What's On Calendar


September 2017


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 - 2 for 1 Ticket Offer available

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!



Saturday 30th September at 9.30am

Join us at The Plaza for our ‘Totally Big Day Out with Mr Bloom’ hosted by Totally Stockport!....Tickets are allocated on a first come first served basis and only four tickets can be claimed per booker.

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 - Postponed until Wednesday 25th April 2018

Wednesday 11th October at 8.00pm

It is with huge regret that due to reasons associated with Jasons speaking voice, He has decided to postpone his forthcoming Midlife Crisis tour until Spring 2018 . Our Booking Team will contact all bookers regards the new date.


Film: Dunkirk (Cert 12A)

Wednesday 11th and Thursday 12th October

Christopher Nolan brings his vision to ‘Dunkirk’, one of the defining events of the 20th Century, starring Tom Hardy, Kenneth Branagh and Mark Rylance. This screening will be presented with 35mm film.


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.


NT Encore Screening: Hamlet - As Live Cert 12A

Thursday 12th October at 7.00pm

Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, The Imitation Game) takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy.


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 October 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.


Rockin' On Heaven's Door - Cancelled

Wednesday 18th October at 7.30pm

This Concert Tour has been cancelled by The Promoter due to unforeseen circumstances and our Box Office will be contacting all bookers to organise refunds. Should you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact our Booking Team on 0161 477 7779.

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SOLD OUT - 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.


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!"


The Fairey Band

Sunday 29th October at 3.00pm

Faireys return to The Plaza in October with a programme of entertaining music, certain to include a number of popular favourites!


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.

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A Life - Iconic - Celebrating The Life of Martyn Hett

Monday 6th November at 7.00pm

A wonderful evening of music, song and dance featuring showstoppers by Martyn’s friends from his performing days at North Cheshire Theatre School, tributes from special guests and a few surprises!


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' - Rescheduled to Thursday 19th April

Wednesday 8th November at 7.30pm

Kindly note that due to unforseen circumstances this event has moved to Thursday 19th April and our Booking Team will be in contacting with all bookers however should you have any queries please call us on 0161 477 7779.


The Green Room:Eleanor Conway's Walk Of Shame 2017 Tour - Adults Only

Wednesday 8th November at 7.30pm

Ferocious clubber and party girl Eleanor Conway has been a woman of extremes...Now sober from alcohol and substances she’s failing to find moderation and meaning in this critically acclaimed comedy debut!


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.


Into Film Festival Presents: Their Finest (Cert 12A)

Wednesday 15th November at 10.00am

The Into Film Festival - the world's largest FREE film and education event for all UK schools and 5-19 year olds - is back for another year with a screening of the fantastic "Their Finest".


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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SOLD OUT - 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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SOLD OUT - 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!

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NT Encore Screening: Young Marx - As Live Cert 12A

Thursday 11th January at 7.00pm

Rory Kinnear (The Threepenny Opera, Penny Dreadful, Othello) is Marx and Oliver Chris (Twelfth Night, Green Wing) is Engels, in this new comedy written by Richard Bean and Clive Coleman.

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Film: Metropolis (Cert PG)

Friday 12th January at 7.30pm

This screening of Metropolis features the reconstructed and restored version of the film accompanied by the original Huppertz score


Film: Viceroy's House (Cert 12A)

Friday 12th January at 11.00am

The End of an Empire. The Birth of Two Nations. VICEROY’S HOUSE tells the true story of the final months of British rule in India.

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Back to Bacharach

Saturday 13th January at 7.30pm

Back to Bacharach celebrates the magical music of Burt Bacharach, one of the most accomplished popular composers of the 20th Century,who together with Hal David penned some of the most memorable and iconic hits that stand the test of time.



Friday 19th January at 11.00am and 7.30pm

The extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria’s (Academy Award winner Judi Dench) remarkable rule. When Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal), a young clerk, travels from India to participate in the Queen’s Golden Jubilee, he is surprised to find favour with the Queen herself.


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.



Sunday 21st January at 7.00pm

Bigger than Life presents: Blow-Up, a 35mm Engagement.


Some Guys Have All The Luck - The Rod Stewart Story

Thursday 25th January at 7.30pm

Some Guys Have All The Luck is a fantastic theatrical production celebrating the career of one of rocks greatest icons, Rod Stewart – from street busker through to international superstar!


Film: The Graduate (Cert 12A)

Friday 26th January at 11.00am & 7.30pm

Nominated for seven Academy Awards in 1967 and winner for Best Director, The Graduate launched the career of two time Oscar winner Dustin Hoffman and cemented the stellar reputation of director Mike Nichols.


Audienceware Proudly Presents A Vision Of Elvis

Saturday 27th January at 7.30pm

A Vision of Elvis transports the audience on a musical journey from Sun Studios, The Movie Years, ‘ 68 Comeback’ and a breathtaking Concert Years finale, an experience you will never forget.


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


Dance To The Music Starring Kristina Rihanoff, Robin Windsor and Oksana Platero

Thursday 1st February at 7.30pm

‘Dance to the Music’ created by and starring Kristina Rihanoff will present to the audience the one and only dance show in theatrical history, which will feature ALL styles of dancing performed to your favourite ultimate music hits of all time - you will be jumping from your seats to join in!


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.


Barry Steele and Friends - The Roy Orbison Story 30 Special

Saturday 3rd February at 7.30pm

Many artistes over the years have either worked with or paid tribute to the legendary Roy Orbison, and this production observes not only the musical legacy of The Big O and The Traveling Wilburys, but also features chart busting hits originally performed made famous by many artistes and of course the Big O.



Tuesday 6th February at 7.30pm

A funny, witty and poignant play revealing the eccentricities of our monarchy as recorded in the fictitious 'secret' diaries of William Tallon - Steward and Page of the Backstairs to the Queen Mother.

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The Legends of American Country Show

Thursday 8th February at 7.30pm

Following a sell out UK tour in 2017 direct from Ireland Europe's No 1 Country music show " The Legends of American Country " returns for another fantastic night of toe tapping Country classics.

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

Saturday 10th February at 7.30pm

Experience an extraordinary collection of short films from the world's most prestigious mountain film festival.


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!.



Tuesday 13th February at 12.00

Starring Milkshake! favourites; Bob the Builder, Little Princess, Noddy, Fireman Sam, Shimmer & Shine, Pip from Pip Ahoy!, Winnie and Wilbur, Wissper, Milkshake’s very own Milkshake! Monkey and two Milkshake! presenters, this all singing, all dancing, musical masterpiece, will take audiences on a journey through the world’s favourite fairy tales.



Thursday 15th February at 7.00pm

Twelfth Night is a tale of unrequited love – hilarious and heartbreaking. Two twins are separated in a shipwreck, and forced to fend for themselves in a strange land.


Chinese New Year Extravaganza

Saturday 17th February at 2.30pm & 7.30pm

Come and join the celebration as Chinese New Year returns to Stockport with a unique and exciting show of cultural spectacle.



Sunday 18th February at 6.30pm

Join us for an evening of glitz, glamour and bodyslam mayhem as live Pro wrestling makes a welcome return to the Stockport Plaza for an explosive night of rip roaring action.


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...



Friday 23rd February at 7.00pm

On a steamy night in Mississippi, a Southern family gather at their cotton plantation to celebrate Big Daddy’s birthday.

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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.


Organ Coffee Morning

Saturday 24th February 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.


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



Thursday 1st March at 7.30pm

After the amazing success of last year’s show, Stockport’s very own Andy Powell returns by popular demand to The Plaza with his 17 piece Jazz Orchestra for another evening of Swing.


Film: The Warriors (Cert 15)

Friday 2nd March at 7.30pm

A battle of gigantic proportions is looming in the neon underground of New York City. The armies of the night number 100,000; they outnumber the police 5 to 1: and tonight they’re after the Warriors

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Film: Tea With Mussolini (Cert PG)

Friday 2nd March at 11.00am

Florence 1934 and a diverse group of cultured ladies meet for tea each afternoon but the shifting political climate begins to have serious consequences for this conventional community.


Beautiful Noise

Saturday 3rd March at 7.30pm

Beautiful Noise, performed by Fisher Stevens and his sensational band, is Europe’s leading Neil Diamond show, charting the story of Neil’s fantastic career and telling the story of the man behind the songs - taking the audience on an unforgettable journey through his life and music.



Thursday 8th March at 7.30pm

Winners of the National Tribute Awards, Mercury have firmly established themselves as one of the world’s most authentic tributes to Queen.


Signed, Sealed, Delivered: A Tribute to Stevie Wonder Featuring Lejaune André

Friday 9th March at 7.30pm

Featuring Lejaune André, the star of ‘The Magic of Motown’. If you love the music of Stevie Wonder, then you’ll love this smash hit show ‘Signed, Sealed, Delivered’.

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

Saturday 10th March at 7.30pm

Experience an extraordinary collection of short films from the world's most prestigious mountain film festival.



Sunday 11th March at 1.00pm and 4.00pm

Indulge in a very special treat on Mothering Sunday with a sumptuous Champagne Afternoon Tea in the elegant surroundings of our Art Deco Café.


Romiley Operatic Society Presents: Annie Get Your Gun

Tuesday 13th to Saturday 17th March

Romiley Operatic Society presents Irving Berlin’s ‘Annie Get Your Gun’ from Tuesday 13th to Saturday 17th March and Romiley Operatic are proud to be supporting Manchester Children’s Hospital Charity this year


NT Live Screening - Julius Caesar - As Live Cert 12A

Thursday 22nd March at 7.00pm

Caesar returns in triumph to Rome and the people pour out of their homes to celebrate. Alarmed by the autocrat’s popularity, the educated élite conspire to bring him down.



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!


The Grumbleweeds Laughter Show

Sunday 25th March at 2.00pm

Join legendary comedy act 'The Grumbleweeds' for an afternoon of laughter, music, magic and more!


The Green Room: Everything Stops for Mad March Hare Tea

Sunday 25th March at 4.00pm

Join us for our popular new year’s ‘Everything Stops For Tea’ event in the company of our famous waitress team the ‘Plazarettes’ who celebrate the glorious month of March with our very own Mad March Hare’s fundraising tea party.


Film: One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (Cert 15)

Friday 30th March at 7.30pm

Randle P. McMurphy, a free spirited con with lightning in his veins and glib on his tongue, fakes insanity and moves in to a State Mental Hospital where the fate of every patient is at stake.


Film: Hello, My Name is Doris (Cert 15)

Friday 30th March at 11.00am

After a lifetime of being overlooked and ignored, Doris finds her world turned upside down by a handsome co-worker and a self help guru that inspires her to take a chance on love.

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.


Film: Sir Alec Guinness Double Bill - The Lady Killers & Kind Hearts and Coronets (Cert U)

Friday 13th April at 11.00am & 7.30pm

In two of his greatest films The Plaza is honoured to present a double bill homage to one of our nation’s greatest actors Sir Alec Guinness


The Green Room: Mister Dickens Is Coming!

Friday 13th April at 7.30pm

An evening of theatrical entertainment and delight featuring the life, loves, characters, foibles and novels of Mr. Charles Dickens. As interpreted and re-told by his great great grandson.


Northern Soul Live with The Edwin Starr Band

Saturday 21st April at 7.30pm

The show of the year is back with the amazing Edwin Starr Band and Angelo Starr, this energetic and captivating show takes you through all the Northern Soul, Motown and Soul classics


Jason Donovan and his Amazing Midlife Crisis

Wednesday 25th April at 8.00pm

In this rescheduled date originally planned for October 2017 Jason is delighted to announce that he will be hitting the road once again, only this time, it’s a tour with a twist!!


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.


Film: Howard's End (Cert PG)

Friday 27th April at 11.00am & 7.30pm

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


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

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The Keep It Country Show

Tuesday 1st May at 7.30pm

Join 4 of Ireland's top country Stars for an un missable " Keep It Country " show filled with toe tapping Country music , cabaret and laughter that will have the audience singing and clapping all night long.

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Film : Some Like It Hot (Cert 12)

Friday 4th May at 11.00am and 7.30pm

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


Whitney Queen Of The Night

Sunday 6th May at 7.30pm

Whitney’s one true legacy was her music which touched most of us at some time in our lives. Share her life and get ready for the greatest love of all in Queen of the Night!


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.


Walk Right Back

Friday 25th May at 7.30pm

Walk Right Back tells the story of the most successful duo of all time - The Everly Brothers.


Organ Coffee Morning

Saturday 26th May 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.

June 2018


Film : Cabaret (Cert 15)

Friday 8th June at 7.30pm

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

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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.



Friday 29th June at 11.00am

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



Friday 29th June at 7.30pm

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

July 2018


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

Wednesday 4th July 2018 at 8.00pm

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!

September 2018


Organ Coffee Morning

Saturday 15th September 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.

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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