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January 2020

Film: Judy (Cert 12A)

Friday 24th January at 11.00am & 7.30pm

Winter 1968 and showbiz legend Judy Garland arrives in London to perform a five-week sold-out run. It is 30 years since she shot to global stardom in The Wizard of Oz, but if her voice has weakened, its dramatic intensity has only grown.

Film: The Current War (Cert 12A)

Saturday 25th January at 3.00pm

As Edison and Westinghouse grapple for who will power the nation, they spark one of the first and greatest corporate feuds in American history, establishing for future Titans of Industry the need to break all the rules.

FILM: METROPOLIS (CERT PG)

Saturday 25th January at 7.30pm

Metropolis, this iconic silent film released in 1927, and set in 2026 is a visionary look at the future of the industrial revolution.

FILM: THE WIZARD OF OZ (CERT U)

Sunday 26th January at 3.00pm

80 years ago on Friday 26th January 1940 a film adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s treasured book series The Wizard of Oz was released as a feature film on silver screens in Cinemas across the United Kingdom, a film that would go on to touch each and every one of us with its cinematic beauty and excellence.

NT Encore Screening: Hansard (Cert 15 TBC)

Thursday 30th January at 7.00pm

The official report of all parliamentary debates. See two-time Olivier Award winners, Lindsay Duncan and Alex Jennings, in this brand-new play by Simon Wood, broadcast live from the National Theatre in London.

BANFF MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL WORLD TOUR (CERT 12A)

Friday 31st January at 7.30pm

Embark on a thrilling night of adventure with a brand-new collection of short films from the world’s most prestigious mountain film festival!

February 2020

NT Encore Screening: Present Laughter (Cert 12A TBC)

Thursday 6th February at 7.00pm

Present Laughter by Noël Coward. Captured live from The Old Vic in London, Present Laughter is a giddy and surprisingly modern reflection on fame, desire and loneliness.

GRIMMFEST HORROR LEGENDS SEASON - TOBE HOOPER

Sunday 9th February from 1pm to 10pm

In 2020, Grimmfest pays tribute to four Legends of Horror, in the suitably elegant, art-deco surroundings of Stockport Plaza. Experience classics of the genre in suitably grand, elegant style, in the most beautiful Picture Palace in the region.

Film: Valentines Special - Pillow Talk (Cert PG)

Friday 14th February at 7.30pm

Doris Day and Rock Hudson light up the screen in our delightful Valentines Film Special ‘Pillow Talk’ (Cert PG) which brought these Hollywood Legends together for the first time in this perfectly dreamy feature for the most romantic day of the year.

March 2020

GRIMMFEST HORROR LEGENDS SEASON- DAVID CRONENBERG

Sunday 8th March from 1pm to 10pm

In 2020, Grimmfest pays tribute to four Legends of Horror, in the suitably elegant, art-deco surroundings of Stockport Plaza. Experience classics of the genre in suitably grand, elegant style, in the most beautiful Picture Palace in the region.

NT Encore Screening: Cyrano de Bergerac (Cert 15 TBC)

Wednesday 18th March at 7.00pm

James McAvoy (X-Men, Atonement) returns to the stage in an inventive new adaptation of Cyrano de Bergerac, broadcast live to cinemas from the West End in London.

April 2020

Film: After the Wedding - Cert 12A

Thursday 2nd April at 11.00am

When word comes to Isabel of a mysterious and generous grant for the financially struggling orphanage that she has dedicated her life too, she must travel to New York to meet the benefactor - Theresa - in person.

Film: A Streetcar Named Desire - Cert 12A

Thursday 2nd April at 7.30pm

Tennessee Williams' classic play is brought to the screen by Elia Kazan starring Vivien Leigh, Kim Hunter, Marlon Brando and Karl Malden.

May 2020

Film: The Adventures of Robin Hood (Cert U)

Friday 1st May at 7.30pm

Dashing Errol Flynn triumphs in this lavish, fast paced version of The Robin Hood legend which is without doubt one of the most successful and entertaining adventure films of all time.

GRIMMFEST HORROR LEGENDS SEASON - JOHN CARPENTER

Saturday 9th May from 1pm to 10pm

In 2020, Grimmfest pays tribute to four Legends of Horror, in the suitably elegant, art-deco surroundings of Stockport Plaza. Experience classics of the genre in suitably grand, elegant style, in the most beautiful Picture Palace in the region.

Sabrina Day Screening: Blue Murder at St Trinians (Cert U)

Tuesday 19th May at 7.30pm

In our annual film homage to Stockport’s very own Film Icon SABRINA on what would have been her Birthday we are honoured to be screening the hilarious BLUE MURDER AT ST TRINIAN’S which stars our great towns illustrious blonde bombshell

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour (Cert 12A)

Wednesday 20th May at 7.30pm

Embark on a thrilling night of adventure with a brand-new collection of short films from the world’s most prestigious mountain film festival!

June 2020

NT Encore Screening: The Welkin (Cert 15 TBC)

Wednesday 17th June at 7.00pm

One life in the hands of 12 women. Rural Suffolk in England, 1759. As the country waits for Halley’s comet, a young woman is sentenced to hang for a heinous murder.

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