What's On Calendar

June 2022

Behind The Scenes Tour - June 2022

Wednesday 29th June at 11.00am

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

July 2022

Housewives on Holiday (Adults Only)

Friday 1st July at 7.30pm

From the writers & producers of Hormonal Housewives & Girls Just Wanna Have Fun, it’s time to get away from it all and join the Housewives on Holiday! - Starring Maureen Nolan with Josephine Partridge and Sarah Dearlove.

Lost In Music – One Night At The Disco

Saturday 2nd 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.

The Carpenters Story – Goodbye To Love Tour

Sunday 3rd July 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!

Film: To Sir, With Love - (Cert PG)

Friday 8th July at 11.00am & 7.30pm

Sidney Poitier stars as Mark Thackeray, a novice teacher at a tough school in London's East End who faces a class of unruly working class kids who test him to his limits.

Stars Of The Future

Saturday 9th July at 6.00pm

General On Sale - 10am - Monday 6th June

Gibsons Dance Academy: Dance Dance Dance

Sunday 10th July at 5.30pm

Gibsons Dance Academy presents Dance, Dance, Dance.

Sarah Millican: Bobby Dazzler

Wednesday 13th July at 8.00pm

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

Neil Sands: Happy And Glorious

Thursday 14th July at 2.00pm

Neil Sands and his wonderful West End cast are back to celebrate the 70 glorious years of Her Majesty’s record breaking reign.

Plaza Summer Fayre

Saturday 16th July from 11.00am

Join us on Saturday 16th July from 11.00am for our Plaza Summer Fayre when we shall celebrating our 90th year of serving you and our community with a fantastic Summer Fayre

Wallace & Gromit: The Wrong Trousers with Live Brass Band - Cert U

Sunday 17th July at 3.30pm

The WFEL Band of Stockport have teamed up with Aardman to bring you Wallace & Gromit: The Wrong Trousers - but as you've never heard it before.

Film: Downton Abbey: A New Era (Cert PG)

Wednesday 20th to Saturday 23rd July

From award-winning creator, Julian Fellowes comes the motion picture event DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA (CERT PG).

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

Sunday 24th July 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.

Behind The Scenes Tour - July 2022

Wednesday 27th July at 11.00am

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

Film: The Duke (Cert 12A)

Friday 29th July at 11.00am

An uplifting true story starring Jim Broadbent and Helen Mirren, about a good man who set out to change the world and managed to save his marriage.

Film: The Servant - (Cert 12A)

Friday 29th July at 7.30pm

Professional servant Hugo Barrett (Sir Dirk Bogarde) is hired by a wealthy young man, Tony (James Fox), as his man-servant but with time the master-servant dynamic starts to shift.

August 2022

ELO Again

Thursday 4th August 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.

Lionel - The Music of Lionel Richie

Friday 5th August at 7.30pm

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

Film: Sparrows Can't Sing - (Cert PG)

Saturday 6th August at 7.30pm

As a tribute to the late great Barbara Windsor on what would have been her 85th Birthday we are honoured to screen one of her greatest cinematic roles.

Everything Stops For Plaza Birthday Tea

Sunday 14th August at 4.00pm

Join us as we celebrate 90 Glorious Years of The Plaza - 1932 to 2022 - in a fundraising 'Everything Stops' event organised by our amazing Plazarettes.

The Rolling Stones Story

Friday 19th August at 7.30pm

Let’s Spend The Night Together in the company of Mick and the boys and you will experience a truly authentic Rolling Stones spectacle; complete with an awesome production, the finest musicians and the world’s No.1 Mick Jagger lookalike in Paul Ashworth.

Ireland The Show

Saturday 20th August at 7.30pm

Now seen by a live audience of over 250,000 to nightly standing ovations and rave reviews, join us for 'Ireland: The Show'! Featuring an all-star cast of the Emerald Isle's most talented singers and performers, accompanied by the fabulous Keltic Storm Band and world champion Gael Force Irish dancers from Kerry, Mayo and Clare.

Behind The Scenes Tour - August 2022

Wednesday 24th Augsut at 11.00am

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

Stars Live On Stage - Postponed and Rescheduled

Thursday 25th August at 12.00pm & 3.30pm

Unfortunately ‘Stars Live On Stage’ which was due to appear at The Stockport Plaza on Thursday 25th August 2022 has been Postponed and Rescheduled to take place on Saturday 22nd July 2023.

Film: The Godfather - (Cert 15)

Friday 26th August at 7.30pm

Michael (Al Pacino) is the young and idealistic son of Vito Corleone (Marlon Brando), head of the most powerful Mafia clan in New York. He returns home as a war hero and is determined to live his own life.

Organ Coffee Morning - August 2022

Saturday 27th August from 11.00am

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

Film: The Third Man - (Cert PG)

Saturday 27th August at 7.30pm

Novelist, Holly Martins (Joseph Cotten), arrives in a post war Vienna to discover that ex-school friend Harry Lime (Orson Welles) has died in a peculiar traffic accident. Martins determines to discover what really happened to Harry Lime.

September 2022

The Green Room: Claude Bourbon

Thursday 1st September at 7.30pm

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

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Jon Richardson: The Knitwit

Friday 2nd September at 8.00pm

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

Northern Soul Live

Saturday 3rd September at 7.45pm

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

Thank You For The Music

Wednesday 7th September at 7.30pm

SAMIA LONGCHAMBON hosts our Gala Charity Show which celebrates the music we love with Special Guests: JOHNNY LOGAN. JONATHAN ANSELL and A MILLION DREAMS.

The Glenn Miller & Big Band Spectacular

Thursday 8th September at 7.30pm

The music that filled the dancehalls during the Big Band era is brought to life again by The Moonlight Serenade Orchestra UK.

Lipstick On Your Collar

Friday 9th September at 7.30pm

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

Billy Pearce Tour 2022 (Adults Only)

Saturday 10th September at 7.30pm

Billy loves performing his adult show and is looking forward to performing again at the beautiful Stockport Plaza and having a 'right good laugh!'

The Calendar Girls

Tuesday 13th to Saturday 17th September - Evenings at 7.15pm & Saturday Matinee at 2.15pm

The Drama Dept Ltd are proud to present Gary Barlow & Tim Firth’s award winning musical comedy THE CALENDAR GIRLS.

A Night of Adventure: Cycling 3,500 miles around Pandemic Britain

Sunday 18th September at 7.30pm

Simon Parker is an award-winning travel writer and broadcaster. In this mutimedia presentation of short films, photos, audio clips and anecdotes he talks about cycling 3,427 miles around 'Pandemic Britain'

Twopence To Cross The Mersey

Monday 19th to Tuesday 20th September - Evenings at 7.30pm & Tuesday Matinee at 2.30pm

Adapted from Helen Forrester's million-selling autobiography, Twopence To Cross The Mersey is a stunning period drama set in the early 1930's in the midst of the Great Depression.

Behind The Scenes Tour - September 2022

Wednesday 21st September at 11.00am

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

An Evening With Sir Geoffrey Boycott

Thursday 22nd September at 7.30pm

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

80s Live!

Friday 23rd September at 7.30pm

Get ready as we bring you the biggest 80s party show to tour the UK! 80s Live!

The Mersey Beatles

Saturday 24th September at 7.45pm

Fans of The Beatles prepare to be wowed by the world’s favourite Liverpool-born tribute to the Fab Four.

Russell Kane Live: The Essex Variant!

Sunday 25th September at 8.00pm

Russell Kane's bringing to town his gut-punch funny, searing, award-winning take on the two years we’ve just gone through.

Andy Powell's Monday Matinee Cabaret

Monday 26th September at 1.00pm

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

That'll Be The Day

Tuesday 27th September at 7.30pm

Following the huge success of the 35th Anniversary Tour, That’ll Be The Day is back on the road with another incredible show packed full of world class performances from Trevor and the highly talented cast.

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And Finally... Phil Collins

Thursday 29th September at 7.30pm

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

Remembering Live Variety

Friday 30th September at 7.30pm

The feel-good show, rolling back the years to traditional live variety starring the hilarious legendary TV comedian Duncan "Chase Me" Norvelle with music, live band and a special guest artist.

October 2022

Carole - The Music of Carole King

Saturday 1st October at 7.30pm

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

The Lady Boys Of Bangkok

Thursday 6th October at 7.30pm

The UK’s BIGGEST night OUT – OUT is back on tour with our new production for 2022, Starring 16 of the world’s most glamorous and beautiful showgirl’s ….That just happen to be men !!

Film: Save The Cinema - (Cert 12A)

Saturday 8th October at 7.30pm

As part of The Plaza 90th Birthday week of celebrations we are delighted to be screening this inspirational story of another Cinema like The Plaza which was saved by her community...

The Green Room: Marilyn Royle

Monday 10th October at 7.30pm

After her huge success on Andy Powells' Cabaret Shows, Plaza favourite  Marilyn Royle will be bringing her own Swing it Live show on Monday 10th October at 7.30pm to our lovely Art Deco Green Room.

One Night In Dublin

Wednesday 12th October at 7.30pm

ONE NIGHT IN DUBLIN will come to Stockport when The Wild Murphys will set up Murphy’s Pub at The Plaza on Wednesday 12th October, guaranteeing one glorious night of high-energy Irish Music and more than a little bit of Irish Craic.

It's Not Unusal - The Tribute To Tom Jones

Thursday 13th October at 7.30pm

Just help yourself to the night out you deserve and let’s really start to live, as we bring you the candy on the shelf you have been waiting for and celebrate the one and only, National Treasure that is Sir Tom Jones.

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

Friday 14th October 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!

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The Real Thing and Odyssey in Disco Fever Live

Saturday 15th October at 7.45pm

If you are a fan of 70's and 80's Soul and Disco then get your flares and flashing dance floors ready because you are in for a treat - Disco Fever returns with some of the biggest artists of the era for this year’s spectacular new line up

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

Tuesday 18th October at 7.30pm

Cult hit event Solve-Along-A-Murder-She-Wrote comes to town, with an interactive screening of the classic Murder, She Wrote episode "Sing a Song of Murder".

Psychic Sally

Wednesday 19th October at 7.30pm

Sally Morgan, the nation's favourite Psychic is back on tour with her all new show.

An Evening Of Burlesque (Adults Only)

Thursday 20th October at 7.30pm

A scintillating night out of sparkling entertainment, the UK's longest running Burlesque show is back touring the nation and it's bigger than ever.

Ray Quinn - King Of Swing

Friday 21st October at 7.30pm

This concert spectacular celebrates the fabulous music and tells the incredible story of the world-famous Rat Pack, led by a bona fide star of swing music, ‘Ray Quinn’.

Wayne Dilks: The George Michael Legacy

Satrday 22nd October at 7.30pm

International tribute artiste Wayne Dilks and his band pay tribute to the late George Michael in this stunning show.

Stockport Operatic Society Presents: Top Hat

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

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

The Story Of Guitar Heroes

Sunday 30th October at 7.30pm

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

November 2022

The Stylistics

Tuesday 1st November at 7.30pm

Direct from Philadelphia USA , one of the most Legendary Soul Artists Of all time.

Foster & Allen We’ll Meet Again 2022

Wednesday 2nd November at 7.30pm

International Recording artists Foster & Allen are Celebrating their 45th Anniversary in the Music Business with a UK Tour in Oct/Nov 2022.

The Legends Of American Country

Friday 4th November at 7.30pm

Now seen by over 350,000 fans live and watched by millions on TV Europe’s No.1 multi award winning show " The Legends of American Country " returns for another fantastic night of toe tapping Country nostalgia .

The Rocket Man

Sunday 6th November at 7.30pm

The Rocket Man – a magical night in tribute to Sir Elton John.

Mums The Word

Thursday 10th November at 7.30pm

The Mother of all Shows. The stuff nobody tells you about parenthood…until it’s too late.

Queenz - The Show With Balls!

Friday 11th November at 7.30pm

QUEENZ -The show with balls! .... A life-affirming night of fun and frolics with a bunch of boys who dance like Britney and sing like Whitney!

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Soul II Soul: The 'Feel Free' Tour 2022

Saturday 19th November at 7.30pm

Soul II Soul will bring THE FEEL FREE tour to The Stockport Plaza in 2022.

The Drifters

Sunday 20th November at 7.30pm

The Drifters are back on tour in the UK performing all their classic hits including ‘Saturday Night at the Movies', ‘You’re More Than A Number,’ ‘Come on Over to My Place’, ‘Under the Boardwalk’, ‘Kissin’ In The Back Row’ and many more!

Neil Sands: Christmas Memories 2022

Tuesday 22nd November at 2.00pm

Neil Sands and his wonderful cast are back in a spectacular spirit lifting, heartwarming, afternoon of festive nostalgia with the new 2022 production of their hit show.

Frankie - The Concert

Wednesday 23rd November at 7.30pm

Frankie - The Concert is an unbelievably accurate and authentic celebration of legendary hall-of-famer’s Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons.

Crown Ballet Presents: Sleeping Beauty

Thursday 24th November at 7.30pm

Every child’s favourite fairy-tale, Sleeping Beauty is the classic story of love and innocence, mystery and magic set to Tchaikovsky’s sublime score.

A Country Night In Nashville

Friday 25th November at 7.30pm

Direct from The Royal Albert Hall, 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.

Chambers Touring Ltd Presents Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny

Saturday 26th November at 7.00pm & 10.00pm

Chambers Touring Ltd Presents Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny

December 2022

Breakfast With Santa - Saturday 3rd December 2022

Saturday 3rd December at 9.30am

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

Cinderella

Thursday 8th December 2022 to Sunday 8th January 2023

Join us for the most magical rags to riches fairy tale of them all Cinderella starring the much loved star of stage and screen CHERYL FERGISON.

Breakfast with Santa - Saturday 10th December 2022 - Sold Out!

Saturday 10th December 2022

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

The Green Room: Simon Kempston

Thursday 15th December at 7.30pm

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

Breakfast With Santa - Saturday 17th December 2022 - Sold Out!

Saturday 17th December at 9.30am

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

Breakfast With Santa - Saturday 24th December 2022 - Sold Out!

Saturday 24th December at 9.30am

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

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