What's On Calendar

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April 2018

Film: Howard's End (Cert PG)

Friday 27th April at 11.00am & 7.30pm

An adaptation of E.M. Forster’s 1910 compelling study of one woman’s struggle to maintain her ideals and integrity in the face of Edwardian society’s moribund conformist values.

May 2018

Film : Some Like It Hot (Cert 12) - Rescheduled

Friday 4th May at 11.00am and 7.30pm

Due to a change in our programme this fantastic film has now been re-scheduled to Saturday 30th June at 2.30pm & 7.30pm. Our Booking team will contact all bookers to exchange tickets and if you have any queries please call us on 0161 477 7779.

NT Live Screening: Macbeth - Cert 15

Thursday 10th May at 7.00pm

Macbeth By William Shakespeare, Directed by Rufus Norris.

Film: Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool (Cert 15)

Friday 11th May at 11.00am

Annette Bening and Jamie Bell star in ‘Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool’, a touching true story based on Peter Turner’s own memoir.

Film: Phantom Thread (Cert 15)

Saturday 12th May at 2.30pm

Set in the glamour of 1950's post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock and his sister Cyril are at the centre of British fashion but Woodcocks ordered life is disrupted by love when Alma enters his world.

Film: The Apartment (Cert PG)

Saturday 12th May at 7.30pm

C.C.Baxter has been working at Consolidated Life, an insurance company, for close to four years but finds his career depends on certain 'favours' he can do for his employers!

On Screen: An American In Paris - The Musical

Wednesday 16th May at 7.00pm

This breathtakingly beautiful award-winning Broadway musical, inspired by the Oscar® winning MGM film, tells the impassioned story of discovering love in the ‘City of Light’. Featuring the gorgeous music and lyrics of George and Ira Gershwin.

Film: George Formby Double Bill (Cert U) (35mm Screening)

Saturday 26th May at 2.30pm & 7.30pm

Join us at The Plaza as we delight in hosting a feature film double bill starring the magnificent GEORGE FORMBY in two of his 1940 releases appearing on the silver screen where they truly belong.

June 2018

Film: Tully (Cert 15)

Friday 8th June at 11am

Marlo, a mother of three, is gifted a night nanny by her brother and she forms a unique bond with the thoughtful, surprising, and sometimes challenging young nanny named Tully.

Film : Cabaret (Cert 15)

Friday 8th June at 7.30pm

Willkomen, bienvenue, welcome to Cabaret. Inside the Kit Kat Klub of 1931 Berlin, starry eyed Sally Bowles (Liza Minnelli) and an impish emcee (Joel Grey) sound the call to decadent fun, while outside the Nazi Party grows into a brutal force.

Film: Funny Cow (Cert 15)

Saturday 9th June at 3.00pm & 7.30pm

‘Funny Cow’ charts the rise to stardom of a female comedienne through the 1970’s and 1980’s and is set against the backdrop of working men’s clubs and the stand-up comedy circuit of the North of England.

Film: The Shape of Water (Cert 15)

Friday 15th June at 11.00am and 7.30pm

From Master storyteller Guillermo del Toro, ‘The Shape Of Water’ is an otherworldly fable set against the backdrop of Cold War era America.

FILM: HAMPSTEAD (CERT 12A)

Friday 29th June at 11.00am

Diane Keaton and Brendan Gleeson star in this funny and uplifting feature in which an American widow develops a relationship with a man living a self-sufficient existence in a shack on Hampstead Heath.

FILM: ALFRED HITCHCOCK DOUBLE BILL (CERT PG)

Friday 29th June at 7.30pm

In this celebration double bill of two of Mr Alfred Hitchcock’s earliest releases we honour one of cinemas greatest Directors of all time.
The Lodger (1927 Release) – Silent
Blackmail (1929 Release) – Early Sound

Film : Some Like It Hot (Cert 12)

Saturday 30th June at 2.30pm and 7.30pm

When Chicago musicians Joe and Jerry accidentally witness a gangland shooting, they quickly board a Southbound train to Florida disguised as Josephine and Daphne, the two newest – and homeliest – members of an all girl Jazz Band, where they find adventure and love...

July 2018

Film: Finding Your Feet (Cert 12A)

Friday 13th July at 11.00am

Join the class in ‘Finding Your Feet’, a heartwarming comedy with an all-star cast including Imelda Staunton, Celia Imrie, Timothy Spall and Joanna Lumley.

RSC Live Screening: Romeo & Juliet

Wednesday 18th July at 7.00pm

Set in a world very like our own, this Romeo and Juliet is about a generation of young people born into violence and ripped apart by the bitter divisions of their parents.

FILM: WINGS (CERT PG)

Saturday 21st July at 7.30pm

Wellman’s epic silent drama which is being presented by the Lancastrian Theatre Organ Trust in conjunction with the Theatre Organ Club will be accompanied by David Ivory on The Mighty Compton Organ.

August 2018

ENCORE SCREENING: ANDRE RIEU - 'AMORE, MY TRIBUTE TO LOVE'

Thursday 2nd August at 11.00am and 7.30pm

One of the most popular live acts in the world, the King of the Waltz André Rieu has announced that his 2018 Maastricht concerts will be screened in over 2000 cinemas worldwide, as he performs his hometown shows this year with a celebration of love.

FILM: WONDER WHEEL (CERT 12A)

Friday 3rd August at 11.00am

On Coney Island in the 1950s, a lifeguard tells the story of a middle-aged carousel operator, his beleaguered wife, and the visitor who turns their lives upside-down.

FILM: MOULIN ROUGE (1952) CERT PG (35mm screening)

Friday 3rd August at 7.30pm

Visually exquisite biopic of Toulouse-Lautrec, the crippled painter whose work perfectly captured the spirit of bohemian Paris in the naughty 1890s.

Film: The Leisure Seeker (Cert 18 - TBC)

Friday 24th August at 11.00am

Starring Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland, a runaway couple go on an unforgettable journey in the faithful old RV they call The Leisure Seeker

Film: For Me And My Gal - Cert U

Friday 24th August at 7.30pm

Kelly debuts and Garland dazzles in this Busby Berkeley directed tale of a song and dance pair who on tank towns, tough times and World War I while struggling for showbiz success.

Film: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (Cert 12A)

Friday 31st August at 11.00am

January 1946; as London emerges from the Second World War, many London neighbourhoods lie in rubble. Juliet Ashton, is a moderately well-known writer who has lost her home and thirsts for new adventure.

September 2018

ANOTHER FINE MESS FAMILY FILM DAY CERT U

Saturday 8th September 2.00

So will you be wearing your trusty bowler hat or will it be a jaunty moustache or Ethel the Monkey Tutu!....Dress up if you wish and come along with all the family for an afternoon of laughter and merriment in Stockports home of family big screen entertainment!....

FILM: THE GOONIES (CERT 12) - 35mm screening

Saturday 8th September at 6.30pm

In order to save their home from foreclosure, a group of misfits set out to find a pirate's ancient valuable treasure.

Film: Mamma Mia 2: Here We Go Again! (Cert 18 TBC)

Friday 14th September at 11.00am & 7.30pm

Mamma Mia Here We Go Again is going through Donna’s (played by Meryl Streep and Lily James) young life, experiencing the fun she had with the three possible Dads of Sophie

RSC Encore Screening: The Merry Wives of Windsor

Friday 21st September at 7.00pm

Down on his luck in the suburbs, John Falstaff plans to hustle his way to a comfortable retirement by seducing the wives of two wealthy men. Unknown to him, it’s the women of Windsor who really pull the strings.

Film: Sunset Boulevard (Cert PG)

Saturday 22nd September at 7.30pm

1950’s Hollywood; screenplay writer Joe Gillis is not able to sell his work to the studios then he meets former silent-movie star Norma Desmond played by legendary film star Gloria Swanson.

Film: On Chesil Beach (Cert 15)

Saturday 22nd September at 2.30pm

Adapted by Ian McEwan from his bestselling novel, the drama centres on a young couple of drastically different backgrounds in the summer of 1962.

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.

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

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

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