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August 2021

Northern Soul Live - Postponed and Rescheduled

Friday 6th August at 7.45pm

Unfortunately ‘Northern Soul Live’ which was due to appear at The Stockport Plaza on Friday 6th August 2021 has been Postponed and Rescheduled to take place on Saturday 3rd September 2022.

Film: Grimmfest presents - John Carpenter: Film Legend (Cert 18)

Saturday 7th August from 1.00pm

Grimmfest pays tribute to John Carpenter, one of the most revered horror directors of the 20th Century.

Film: Prince of Darkness (Cert 15)

Saturday 7th August at 1.00pm

John Carpenter's homage to NigelKneale's Quatermass series. With added satanism. And Alice Cooper.

FILM: Big Trouble in Little China (Cert 15)

Saturday 7th August at 3.10pm

Every 70s martial arts movie you ever loved put into a blender, and then thrown at Kurt Russell. Who comes out fighting.

Film: They Live (Cert 18)

Saturday 7th August at 5.20pm

RowdyRoddy Piper is all out of chewing gum. Those alien invaders had better watchout. The perfect combination of poltical satire and all-in wrestling

Film: In The Mouth Of Madness (Cert 15)

Saturday 7th August at 7.20pm

God's not supposed to be a hack horror writer. But let's face it, that would actually explain a lot...

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Milkshake! Live – Postponed and Rescheduled

Sunday 8th August at 12.00pm & 3.30pm

Unfortunately ‘Milkshake! Live’ which was due to appear at The Stockport Plaza on Sunday 8th August 2021 has been Postponed and will be replaced with a brand new show to take place on Tuesday 31st May 2022.

Chambers Touring Presents: Jimmy Carr – Terribly Funny

Wednesday 11th August at 8.00pm

Jimmy’s brand new show contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things. Terrible things that might have affected you or people you know and love. But they’re just jokes - they are not the terrible things.

Twist & Shout

Friday 13th August at 7.30pm

Twist & Shout – an all-star cast from the West End deliver a musical powerhouse of a show that starts with the explosion of Brit Pop in 1962 through to the era of Flower Power and Free Love of the late Sixties.

On Screen: Another Fine Mess Family Film Day (Cert U)

Sunday 15th August at 11.00am

In 1932 The Plaza Super Cinema and Variety Theatre opened her doors with Laurel & Hardy on the giant silver screen so join us for our annual family homage to these undisputed Kings of Comedy!

On Screen: Laurel & Hardy Secret Screening (Cert U)

Sunday 15th August at 6.00pm

On a day of celebration for the Kings of Big Screen Comedy Laurel & Hardy join us for a very special 'Secret Screening'!

Horrible Histories: Gorgeous Georgians & Vile Victorians

Tuesday 17th August at 2.30pm & 6.30pm

We all want to meet people from history! The trouble is everyone is dead! So it’s time to prepare for Horrible Histories live on stage with the acclaimed production of Gorgeous Georgians and Vile Victorians!

Woman Like Me – The Little Mix Show

Thursday 19th August at 7.00pm

Now playing it’s 4th successful year touring the UK and having played to over 50,000 people around the country, the Little Mix Show is back!

The American Four Tops

Friday 20th August at 7.30pm

Direct from the USA, William Hicks’ Soul Satisfaction perform the AMERICAN FOUR TOPS Show which has been travelling internationally bringing all the sweet soul music to their audiences.

Ireland The Show - Postponed and Rescheduled

Saturday 21st August at 7.30pm

Unfortunately ‘Ireland The Show’ which was due to appear at The Stockport Plaza on Saturday 21st August 2021 has been Postponed and Rescheduled to take place on Saturday 20th August 2022.

Film: Grimmfest presents – Wes Craven: Film Legend (Cert 18)

Sunday 22nd August from 1.00pm

Grimmfest pays tribute to Wes Craven, one of the most revered horror directors of the 20th Century.

Film: The Hills Have Eyes (Cert 18)

Sunday 22nd August at 1.00pm

Family values in conflict; a stark and brutal confrontation between civilisation and savagery in which the lines between the two become increasingly blurred

Film: Scream (Cert 18)

Sunday 22nd August at 3.00pm

What happens when the killers don't play by The Rules any more?

Film: The People Under The Stairs (Cert 18)

Sunday 22nd August at 5.15pm

Part fairy tale, part social satire, Craven tackles the subjects of homelessness and urban gentrification in typically full-on fashion

Film: A Nightmare on Elm Street (Cert 18)

Sunday 22nd August at 7.10pm

One, two, Freddy's coming for you......

Behind The Scenes Tour - August 2020

Tuesday 24th August at 11.00am

Join us for our popular Behind The Scenes Tours for yourself, your friends or your group to enjoy a tour of Stockport's magnificent 1932 Art Deco Super Cinema and Variety Theatre.

The Real Thing and Odyssey in Disco Fever Live - Postponed and Rescheduled

Friday 27th August at 7.45pm

Unfortunately ‘The Real Thing and Odyssey in Disco Fever Live’ which was due to appear at The Stockport Plaza on Friday 27th August 2021 has been Postponed and Rescheduled to take place on Saturday 15th October 2022.

Film: Dream Horse (Cert PG)

Friday 27th August at 11.00am & 7.30pm

Experience the inspiring true story of Dream Alliance, an unlikely race horse bred by small town bartender, Jan Vokes (Toni Collette).

Siobhan Phillips

Saturday 28th August at 7.30pm

Siobhan Phillips recently wowed audiences as the only female finalist in Britain’s Got Talent 2019. Described as “the love child of Peter Kay and Victoria Wood”, her hilarious self-penned songs really struck a chord with the nation, who could totally relate to a selection of her observational daft ditties.

Ohana Plaza Fundraiser

Sunday 29th August at 7.00pm

OHANA, Stockports premier youth academy showcase the very finest in amazing local young talent in this fabulous variety show with all proceeds kindly being donated to The Plaza.

September 2021

Encore Screening: André Rieu - Together Again (Cert - TBC)

Wednesday 1st and Thursday 2nd September at 7.00pm (Weds Matinee at 2.00pm)

The King of the Waltz has handpicked his all-time favourite show tunes, operatic arias and dance numbers from stages around the world - featuring many performances never seen before on the big screen.

Mr Bloom

Sunday 5th September at 10.00am

Everyone’s favourite Gardener Mr Bloom returns to Stockport Plaza to celebrate Stockport’s annual Food and Drink Festival on Sunday 5th September bringing his usual fun with the veggies.

NT Encore Screening: Follies (Cert 12A)

Sunday 5th September at 7.00pm

Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee and Imelda Staunton play the magnificent Follies in this dazzling production.

Bringing Back The Good Times

Tuesday 7th September at 2.00pm

Coming to you in 2021 Neil Sands and his wonderful cast will be back with a brand new show which will be spreading enough happiness and joy to lift the spirits of the nation.

The Thunder Girls - Cancelled

Thursday 9th to Saturday 11th September

Unfortunately The Thunder Girls has been Cancelled - Quay Tickets will be contacting all bookers to discuss ticketing requirements.

The Retro Rock Show - Postponed and Rescheduled

Thursday 9th September at 7.30pm

Unfortunately ‘The Retro Rock Show’ which was due to appear at The Stockport Plaza on Thursday 9th September 2021 has been Postponed and Rescheduled to take place on Thursday 3rd March 2022.

Film: A Streetcar Named Desire (Cert 12A)

Friday 10th September at 11.00am & 7.30pm

Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her.

Heritage Open Day - FREE to attend Events

Saturday 11th September from 11.00am

Stockport's 1932 Super Cinema and Variety Theatre throws open her doors at 11.00am as part of the National Heritage Open Days for a full day of FREE to attend events.

Mary Poppins

Sunday 12th September at 2.00pm

Mary Poppins, her best friend Bert the chimney sweep, his friends along with Percy & Pippa the Penguins will entertain all the family with a magical performance of all their songs including “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocios”, “A Spoonful of Sugar” and many more!

Show Stoppers - From Broadway to The West End

Sunday 12th September at 7.45pm

Transport yourself to the glamour of the theatre world of New York and London. Samia Longchambon will host this not to be missed show with our special guest, Jonathan Ansell, joining the Broadway Divas to present a truly magical show.

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All Above Board - Cancelled

Monday 13th September at 7.30pm

Unfortunately ‘All Above Board’ which was due to appear at The Stockport Plaza on Monday 13th September 2021 has been Cancelled.

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour - Green Film Programme (Cert 12A)

Tuesday 14th September 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!

The Magic of Motown - Postponed and Rescheduled

Wednesday 15th September at 7.30pm

Unfortunately ‘The Magic of Motown’ which was due to appear at The Stockport Plaza on Wednesday 15th September 2021 has been Postponed and Rescheduled to take place on Wednesday 23rd February 2022.

Strawberry Studios Forever

Thursday 16th September at 7.30pm

A celebration of the music recorded in Stockport, at the iconic Strawberry Recording Studios between 1967 and 1993.

The Houghton Weavers

Friday 17th September at 7.30pm

The Houghton Weavers guarantee a wonderful evening of entertainment and their experience – together with their style and professionalism – ensures that, as their motto says, they always `Keep Folk Smiling!’

ELO AGAIN

Saturday 18th September at 7.30pm

ELO AGAIN are back with their stunning 'Re-Discovery Tour’ celebrating the truly universal music of Jeff Lynne and the Electric Light Orchestra.

The WOW Show

Sunday 19th September at 7.30pm

BBC Radio Manchester’s Eamonn O’Neil & Jimmy Wagg are back with the 2021 WOW Show!....this event sells out fast so early booking is essential for another evening of variety and comedy hosted by the dynamic duo!

Direct from West End Glen Leon One Night Of Tom Jones

Monday 20th September at 7.30pm

NHS The Christie Scanner Appeal - Direct From West End Glen Leon One Night of Tom Jones

The Cavern Beatles

Tuesday 21st September at 7.30pm

With their widespread appeal being more apparent than ever in the varying age groups that continue to follow the band, The Cavern Beatles are widely regarded as being as close to the real thing as they are ever likely to get.

Sun Records The Concert

Thursday 23rd September at 7.30pm

SUN RECORDS Where Rock'n'Roll Was Born - the Official Sun Records Concert Show. The label that brought you Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Carl Perkins, Rufus Thomas and scores more rockin' pioneers, comes to life live on stage.

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour (Cert 12A) - Yellow Programme

Friday 24th September at 7.30pm

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

The Carpenters Story – Goodbye To Love 2021 Tour

Saturday 25th September at 7.30pm

Featuring all of the Carpenters hit songs including (They Long To Be) Close To You, Yesterday Once More, We’ve Only Just Begun, Superstar, A Song For You, Rainy Days & Mondays, Goodbye to Love and many more!

Roy Orbison and the Traveling Wilburys Experience

Monday 27th September at 7.45pm

'Roy Orbison and the Traveling Wilburys Experience' will take you on a journey through the story of the Wilburys, with expert narrative and big screen action.

Jonathan Pie: Fake News (Corona Remix)

Tuesday 28th September at 7.30pm

Jonathan Pie’s critically acclaimed sell out show FAKE NEWS finally returns, updated and remixed for a post-Corona world.

By The Waters Of Liverpool

Wednesday 29th & Thursday 30th September - Evenings at 7.30pm & Thursday Matinee at 2.30pm

Adapted from Helen Forrester’s million-selling book, By The Waters Of Liverpool is a stunning period drama set in the 1930s.

October 2021

Film: What Ever Happened To Baby Jane? (Cert 12)

Friday 1st October at 11.00am & 7.30pm

Bette Davis plays former child star 'Baby' Jane Hudson who is taking care of her wheelchair bound sister Blanche (Joan Crawford) in this claustrophobic thriller from director Robert Aldrich.

Organ Coffee Morning

Saturday 2nd October from 11.00am

Join us for this FREE to attend concert from 11.00am to 2.00pm and relax in the wonderful surroundings of Stockport's Art Deco gem.

You Win Again

Sunday 3rd October at 7.30pm

Direct from London’s West End, You Win Again – Celebrating The Music of The Bee Gees.

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Solve-Along-A-Murder-She-Wrote (Cert 18)

Monday 4th October at 7.30pm

Cult hit event Solve-Along-A-Murder-She-Wrote comes to town, with an interactive screening of the classic Murder, She Wrote episode “Broadway Malady”. Jessica Fletcher heads to New York City but soon gets caught up in a murder mystery only she (or you!) can solve!

Lost In Music – One Night At The Disco

Thursday 7th October at 7.30pm

Get ready to recreate the Magical 70's and let us take you on a musical journey straight to the heart of Disco! Relive some of the greatest songs of all time from Artists such as Donna Summer, Gloria Gaynor, Earth, Wind & Fire, Sister Sledge and Chic.

Carole – The Music of Carole King - Postponed and Rescheduled

Friday 8th October at 7.30pm

Unfortunately ‘Carole - The Music of Carole King’ which was due to appear at The Stockport Plaza on Friday 8th October 2021 has been Postponed and Rescheduled to take place on Saturday 1st October 2022.

Film: The Father (Cert 12A)

Friday 8th October at 11.00am

A man refuses all assistance from his daughter as he ages. As he tries to make sense of his changing circumstances, he begins to doubt his loved ones, his own mind and even the fabric of his reality.

Film: The Life And Death Of Colonel Blimp (Cert U)

Friday 8th October at 7.30pm

From the celebrated team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger comes this artistic masterpiece.

The Story Of Guitar Heroes

Saturday 9th October at 7.30pm

One of the UK’s most popular live concert experiences, The Story of Guitar Heroes has garnered critical acclaim both at home and abroad for its incredible homage to some of the most influential and iconic guitarists from the past 50 years of popular music.

The Talking Pictures TV 8th Festival of Film (Cert PG)

Sunday 10th October from 11.00am

Join us for The Talking Pictures TV 8th Festival of Film, a whole day celebrating British Film & TV History from the 1930s to the 1970s, within the beautiful and iconic Plaza auditorium.

Psychic Sally - 10 Years And Counting

Monday 11th October at 7.30pm

Following her gripping appearance on Celebrity Big Brother, with a triumphant Sally reaching the final five, the nation’s favourite Psychic and forerunner in the Psychic world is back on tour with her all new show “10 Years and Counting”.

John Bishop – Warm Up

Tuesday 12th & Wednesday 13th October at 8.00pm

Comedy superstar John Bishop is coming to the Stockport Plaza to warm up his brand-new show!

Dirty Dusting

Thursday 14th October at 7.30pm

Gladys, Olive and Elsie are three “vintage style” cleaning ladies who, threatened with redundancy, chance on an ‘unconventional’ way of earning some extra cash.

Jon Richardson: The Knitwit - Postponed and Rescheduled

Friday 15th October at 8.00pm

Will the recycling be put out on the right day? Who is going to smooth over the top of the margarine? How many lights are on upstairs when everybody is downstairs? Watch Jon pretend that these aren't his foremost concerns as he leaves home on his first tour since the last one.

The Bon Jovi Experience

Saturday 16th October at 7.30pm

As the world’s leading tribute, The Bon Jovi Experience are often copied but never equalled.

Film: Bedknobs And Broomsticks (Cert PG)

Sunday 17th October at 3.00pm

During WWII in England, Charlie, Carrie, and Paul Rawlins are sent to live with Eglantine Price. who it turns out is an apprentice witch.

Sing-a-Long-a The Greatest Showman (Cert PG)

Monday 18th October at 7.00pm

Look out ‘cause here it comes….From the producers of Singalonga Sound of Music and Singalonga GREASE, the smash hit film musical that everyone can’t stop singing

The Lady Boys Of Bangkok – Flight Of Fantasy (Adults Only)

Wednesday 20th October at 7.30pm

Climb aboard for the trip of a lifetime as the world’s most glamorous showgirls (who just happen to be men!) send you soaring to spectacular diamante-dipped song and dance destinations, with over 400 stunning costumes.

Live Nation & United Agents Presents - Katherine Ryan: Missus

Thursday 21st October at 8.00pm

Creator and Star of Netflix smash hit The Duchess (along with two global Netflix comedy specials: In Trouble and Glitter Room) comedian and TV’s Katherine Ryan makes a hugely welcome return to the stage with her brand-new live show, Missus. 

Seven Drunken Nights - The Story Of The Dubliners

Friday 22nd October at 7.30pm

Direct from the West End and having sold out venues worldwide, Seven Drunken Nights - The Story of the Dubliners returns to theatres in 2021 with a brand new production for its incredible 5th Anniversary tour.

That'll Be The Day

Saturday 23rd October at 7.30pm

Don’t miss the UK’s best touring Rock & Roll variety show on the road today.... That’ll Be The Day.

Bye Bye Baby

Sunday 24th October at 7.30pm

Bye Bye Baby are a jaw-dropping tribute to the musical phenomenon ‘Jersey Boys’ and the timeless, iconic music of ‘Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons’.

An Evening With Sir Geoffrey Boycott

Monday 25th October at 7.30pm

An Evening With Geoffrey Boycott last appeared on stage in 2017. A great deal has happened since then - in the cricket world, the world at large and in the world of our Geoffrey.

Stockport Operatic Society presents: Top Hat - Postponed and Rescheduled

Tuesday 26th to Saturday 30th October - Evenings at 7.15pm & Saturday Matinee at 2.15pm

Unfortunately ‘Top Hat’ which was due to appear at The Stockport Plaza from Tuesday 26th to Saturday 30th October 2021 has been Postponed and Rescheduled to take place from Tuesday 25th to Saturday 29th October 2022.

Behind The Scenes Tour - October 2020

Tuesday 26th October at 11.00am

Join us for our popular Behind The Scenes Tours for yourself, your friends or your group to enjoy a tour of Stockport's magnificent 1932 Art Deco Super Cinema and Variety Theatre.

The Wizard of Oz

Wednesday 27th October at 2.30pm & 6.30pm

This autumn, click your heels, clap your hands and enjoy an adventure Over the Rainbow as we’re off to see… The Wizard of Oz

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Laugh Me A Laugh - An Audience With Tommy Cannon

Thursday 28th October at 7.30pm

A magical nostalgic evening of laughter, song and a chance to join in and listen to Tommy recount tales from his life and career with Bobby Ball.

Ray Quinn

All Singing All Swinning - Ray Quinn

Friday 29th October at 7.30pm

This concert spectacular starring Ray Quinn celebrates the fabulous music and tells the incredible story of the world-famous Rat Pack.

November 2021

Pop Up Bowie

Monday 1st November at 7.45pm

The Award winning ‘Pop up Bowie’ a stunning tribute to DAVID BOWIE, with performances of all the great hits from every era of David Bowies career from the 70’s to the 90’s and beyond.

An Evening With Amanda Owen

Tuesday 2nd November at 7.30pm

In this frank, funny and informative show, Yorkshire Shepherdess Amanda Owen shares heart-warming tales and honest anecdotes from her remarkable farming, family life in North Yorkshire.

The Billy Fury Years

Wednesday 3rd November at 7.30pm

An exciting 2 hour show filled with Billy Fury's greatest hits and more delivered live in true Fury style. This is a night of pure breathtaking Billy Fury entertainment plus the best Fury sound you will hear!

Mercury - The Ultimate Queen Tribute

Thursday 4th November at 7.30pm

Mercury, having celebrated its 20th anniversary last year, has established itself as one of the world’s most authentic tribute bands to Freddie Mercury and Queen.

The Legends Of American Country Show

Saturday 6th November at 7.30pm

Now seen by over 300,000 fans live and watched by millions on social media Europe's No.1 multi award winning Country music show "The Legends of American Country" returns for another fantastic night of toe tapping Country classics.

On Screen: The Phantom Of The Opera (Cert PG)

Sunday 7th November at 7.00pm

International award-winning musicians Aaron Hawthorne (organ) and Rosie Lavery (soprano) are taking their highly acclaimed semi-improvised accompaniment to the 1925 silent horror, The Phantom of the Opera, on the road throughout the UK this autumn.

Andy Powell's Monday Matinee Cabaret

Monday 8th November at 1.00pm

After two sell out Monday Matinee shows Andy returns with another Monday afternoon extravaganza of live entertainment from some of the UK’s finest performers.

Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott - Stripped Back Acoustic Shows

Tuesday 9th November at 7.00pm

Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott - Stripped Back Acoustic Shows.

That'll Be The Day Christmas Show 2021

Wednesday 10th November at 7.30pm

That’ll Be The Day’s Rock & Roll Christmas show has been running for over thirty years and has grown into the most popular touring production in the U.K.

The Stylistics

Thursday 11th November at 7.30pm

Direct from Philadelphia USA, one of the most Legendary Soul Artists Of all time. The Stylistics remain the real deal, fabulously entertaining and Musically breathtaking.

Film: Some Like It Hot (Cert 12)

Friday 12th November at 11.00am & 7.30pm

In this 1959 screen classic starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon, two male musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all-female band disguised as women, but further complications set in...

The Drifters

Sunday 14th November at 7.30pm

The Drifters are back on tour in the UK with a brand-new show performing all their classic hits from the last six decades.

Neil Sands - Christmas Memories

Tuesday 16th November at 2.00pm

Neil Sands and his wonderful cast are back spreading tons of festive memories and fun with the new 2021 production of their hit show, filled with more songs and even more stunning costumes.

Jason Manford: Like Me

Wednesday 17th November at 7.30pm

He’s back! It’s been a busy few years for Jason since his last smash-hit stand up show but fans of his Absolute Radio show will know this nationally acclaimed comedian hasn’t changed a bit. ‘Like Me’ is Jason’s latest comic offering set to hit the road.

Russian National Ballet Presents: Sleeping Beauty – A spectacular fairy-tale

Thursday 18th November at 7.30pm

After the sell-out performances of Nutcracker and Swan Lake, Russian National Ballet returns to the UK with every child's favourite fairy-tale, Sleeping Beauty.

The Elvis Years

Saturday 20th November at 7.30pm

The Elvis Years is an outstanding musical production which brings to the stage the incredible and compelling story of the ‘king of rock and roll’ -Elvis Presley.

Rob Beckett – Wallop (Plus Support)

Sunday 21st November at 8.00pm

Rob Beckett is back on tour with a brand-new stand-up show. It’s been a busy few years for the Mouth of the South and he’s coming to see you to fill you in and make you laugh.

Breakfast With Santa - Saturday 27th November

Saturday 27th November at 9.30am

Since 1944 Breakfast with Santa has been a family tradition in The Plaza Café and this festive season it returns for you and your little ones to enjoy.

Everything Stops For Festive Tea

Sunday 28th November at 4.00pm

As we head into the Festive Season join us for our fundraising 'Everything Stops' event with proceeds supporting the ongoing Maintenance and Restoration Appeal for your Stockport Plaza.

December 2021

Dick Whittington

Friday 3rd December 2021 to Sunday 9th January 2022

Starring BRIAN CAPRON alongside BRADLEY THOMPSON, Join our much loved hero Dick Whittington for the purr-fect family adventure as he seeks fame and fortune alongside his trusty feline friend.

Breakfast With Santa - Saturday 4th December

Saturday 4th December at 9.30am

Since 1944 Breakfast with Santa has been a family tradition in The Plaza Café and this festive season it returns for you and your little ones to enjoy.

Breakfast With Santa - Saturday 11th December

Saturday 11th December at 9.30am

Since 1944 Breakfast with Santa has been a family tradition in The Plaza Café and this festive season it returns for you and your little ones to enjoy.

Breakfast With Santa - Saturday 18th December

Saturday 18th December at 9.30am

Since 1944 Breakfast with Santa has been a family tradition in The Plaza Café and this festive season it returns for you and your little ones to enjoy.

January 2022

Dick Whittington

Friday 3rd December 2021 to Sunday 9th January 2022

Starring BRIAN CAPRON alongside BRADLEY THOMPSON, Join our much loved hero Dick Whittington for the purr-fect family adventure as he seeks fame and fortune alongside his trusty feline friend.

The Green Room - Divorced, Beheaded, Died: An Audience With King Henry VIII

Friday 14th January at 7.30pm

‘The year is 1544 and King Henry, the Eighth of that name, is engaged upon Royal Progress about his Realm; and has halted here to afford his Loyal Subjects the opportunity to have 'audience' with their Sovereign Lord and King.

Mike Sweeney's 60's Classics

Saturday 15th January at 7.30pm

Together with special guest Ray Ennis (the original Swinging Blue Jeans), broadcasting legend Mike Sweeney takes to the stage in a show packed with the very best of 60s music!

Behind The Scenes Tour - January 2020

Wednesday 19th January at 11.00am

Join us for our popular Behind The Scenes Tours for yourself, your friends or your group to enjoy a tour of Stockport's magnificent 1932 Art Deco Super Cinema and Variety Theatre.

Romesh Ranganathan – The Cynic’s Mixtape

Friday 21st & Saturday 22nd January at 8.00pm

Romesh is back with a brand new show ‘The Cynic’s Mixtape’, his most brutally honest show yet. Age Guidance: Strictly 14+ Likely To Be Swearing And Adult Content.

A Bit Of A Carry On

Sunday 23rd January at 7.30pm

Darling Buds of May actor Tyler Butterworth tells the funny, moving and unashamedly nostalgic story of his much-loved parents, the nation’s first female TV impressionist Janet Brown, and the inimitable Carry On star Peter Butterworth.

Banff Mountain Film Festival (Cert 12A) - Red Programme

Wednesday 26th 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!

Ed Byrne: If I’m Honest…

Thursday 27th January at 8.00pm

Join Ed as he takes a long hard look at himself and tries to decide if he has ANY traits that are worth passing on to his children.

Dave Spikey – A Funny Thing Happened….I shot Derek Rigby

Friday 28th January at 7.30pm

Funny things happen at home, at work, out shopping, at the Vets, in Prison, out with his eccentric Gran and in Hong Kong - obviously. Dave’s comedy radar has always instinctively drawn him to these small out-of-the-ordinary events...

Hits Out Of Hell – The Meat Loaf Songbook

Saturday 29th January at 7.30pm

The World’s premier show in tribute to Meatloaf, featuring the Ultimate ‘Dead Ringer’ to Meatloaf Craig Halford as seen on ITV’s ‘Stars in their eyes’ and Channel 4’s ‘The Last Leg’.

Whitney - Queen Of The Night

Sunday 30th January at 7.30pm

Whitney - Queen of the Night is a stunning celebration of the music and life of one of the greatest singers of our time.

February 2022

The Green Room: Simon Kempston

Wednesday 2nd February at 7.30pm

Scottish singer-songwriter and leading acoustic fingerstyle guitarist Simon Kempston has toured the world performing his highly original, contemporary acoustic folk/blues songs and music, and is a unique talent.

The Green Room: The Dear Boys

Thursday 3rd February at 7.45pm

Hailing form the upper echelons of society, the Dear Boys - a pair of fine chaps indeed - have made it their life's work to bring to the masses their own brand of Cowardesque capers. Noel Coward that is!

Off The Kerb Presents: Jack Dee – Off The Telly

Friday 4th February at 8.00pm

Join Jack Dee for an evening of entertainment (food and beverages not included) in his new stand-up tour.

Phil McIntyre Live Ltd Proudly Presents – Milton Jones in Milton: Impossible

Thursday 10th February at 7.30pm

One man. One Mission. Is it possible? No, not really. Him with the shirts from Mock the Week, Live at the Apollo and Radio 4.

The Ultimate Boy Band Party Show

Friday 11th February at 7.30pm

With combined record sales of over 500 million The Ultimate Boy Band Party Show takes us to the naughty 90’s with ‘5 Bad Boys with the power to Rock You’ as they perform over 30 number one hits from all your favorite Boy Bands.

Wrestling

Saturday 12th February at 6.30pm

Join us for some high flying, hard hitting, body slam mayhem as professional wrestling returns to The Stockport Plaza for an evening the whole family will enjoy.

Valentine Film: Casablanca (Cert U)

Monday 14th February - Screenings at 11am & 7.30pm / Pre Screen Dining Available from 6.00pm

St Valentine's Day is always that bit more romantic when celebrated at The Plaza with one of the greatest love stories of all time presented on the giant silver screen.

Behind The Scenes Tour - February 2020

Wednesday 16th February at 11.00am

Join us for our popular Behind The Scenes Tours for yourself, your friends or your group to enjoy a tour of Stockport's magnificent 1932 Art Deco Super Cinema and Variety Theatre.

Spirit Of The Blitz

Thursday 17th February at 2.30pm

To celebrate this very special anniversary, we open the 1940s songbook for a tribute to the legendary stars who kept us smiling through our darkest days. Spirit Of The Blitz recaptures the tenacious optimism of war-torn Britain on the long road towards peace.

Chris Ramsey – 20/20 – Brand New Stand-Up Show

Friday 18th February at 7.30pm

Critically acclaimed comedian Chris Ramsey is hitting the road for his biggest ever stand-up tour yet. Having filled venues across the country including The Newcastle Metro Arena (twice) don’t miss your chance to catch him live on stage while you can.

Back to Bacharach

Sunday 20th February at 7.30pm

Back To Bacharach is an exciting production, touring throughout the UK featuring some of the finest West End vocalists, accompanied by the amazing "Magic Moments Orchestra", recreating Burt Bacharach's timeless masterpieces.

Jason Fox: Life At The Limit

Monday 21st February at 7.30pm

Ex-special forces soldier, star of TV’s SAS: Who Dares Wins, Inside The Real Narcos and author of The Number One Bestseller Battle Scars; Jason Fox will bring to the stage and on tour for the first time the remarkable story of his daring exploits in a distinguished career as an elite operator in the UK Special Forces (SBS).

Friends! - The Musical Parody

Tuesday 22nd February at 7.30pm

Friends! The Musical Parody celebrates and pokes fun at the wacky misadventures of the group of 20-something pals we love from the hit TV show as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life, and love in 1990’s Manhattan.

The Magic of Motown

Wednesday 23rd February at 7.30pm

Celebrating 60 magical years of Motown, immerse yourself in the sound of a generation as The Magic of Motown returns to the stage!

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Animals and Friends - Farewell Tour

Thursday 24th February at 7.30pm

The Animals were one of the most iconic Pop, Rhythm and Blues bands of the 1960’s. Now on their Farewell Tour, Hear all the hits and more, songs from Ray Charles, John Lee Hooker, etc.

Oh What A Night!

Friday 25th February at 7.30pm

OH WHAT A NIGHT! takes you back in time on a musical journey through the incredible career of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons.

Luther

Saturday 26th February at 7.30pm

The World’s premier show in celebration of ‘The Velvet Voice’ experience all the hits from his amazing career, culminating over 40 million album sales and eight Grammy awards.

An Evening With....Hermans Hermits

Sunday 27th February at 7.30pm

Herman’s Hermits, one of the biggest selling bands of the 60’s, not just in the UK, but around the World make a welcome return to The Stockport Plaza.

March 2022

The Retro Rock Show

Thursday 3rd March at 7.30pm

The RETRO Rock Show is a live 2-hour extravaganza of the greatest rock songs and power ballads of the 70’s 80’s and 90’s!

UK Pink Floyd Experience

Friday 4th March at 7.30pm

Celebrating over 50 years of one of rock’s most influential bands, this highly authentic show recreates the atmosphere of Floyd.

Showaddywaddy

Saturday 5th March at 7.30pm

‘The Greatest Rock & Roll Band In The World’ is a bold statement but Showaddywaddy has lived up to that title for the last 4 decades!

Menopause The Musical 2

Wednesday 9th March at 7.30pm

Starring Crissy Rock (Benidorm), Nicole Barber-Lane (Hollyoaks), Rebecca Wheatley (Casualty), and Nicki French (Eurovision), it’s our brand-new show, Cruising Through Menopause.

TJ Higgs

Friday 18th March at 7.30pm

TJ Higgs is well known for her passion In bringing peace of mind and resolution to those grieving for their departed and allowing those in spirit to demonstrate their continued love and caring.

Some Guys Have All The Luck

Sunday 20th March at 7.30pm

Over 50 years since the release of Rod’s first album, Some Guys Have All The Luck – The Rod Stewart Story is back in theatres with a brand new show, bringing to the stage a fantastic live concert celebration of one of rock music’s greatest icons.

Romiley Operatic Society Presents: Seven Brides For Seven Brothers

Tuesday 29th March to Saturday 2nd April - Evenings at 7.15pm & Saturday Matinee at 2.15pm

This rescheduled production is bursting with the energy of the original MGM film, Seven Brides For Seven Brothers is all boisterous fun and romance that harkens back to the glory days of the movie musical.

April 2022

Romiley Operatic Society Presents: Seven Brides For Seven Brothers

Tuesday 29th March to Saturday 2nd April - Evenings at 7.15pm & Saturday Matinee at 2.15pm

This rescheduled production is bursting with the energy of the original MGM film, Seven Brides For Seven Brothers is all boisterous fun and romance that harkens back to the glory days of the movie musical.

Jimmy Buckley in Concert with special guest Claudia

Tuesday 5th April at 7.30pm

Jimmy Buckley is without a doubt one of Ireland's best loved And most respected performers.. Jimmy has enjoyed many years at the top of his profession and received numerous awards including the prestigious Entertainer of the year in the RTE music awards.

What’s Love Got To Do With It? – A Tribute To Tina Turner

Wednesday 6th April at 7.30pm

Tina Turner fans should get ready to party as the smash hit touring show What’s Love Got To Do With It? arrives in Stockport in the second year of its massive UK tour. What's Love Got To Do With It? is a joyous show celebrating the music of the incredible Tina Turner.

The Manfreds

Saturday 9th April at 7.30pm

Paul Jones, with his unique harmonica sound, will be joined by Mike Hugg on keyboards, Tom McGuinness on guitar, Rob Townsend on drums, Marcus Cliffe on bass, and Simon Currie on saxophone/ flute.

Easter Pantomime: Mother Goose

Friday 15th to Monday 18th April

Crack open a Golden Egg this Easter when the sensational team who produce our Christmas Pantomime create Easter magic here at The Plaza with the firm family favourite MOTHER GOOSE!

Behind The Scenes Tour - April 2022

Wednesday 20th April at 11.00am

Join us for our popular Behind The Scenes Tours for yourself, your friends or your group to enjoy a tour of Stockport's magnificent 1932 Art Deco Super Cinema and Variety Theatre.

Genesis Connected

Friday 22nd April at 7.30pm

Genesis Connected is a tribute show celebrating the Hits of Genesis and the biggest selling connected acts including Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins and Mike & the Mechanics.

Alan Carr - Regional Trinket

Friday 29th and Saturday 30th April at 8.00pm

Alan’s back on the road with a brand-new stand-up show ‘Regional Trinket’.

May 2022

Jason Manford: Like Me

Thursday 5th May at 7.30pm

He’s back! It’s been a busy few years for Jason since his last smash-hit stand up show but fans of his Absolute Radio show will know this nationally acclaimed comedian hasn’t changed a bit. ‘Like Me’ is Jason’s latest comic offering set to hit the road.

The Best Of British Comedy

Sunday 8th May at 7.30pm

Prepare to laugh your socks off and have your funny bone well and truly tickled at this great value, unpredictable evening that promises to be full of pure comedy and non-stop laughs!

The Fureys

Tuesday 10th May at 7.30pm

Legends of Irish music & song The FUREYS, renowned for their hit songs ‘I will love you’, ‘When you were sweet 16’, ‘The Green fields of France’, ‘The old man’, ‘Red rose café’, ‘From Clare to here’, ‘Her father didn’t like me anyway’, ‘Leaving Nancy’, ‘Steal away’ etc return to The Plaza.

Abba Mania

Friday 13th May at 7.30pm

It is just over 40 years since ABBA won Eurovision and now it’s your chance to thank ABBA for the music!

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The Elton Show

Saturday 14th May at 7.30pm

This uniquely entertaining show joyfully re-creates the magical “spirit” of Elton John and his music covering 4 decades of incredible music, from the 70’s up to the present day.

Banff Mountin Film Festival (Cert 12A) - Blue Programme

Friday 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!

Theatre Dance Workshop

Sunday 22nd May at 2.15pm

Theatre Dance Workshop make a welcome return for their annual showcase with the very best in live stage performance.

Johnny McEvoy

Thursday 26th May at 7.30pm

Johnny’s big break came in late 1966 when he recorded a song called Mursheen Durkin, an old ballad from the west of Ireland and since then many of his songs have become standards recorded by many other singers.

Count Arthur Strong And This Is Me!

Friday 27th May at 8.00pm

After many years of giving his wonderful lecture talks of his he does, Count Arthur Strong has at last bowed to substantial pubic demand and allowed himself be talked into making the show about himself for once.

Joe Lycett: More, More, More! How Do You Lycett? How Do You Lycett?

Monday 30th May at 7.30pm

Join Joe Lycett (the artist formerly known as Hugo Boss) doing what he does best: talking at a room of people in a queer and comedic fashion.

Milkshake! Live

Tuesday 31st May at 12.00pm & 3.30pm

Join Milkshake Monkey and his amazing friends for a spectacular NEW show filled with fun, great music and lots of laughter…

June 2022

Calling Planet Earth

Saturday 11th June at 7.30pm

A New Romantic Symphony that goes on a journey through one of the greatest musical era’s of all time – The Electrifying 80’s.

Ansell's les Musicals

Sunday 19th June at 7.30pm

Jonathan Ansell (G4 Frontman) and Jai McDowall (Britains Got Talent -Winner) have joined forces to create a dramatic and spine-tingling concert. This vocally dynamic evening showcases even more smash-hit songs from the greatest musicals of all time, brought to you by two of the world's finest voices.

Behind The Scenes Tour - June 2022

Wednesday 29th June at 11.00am

Join us for our popular Behind The Scenes Tours for yourself, your friends or your group to enjoy a tour of Stockport's magnificent 1932 Art Deco Super Cinema and Variety Theatre.

July 2022

Sarah Millican: Bobby Dazzler

Wednesday 13th July at 8.00pm

The hilarious Sarah Millican is back on tour with a Bobby Dazzler of a new stand-up show. 

August 2022

Lionel - The Music of Lionel Richie

Friday 5th August at 7.30pm

Malcolm Pitt delivers a powerhouse and breathtaking performance in this high octane show celebrating the music of Lionel Richie and the Commodores.

Ireland The Show

Saturday 20th August at 7.30pm

Following a debut sell out nationwide tour to nightly standing ovations including the Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow join an all-star cast of the Emerald Isles most talented singers and performers accompanied by the fabulous Keltic Storm band and world champion Shevlin Twins Irish dancers who starred in Lord of the Dance for an unmissable “Ireland the Show“

September 2022

The Green Room: Claude Bourbon

Thursday 1st September at 7.30pm

Ready for a unique and talented take on a wide range of musical traditions? Claude Bourbon is known throughout Europe and America for amazing guitar performances that take blues, Spanish, and Middle Eastern stylings into uncharted territories.

Jon Richardson: The Knitwit

Friday 2nd September at 8.00pm

Will the recycling be put out on the right day? Who is going to smooth over the top of the margarine? How many lights are on upstairs when everybody is downstairs? Watch Jon pretend that these aren't his foremost concerns as he leaves home on his first tour since the last one.

Northern Soul Live

Saturday 3rd September at 7.45pm

Back for a 5th Year the amazing Edwin Starr Band with Angelo Starr and Northern Soul Legend Lorraine Silver, this energetic and captivating show takes you through all the Northern Soul, Motown and Soul classics.

Lipstick On Your Collar

Friday 9th September at 7.30pm

Step back in time to the golden era of music where the jukebox roared and feet didn’t touch the floor. Get your dancing shoes at the ready, grab yourself a milkshake and relax – you are in for an evening of back to back hits from the 1950s and 60s!

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And Finally... Phil Collins

Thursday 29th September at 7.30pm

And Finally…Phil Collins are credited as being the UK’s Top Phil Collins Tribute, fronted by singer Chris O'Connell who brings to the stage the charisma and characteristics of the man who fronted Genesis and has sold 150 million albums in his solo career.

October 2022

Carole - The Music of Carole King

Saturday 1st October at 7.30pm

Carole -The Music of Carole King is a celebration of the music of one of the world’s greatest songwriters Carole King.

The Real Thing and Odyssey in Disco Fever Live

Saturday 15th October at 7.45pm

DISCO FEVER LIVE returns to The Plaza for a 5th year with The Real Thing and Odyssey.

Stockport Operatic Society Presents: Top Hat

Tuesday 25th to Saturday 29th October - Evenings at 7.15pm & Saturday Matinee at 2.15pm

Stockport Operatic Society will present TOP HAT packed full of Irving Berlin's greatest hits including "Puttin' on the Ritz", "Cheek to Cheek",and "Top Hat,White Tie and Tails" in an exhilarating celebration of 1930's song and dance.

November 2022

Chambers Touring Ltd Presents Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny

Saturday 26th November at 7.00pm & 10.00pm

Chambers Touring Ltd Presents Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny

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