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July 2017


NT Encore Screening: Angels In America: Part Two, Perestroika - Cert 15

Friday 28th July at 7.00pm

America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell. Part 2, Perestroika

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SOLD OUT - The Green Room: Death at Downturn Abbey Murder Mystery

Friday 28th July at 7.30pm

Someone has expired on the estate and the killer could be hiding upstairs, downstairs or in the lady’s chamber. Can you fathom the mystery of this Manor and discover just who it was who was to the murder born?


Film: To Sir With Love (Cert PG)

Saturday 29th July at 2.30pm and 7.30pm

Sidney Poitier gives one of his finest performances as Mark Thackeray, an out of work engineer who turns to teaching in London’s tough East End.


Freedom Dancers Present: Freedom Does Disney!

Sunday 30th July at 3.00pm

Freedom Dancers Present: Freedom Does Disney!


Behind The Scenes Tours - July 2017

Monday 31st July at 11.00am

Join us for our popular Open Tours for yourself, your friends or your group to enjoy a tour of Stockport’s 1932 art deco Super Cinema and Variety Theatre.

August 2017


On Screen: Celebrating 30 Years of Andre and his Johann Strauss Orchestra - Cert U (TBC)

Thursday 3rd August at 7.00pm

Known to millions as ‘The King of Waltz’, André Rieu is one of the world’s most popular music artists. His legendary annual Maastricht concert is the most eagerly anticipated cinema event of the year, last year setting new box office records in several countries.


Film: A United Kingdom (Cert 12A)

Friday 4th August at 11am and 7.30pm

A United Kingdom is the incredible true story of Seretse Khama and Ruth Williams, an African prince and a salesman’s daughter who fell in love in the 1940s.


The Lancashire Hotpots - Food Glorious Food Tour 2017 - Rescheduled Date

Saturday 5th August at 8.00pm

Due to a family bereavement, The Lancashire Hotpots show has been rescheduled to SATURDAY 5TH AUGUST at 8pm. Our Booking team will be in touch with all ticket holders and should you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us on 0161 477 7779

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The Wizard of Oz

Monday 7th to Saturday 12th August

Go on a magical adventure over the rainbow with Regal Entertainments this summer with their enchanting panto production, The Wizard of Oz, starring Cheryl Fergison (EastEnders’ Heather Trott) as the Wicked Witch of the West

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The Jungle Book - A Promenading Performance & Post Show Tea Party

Sunday 13th August at 11am & 2pm

Experience Rudyard Kipling’s classic tale in a whole new way as you are taken on a promenading journey through The Plaza as well as a fun-filled tea party in the Plaza Café with Mowgli and his animal friends after the show!


RSC Encore Screening: Titus Andronicus (Cert 15 - As Live TBC)

Friday 18th August at 7.00pm

Shakespeare’s gory revenge tragedy presents us with murder as entertainment, and, as the body count piles up, poses questions about the nature of sexuality, family, class and society.


Grimm Up North's John Carpenter All Dayer - Cert 18

Saturday 19th August

Grimm Up North's John Carpenter All Dayer featuring a very special 'All Dayer' ticket to enjoy all 4 of these cinematic masterpieces.


Behind The Scenes Tours - August 2017

Monday 21st August at 11.00am

Join us for our popular Open Tours for yourself, your friends or your group to enjoy a tour of Stockport’s 1932 art deco Super Cinema and Variety Theatre.


Black Magic - The Little Mix Show

Friday 25th August at 7.00pm

A highly energetic tribute show that follows in the footsteps of the award winning girl band, Little Mix.


The Dreamboys

Thursday 31st August 2017

The Dreamboys are back and hotter than ever with a brand new Show and UK Tour for 2017.....If you're looking for the very best girls night out in the UK, look no further than these incredible stripping hunks!...Adults Only!

September 2017


NT Encore Screening: Yerma - Cert 15

Friday 1st September at 7.00pm

The incredible Billie Piper (Penny Dreadful, Great Britain) returns in her Evening Standard Best Actress award-winning role.

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Organ Coffee Morning

Saturday 2nd September at 10.00am

Join us for this free to attend concert from 10am to 1pm and relax in the wonderful surroundings of Stockport's Art Deco gem.

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Film: Bonnie and Clyde - Cert 15

Saturday 2nd September at 2.30pm & 7.30pm

Depression era drifters Clyde Barrow (Warren Beatty) and Bonnie Parker (Faye Dunaway) embark on a life of crime. They crave adventure…and each other.


The Beach Boys Story

Sunday 3rd September at 7.30pm

If you like the Beach Boys songs, you will love this band!....Guaranteed to leave you with a smile on your face, with a song in your heart and reflecting on a truly memorable live music experience, this is a show you do not want to miss.


Live On Screen: John Le Carré - An Evening With George Smiley

Thursday 7th September at 8.00pm

In conversation le Carré discusses the full breadth of his career spanning five decades, and reflects on the continuing story of his most famous creation, the tubby, bespectacled spy, George Smiley.

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Aref Live in Concert

Friday 8th September at 8.00pm

Cuccini Proudly Presents: AREF Live In Concert.


Heritage Open Day

Sunday 10th September from 10am

Stockport’s 1932 Super Cinema and Variety theatre throws open her doors at 10am as part of the National Heritage Open Days for a full day of FREE to attend events


On Screen: David Gilmour Live At Pompeii

Wednesday 13th September at 7.30pm

45 years after Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour filmed ‘Live At Pompeii’ in the legendary Roman Amphitheatre there, he returned for two spectacular shows, part of his year-long tour in support of his No.1 album ‘Rattle That Lock’.


Film: In The Heat Of The Night (Cert 12A)

Friday 15th September at 11am & 7.30pm

Detective Virgil Tibbs (Sidney Poitier) is caught up in the racial tension of the US South when he is arrested after the murder of a prominent businessman. When local police chief Gillespie learns that Tibbs is the Philadelphia PD's number one homicide expert, he reluctantly asks for his assistance.

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The Upbeat Beatles

Saturday 16th September at 7.30pm

If you missed the Beatles the first time around, be sure not to miss them now as The Upbeat Beatles take us on a 'Magical Mystery Tour' through the lives and fabulous ground-breaking work of one of the most influential and popular bands of all time.

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Vesbim Media presents Pink Floyd's ''The Wall'' Live

Sunday 17th September at 7.30pm

Vesbim Media presents Pink Floyd's "The Wall" Live, plus 90 minutes of Floyd Classics.

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ELO Again - Return To The Blue Tour

Friday 22nd September at 7.30pm

A NIGHT OF ELO performed by ELO AGAIN brings back the age of Glam Rock to the 21st century and pays tribute to the beautifully crafted songs of Jeff Lynne.


Boney M in Disco Fever 2017

Saturday 23rd September at 7.30pm

Disco Fever is back by demand for a 3rd year with a FANTASTIC new DISCOTASTIC Line up featuring Maize Williams and Boney M, Heatwave and Gwen Dickey.


The Green Room: Everything Stops For Plaza Birthday Tea

Sunday 24th September at 4.00pm

As The Plaza celebrates 85 glorious years of serving you, join us for the latest of our fundraising ‘Everything Stops For Tea’ events with our award winning Plazarettes.


Five Star Swing: Swing Time

Wedensday 27th September at 7.30pm

The unique - “Swing Time” band show – As featured at London’s Leicester Square Theatre. Swing-along with songs from Glenn Miller, Sinatra, Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, Jazz & Blues.


Rockin' and Rolling With Laughter Tour 2017

Thursday 28th September at 7.30pm

Take yourself back to the golden age of Liverpool's music, comedy and entertainment with Rockin' and Rolling with laughter.


Steven Lloyd presents: Roy Chubby Brown plus support (adults only)

Saturday 30th September 2017 at 7.30pm

As politically incorrect as ever this live performance is the only place to catch the flamboyant comedian! If easily offended stay away!

October 2017


Jon Richardson: Old Man

Wednesday 4th October at 8.00pm

Come and see what Jon Richardson can do with words when he has more than thirty seconds to work with. Or should that be “with which to work”?


Ocean Film Festival World Tour ( Cert 12A)

Thursday 5th October 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.

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The Houghton Weavers

Friday 6th October at 7.30pm

The Houghton Weavers guarantee a wonderful evening of entertainment suitable for all the family. Their experience in the business together with their style and professionalism ensures that, as their motto says, they always `Keep Folk Smiling`.


That'll Be The Day - Brand New Show

Saturday 7th October at 7.30pm

The UK’s premier Rock & Roll production That’ll Be The Day returns with another brand new show!


Film: The Smallest Show On Earth (Cert U)

Sunday 8th October at 6.00pm

As part of our 85th Birthday Celebrations we are delighted to be screening the 1957 release ‘The Smallest Show On Earth’

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

Sunday 8th October at 2.00pm

As part of our 85th Birthday Celebrations join us for a fantastic family film event for ALL ages to enjoy when we celebrate the undisputed Kings of Big Screen Comedy – Laurel and Hardy in a family friendly homage to the hilarious duo.


Jason Donovan and his Amazing Midlife Crisis

Wednesday 11th October at 8.00pm

Jason is delighted to announce that he will be hitting the road once again in the autumn, only this time, it’s a tour with a twist!! - On Sale - Friday 24th March at 10am


Dominic Kirwan in Concert with Lisa Stanley - Cancelled

Thursday 12th October at 7.30pm

Unfortunately this event has been cancelled - Our Booking Team will contact all bookers regards refunds and should you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact our team on 0161 477 7779 or in person at The Plaza Box Office.


Mike Sweeney's Manchester Beat II

Friday 13th October at 7.30pm

Mike Sweeney makes a welcome return to The Plaza with Mike Sweeney's Manchester Beat II.

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Kennedy's School And College Of Performing Arts: Thank You For The Music

Saturday 14th October at 7.00pm

Kennedy's School And College Of Performing Arts: Thank You For The Music


Dirty Dusting - Adults Only

Sunday 15th October at 7.30pm

After a sellout UK tour in 2015 & 2016, Dirty Dusting returns to the stage in 2017. Treat yourself to an evening of pure theatrical Viagra!!

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Monday 16th October at 7.30pm

British Cycling has seen more drama in the past year than your average soap opera…SO journalist, television presenter and best-selling author Ned Boulting is back this Autumn with his acclaimed sell out ride through the world of Bikeology.


In Conversation With Matt Lucas

Tuesday 17th Ovtober at 7.00pm

Join us for an evening in conversation with Matt Lucas. An award-winning comedian, actor and writer, Matt Lucas is one of the nation’s most recognisable stars.

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The Green Room: Are You Being Severed Murder Mystery

Wednesday 18th October at 7.30pm

A glass of water for Mr Granger! There’s been a made to measure murder in menswear and it’s up to you to get your pants on and solve this mystery.


Rockin' On Heaven's Door

Wednesday 18th October at 7.30pm

ROCKIN’ ON HEAVEN’S DOOR is a breathtaking roller-coaster ride back to the heady days of the very first teenagers – fabulous 50s and the swinging 60s.


Dr Hook starring Dennis Locorriere: Timeless World Tour 2017

Thursday 19th October at 7.30pm

Following a series of sell-out performances in 2016, the Timeless tour of the UK has been extended into 2017 due to overwhelming public demand! Don’t miss the opportunity of seeing Dr Hook live!

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Faith - The George Michael Legacy

Friday 20th October at 7.30pm

FAITH – THE GEORGE MICHAEL LEGACY, is a stunning celebration of one of the greatest singer –songwriters of all time.


Alexander O'Neal - 30 Years of Hearsay

Saturday 21st October at 7.30pm

One of RnB’s most iconic names Alexander O’Neal invites you to join him together with his nine piece all star band in celebration of his 1987 masterpiece HEARSAY, widely regarded as one of the greatest RnB albums of all time.


Stockport Operatic Society presents ''Oklahoma!''

Tuesday 24th to Saturday 28th October

Join us for Stockport Operatic Society's stunning production of Roger's & Hammerstein's smash hit family musical "Oklahoma!"


Behind The Scenes Tours - October 2017

Monday 30th October at 11.00am

Join us for our popular Open Tours for yourself, your friends or your group to enjoy a tour of Stockport’s 1932 art deco Super Cinema and Variety Theatre.


RSC Encore Screening: Coriolanus (Cert 12A) - As Live TBC

Monday 30th October at 7.00pm

Rome Season Director, Angus Jackson, completes the Royal Shakespeare Company’s collection of Shakespeare’s Roman plays with a visceral production which sees Sope Dirisu (One Night in Miami, Donmar Warehouse, 2016) take on the title role.


Film: Halloween Double Bill: The Wolf Man & The Bride Of Frankenstein (Cert PG)

Tuesday 31st October at 7.30pm

On the spookiest night of the year get ready to SCREAM as we take you on double bill horror fest journey where ghoulish goings on will certainly have you jumping in your seats!

November 2017

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The Stylistics: Greatest Hits Concert

Wednesday 1st November at 7.30pm

The Stylistics remain the real deal, fabulously entertaining and musically breathtaking, plying everyone with the hits that made them a household name. It’s a show not to be missed.



Thursday 2nd November at 7.30pm

This award-winning production, endorsed by Frankie Valli himself, celebrates the music of one of popular music’s most successful bands of all time.


Dave Spikey: Juggling On A Motorbike Tour (Suitable for Ages 16+)

Friday 3rd November at 7.30pm

Dave Spikey's - Juggling On A Motorbike Tour - Suitable for Ages 16+

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Joe Longthorne

Saturday 4th November at 7.30pm

During his career, Joe has received gold and platinum discs for his albums, enjoyed sell-out concerts at the Royal Albert Hall, as well as touring Australia several times. Now, Joe is looking forward to new challenges, new songs to sing and new audiences to thrill.


Festival Of Remembrance 2017

Sunday 5th November at 2.00pm

The Festival Of Remembrance 2017 will feature songs and big band numbers from the War periods and will include the standards and representatives from many of the Services that saw conflict.


John Williams: My Son's Not Rainman - Suitable for Ages 13+

Tuesday 7th November at 7.30pm

John is a stand-up comedian and single dad....His son is 12 years old and autistic...he isn’t a genius. His only special power is making his dad laugh. A lot....This is their story.


King Of Pop - The Legend Continues Starring 'Navi'

Wednesday 8th November at 7.30pm

Get ready to moonwalk the night away at a show whos star performer ‘Navi’ once earned a standing ovation from Michael Jackson himself.


The Nutcracker

Thursday 9th November at 7.30pm

Featuring timeless score from incredible composer Pyotr I. Tchaikovsky, Nutcracker is a certified classic, replete with evocative music and beautiful dance. This ballet has captured the imagination of many generations over the years and continues to attract audiences worldwide, full of mystery and romance.


Derek Acorah

Friday 10th November at 7.30pm

Acorah Productions Presents…..DEREK ACORAH – THE SOUL REUNION TOUR


Henning Wehn: Westphalia Is Not An Option -Suitable for Ages 16+

Saturday 11th November at 7.30pm

Join German Comedy Ambassador Henning Wehn for an evening of Teutonic jolliness at its best.


Circus Of Horrors - Over 16's Age Guidance

Sunday 12th November at 7.30pm

After taking to the road over 22 years ago and touring all over the world, The Circus of Horrors phenomenon takes to the road again with its latest incarnation “Voodoo VaudEvil”. Over 16's Age Guidance


Behind The Scenes Tours - November 2017

Monday 13th November at 11.00am

Join us for our popular Open Tours for yourself, your friends or your group to enjoy a tour of Stockport’s 1932 art deco Super Cinema and Variety Theatre.


Halfway To Paradise

Tuesday 14th November at 7.30pm

Billy & his own Furys Tornados are re-united once more, with the aid of fabulous new screen footage, during this electric & emotional show.

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A Night Of Dirty Dancing - The Ultimate Tribute Show

Wednesday 15th November at 7.30pm

No film has captured the hearts of a generation like Dirty Dancing. Relive the Passion, the Romance & Joy of the Cult Classic and celebrate the music of one of the greatest movie soundtracks of all time.


Christmas Memories

Thursday 16th November at 2.00pm

Neil Sands and his brilliant west end cast are back with their 2017 Christmas production which has been described as “like a sparkly Christmas card come to life ”


NT Live Sreening: Follies (Cert - As Live 12A)

Thursday 16th November at 7.00pm

Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical is staged for the first time at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas.


Film: Miracle On 34th Street (Cert U)

Friday 17th November at 11am & 7.30pm

The 1947 Film release of Miracle on 34th Street is an irresistible fable that has for many years become synonymous with Christmas.


Dancing Queen

Saturday 18th November at 7.30pm

Dancing Queen ‘The Concert’ is an action packed party show featuring over 2 hours of the greatest hits from Abba, Grease and the 70’s. This is the ultimate nostalgia night that guarantees to get you dancing in the aisles!

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SOLD OUT - The Green Room: Dickensian Christmas Murder Mystery

Saturday 25th November at 7.30pm

It's a murder mystery that can only be solved by travelling to the past, present and future so it's a good job that you've got the ghost of Christmas Crimes on hand to help you!


The Green Room: Everything Stops For Festive Tea

Sunday 26th November at 4.00pm

As we head into the Festive Season join us for our latest ‘Everything Stops’ in the company of our famous waitress team ‘The Plazarettes’.

December 2017



Friday 1st December 2017 to Sunday 7th January 2018

Take a magical carpet ride to the North West’s home of sensational pantomime entertainment for our glittering production ALADDIN starring TED ROBBINS and BRIAN CAPRON!

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The Green Room: Murder at Mistletoe Manor Murder Mystery

Sunday 3rd December at 7.30pm

It’s time to deck the halls and solve a crime as a killer has sent the gift of murder to Mistletoe Manor this Christmas. Can you solve the crime before someone else gets the kiss of death at Mistletoe Manor?

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The Green Room: Winter Jazz Café

Friday 8th December at 7.30pm

With great music and a three course dinner served in the finest of Art Deco surroundings this is a seasonal treat that should be a must in any music lovers diary.

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The Green Room: Who Killed Santa Murder Mystery

Tuesday 19th December at 7.30pm

Someone’s got their claws out for Jolly Old Saint Nick! Can you solve this mystery or will you be snowed under by all the clues?

January 2018



Friday 1st December 2017 to Sunday 7th January 2018

Take a magical carpet ride to the North West’s home of sensational pantomime entertainment for our glittering production ALADDIN starring TED ROBBINS and BRIAN CAPRON!


Barbara Nice: Raffle! - Suitable For Ages 14+

Saturday 20th January at 8.00pm

With her enviable track record of garnering five star reviews and sell-out shows, Barbara will put a smile on your face and a spring in your step with this new show about chance and luck.


Jimmy Cricket: Great Value For A Tenner Comedy Show

Sunday 28th January at 2.30pm

One of the Plaza’s much loved comedians Jimmy Cricket is to return after a one year break with his afternoon matinee show. So for just a tenner you can grab a bunch of chuckles with a comedian who really can claim to have had people in stitches for years!

February 2018


Phil McIntyre Entertainments, by arrangement with Lisa Thomas Management Proudly presents: Jason Manford: Muddle Class

Friday 2nd February 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.


Sing-a-long-a Beauty And The Beast (Cert PG)

Sunday 11th February at 2.00pm & 7.00pm

Singalonga Productions invite you to “Be our Guest” at Sing-a-Long-a Beauty and the Beast. Join us as we celebrate the brand new adaptation of Disney’s iconic fairy tale with on-screen lyrics so everyone can join in!.


The Lionel Richie Songbook

Thursday 22nd February at 7.30pm

Endorsed by Lionel Richie, this brand-new production features a stellar line-up of world class musicians including Talon's own Jonny Miller and the awesome talent of Malcolm Pitt as the voice of Lionel Richie in this high octane show which includes all the greatest hits...

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80's Smash Hits

Saturday 24th February at 7.30pm

80’s Smash Hits returns to The Plaza for the 3rd year with a fantastic line up featuring the very best artistes of the 80's.


Jimmy Osmond Moon River And Me Tour

Monday 26th February at 7.30pm

Direct from the USA, the only official Andy Williams tribute show starring Jimmy Osmond.


Russell Brand - Re Birth (Suitable for Ages 16+)

Wednesday 28th February at 8.00pm

Russell Brand - Re Birth (Suitable for Ages 16+)

March 2018



Saturday 24th 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!

April 2018


The Searchers

Friday 6th April at 7.30pm

The Searchers remarkable career continues. With such classic hits as, Sweets For My Sweet; Needles and Pins; Don’t Throw Your Love Away; Sugar and Spice and When You Walk In The Room , they have contributed enormously in establishing the UK as the world’s leading nation in the music industry.


The Green Room: TJ Higgs

Sunday 8th April at 2.00pm and 7.00pm

T J Higgs makes a welcome return to the intimate Art Deco surroundings of The Plaza Green Room for an evening and by special request Matinee appearance on Sunday 8th April.


You Win Again - Celebrating The Music Of The Bee Gees

Thursday 26th April at 7.30pm

You Win Again – Celebrating The Music of the Bee Gees. This fabulously authentic production ensures the Gibb brothers’ incredible legacy of classic hit songs is well and truly stayin’ alive.


Milton Jones is Out There

Saturday 28th April at 8.00pm

Milton Jones is Out There. No, really out there and this time he hasn't just forgotten his keys. He's holding up the mirror of truth to society, and he can see right through it, which means its probably just a window. In his brand new show he'll be putting his foot down and lifting the lid on the pedal bin of lies of the media (which doesn't include this press release obviously).

May 2018


The Carpenters Story

Friday 18th May at 7.30pm

The highly acclaimed Carpenters Story continues to surpass all others in their highly praised celebration of one popular music’s most best loved and successful duos, Richard & Karen Carpenter.

June 2018

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Dusty & The Shades of the 60s

Sunday 17th June 2018

Dusty & The Shades of the 60s celebrates the life and music of one of the most iconic female artistes of our time, the legendary Dusty Springfield.

July 2018


Sarah Millican: Control Enthusiast - Not Suitable for under 16's

Wednesday 4th July 2018 at 8.00pm

General On Sale - Friday 30th June at 10am - Sarah Millican is not a control freak, she's a control enthusiast. She even controls her own insults, see? Do you arrange the nights out? Are you in charge of passports on holiday? Then so are you!

November 2018


Phil McIntyre Entertainments, by arrangement with Lisa Thomas Management Proudly presents: Jason Manford: Muddle Class

Wednesday 7th 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.

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