributes to the legend that is Freddie Mercury and Queen.

OUR RITA'S COMEDY ROADSHOW

Saturday 23rd March at 7.30pm

Some of the best names in live stand-up take to the stage at Stockport Plaza this Spring when the hilarious Our RITA’s Comedy Roadshow arrives on Saturday 23rd March.

ROMILEY OPERATIC SOCIETY PRESENTS OLIVER!

Tuesday 26th March to Saturday 30th March

Following the tremendous success of “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang”
Romiley Operatic Society proudly presents. Lionel Bart’s “Oliver!”

THE GREEN ROOM: EVERYTHING STOPS FOR MAD MARCH HARE TEA

Sunday 31st March at 4.00pm

Don’t be late for this very important date!.....Join us for our fabulous Spring time fundraising Afternoon Tea and entertainment organised by the famous Plazarettes.

April 2019

ANDY POWELL'S MONDAY MATINEE CABARET

Monday 1st April at 1.00pm

Come along for Andy Powell’s brand new Monday Matinee for a good old fashioned day out. An afternoon of Swing, Soul & Rock & Roll featuring ‘Stars In Their Eyes’ winner Vince Hughes.

Film: Stan and Ollie - Cert 18 TBC

Friday 5th April at 11.00am & 7.30pm

The true story of Hollywood’s greatest comedy duo act, Laurel and Hardy starring Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly as the inimitable movie icons.

NORTHERN - OUT ON THE FLOOR

Saturday 6th April at 7.30pm

A fantastic full 10 piece live band Northern Soul Show, Keeping The Faith to the original sounds of the underground movement that started on the dance floors in the North and eventually swept the nation.

MILKSHAKE

Monday 8th April at 12.00pm & 3.30pm

Milkshake! Monkey is determined to put on a Musical, so spectacular, it will keep the theatre open forever! This won’t be easy, so he’ll need the help of his Milkshake friends.

JOE LONGTHORNE

Friday 12th April at 7.30pm

TV and Recording star Joe Longthorne returns to The Plaza as part of his 50th Anniversary tour. Joe will be joined on stage with his sensational live band and special guest artist.

Soul and Motown Party with The Edwin Starr Band

Saturday 13th April at 7.30pm

The show of the year is back with the amazing Edwin Starr Band and Angelo Starr, this energetic and captivating show takes you through all the Motown, Soul and Norther classics.

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

Thursday 18th to Monday 22nd April

From the producers that brought you The Wizard of Oz last summer, Regal Entertainments are back at The Stockport Plaza this Easter with the enchanting panto Beauty and the Beast.
An enchanting tale filled with hilarious comedy, wonderful songs and a story which proves that even the grumpiest of Beasts can change his ways.

FILM: WILD ROSE (CERT 18 T.B.C.)

Friday 26th April at 11.00am

Rose-Lynn Harlan (Jessie Buckley) is bursting with raw talent, charisma and cheek. Fresh out of jail and with two young kids, all she wants is to get out of Glasgow and make it as a country singer.

FILM: THE TITFIELD THUNDERBOLT (CERT U)

Friday 26th April at 7.30pm

A transportation war erupts in a small English village when the government decides to shut down the decrepit railway line.

Behind The Scenes Tour - April 2019

Monday 29th April 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.

May 2019

Whitney - Queen Of The Night

Friday 3rd May at 7.30pm

A stunning celebration of the music and life of one of the greatest singers of our time, Whitney Houston.

Puppetry of the Penis - The Greatest Bits Tour - Adults only

Saturday 4th May at 8.00pm

Australia’s greatest theatrical export, Puppetry Of The Penis is celebrating their 20th Anniversary with the hilarious Greatest Bits Tour.

RUSSELL KANE: THE FAST AND THE CURIOUS

Friday 10th May at 8.00pm

He’s back. The keenly-awaited brand new tour show is here. Packing more energy than a
Duracell factory, Russell’ s RS Turbo laugh engine will motor through love, family and life - once again proving that the fast and the curious amongst us, see more stuff, and get more done.

David Gest's Soul Legends: The Legacy Tour

Saturday 11th May at 7.45pm

David Gest's Soul Legends; The Tour rescheduled from October 2018 has a sensational new line featuring some of the greatest names of all time!

THE PRIDE OF IRELAND SHOW

Sunday 12th May at 8.00pm

Join an all star cast of Ireland’s most talented performers including Frank Mc Caffrey , Kathy Durkin and David James who will be accompanied by the fabulous Keltic Storm band and world champion Keltic Fusion Irish dancers.

KATE RUSBY

Thursday 16th May at 7.30pm

Of all the stars in Folk Music’s wondrous firmament few shine as brightly as Yorkshire’s Kate Rusby.

ARETHA RESPECT

Friday 17th May at 7.30pm

A sensational celebration of the life and music of the greatest female soul vocalist of all time.

FILM: MAKE MINE A MILLION (CERT U)

Sunday 19th May at 7.00pm

The Plaza proudly celebrates ‘Sabrina Day’ on what would have been her 82nd birthday with one of the many films that made her a star. Though Sabrina passed away in 2016 she will always be remembered for her Patronage of The Stockport Plaza, her love for her home town and her star quality that will never fade.

Behind The Scenes Tour - May 2019

Monday 20th May 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.

FILM: THE ITALIAN JOB (1969) (CERT U)

Friday 24th May at 7.30pm

Fresh from the slammer, clever con Charlie Croker (Michael Caine) begins work on a heist that will either set him up for life or send him up forever. Croker and his unruly lot of thieves takes on the mob, the police and the gridlocked traffic of Turin to rob a heavily armed shipment of gold bullion.

BLACK MAGIC - THE LITTLE MIX SHOW

Saturday 25th May at 7.00pm

An energetic tribute show following in the footsteps of the award winning girl band, Little Mix with live vocals and pop video choreography.

June 2019

THAT'LL BE THE DAY

Tuesday 4th June at 7.30pm

Back by ever-growing popular demand, get ready to party as the UK’s
favourite Rock & Roll variety production returns with another chance to
see its latest most popular show!

WALK RIGHT BACK

Saturday 8th June at 7.30pm

After a phenomenal sell out tour in 2018, Walk Right Back is...BACK! From the Producers of That'll be the Day, the show tells the story of the most successful duo of all time - The Everly Brothers.

Behind The Scenes Tour - June 2019

Monday 24th June 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.

JIMMY CARR - TERRIBLY FUNNY

Friday 28th June at 7.00pm

Jimmy’s brand new show contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things.
Terrible things that might have affected you or people you know and love.

July 2019

Lady Boys 2019 Theatre Tour - Adults Only

Tuesday 9th July at 7.30pm

The Lady Boys are back at The Plaza for Lady Boys of Bangkok Theatre Tour 2019.

Sentimental Journey

Thursday 25th July at 2.00pm

Join Neil Sands for his biggest ever matinee show with more singers, more stunning costumes, more memories and even more fun. As he takes you for a Sentimental Journey back through The fabulous 40’s, The Rocking 50’s, The Swinging 60’s and The Sensational 70’s.

Behind The Scenes Tour - July 2019

Monday 29th July 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.

August 2019

Behind The Scenes Tour - August 2019

Monday 19th August 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.

September 2019

Boney M

Saturday 28th September at 7.45pm

BONEY M with Maizie Williams return to Disco Fever LIVE celebrating 14 top 20 hits with Special guests, all hosted by the Legendary Leroy Lurve

October 2019

BOWIE EXPERIENCE

Saturday 5th October at 7.30pm

Bowie Experience is a breathtaking concert celebrating the music of the world’s greatest pop icon, David Bowie.

Sing-A-Long-A Grease

Saturday 12th October at 7.00pm

The sing along screening of the classic film starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John is brought to you by the producers of Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music

Behind The Scenes Tour - October 2019

Monday 28th 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.

November 2019

Carol - The Music of Carole King

Thursday 7th November at 7.30pm

Carole - The Music of Carole King is the story of the career of one of the most successful and admired songwriters in the history of popular music.

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