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October 2018

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.

FILM: MARY SHELLEY (CERT 12A)

Friday 26th October at 11.00 & 7.30pm

The tempestuous romance that inspired one of Gothic literature’s most influential works is brought to life in Mary Shelley, a luscious and moving period drama starring Ellie Fanning as the radical young writer.

Encore Screening: Funny Girl - The Musical - As Live (Cert PG)

Monday 29th October at 7.00pm

Following its record-breaking, sell-out run in London’s West End and national tour, the critically-acclaimed musical Funny Girl comes to The Stockport Plaza as an Encore cinema screening.

FILM: YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN (CERT 12A)

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

NT Screening: Alleluiah! - Cert 15

Thursday 1st November at 7.00pm

Alan Bennett’s sharp and hilarious new play is ‘just what the doctor ordered’ (Daily Telegraph). Filmed live at London’s Bridge Theatre during its limited run, don’t miss this ‘rousing chorus line for the NHS’ (Observer) in your local cinema.

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.

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

January 2019

NT ENCORE SCREENING: THE MADNESS OF GEORGE III

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.

NT Encore Screening: Anthony and Cleopatra - Cert As Live 12A

Sunday 20th January at 7.00pm

Broadcast from the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power.

FILM: THE BOOKSHOP (CERT PG)

Friday 25th January at 11.00am

England, 1959. Florence Green (Emily Mortimer) risks everything to open a bookshop in a conservative East Anglian coastal town.

FILM: A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH (CERT U)

Friday 25th January at 7.30pm

British Air Force pilot Peter Carter (David Niven) is on his way home to England from a World War II bombing mission. Before he bails out of the plane into the ocean, he contacts June (Kim Hunter), an Allied radio operator with whom he shares what he believes to be his final moments on Earth.

NT Live Screening:I'm Not Running-Cert As Live 12A

Thursday 31st January at 7.00pm

I’m Not Running is an explosive new play by David Hare, premiering at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas.

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!

FILM: BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY (CERT 15)

Friday 8th February at 11.00am & 7.30pm

Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury, who defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet.

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour - Cert 12A TBC

Saturday 9th February at 7.30pm

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

FILM: BRIEF ENCOUNTER (CERT PG) VALENTINES SPECIAL SCREENING

Thursday 14th February at 7.30pm

Join us on the most romantic day of the year for one of our nation’s greatest and best loved feature films: BRIEF ENCOUNTER starring Celia Johnson and Trevor Howard

FILM: A STAR IS BORN (CERT

Friday 15th February at 11.00am & 7.30pm

This new take on the tragic love story stars (and is directed by) four – time Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper (“American Hustle”, “Silver Linings Playbook” and multiple award-winning, Oscar-nominated superstar Lady Gaga, in her first leading role in a major motion picture.

March 2019

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour - Cert 12A TBC

Saturday 2nd March at 7.30pm

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

April 2019

Film: Stan and Ollie - Cert 18 TBC

Friday 5th April at 11.00am & 7.30pm

The true story of Hollywood’s greatest comedy duo act, Laurel and Hardy starring Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly as the inimitable movie icons.

FILM: WILD ROSE (CERT 18 T.B.C.)

Friday 26th April at 11.00am

Rose-Lynn Harlan (Jessie Buckley) is bursting with raw talent, charisma and cheek. Fresh out of jail and with two young kids, all she wants is to get out of Glasgow and make it as a country singer.

FILM: THE TITFIELD THUNDERBOLT (CERT U)

Friday 26th April at 7.30pm

A transportation war erupts in a small English village when the government decides to shut down the decrepit railway line.

May 2019

FILM: MAKE MINE A MILLION (CERT U)

Sunday 19th Mat at 7.00pm

The Plaza proudly celebrates ‘Sabrina Day’ on what would have been her 82nd birthday with one of the many films that made her a star. Though Sabrina passed away in 2016 she will always be remembered for her Patronage of The Stockport Plaza, her love for her home town and her star quality that will never fade.

FILM: THE ITALIAN JOB (1969) (CERT U)

Friday 24th May at 7.30pm

Fresh from the slammer, clever con Charlie Croker (Michael Caine) begins work on a heist that will either set him up for life or send him up forever. Croker and his unruly lot of thieves takes on the mob, the police and the gridlocked traffic of Turin to rob a heavily armed shipment of gold bullion.

October 2019

Sing-A-Long-A Grease

Saturday 12th October at 7.00pm

The sing along screening of the classic film starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John is brought to you by the producers of Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music

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