What's On Calendar

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March 2019

Film: Grimmfest presents 'Japanese Horror' Double Bill - Cert 18

Wednesday 20th March at 7.00pm

Grimmfest presents a 'Japanese Horror' Double Bill, supported by Horror Channel.

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!

April 2019

Film: Stan and Ollie - Cert PG

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.

STAN AND OLLIE TEA AND TALK + SCREENING (CERT PG)

Friday 5th April at 6.00pm

‘Tea and Talk’ with Plaza Director David Blake who delves into the story that inspired the film.

Film: The Favourite (Cert 15)

Sunday 7th April at 2.30pm & 7.30pm

Men, women, politics or rabbits won't stand in her way in 'The Favourite', starring Olivia Colman, Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz.

NT Live Screening: All About Eve - Cert 12A

Thursday 11th April at 7.00pm

Gillian Anderson (X-Files, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Lily James (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again) lead in All About Eve, broadcast live to cinemas from the West End in London.

RSC Encore Screening: As You Like It

Wednesday 24th April at 7.00pm

Come into the forest; dare to change your state of mind. Director Kimberley Sykes (Dido, Queen of Carthage) directs a riotous, exhilarating version of Shakespeare’s romantic comedy.

Grimmfest Screening: An Invasion Double Bill (Cert 15)

Thursday 25th April at 7.00pm

Grimmfest presents an Invasion Double Bill.

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.

FILM: WILD ROSE (Cert 15) - Cancelled

Friday 26th April at 11.00am

Unfortunately this screening is no longer taking place and we shall be screening : THE GREEN BOOK (Cert 12A) in its place - On Sale Soon...

Film: Green Book (Cert 12A)

Friday 26th April at 11.00am

Set in America in 1962, Green Book tells the heart-warming true story of Tony Lip (Viggo Mortensen), a working-class Italian-American bouncer who takes on a job as a chauffeur for Dr. Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali), a highly-educated African-American classical pianist.

May 2019

NT Live Screening: All My Sons - Cert 12A

Tuesday 14th May at 7.00pm

Broadcast live from The Old Vic in London, Academy Award-winner Sally Field (Steel Magnolias, Brothers & Sisters) and Bill Pullman (The Sinner, Independence Day) star in Arthur Miller’s blistering drama All My Sons.

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.

Grimmfest Screening: American Psycho & Psycho (Cert 18)

Thursday 23rd May at 7.00pm

Grimmfest presents a 'Killer Thriller' Double Bill, supported by Horror Channel with a screening of: American Psycho (2000) & Psycho (1960)

Film: Colette (Cert 15)

Friday 24th May at 11.00am

After marrying a successful Parisian writer known commonly as “Willy” (Dominic West), Gabrielle Colette (Keira Knightley) is transplanted from her childhood home in rural France to the intellectual and artistic splendour of Paris.

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.

June 2019

RSC Encore Screening: The Taming of the Shrew

Wednesday 5th June at 7.00pm

In a reimagined 1590, England is a matriarchy. Baptista Minola is seeking to sell off her son Katherine to the highest bidder. Cue an explosive battle of the sexes in this electrically charged love story.

Film: Holmes and Watson (Cert 12A)

Friday 7th June at 11.00 & 7.30pm

Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly and Ralph Fiennes star in this humorous take on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic mysteries featuring Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson.

Film: The Godfather - Part I - (Cert 15)

Sunday 9th June at 2.00pm

The story begins as “Don” Vito Corleone, the head of a New York Mafia “family”, oversees his daughter’s wedding. His beloved son Michael has just come home from the war, but does not intend to become part of his father’s business.

Film: The Godfather - Part II - Cert 15

Sunday 9th June at 6.00pm

This brilliant companion piece to the original The Godfather continues the saga of two generations of successive power within the Corleone family.

Grimmfest Screening: A Hammer Horror Double Bill - Cert 15

Thursday 20th June at 7.00pm

Grimmfest presents a 'Hammer Horror' Double Bill supported by Horror Channel, as voted for by Grimmfest fans on social media.

Film: The Aftermath (Cert 15)

Friday 21st June at 11.00am

Postwar drama starring Keira Knightley, Jason Clarke and Alexander Skarsgård in a story of emnty and grief which gives way to passion and betrayal.

Film: Goldfinger (Cert PG)

Friday 21st June at 7.30pm

Special agent 007 (Sean Connery) has just come face to face with one of the most notorious villains of all time in what is without question one of the greatest James Bond films to have graced the Silver Screen.

July 2019

NT Encore Screening: Small Island (Cert: As Live 12A)

Wednesday 3rd July at 7.00pm

Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation. Experience the play in cinemas, filmed live on stage as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday.

Film: Can You Ever Forgive Me (Cert 15)

Friday 5th July at 11.00am

Celebrity biographer Lee Israel makes her living profiling the likes of Katharine Hepburn, Tallulah Bankhead, Estee Lauder and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen. When Lee is no longer able to get published she turns her art form to deception.

Film: A Taste of Honey (Cert 12)

Friday 5th July at 7.30pm

Shelagh Delaney’s play A Taste of Honey had already played in the West End and on Broadway when Tony Richardson made his film adaptation, shot on location in Salford, Blackpool and of course Stockport.

Film: Red Joan (Cert 12A)

Saturday 6th July at 2.30pm & 7.30pm

English born Joan Stanley played by Dame Judi Dench, is a Soviet and communist party sympathizer who becomes employed as a British government civil servant, and gets recruited by the KGB in the mid-1930s.

FILM: 9 TO 5 (CERT 15)

Saturday 13th July at 7.30pm

In this hilarious farce, three of Hollywood’s favourite female stars – Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and Dolly Parton – live every secretary’s dream as they turn the tables on their boss and turn their male controlled workplace into a model office.

Grimmfest Screening: The Blair Witch Project - Cert 15

Wednesday 24th July at 8.00pm

Three film students vanish after traveling into a Maryland forest to film a documentary on the local Blair Witch legend, leaving only their footage behind.

Film: If Beale Street Could Talk (Cert 15)

Friday 26th July at 11.00am

An adaptation of James Baldwin’s novel about a woman fighting to free her falsely accused husband from prison before the birth of their child.

Film: Harvey - Cert U

Friday 26th July at 7.30pm

James Stewart gives one of his finest performances in this light-hearted film, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning play.

ON SCREEN:ANDRE RIEU:SHALL WE DANCE

Saturday 27th July at 7.00pm, Sunday 28th July at 3.00pm

André Rieu’s annual hometown Maastricht concerts attract fans from all corners of the globe. The medieval town square is transformed into a spectacular backdrop for unforgettable concerts filled with humour, fun and emotion for all ages – and, of course, magnificent music.

RSC Live Screening: Measure for Measure

Wednesday 31st July at 7.00pm

When a young novice nun is compromised by a corrupt official, who offers to save her brother from execution in return for sex, she has no idea where to turn for help. Artistic Director, Gregory Doran, directs this new production.

September 2019

Film: At Eternity's Gate (Cert 18-TBC)

Thursday 19th September at 11.00am

Julian Schnabel’s At Eternity’s Gate is a journey inside the world and mind of a person who, despite scepticism, ridicule and illness, created some of the world’s most beloved and stunning works of art.

Film: Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (Cert PG)

Thursday 19th September at 7.30pm

As a fitting tribute to Albert Finney, with powerful central performances, cracking dialogue by Sillitoe and a superb jazz score by Johnny Dankworth, Saturday Night and Sunday Morning stands as a vibrant modern classic.

Ocean Film Festival World Tour - Cert 12A

Saturday 21st September at 7.30pm

Calling all ocean lovers! The Ocean Film Festival World Tour is back for autumn 2019 with a brand-new selection of the world’s most captivating ocean films!

October 2019

Film: Mary Queen of Scots (Cert 15)

Friday 4th October at 11.00am

'Mary, Queen of Scots' explores the turbulent life of the charismatic Mary Stuart. Queen of France at 16 and widowed at 18, Mary defies pressure to remarry. Instead, she returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful throne.

Film: Some Like It Hot (Cert 12)

Friday 4th October at 7.30pm

Nominated for 7 Academy Awards, Some Like It Hot starring Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon and Marilyn Monrie is the quintessential madcap farce and one of the greatest of all film comedies.

Talking Pictures TV - 6th Festival of Film 2019

Sunday 6th October from 11am

Talking Pictures TV - 6th Festival of Film 2019 present a whole day celebrating British Film and TV history from the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s.

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

Film: Halloween Special: From Dusk Till Dawn (Cert 18)

Thursday 31st October at 7.30pm

It’s nonstop thrills when George Clooney and Quentin Tarantino star as the Gecko brothers – two dangerous outlaws on a wild crime spree!

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