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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

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

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

January 2019

NT ENCORE SCREENING: THE MADNESS OF GEORGE III

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.

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

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

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

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!

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.

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.

March 2019

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.

April 2019

FILM: WILD ROSE (CERT

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.

May 2019

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.

October 2019

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

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