The Plaza photo galleries

From our fascinating heritage through to the regular news and events relating to our venue this photographic gallery provides you with a fascinating insight into the growth and life of our Art Deco Super Cinema and Variety Theatre.

The Plaza Players create a Department Store Murder Mystery, fundraising for The Plaza .... You've All Done Very Well! - 18.01.24A resounding Huzzah for Brian Capron and the cast of PETER PAN who have had a Record Breaking Box Office 2023/24 Pantomime Season ..... oh yes they have!Two phenomenal Police Horses from Greater Manchester Police visited The Plaza team during their rounds of Stockport Town Centre - 19.12.23Eve, Brenda and Alan raised a glass ... and a Mincepie ... to their 'Peter Pan' inspired Tree at the annual St Georges Christmas Tree Festival.Scott Gallagher who plays Mr Smee in Peter Pan is joined by Plaza Panto team at the 'Light Up Bramhall' event - 26.11.23Ted and The Plaza Panto Team head off for Panto Food Friday event at the historic Stockport Market Hall and Square - 24.11.23Santa Claus arrives with his team of little helpers for this years Breakfast With Santa events - 25.11.23The Plaza Players take the stage for 'in store' Murder at The Founders Day Petersen's fictional Department Store - 21.11.23The Plaza Players take centre stage in their first perfomrance in the 'Plaza Murder Mystery Fundraiser' - 28.07.23Have you seen these CATS?!..... The Cast of The Drama Dept - Amateur Production of Cats which is appearing at The Plaza from Tuesday 26th to Saturday 30th September kick up their heels (Paws) outside The Plaza - 29.06.23The Plaza celebrates the Coronation of HM King Charles III - God Save The King - 06.05.23The Plaza bedecked with bunting and flags to celebrate The Coronation of HM The King....God Save The King!Out fabulous team prepare The Plaza for a right royal display of flags and bunting to celebrate the Coronation of HM The KingThe perfect image to celebrate St George's Day with Carol Ann from The Zebra Partnership as Britannia who is a fabulous friend and supporter of The Plaza along with our very own Teddie as her Ferocious (...ish!) Lion!The Plaza Cafe Royalty create a special 'Coronation Sundae' to celebrate the Coronation of HM King Charles III - 22.04.23The Puss In Boots Pub in Heaviley invites Easter Panto Royalty QUEEN HERMIONE and PUSS to raise a glass for The Easter Pantomime PUSS IN BOOTS which runs at The Plaza from Friday 7th to Monday 10th April 2023.Queen Hermione and Puss enjoying a break from rehearsals....behind the Bar!PUSS enjoys the ambiance in the wonderful PUSS IN BOOTS pub in Heaviley in advance of returning to rehearsals for The Easter Pantomime.Easter and Fluffy Bunny ready to entertain at Everything Stops For Easter Bunny Tea - 02.04.23The Dear Boys take pride of place with the amazing Volunteers and Team at The Plaza Fundraising Event - Everything Stops For Easter Bunny Tea - 02.04.23Members of our inspirational team celebrating International Womens Day - 08.03.23Every Little certainly helps as Tesco Extra on Tiviot Way in Stockport present a cheque to General Manager Ted Doan from donations recieved on their Book Stall over the Festive period.A scene from 'Nolly' the magnificent three part series by Rusell T Davies on ITVX filmed at The Plaza starring Helena Bonham Carter who portrayed 'Crossroads' star Noel Gordon.Mr Tumble visits The Plaza for the first episode in a new series on CBeebies.Pantomime Magic is created as Cinderella heads off to The Ball in her Flying Coach - Panto Season 2022/2023 - Flying Coach provided by BURNT TOAST - LINCOLN.Santa arrives with his Elves for the first 'Breakfast With Santa' event for 2022.Phil Mealey who is one of our sensational stars appearing in CINDERELLA for our 2022/23 season appears as Guest of Honour to support the magnificent Foodie Friday event hosted at Stockport Market supported by the Pantotastic Plaza Team.The sensational Plaza Team in Panto finery help promote CINDERELLA at the magnificent Foodie Friday Event in Stockport Market Hall on Friday 25th November 2022.Our CHEF-TASTIC Dynamic Duo Mike & Bradley prepare Halloween Specials in the Plaza Cafe.....with absolutely no overacting involved!Phil Mealey is announced as 'Baron Hardup' in The Plaza Pantomime: Cinderella which runs from Thursday 8th December 2022 to Sunday 8th January 2023.The magnificent Plaza Team raising funds at The Plaza Summer Fayre on Saturday 16th July 2022.Oh Yay! Oh Yay! - The Doors open for a sensational Fundraising Summer Fayre - 16.07.22The Plaza team take delivery of a generous donation Cheque from Tesco Extra in Stockport where every little....or in this case a Lot!.....Helps The Queen of The Plaza with Britannia and her entourage at 'Everything Stops For Queens Jubilee Tea' - 29.05.22Huzzah for Plaza Royalty....Britannia, Queen Everlyn and .... maybe a lion?! - 29.05.22Plaza Royalty meets Wallingford & Wallingford and Mr Paul Greenwood who royally entertained everyone at 'Everything Stops For Queens Jubilee Tea' - 28.05.22Huzzah for HM The Queen as our wonderful audience join in the Patriotism of our Everything Stops for Queen's Jubilee Tea event - 29.05.22The flags are out for a right Royal welcome as Mark Livingstone commences his new role at The Plaza as Administration Assistant - 26.05.22The talented cast of 'Oh What A Night' take a bow with our fabulous audience - 25.02.22Professional Wrestler - Rob Valentine is announced as the proud holder of The Plaza Championship Belt following another sensational Wrestling event at The Plaza - 12.02.22Fearsome Fluffy and Teddie The Terrible are READY TO RUMBLE at the Live on Stage Wrestling - Saturday 12th February 2022 (and no thankfully this pair were not wrestling as they will leave that to the professionals!!)Teddie Plaza Man and Rosie TM celebrate the screening of 'The Wizard Of Oz' (Cert U) at The Plaza on Tuesday 15th Febraury 2022With a Pantotastic Huzzah the Finale takes place for DICK WHITTINGTON starring BRIAN CAPRON accompanied by BRADLEY THOMPSON and Full Supporting Cast as the 2021/2022 Seasons draws to a closeThe sensational cast of DICK WHITTINGTON join the star of the show BRIAN CAPRON to welcome in the New Year at The Plaza in 2022Will Mellor shows his support for One Stockport's campaign tosupport local Businesses outside The PlazaSanta Claus and his Little Helpers took time out of their busy schedule making toys in the North Pole to join us in Plazaland and Santa even brought his own Chef team to make a wonderful Breakfast With Santa! - 04.12.21Huzzah for The Plazarettes and another sensational Sold Out Fundraising Event - Everything Stops For Festive Tea - 28.11.21Yo Ho Ho The Plaza Elves are back for this years first BREAKFAST WITH SANTA a tradition started in 1944 ...... Looking Fantastic Elf gang!! - 27.11.21Ted Doan, General Manager along with Joe Laing, Operations Manager and the team prepare for the reopening of The Plaza following Lockdown - 07.08.21Nigel Anderton, Chairman of The Stockport Plaza Trust along with Ted Doan, General Manager and the team celebrate the reopening of The Plaza following Lockdown - 07.08.21Sensational production images from the music video filmed outside The Plaza for A CERTAIN RATIO - KEEP IT TOGETHER - Photos credit: Rob Connor Director: Luke Logan Producer: Joe Vickers  DOP: Paul Mortlock Sensational production images from the music video filmed outside The Plaza for A CERTAIN RATIO - KEEP IT TOGETHER - Photos credit: Rob Connor Director: Luke Logan Producer: Joe Vickers  DOP: Paul Mortlock Sensational production images from the music video filmed outside The Plaza for A CERTAIN RATIO - KEEP IT TOGETHER - Photos credit: Rob Connor Director: Luke Logan Producer: Joe Vickers  DOP: Paul Mortlock During Lockdown the sensational Stockport Spidemen keep an eye on The Plaza....Huzzah! - 16.03.21Father Christmas pops in to remind everyone that the last day for Plaza Merchandise sales before Christmas is on Wednesday 16th December 2020 - 15.12.20The Plaza Elfs have arrived!...Fluffy Elf in all her finery prepares Merchandise for Christmas Orders - 09.12.20Ted Doan - Plaza General Manager recieves a very generous donation from Tesco Extra who hosted a Fundraising Book Stall for The Plaza raising £270 for our Art Deco gem during Lockdown - 10.11.20Navendu Mishra MP - Member of Parliament for Stockport along with Cllr. Janet Mobbs visit The Plaza and meet Chairman Nigel Anderton and General Manager Ted Doan to show support for The Plaza during Lockdown - 07.08.20Thank you to all NHS & Key Workers from all of us at the glorious Plaza - 30.04.20Thank you to all NHS & Key Workers from all of us at the glorious Plaza - 30.04.20Thank you to all NHS & Key Workers from all of us at the glorious Plaza - 30.04.20Plaza Cafe Floorwalker Tracy with her sensational 'Best Coreographer' and 'Best Musical' Awards for her involvement in productions of 'Oliver' and 'Elf Jr'Blossoms rocking The Plaza with the first of two sell out concerts for their Number One 'Foolish Loving Spaces' Album - 11.02.20Amazing image of Blossoms taken by Lewis Evans - 11.02.20Stockports very own BLOSSOMS on stage - 11.02.20Jason Manford arriving in advance of filming Muddle Class - 10.02.20Local Dance Company VALE featuring on the BBC Television Series 'The Greatest Dancer' - 01.02.20A sensational Finale for Jack And The Beanstalk at the end of the 2019/20 seasonThe ever popular Bradley Thompson as Simple Simon in the sensational Family Pantomime 'Jack And The Beanstalk' - 2019/2020 SeasonSaying Goodbye to 2019 with Auld Lang Syne at the end of the New Years Eve performance - 31.12.19Santa Claus enjoying his Breakfast and Brunch with all the good Boys and Girls of Stockport and beyond - 14.12.19Santa arrives at The Plaza to celebrate his Breakfast and Brunch events...yo ho ho! - 07.12.19Cheryl Fergison and the Panto Plazarettes switching on the Bramhall Christmas Lights - 01.12.19Cheryl Fergison and the Panto Plazarettes turning on the Bramhall Christmas Lights - 01.12.19Santa's Little Helpers waiting for the arrival of the Great Man himself at the beginning of 2019's very first Breakfast and Brunch with Santa - 30.11.19Everything Stops For Festive Tea Team ready for another Sell Out event - 24.11.19The Mersway White Christmas Light Switch On - 16.11.19Head Chef Mike and Chef Pal Mike getting spookily creative for Halloween along with their fabulous Plaza Parkin - 30.10.19Lesley Manville and fellow cast in a scene from 'World on Fire' filmed in the Plaza Cafe and screened on 13.10.19The Plaza Panto Team looking resplendent in their finery promoting Jack And The Beanstalk in Merseyway Shopping Centre - 12.10.19The Plaza featuring as Bingley Hall in Birmingham in the series finale of Peaky Blinders on Sunday 22nd September 2019The Magnificent Plaza team take a starring role alongside Television Star Eric Knowles during filming at The Plaza - 13.08.19Eduardo and Consuela (well actually its our Manager Teddie along with Rosie our Technical Manager in daft costumes!) getting the party started at our 'Everything Stops For Carnival Tea' event - 04.08.1952nd Street Jam performing at 'Everything Stops For Carnival Tea' - 04.08.19The Plazarettes saying a colourful Gracias to everyone who joined us for our fundraising 'Everything Stops For Carnival Tea' event - 04.08.19The Plaza Team at Stockport Pride - 28.07.19The Plazarettes raising donations with theirmagnificent home made cake stall - Stockport PrideThe fabulous Plaza team supporting Stockport Pride - 28.07.19The Plaza Volunteer Tour Guides looking forward to welcoming guests for their 'Behind The Scenes Tour' - 24.06.19The Plaza team with their fabulous Merseyway Shopping Centre Display - 08.06.19Everlyn with scones...who could ask for anything more :) - 08.06.19The Magnificent Plaza Team setting up for the Plaza Showcase event in Merseyway Shopping CentreTed and Joe getting in the picture for The Plaza Showcase Set Up - 07.06.19Picture This! - Tracy and Bradley having their 'close up' - 07.06.19A resounding Huzzah to celebrate Tracy's promotion to the position of Floorwalker in the Plaza Cafe - 13.04.19The Queen of Hearts scaring the Mad Hatter - Worry not...he escaped! - 17.03.19The Queen of Hearts at her sinister best! - 17.03.19The Leprechans join in the escapades during Everything Stops for MadHatters Tea - 17.03.19Everlyn in Mad Hatter à la Mode - 17.03.19The Plaza team waiting to welcome their guests at Everything Stops For Mad Hatters Tea - 17.03.19The entire team celebrating the conclusion of Decembers Santa events for 2018 with the great man himselfTime for an The Santa team await the arrival of Santa Claus at 2018s first 'Breakfast With Santa' - 01.12.18The Duchess of Disley, Teddie Plaza Man and HM THe Queen of Stockvegas heading off to switch on Stockport's Christmas Lights - 14.11.18What A Carry On! - Murder Mystery with Teddie and Head Chef Mike - 01.11.18Das Ist Gut! - Oktoberfest Tea Event - 07.10.18Everlyn and Barbra adding a certain Medieval style to Stockport Carnival - 21.07.18Ready for the fun of Stockport Carnival - 21.07.18Our magnificent team at Stockport Carnival - 21.07.18Teddie and Rosie in Summer Holiday mode in sunny Stockvegas - 03.06.18Camp Host Ted 'Hovis' with superb entertainer Josh Robinson at 'Everything Stops For Summer Holiday Tea' - 03.06.18Guests enjoying our fundraising event 'Everything Stops For Summer Holiday Tea' - 03.06.18The famous Plaza Monkey Onesee in Summer Holiday mode - 03.06.18Ted 'Hovis' resident Camp Host welcomes our Happy Campers at 'Everything Stops For Summer Holiday Tea' - 03.06.18The Magnificent Plazarettes ready for 'Everything Stops For Summer Holiday Tea' - 03.06.18Guests enjoying The Royal Wedding of HRH Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle - 19.05.18Teddie, Everlyn and Roy flying the flag for The Plaza at The Victoria Baths Open Day Event - 08.04.18Everything Stops For Mad March Hare Tea - 25.03.18The Plaza conference team creating lunches for a packed house of fabulous delegates - 14.01.18The glorious Plaza team expertly organising lunches for Conference Delegates - 14.01.18The Happy Elves ready for Breakfast with SantaFairy Tinkerbell and Santa Claus at Breakfast with SantaA tradition from 1944 revived on Saturday 2nd December 2017 with the return of 'Breakfast with Santa' every Saturday in DecemberDavid Blake hosting our fundraising event 'Everything Stops for Plaza Birtdhay Tea'Isabel Duncan entertaining our wonderful audience at 'Everything Stops for Plaza Birthday Tea'Follow the cobble brick road to Stockport PrideEverything Stops for Summer Time Tea and the Space Money! - 11.06.17Everything Stops for Summertime Tea - 11.06.17The last Plaza Mecca Manager Sibby meets the first Plaza General Manager Ted Doan - 09.04.17Teddie and Eve attending The Victoria Baths Heritage Open Day - 09.04.17Plaza Team supporting Greater Manchester Fire Service on a training day at The Plaza - 21.07.16Popular team member Jay Wood at his leaving 'do' with The Plaza team - 01.04.17And again!....Goodbye Jay :) - 01.04.17Wrestling returns to The Plaza featuring our very own team member Joe as one of the event stars'Calamity Rosie!' - the Hostess with the Mostess getting into character to host 'Singalong With Calamity Jane'...Yee harrrr - 16.09.16Sensational all American fun at Singalong With Calamity Jane hosted by The Plaza's very own 'Calamity' Rosie! - 16.09.16ARP Teddie and 'Dickie Lines' ready for action - 24.07.16The Plazarettes ready to welcome guests at our 'Everything Stops for Dad's Army Tea' Fundraising Event- 24.07.16The wonderful Plazarettes ready for another 'sell out' Everything Stops for Tea Fundraising Event - 28.02.16Alice in Wonderland on Stage Tea Party - 18.08.15'Pin Up' Pete alongside Quadrophenia Scooters - 19.06.15Scooters in position at film screening of Quadrophenia - 19.06.15Glamorous Plaza Ladies ready to welcome their guests at our 'Anything Goes' Art Deco open day - 06.06.15Glamour personified as we celebrate our 'Anything Goes' Art Deco open day - 06.06.15Everything Stops for New Years Tea - 02.02.15Everything Stops for New Years Tea - 02.02.15Everything Stops for St Georges Day Tea with Britannia and the Ferocious (or is that Cowardly!) Lion - 26.04.14 Proudly Supporting Stockport CountyThe launch of 'Plaza on Tour', a season of events and films off site during The Plaza Restoration - 2009

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