What's On Calendar

January 2022

Dick Whittington

Friday 3rd December 2021 to Sunday 9th January 2022

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.

The Green Room - Divorced, Beheaded, Died: An Audience With King Henry VIII

Friday 14th January 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.

Behind The Scenes Tour - January 2020

Wednesday 19th January 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.

Romesh Ranganathan – The Cynic’s Mixtape

Friday 21st & Saturday 22nd January 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.

A Bit Of A Carry On

Sunday 23rd January at 7.30pm

Darling Buds of May actor Tyler Butterworth tells the funny, moving and unashamedly nostalgic story of his much-loved parents, the nation’s first female TV impressionist Janet Brown, and the inimitable Carry On star Peter Butterworth.

Ed Byrne: If I’m Honest…

Thursday 27th January 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.

Dave Spikey – A Funny Thing Happened….I shot Derek Rigby

Friday 28th January at 7.30pm

Funny things happen at home, at work, out shopping, at the Vets, in Prison, out with his eccentric Gran and in Hong Kong - obviously. Dave’s comedy radar has always instinctively drawn him to these small out-of-the-ordinary events...

Hits Out Of Hell – The Meat Loaf Songbook

Saturday 29th 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’.

Whitney Queen Of The Night

Sunday 30th January at 7.30pm

After a fantastic sold-out run in London’s West End, Whitney –Queen Of The Night is back, celebrating the music of one of the greatest singers of our time. Enjoy smash hits including I’m Every Woman, I Will Always Love You and many more.

February 2022

The Green Room: Simon Kempston

Wednesday 2nd February 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.

The Green Room: The Dear Boys

Thursday 3rd February 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!

Off The Kerb Presents: Jack Dee – Off The Telly

Friday 4th February at 8.00pm

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

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

Thursday 10th February 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.

Behind The Scenes Tour - February 2020

Wednesday 16th February 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.

Spirit Of The Blitz

Thursday 17th February 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.

Chris Ramsey – 20/20 – Brand New Stand-Up Show

Friday 18th February at 7.30pm

Critically acclaimed comedian Chris Ramsey is hitting the road for his biggest ever stand-up tour yet. Having filled venues across the country including The Newcastle Metro Arena (twice) don’t miss your chance to catch him live on stage while you can.

Back to Bacharach

Sunday 20th February 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.

Jason Fox: Life At The Limit

Monday 21st February at 7.30pm

Ex-special forces soldier, star of TV’s SAS: Who Dares Wins, Inside The Real Narcos and author of The Number One Bestseller Battle Scars; Jason Fox will bring to the stage and on tour for the first time the remarkable story of his daring exploits in a distinguished career as an elite operator in the UK Special Forces (SBS).

Friends! - The Musical Parody

Tuesday 22nd February at 7.30pm

Friends! The Musical Parody celebrates and pokes fun at the wacky misadventures of the group of 20-something pals we love from the hit TV show as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life, and love in 1990’s Manhattan.

The Magic of Motown

Wednesday 23rd February 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!

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Animals and Friends - Farewell Tour

Thursday 24th February at 7.30pm

The Animals were one of the most iconic Pop, Rhythm and Blues bands of the 1960’s. Now on their Farewell Tour, Hear all the hits and more, songs from Ray Charles, John Lee Hooker, etc.

Oh What A Night!

Friday 25th February 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.

An Evening With....Hermans Hermits

Sunday 27th February at 7.30pm

Herman’s Hermits, one of the biggest selling bands of the 60’s, not just in the UK, but around the World make a welcome return to The Stockport Plaza.

March 2022

UK Pink Floyd Experience

Friday 4th March at 7.30pm

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

Showaddywaddy

Saturday 5th 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!

Menopause The Musical 2

Wednesday 9th March at 7.30pm

Starring Crissy Rock (Benidorm), Nicole Barber-Lane (Hollyoaks), Rebecca Wheatley (Casualty), and Nicki French (Eurovision), it’s our brand-new show, Cruising Through Menopause.

TJ Higgs

Friday 18th March at 7.30pm

TJ Higgs is well known for her passion In bringing peace of mind and resolution to those grieving for their departed and allowing those in spirit to demonstrate their continued love and caring.

Some Guys Have All The Luck

Sunday 20th March at 7.30pm

Over 50 years since the release of Rod’s first album, Some Guys Have All The Luck – The Rod Stewart Story is back in theatres with a brand new show, bringing to the stage a fantastic live concert celebration of one of rock music’s greatest icons.

Romiley Operatic Society Presents: Seven Brides For Seven Brothers

Tuesday 29th March to Saturday 2nd April - Evenings at 7.15pm & Saturday Matinee at 2.15pm

This rescheduled production is 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.

April 2022

Romiley Operatic Society Presents: Seven Brides For Seven Brothers

Tuesday 29th March to Saturday 2nd April - Evenings at 7.15pm & Saturday Matinee at 2.15pm

This rescheduled production is 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.

Jimmy Buckley in Concert with special guest Claudia

Tuesday 5th April 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.

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

Wednesday 6th April 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.

The Manfreds

Saturday 9th April at 7.30pm

Paul Jones, with his unique harmonica sound, will be joined by Mike Hugg on keyboards, Tom McGuinness on guitar, Rob Townsend on drums, Marcus Cliffe on bass, and Simon Currie on saxophone/ flute.

Easter Pantomime: Mother Goose

Friday 15th to Monday 18th 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!

Behind The Scenes Tour - April 2022

Wednesday 20th April 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.

Alan Carr - Not Again, Alan!

Friday 29th and Saturday 30th April at 8.00pm

Alan’s back on the road with a brand-new stand-up show and, let's face it after 2020, we all need a laugh.

Genesis Connected

Friday 22nd April 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.

May 2022

Jason Manford: Like Me

Thursday 5th May 2022 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. ‘Like Me’ is Jason’s latest comic offering set to hit the road.

The Best Of British Comedy

Sunday 8th May at 7.30pm

Prepare to laugh your socks off and have your funny bone well and truly tickled at this great value, unpredictable evening that promises to be full of pure comedy and non-stop laughs!

The Fureys

Tuesday 10th May 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 return to The Plaza.

Abba Mania

Friday 13th May 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!

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The Elton Show

Saturday 14th May at 7.30pm

This uniquely entertaining show joyfully re-creates the magical “spirit” of Elton John and his music covering 4 decades of incredible music, from the 70’s up to the present day.

Theatre Dance Workshop

Sunday 22nd May at 2.15pm

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

Johnny McEvoy

Thursday 26th 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.

Count Arthur Strong And This Is Me!

Friday 27th May at 8.00pm

After many years of giving his wonderful lecture talks of his he does, Count Arthur Strong has at last bowed to substantial pubic demand and allowed himself be talked into making the show about himself for once.

Joe Lycett: More, More, More! How Do You Lycett? How Do You Lycett?

Monday 30th May at 7.30pm

Join Joe Lycett (the artist formerly known as Hugo Boss) doing what he does best: talking at a room of people in a queer and comedic fashion.

June 2022

Calling Planet Earth

Saturday 11th June 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.

Ansell's les Musicals

Sunday 19th June 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.

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

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. 

August 2022

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.

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.

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!

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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.

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.

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.

November 2022

Chambers Touring Ltd Presents Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny

Saturday 26th November at 7.00pm & 10.00pm

Chambers Touring Ltd Presents Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny

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