What's On Calendar


July 2018

RSC Live Screening: Romeo & Juliet

Wednesday 18th July at 7.00pm

Set in a world very like our own, this Romeo and Juliet is about a generation of young people born into violence and ripped apart by the bitter divisions of their parents.

The Simon and Garfunkel Story

Thursday 19th July at 7.30pm

Direct from its success at London’s Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, a SOLD OUT Worldwide tour and standing ovations at every performance, The Simon & Garfunkel Story is back!

Film: Book Club (Cert 12A)

Friday 20th July at 11.00am

Four lifelong friends have their lives forever changed after reading 50 Shades of Grey in their monthly book club.

Film: Bringing Up Baby (Cert U)

Friday 20th July at 7.30pm

While trying to secure a $1 million donation for his museum, a befuddled paleontologist is pursued by a flighty and often irritating heiress and her pet leopard, Baby.


Saturday 21st July at 7.30pm

Wellman’s epic silent drama which is being presented by the Lancastrian Theatre Organ Trust in conjunction with the Theatre Organ Club will be accompanied by David Ivory on The Mighty Compton Organ.

On Screen: Arnold Schwarzenegger All Dayer - Cert 18

Sunday 22nd July from 12.30pm

He’s been called ‘The Austrian Oak’, ‘The Governator’ and more, but to RAD Screenings, he’ll always be known as ARNIE! On July 22nd, RAD celebrate the greatest action movie star in history, Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Manchester City Legends Event - CANCELLED

Monday 23rd July at 7.00pm

Due to unforeseen circumstances this event has been cancelled. Our box office team will contact all bookers to arrange full refunds but should you have any queries please call 0161 477 7779 for assistance.


Monday 23rd July at 7.30pm

“Come and join us for a unique opportunity to get up close with some of the Harry Potter Cast, as they talk about their time on the movies.
There will also be a Q&A after the event.

Land Of Hope And Glory

Thursday 26th July at 2.00pm

Neil Sands and his wonderful West End Cast are back with their new show, Land of Hope & Glory, celebrating The Best of British Entertainment and especially produced to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the end of The First World War.

Lee Mead - 10 Years - The Anniversary Tour

Friday 27th July at 7.30pm

It's been ten years since Lee Mead first donned the coat in the West End production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, so Join Lee and his amazing band as he takes you through the last ten years of his life.

Behind The Scenes Tour - July 2018

Monday 30th 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.

August 2018


Thursday 2nd August at 11.00am and 7.30pm

One of the most popular live acts in the world, the King of the Waltz André Rieu has announced that his 2018 Maastricht concerts will be screened in over 2000 cinemas worldwide, as he performs his hometown shows this year with a celebration of love.


Friday 3rd August at 11.00am

On Coney Island in the 1950s, a lifeguard tells the story of a middle-aged carousel operator, his beleaguered wife, and the visitor who turns their lives upside-down.

FILM: MOULIN ROUGE (1952) CERT PG (35mm screening)

Friday 3rd August at 7.30pm

Visually exquisite biopic of Toulouse-Lautrec, the crippled painter whose work perfectly captured the spirit of bohemian Paris in the naughty 1890s.

Romiley Operatic Society Presents : Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Tuesday 7th to Saturday 11th August

For their 100th production Romiley Operatic Society present - " Chitty Chitty Bang Bang", based on the 1968 film version of Ian Fleming's children's book and featuring an unforgettable score by the Sherman Brothers.

The Green Room: Vintage Pearls

Sunday 12th August at 4.00pm

Songs from the roaring ‘20s and glamorous ‘30s and ‘40s with superb authentic vocals and fashion…all served up with a delicious afternoon tea…step this way, your table is waiting.


Friday 17th August 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.

Black Magic - The Little Mix Show

Saturday 18th August at 7.00pm

Black Magic - The Little Mix Show! A highly energetic tribute show that follows in the footsteps of the award winning girl band, Little Mix.

Behind The Scenes Tour - August 2018

Monday 20th 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.


Thursday 23rd August at 7.30pm

If you like the Beach Boys® songs, you will love this band!

Guaranteed to leave everyone with a smile on their face, a song in their heart and a truly memorable live music experience to cherish, this is a show you do not want to miss

Film: The Leisure Seeker (Cert 15)

Friday 24th August at 11.00am

Starring Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland, a runaway couple go on an unforgettable journey in the faithful old RV they call The Leisure Seeker

Film: For Me And My Gal - Cert U

Friday 24th August at 7.30pm

Kelly debuts and Garland dazzles in this Busby Berkeley directed tale of a song and dance pair who on tank towns, tough times and World War I while struggling for showbiz success.

Film: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (Cert 12A)

Friday 31st August at 11.00am

January 1946; as London emerges from the Second World War, many London neighbourhoods lie in rubble. Juliet Ashton, is a moderately well-known writer who has lost her home and thirsts for new adventure.


Friday 31st August at 7.30pm

The true story of London's most notorious gangsters, twins Reggie and Ronnie Kray.

September 2018


Saturday 1st September at 7.30pm

The Bon Jovi Experience are the worlds first and finest tribute to the great Bon Jovi and are the worlds ONLY tribute to have been requested by and to have performed live on stage with Jon Bon Jovi himself.


Thursday 6th September at 7.00pm

Vanessa Kirby (The Crown, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Eric Kofi Abrefa (The Amen Corner) feature in the cast of this brand new production, directed by Carrie Cracknell (NT Live: The Deep Blue Sea) and broadcast live from the National Theatre to cinemas.

The Magic Of Motown

Friday 7th September at 7.30pm

Music fans are invited to the biggest party of the year as the unstoppable Magic of Motown show steams into town!


Saturday 8th September 2.00pm

So will you be wearing your trusty bowler hat or will it be a jaunty moustache or Ethel the Monkey Tutu!....Dress up if you wish and come along with all the family for an afternoon of laughter and merriment in Stockports home of family big screen entertainment!....


Saturday 8th September at 6.30pm

Unfortunately this screening has been withdrawn however we shall now be screening the modern day classic BACK TO THE FUTURE (Cert PG) in its place.


Saturday 8th September at 6.30pm

Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent thirty years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the maverick scientist Doc Brown.

Totally Stockport Presents TV favouite Mr Bloom

Saturday 8th September at 10.00am

Totally Stockport Presents Tv favourite Mr Bloom, back at the Plaza along with his veggies in this one off show for the Totally Stockport Festival.

Heritage Open Day

Sunday 9th September from 10.30am

Stockport's 1932 Super Cinema and Vareity Theatre throws open her doors at 10.30am as part of the National Heritage Open Days for a full day of FREE to attend events.

The Green Room: London Philharmonic Skiffle Orchestra Concert

Tuesday 11th September at 7.30pm

The London Philharmonic Skiffle Orchestra combine eccentric humour with high energy roots music from around the globe. Funny songs, crazy costumes, and virtuoso music!

The Billy Joel Songbook performed by Elio Pace and his band

Wednesday 12th September at 7.30pm

THE BILLY JOEL SONGBOOK performed by ELIO PACE and his band

Film: Mamma Mia 2: Here We Go Again! (Cert PG)

Friday 14th September at 11.00am & 7.30pm

Mamma Mia Here We Go Again is going through Donna’s (played by Meryl Streep and Lily James) young life, experiencing the fun she had with the three possible Dads of Sophie

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.

Disco Fever Live 2018

Saturday 15th September at 7.30pm

Boogie on down for a magical night of 70’s DISCO and for this years ‘High Energy’ show we have pleasure in presenting; LE FREAK – CHIC & Nile Rodgers Tribute plus The Legend Of BARRY WHITE

Buddy Holly & The Cricketers

Thursday 20th September at 7.30pm

The show rarely pauses for breath and is, quite simply, the most compelling concert of its kind. The hits just keep on coming - That’ll Be The Day, Peggy Sue, Heartbeat, It Doesn’t Matter Anymore, Raining In My Heart, Oh Boy! – and much, much more.

RSC Encore Screening: The Merry Wives of Windsor

Friday 21st September at 7.00pm

Down on his luck in the suburbs, John Falstaff plans to hustle his way to a comfortable retirement by seducing the wives of two wealthy men. Unknown to him, it’s the women of Windsor who really pull the strings.

Film: On Chesil Beach (Cert 15)

Saturday 22nd September at 2.30pm

Adapted by Ian McEwan from his bestselling novel, the drama centres on a young couple of drastically different backgrounds in the summer of 1962.

Film: Sunset Boulevard (Cert PG)

Saturday 22nd September at 7.30pm

1950’s Hollywood; screenplay writer Joe Gillis is not able to sell his work to the studios then he meets former silent-movie star Norma Desmond played by legendary film star Gloria Swanson.

Talon - The Best of Eagles

Thursday 27th September at 7.30pm

Over the last two decades Talon have risen from humble beginnings to become one of the most successful theatre touring shows in the UK and the ‘Greatest Hits Tour 2018’ will once again feature the Eagles timeless back catalogue.

Ocean Film Festival World Tour - Cert 12A

Friday 28th September 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.

October 2018

One Voice

Wednesday 3rd October at 7.30pm

One Voice celebrates the beautiful voices & powerhouse songs from iconic woman in music through the years.

Rock For Heroes

Thursday 4th October at 7.30pm

Bringing the perfect combination of your favourite Rock & Pop artist across the eras, in celebration of an incredible cause Help for Heroes.


Friday 5th October at 7.30pm

THE HOUGHTON WEAVERS have been entertaining folk now for over 42 years with their unique blend of popular folk music, humour and audience participation.

Film: Murder On The Orient Express (Cert 12A)

Saturday 6th October at 2.30pm & 7.30pm

A lavish, luxurious train journey through Europe turns deadly in ‘Murder On The Orient Express’, forcing legendary detective Hercule Poirot to solve the case and find out whodunit.

The Green Room: Everything Stops for Oktober Tea

Sunday 7th October at 4.00pm

Prost!....Get ready for a thigh slapping fundraising afternoon tea served by das famous Plazarettes!

Russian National Ballet Presents Swan Lake

Wednesday 10th October at 7.30pm

After the sold-out performances of Nutcracker last year, Russian National Ballet is back to the UK with the most famous Ballet of all time, Swan Lake.

Dek & Eck’s Vintage Rock ‘n’ Roll Party

Friday 12th October at 7.30pm

Dek & Eck’s Vintage Rock’n’Roll Party is a tribute to the stars of the 50’s that inspired us all to take up an instrument or inspired some of us to sing bu original group member plus stars old and new including Derek Quinn and Eric Haydock.

Stockport Operatic Society presents Me and My Girl

Tuesday 16th to Saturday 20th October

After their successful production of "Oklahoma! in 2017 Stockport Operatic Society are pleased to present the wonderful comedy musical "Me and My Girl" live on stage at the Plaza.

The Wellspring Presents The Shining Stars of Stockport

Sunday 21st October at 4.00pm

The Wellspring (Stockport) Ltd presents “The Shining Stars of Stockport”, Hosted by Gordon Burns.

NT Encore Screening: King Lear

Wednesday 24th October at 7.00pm

Broadcast from London’s West End, see Ian McKellen’s ‘extraordinarily moving portrayal’ (Independent) of King Lear on screen at The Plaza.

Roy Chubby Brown - Adults Only

Thursday 25th October at 7.30pm

Roy Chubby Brown is back and he’s as naughty as ever in this evening of comedy which is strictly for adults only!

David Gest’s Soul Legends – The Legacy Tour

Friday 26th October at 7.45pm

David Gest’s Soul Legends will reunite from October 2018 to continue David’s Legacy and support the David Gest Foundation.

That'll Be The Day

Sunday 28th October at 7.00pm

Back by ever-growing popular demand, get ready to party as the UK’s favourite Rock & Roll variety production returns with another BRAND NEW SHOW!

Behind The Scenes Tour - October 2018

Monday 29th October 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 Stylistics: The 50th Anniversary Tour

Tuesday 30th October at 7.30pm

The Stylistics remain the real deal, fabulously entertaining and musically breathtaking, plying audiences with the hits that made them a household name.


Wednesday 31st October at 7.30pm

Respected medical lecturer Dr. Frederick Frankenstein (Gene Wilder) learns that he has inherited his infamous grandfather's estate in Transylvania.

November 2018

The Green Room: The Carry On Casualty Crime Medical Murder Mystery

Thursday 1st November at 7.30pm

You might have a chance at solving this crime if everyone would just stop messing about! - This high energy evening presented by the team at After Dark Murder Mystery is not to be missed!

The Elvis Years

Friday 2nd November at 7.30pm

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

Sing-a-long-a Rocky Horror (Cert 15)

Saturday 3rd November at 7.30pm

The Campest Cult Classic of all time gets the Singalonga treatment it’s been SCREAMING for! Featuring the film, starring Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Meatloaf and Richard O’Brien, it’s the most outrageous, riotous, kitsch, wonderful romp ever.

Festival of Remembrance

Sunday 4th November at 2.00pm

The North West Festival of Remembrance 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.

Psychic Sally - 10th Anniversary Tour

Monday 5th November at 7.30pm

World renowned psychic, television and theatre star and the UK’s favourite award winning medium Sally Morgan is back and better than ever with her phenomenal interactive 10 year anniversary show.

The Mersey Beatles

Tuesday 6th November at 7.30pm

Fresh from shows in the USA, Australia, and Europe, the world’s favourite Liverpool-born Beatles tribute band – THE MERSEY BEATLES – are embarking on an historic UK Tour.

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 will know this nationally acclaimed comedian hasn’t changed a bit.

Let's Hang On - The Music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Thursday 8th November at 7.30pm

LET’S HANG ON - The World’s first & longest running tribute to the music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons celebrates 10 years at the top!

Beyond The Barricade

Friday 9th November at 7.30pm

This incredible concert is now in its 19th successive year is the UK’s longest running Musical Theatre Concert Tour and features past principal performers from Les Miserables.

The Real Thing - Feel The Force Tour 2018 plus ROSE ROYCE Gwen Dickey

Saturday 10th November at 7.45pm

The Real Thing - Feel The Choice Tour 2018 plus Rose Royce lead singer Gwen Dickey


Sunday 11th November at 7.30pm

BBC Radio Manchester’s Eamonn O’Neil & Jimmy Wagg are back with the 2018 WOW Show!

Film: Festive Special - White Christmas (Cert U)

Thursday 15th November at 7.30pm

Join us at The Plaza for our annual Festive Film Special presented on the giant silver screen where these classics truly belong

Neil Sands Christmas Memories

Thursday 15th November at 2.00pm

Neil Sands and his wonderful West End cast are back with the 2018 production of their hit show, bringing an unforgettable afternoon of festive nostalgia, taking us all back to a time when Christmas really was the most wonderful time of the year.

Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty

Friday 30th November 2018 to Sunday 6th January 2019

Magically awaken your dreams over the festive season at The Plaza with the North West’s Premier Family Pantomime SLEEPING BEAUTY.

December 2018

Plaza Cafe: Breakfast With Santa

Saturday 1st December at 9.30am

Since 1944 Breakfast with Santa has been a family tradition in The Plaza Café and it is being brought back for you and your little ones to enjoy.

Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty

Friday 30th November 2018 to Sunday 6th January 2019

Magically awaken your dreams over the festive season at The Plaza with the North West’s Premier Family Pantomime SLEEPING BEAUTY.

Plaza Cafe: Breakfast With Santa

Saturday 8th December at 9.30am

Since 1944 Breakfast with Santa has been a family tradition in The Plaza Café and it is being brought back for you and your little ones to enjoy.

Plaza Cafe: Breakfast with Santa

Saturday 15th December at 9.30am

Since 1944 Breakfast with Santa has been a family tradition in The Plaza Café and it is being brought back for you and your little ones to enjoy.

Plaza Cafe: Breakfast with Santa

Saturday 22nd December at 9.30am

Since 1944 Breakfast with Santa has been a family tradition in The Plaza Café and it is being brought back for you and your little ones to enjoy.

January 2019

Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty

Friday 30th November 2018 to Sunday 6th January 2019

Magically awaken your dreams over the festive season at The Plaza with the North West’s Premier Family Pantomime SLEEPING BEAUTY.


Friday 11th January 2019 at 7.00pm

Multi-award-winning drama The Madness of George III will be broadcast encore screening to cinemas, in National Theatre Live’s first ever broadcast from Nottingham Playhouse.


The Searchers - Farewell Concert Tour

Saturday 26th January at 7.30pm

The Searchers have been touring the globe, entertaining audiences of all ages for more than 50 years....Don’t miss The Searchers FAREWELL CONCERT!

February 2019

Sing-A-Long-A Sound of Music

Saturday 2nd February at 7.00pm

Following the celebration of the movie’s 50th anniversary in 2015, we move into it’s second half century with a return of the smash-hit musical to the UK. Yes, the original Sing-a-long-a is back!


Thursday 7th February 2019 at 7.30pm

'The Lionel Richie Songbook' is back in 2019 with 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...


Saturday 16th February 2019 at 7.30pm

ELO AGAIN are back with their stunning 'Return To The Blue' tour, celebrating the truly universal music of Jeff Lynne and the Electric Light Orchestra.

A Country Night In Nashville

Friday 22nd February at 7.30pm

A Country Night In Nashville recreates the scene of a buzzing Honky Tonk in downtown Nashville, perfectly capturing the energy and atmosphere of an evening in the home of country music.

Faith: George Michael - The Legacy

Saturday 23rd February at 7.30pm

This incredible show, featuring the sensational Wayne Dilks, is a celebration of 35 years of hit records and the life's work of the legend, George Michael.

March 2019


Tuesday 12th March

‘An Evening with DAN SNOW’ will feature the well-known historian and TV presenter recount anecdotes of memorable experiences from his very successful career as an historian and broadcaster.

April 2019

Soul and Motown Party with The Edwin Starr Band

Saturday 13th 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 Motown, Soul and Norther classics.

July 2019

Lady Boys 2019 Theatre Tour - Adults Only

Tuesday 9th July at 7.30pm

The Lady Boys are back at The Plaza for Lady Boys of Bangkok Theatre Tour 2019.

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