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February 2020

Andy Powell's Big Band Swing On A Sunday Afternoon

Sunday 23rd February at 3.00pm

After the phenomenal success of his recent shows at the Plaza, Stockport's very own Andy Powell is back by popular demand for an afternoon of Swing and Big Band favourites.

Behind The Scenes Tour - February 2020

Monday 24th February at 11.00am

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

The Green Room: Siobhan Phillips: Live and Unhinged

Wednesday 26th February at 7.30pm

Siobhan who will be appearing in The Green Room at The Plaza, 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.

Josh Widdicombe - Bit Much...

Thursday 27th February at 8.00pm

The guy everyone can do an impression of is back with a brand new stand up tour. A show that will change your life and how you percieve your place in the world. Bit much?
Age Guidance: Strictly 14+ Likely To Be Swearing And Adult Content

Henning Wehn - Get On With It - Age Suitability 16+

Friday 28th February at 7.30pm

You couldn’t make it up; surely the German Comedy Ambassador Henning Wehn hasn’t bosched out yet another new show? And what’s he still doing here anyway? Well, his lack of transferable skills is what keeps him here and his belief that practise makes perfect is what keeps him going.

March 2020

Herman's Hermits 55th Anniversary Tour

Sunday 1st March at 7.30pm

Rolling Back The 60’s sees Herman’s Hermits embarking on their Solo 55th Anniversary Tour. An Evening of Nostalgia, Song and Laughter, plus bringing all the Hits to life.

The Green Room: Claude Bourbon

Monday 2nd March at doors 7.00pm show 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.

Spirit Of The Dance

Tuesday 3rd March at 7.30pm

This breath-taking show delivers the powerful rhythms of Irish Dance combined with the passionate Latino rhythms of Tango, Flamenco and Red-Hot Salsa to produce a thrilling, heart-pounding production that the International Post describes as "The World's Greatest Irish Dance Show".

CROONERS

Thursday 5th March at 7.30pm

Crooners is the new, rip roaring comedy music show that has been wowing audiences with its witty and exhilarating show full of hilarious one liners, laugh out loud silliness and superb musical numbers with the outstanding 9-piece The Mini Big Band live on stage.

Back To Bacharach

Friday 6th March 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.

Mike Sweeney presents: Sweeney's 60s Classics

Saturday 7th March at 7.30pm

Together with Ray Ennis (the original Swinging Blue Jeans) and Derek Quinn (Freddie & The Dreamers), BBC's Mike Sweeney takes to the stage in a show packed with the best of 60s music!

GRIMMFEST HORROR LEGENDS SEASON- DAVID CRONENBERG

Sunday 8th March from 1pm to 10pm

In 2020, Grimmfest pays tribute to four Legends of Horror, in the suitably elegant, art-deco surroundings of Stockport Plaza. Experience classics of the genre in suitably grand, elegant style, in the most beautiful Picture Palace in the region.

A2 Production presents: AJ Pritchard 'AJ LIVE 2020' UK TOUR

Monday 9th March at 7.30pm

‘AJ Live 2020’ will combine the best moments from Strictly you know and love, intertwined with new energy packed choreography for all the family, from AJ and his pick of the best new dance talent in the UK.

HELEN FORRESTER'S BY THE WATERS OF LIVERPOOL

Tuesday 10th March to Thursday 12th March at 7.30pm (Wednesday Matinee 2.30pm)

Adapted from the million-selling book, By The Waters Of Liverpool is a period drama set in the 1930s. The story opens in 1935. Helen Forrester is sixteen years old and fighting a bitter battle with her parents for the right to educate herself and go out to work.

Lipstick On Your Collar

Friday 13th March at 7.30pm

Direct from London's West End...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, you are in for an evening of back to back hits from the 1950s and 60s!

MERCURY - THE ULTIMATE QUEEN TRIBUTE

Saturday 14th March at 7.30pm

After celebrating 20 years on the road in 2019, Mercury are well established as one of the world’s most authentic tributes to the legend that is Freddie Mercury and Queen.

One Night In Dublin

Sunday 15th March at 7.30pm

ONE NIGHT IN DUBLIN will come to Stockport when The Wild Murphys will set up Murphy’s Pub at The Stockport Plaza, guaranteeing one glorious night of high-energy Irish Music and more than a little bit of Irish Craic.

NT Encore Screening: Cyrano de Bergerac (Cert 15 TBC)

Wednesday 18th March at 7.00pm

James McAvoy (X-Men, Atonement) returns to the stage in an inventive new adaptation of Cyrano de Bergerac, broadcast live to cinemas from the West End in London.

Jimmy Buckley in Concert with special guest Claudia

Thursday 19th March 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.

Tanyalee Davis - Adults Only

Friday 20th March at 7.30pm

Tanyalee has had a crazy few years. She is compiling a new hour of adventures and hilarity. This 3'6" Canadian/American comedy dynamo will not disappoint!

Bijan Mortazavi and Hengameh - Live in Concert

Saturday 21st March - Doors at 7.30pm & Concert at 8.30pm

Bijan Mortazavi and Hengameh - Live in Concert

Plaza Cafe: Mothers Day Champagne Afternoon Tea

Sunday 22nd March at 1.00pm & 4.00pm

Each year we all remember and celebrate motherhood on Mothering Sunday so why not join us for our celebration Mother’s Day Champagne Tea, a perfect way to remember the gift of Motherhood in the relaxed and sumptuous surroundings of our art deco Café Lounge.

Romiley Operatic Society presents Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Tuesday 24th to Saturday 28th March - Evenings at 7.15pm & Saturday Matinee at 2.15pm

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.

Shadmehr

Sunday 29th March Doors Open at 7.00pm Concert at 8.00pm

Shadmehr Live in Concert at The Plaza

Behind The Scenes Tour - March 2020

Monday 30th March at 11.00am

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

FRANCIS ROSSI - I TALK TOO MUCH

Tuesday 31st March at 7.30pm

Legendary Status Quo lead singer Francis Rossi will share the extraordinary secrets of his 50-plus years in rock’n’roll when he takes to the stage for an intimate evening of chat and music.

April 2020

An Audience With Cannon And Ball

Wednesday 1st April at 7.30pm

If it's laughter that you are looking for you've come to the right place! Cannon and Ball bring their own magical and unique brand of humour to The Plaza in 2020.

Film: After the Wedding - Cert 12A

Thursday 2nd April at 11.00am

When word comes to Isabel of a mysterious and generous grant for the financially struggling orphanage that she has dedicated her life too, she must travel to New York to meet the benefactor - Theresa - in person.

Film: A Streetcar Named Desire - Cert 12A

Thursday 2nd April at 7.30pm

Tennessee Williams' classic play is brought to the screen by Elia Kazan starring Vivien Leigh, Kim Hunter, Marlon Brando and Karl Malden.

Northern Soul Live

Friday 3rd April 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.

Foster and Allen - Timeless Memories Tour

Saturday 4th April at 7.30pm

In 2019, Foster & Allen undertake a 70+ date touring commitment in Ireland, Scotland, Australia, Canada, Northern Ireland & UK.

MILKSHAKE! LIVE - MILKSHAKE MONKEY'S MUSICAL

Sunday 5th April at 12.00pm & 3.30pm

Milkshake Monkey can’t wait to put on a spectacular new musical for you all! But when stage fright hits, his favourite Milkshake friends come to help, creating the most dazzling show you have ever seen!

Romesh Ranganathan - The Cynic's Mixtape - SOLD OUT!

Thursday 9th April 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

Easter Pantomime: Mother Goose

Sunday 12th to Thursday 16th 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 starring PHILIP GREEN, RICHARD CHANDLER & DAVID VICKERS!

THE MANFREDS

Friday 17th April at 7.30pm

The '60s group Manfred Mann is now considered, more than ever, one of the finest and most respected bands from that era

Film: 1917 - Cert 15

Saturday 18th April at 2.30pm & 7.30pm

At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield (Captain Fantastic's George MacKay) and Blake (Game of Thrones' Dean-Charles Chapman) are given a seemingly impossible mission to be achieved in a race against time...

The Billy Fury Years

Sunday 19th April 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!

Film: Little Women (2020) - Cert U

Friday 24th April at 11.00am

Writer-director Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird) has crafted a Little Women that draws on both the classic novel and the writing of Louisa May Alcott, and unfolds as the author's alter ego, Jo March, reflects back and forth on her fictional life.

Film: Little Women (1949) - Cert U

Friday 24th April at 7.30pm

In Gerwig's take, the beloved story of the March sisters - four young women each determined to live life on her own terms - is both timeless and timely.

Organ Coffee Morning

Saturday 25th April from 10.00am

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

Film: EMMA - Cert 18 TBC

Saturday 25th April at 3.00pm & 7.30pm

In this glittering satire of social class and the pain of growing up, Emma must adventure through misguided matches and romantic missteps to find the love that has been there all along.

THE FUREYS

Sunday 26th April 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.

Behind The Scenes Tour - April 2020

Monday 27th April at 11.00am

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

Chambers Touring Presents: Jimmy Carr - Terribly Funny

Wednesday 29th April 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.

Rob Beckett - Wallop

Thursday 30th April 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.

May 2020

Film: The Personal History Of David Copperfield - Cert PG

Friday 1st May at 11.00am

The Personal History Of David Copperfield re-imagines Charles Dickens' classic ode to grit and perserverance through the comedic lens of its award-winning filmakers

Film: The Adventures of Robin Hood (Cert U)

Friday 1st May at 7.30pm

Dashing Errol Flynn triumphs in this lavish, fast paced version of The Robin Hood legend which is without doubt one of the most successful and entertaining adventure films of all time.

Roy Orbison and the Traveling Wilburys Experience

Saturday 2nd May 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.

Ansell's Les Musicals

Wednesday 6th May 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.

Spirit Of The Blitz

Thursday 7th May 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.

Petty Criminals: Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Tribute Band

Friday 8th May at 7.30pm

Petty Criminals bring you an evening of classic rock in the shape of an iconic American band: Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers.

GRIMMFEST HORROR LEGENDS SEASON - JOHN CARPENTER

Saturday 9th May from 1pm to 10pm

In 2020, Grimmfest pays tribute to four Legends of Horror, in the suitably elegant, art-deco surroundings of Stockport Plaza. Experience classics of the genre in suitably grand, elegant style, in the most beautiful Picture Palace in the region.

Theatre Dance Workshop

Sunday 10th May at 2.15pm

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

Ed Byrne: If I'm Honest...

Wednesday 13th May 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.

Whitney Queen Of The Night

Friday 15th May at 7.30pm

Critically acclaimed international stage sensation Whitney - Queen of the Night is heading to Stockport following a run of hit West End performances.

Film: Whatever Happened To Baby Jane? - Cert 12

Saturday 16th May at 2.30pm & 7.30pm

Bette Davis plays former child star 'Baby' Jane Hudson who is taking care of her wheelchair bound sister Blanche (Joan Crawford), herself once a leading movie star whose career eclipsed her sister Jane when they became adults.

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

Sunday 17th May at 7.00pm

From the writers of the hit comedy Hormonal Housewives, Girls Just Wanna Have Fun is the brand-new musical comedy show that does exactly what it says on the tin.

Sabrina Day Screening: Blue Murder at St Trinians (Cert U)

Tuesday 19th May at 7.30pm

In our annual film homage to Stockport’s very own Film Icon SABRINA on what would have been her Birthday we are honoured to be screening the hilarious BLUE MURDER AT ST TRINIAN’S which stars our great towns illustrious blonde bombshell

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour (Cert 12A)

Wednesday 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!

Johnny McEvoy

Thursday 21st 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.

The Carpenters Story - Goodbye To Love 2020 Tour

Friday 22nd May 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!

Behind The Scenes Tour - May 2020

Monday 25th May at 11.00am

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

Off The Kerb Presents: JACK DEE - OFF THE TELLY

Wednesday 27th May at 8.00pm

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

I WANT THAT HAIR

Friday 29th May 2020 at 7.30pm

Set in a fading hairdresser’s, in a town in northern England, ‘I Want That Hair’ is a hilarious warts and all look at what happens between the chit-chat, the wash and blow dry and the curling, in a local hair salon. It explores the lives and friendship of the two women who work there.

Pop Up Bowie

Saturday 30th May 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.

June 2020

Film: Ordinary Love - Cert 12A

Friday 5th June at 11.00am & 7.30pm

Joan (Lesley Manville) and Tom (Liam Neeson) have been married for many years. Ordinary Love is a story about love, survival and the epic questions life throws at each and every one of us.

Film: Sometimes Always Never - Cert 12A

Saturday 6th June at 2.30pm

Alan (Bill Nighy) is a stylish tailor with moves as sharp as his suits. He has spent years searching tirelessly for his missing son Michael who stormed out over a game of Scrabble.

Film: The Life And Death Of Colonel Blimp - Cert U

Saturday 6th June at 7.30pm

Roger Livesey brilliantly portrays a British officer, Clive Candy, through the trials and tribulations of three wars, three loves and a lifelong friendship across enemy lines.

Everything Stops For The Best Of British Tea

Sunday 7th June at 4.00pm

Pip Pip and Huzzah for the magnificent Plazarettes and their ever popular Everything Stops For Tea Fundraising events with all proceeds going towards the ongoing Maintenance and Restoration Appeal at The Plaza.

Film: The Good Liar - Cert 15

Friday 12th June at 11.00am

Career con artist Roy Courtnay (Sir Ian McKellen) can hardly believe his luck when he meets well-to-do widow Betty McLeish (Dame Helen Mirren) on-line.

Film: Once Upon A Time In The West - Cert 12

Friday 12th June at 7.30pm

Sergio Leone's monumental picture ranks amongst his most admired achievements. In the dying days of the Old West, a struggle to control water in a dusty desert town embroils three hard-bitten gunmen in an epic clash of greed, honour and revenge.

Abba Mania

Saturday 13th June 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!

NT Encore Screening: The Welkin (Cert 15 TBC)

Wednesday 17th June at 7.00pm

One life in the hands of 12 women. Rural Suffolk in England, 1759. As the country waits for Halley’s comet, a young woman is sentenced to hang for a heinous murder.

Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott - Stripped Back Acoustic Shows

Thursday 18th June at 7.00pm

On General Sale via the SEE Tickets web site on Friday 21st February 2020 at 9.30am - SJM Concerts presents: Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott - Stripped Back Acoustic Shows

What's Love Got To Do With It? - A Tribute To Tina Turner

Friday 19th June 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.

T.J.Higgs

Saturday 20th June at 7.30pm

TJ’s evenings truly are a rollercoaster of emotions as she connects you to those you love on the other side of life. Pure Mediumship.

The Stage Is Yours

Sunday 21st June at 3.00pm

Daniel Alexander Productions present THE STAGE IS YOURS, a unique opportunity for Dancers across the UK to perform at some of the most prestigious theatres around the country.

That'll Be The Day

Monday 22nd June at 7.30pm

Prepare for a nostalgia extravaganza as the UK’s No.1 Rock & Roll variety performance returns with the BEST OF THAT’LL BE THE DAY!

BYE BYE BABY

Wednesday 24th June at 7.30pm

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

DIVORCED, BEHEADED,DIED: AN AUDIENCE WITH KING HENRY VIII

Thursday 25th June 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.

Film: Witness For The Prosecution - Cert U

Friday 26th June at 11.00am & 7.30pm

Based on the hit play by Agatha Christie, Billy Wilder's Witness for the Prosecution was nominated for six Academy Awards and was reportedly praised by Christie herself as the best adaptation of her work she had seen.

Sun Records The Concert

Sunday 28th June 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.

Behind The Scenes Tour - June 2020

Monday 29th June at 11.00am

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

July 2020

GRIMMFEST HORROR LEGENDS SEASON - WES CRAVEN

Sunday 5th July from 1pm to 10pm

In 2020, Grimmfest pays tribute to four Legends of Horror, in the suitably elegant, art-deco surroundings of Stockport Plaza. Experience classics of the genre in suitably grand, elegant style, in the most beautiful Picture Palace in the region.

The Joe Longthorne Songbook - A Night To Remember

Friday 10th July at 7.30pm

TV & West End Star Darren Day with very special guest Tracey Jordan celebrate the music and the life od the singer's singer!

Film: The Lost Boys - Cert 15

Saturday 11th July at 2.30pm & 7.30pm

Two new-in-town brothers discover a local gang of motorcycle youths (including a young Kiefer Sutherland) are more undead than alive. Younger brother Sam (Corey Haim) works hard to eradicate the ghouls but his older brother (Jason Patric) falls in love with the group's lone female (Jami Gertz).

Gibsons Dance Academy Presents: 10 Years Of Dance

Sunday 12th July at 5.30pm

Gibsons Dance Academy are back and are bringing their brand new show, '10 Years of Dance', to The Plaza.

Film: Animal Crackers - Cert U

Friday 17th July at 11.00am & 7.30pm

When a valuable painting is stolen from the house, Spaulding teams up with Italian musician Emanual Ravelli (Chico Marx) and the ecentric Professor (Harpo Marx) to track down the thieves - in between trading insults with their fellow guests and generally creating mayhem!

Neil Sands - Land Of Hope and Glory

Thursday 23rd July at 2.00pm

Neil Sands and his wonderful cast are back with a new production for 2020, of their most popular patriotic show Land of Hope & Glory, celebrating The Best of British Entertainment.

Lost In Music - One Night At The Disco

Saturday 25th July 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.

UK Pink Floyd Experience

Sunday 26th July at 7.30pm

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

Behind The Scenes Tour - July 2020

Monday 27th July at 11.00am

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

Film: The Goldfinch - Cert 15

Friday 31st July at 11.00am

Theodore "Theo" Decker (Ansel Elgort) was 13 years old when his mother was killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The tragedy changes the course of his life, sending him on a stirring odyssey of grief and guilt, reinvention and redempton, and even love.

Film: Dr. Strangelove - Cert PG

Friday 31st July at 7.30pm

Stanley Kubrick's Oscar-nominated black comedy stars Peter Sellers and Sterling Hayden.

August 2020

Organ Coffee Morning

Saturday 1st August from 11.00am

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

On Screen: Another Fine Mess Family Film Day - Cert U

Sunday 2nd 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 2nd 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'!

Film: 42nd Street - Cert U

Friday 7th August at 11.00am & 7.30pm

Classic American musical from 1933, directed by Lloyd Bacon, featuring dance sequences by Busby Berkeley and set on Broadway during The Great Depression as a group of performers attempt to make names for themselves.

Calling Planet Earth

Saturday 8th August 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.

Film: Bedknobs And Broomsticks - Cert PG

Sunday 9th August 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.

Film: Sunset - Cert 15 (Subtitled Foreign Language Film)

Friday 21st August at 11.00am

In this Foreign Language with subtitles film the action takes place in 1913, Budapest, in the heart of Europe. Irisz Leiter arrives with high hopes to work as a milliner at the legendary hat store that belonged to her late parents.

Film: The Day The Earth Stood Still - Cert U

Friday 21st August at 7.30pm

Robert Wise directs this adaptation of the novel by Harry Bates. When a non-threatening alien (Michael Rennie) comes to Earth in 1951 with a message of peace, he is shot and wounded by nervous troops.

Ireland The Show

Saturday 22nd August at 7.30pm

Following a debut sell out nationwide tour including Glasgows Royal Concert Hall join an all star cast of Ireland’s most talented singers and performers accompanied by the fabulous Keltic Storm band and world champion Keltic Fusion Irish dancers for an unmissable “Ireland the Show“.

Behind The Scenes Tour - August 2020

Monday 31st August at 11.00am

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

September 2020

The Thunder Girls

Tuesday 8th to Saturday 12th September

Ever wondered what goes on behind closed doors when legendary bands meet up to discuss a reunion? What’s really going on behind the hugs and kisses at those reunion press conferences? - Join Beverley Callard, Carol Harrison, Gary Webster and Coleen Nolan in this sensational production at the start of its national tour.

Andy Powell's Monday Matinee Cabaret

Monday 14th September at 1.00pm

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

The Green Room: The Dear Boys

Tuesday 15th September 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!

Ocean Film Festival World Tour - Cert 12A

Friday 18th September at 7.30pm

Dive into a night of mesmerising ocean adventure! The Ocean Film Festival World Tour is back for 2020 with a brand-new collection of the world’s most incredible ocean films!

Imagine - The John Lennon Songbook

Saturday 19th September at 7.30pm

From the Producers of That'll Be The Day "Imagine" tells the legendary story of John Lennon, from his dramatic rise to fame as a Beatle through to his iconic solo career.

Jon Richardson: The Knitwit

Thursday 24th 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.

The Magic of Motown

Friday 25th September 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!

ELO AGAIN

Saturday 26th 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.

October 2020

The Real Thing and Odyssey in Disco Fever Live

Saturday 3rd October at 7.45pm

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

THE LADY BOYS OF BANGKOK - FLIGHT OF FANTASY (ADULTS ONLY)

Thursday 8th October 2020 at 7.30pm

The ladyboys of Bangkok are back with their most elaborate show yet……………….. ‘’FLIGHT OF FANTASY‘’

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

Friday 9th October 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.

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

Tuesday 13th October at 7.30pm

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

Stockport Operatic Society presents Top Hat

Tuesday 27th to Saturday 31st 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 2020

The Legends Of American Country Show

Wednesday 4th November at 7.30pm

Now seen by over 300,00 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.

The Drifters

Monday 9th 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.

Psychic Sally - 10 Years And Counting

Wednesday 11th November 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”.

OH WHAT A NIGHT!

Friday 13th November 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.

John Bishop - Warm Up

Wednesday 18th & Thursday 19th November at 8.00pm

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

Breakfast With Santa - Saturday 28th November at 9.00am

Saturday 28th November at 9.00am

Since 1944 Breakfast with Santa has been a family tradition in The Plaza Cafe and it is being brought back with special breakfast, brunch and tea events for you and your little ones to enjoy.

Brunch With Santa - Saturday 28th November at 12 Noon

Saturday 28th November at 12 Noon

Since 1944 Breakfast with Santa has been a family tradition in The Plaza Cafe and it is being brought back with special breakfast, brunch and tea events for you and your little ones to enjoy.

December 2020

Dick Whittington

Friday 4th December 2020 to Sunday 10th January 2021

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 5th December at 9.00am

Saturday 5th December at 9.00am

Since 1944 Breakfast with Santa has been a family tradition in The Plaza Cafe and it is being brought back with special breakfast, brunch and tea events for you and your little ones to enjoy.

Brunch With Santa - Saturday 5th December at 12 Noon

Saturday 5th Decemeber at 12 Noon

Since 1944 Breakfast with Santa has been a family tradition in The Plaza Cafe and it is being brought back with special breakfast, brunch and tea events for you and your little ones to enjoy.

Tea With Santa - Saturday 5th December at 3.00pm

Saturday 5th December at 3.00pm

Since 1944 Breakfast with Santa has been a family tradition in The Plaza Cafe and it is being brought back with special breakfast, brunch and tea events for you and your little ones to enjoy.

Breakfast With Santa - Saturday 12th December at 9.00am

Saturday 12th December at 9.00am

Since 1944 Breakfast with Santa has been a family tradition in The Plaza Cafe and it is being brought back with special breakfast, brunch and tea events for you and your little ones to enjoy.

Brunch With Santa - Saturday 12th December at 12 Noon

Saturday 12th December at 12 Noon

Since 1944 Breakfast with Santa has been a family tradition in The Plaza Cafe and it is being brought back with special breakfast, brunch and tea events for you and your little ones to enjoy.

Tea With Santa - Saturday 12th December at 3.00pm

Saturday 12th December at 3.00pm

Since 1944 Breakfast with Santa has been a family tradition in The Plaza Cafe and it is being brought back with special breakfast, brunch and tea events for you and your little ones to enjoy.

Breakfast With Santa - Saturday 19th December at 9.00am

Saturday 19th December at 9.00am

Since 1944 Breakfast with Santa has been a family tradition in The Plaza Cafe and it is being brought back with special breakfast, brunch and tea events for you and your little ones to enjoy.

Brunch With Santa - Saturday 19th December at 12 Noon

Saturday 19th December at 12 Noon

Since 1944 Breakfast with Santa has been a family tradition in The Plaza Cafe and it is being brought back with special breakfast, brunch and tea events for you and your little ones to enjoy.

January 2021

Dick Whittington

Friday 4th December 2020 to Sunday 10th January 2021

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.

Hits Out Of Hell - The Meat Loaf Songbook

Saturday 16th 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’.

June 2021

Genesis Connected

Friday 18th June 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.

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