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Stockport Operatic Society - 42nd Street
28 October to 01 November
Set in 1933 New York, 42nd Street is a show within a show featuring all the famous songs including 'Lullaby of Broadway' and '42nd Street' which will have the audience enjoying thhe sheer energy and exuberance of this spectacular show.
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Northwest Festival of Remembrance
2 November
The Ashton on Mersey Showband present The North West Festival of Remembrance featuring songs and big band numbers from the War periods including the standards and representatives from many of the services that saw conflict.
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Film: Northern Soul - Cert 15
3 November

Northern Soul is the story of a youth culture in the 1970's whcih changed a generation. No longer satisfied with small town life, two young boys dream of going to America to discover rare records which will help them become the best DJs one the scene.

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NT Encore Screening: Frankenstein with Benedict Cumberbatch as The Monster
5 November
National Theatre Live's thrilling broadcast of Frankenstein returns to cinemas for a limited time, due to unprecedented audience demand.
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5.4.3.2.1 it's....The Manfreds
6 November
5.4.3.2.1.it's...The Manfreds sees original Manfred Mann members Paul Jones, Mike Hugg and Tom McGuinness together with Rob Townsend, Marcus Cliffe and Simon Currie reunite with very special guest and former member Mike d'Abo
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The Bay City Rollers Story with Les McKeown
7 November
Les McKeown makes a welcome return to The Plaza with the music of the Bay City Rollers which became the soundtrack for a generation of teenagers growing up in the mid 70s.
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NT Encore Screening: Frankenstein with Jonny Lee Miller as The Monster
11 November
National Theatre Live's thrilling broadcast of Frankenstein returns to cinemas for a limited time, due to unprecedented audience demand.
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Paul Carroll's Music Hall Tavern Show
12 November
Entertaining audiences all year round across the Canary Islands this hilarious evening full of dazzling costumes, side splitting comedy and a cast of unique characters in this fabulous comedy drag show is an evening not to be missed!
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That'll Be The Day Brand New 2014 Christmas Show
16 November
Get ready for a party as the UK's most successful Rock'n'Roll vareity show, the legendary That'll Be The Day, returns with its Brand New 2014 Christmas Show!
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The Russian State Ballet and Opera House presents: Swan Lake
18 November
With instantly recognisable music and a timeless story of good against evil, Swan Lake is the greatest of Romantic ballets in this family orientated ballet featuring an impressive cast and live orchestra.
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The Good Old Days of Music Hall & Variety - A Christmas Celebration
19 November
Join us for a wonderful new show for all ages taking you back to the great days of Variety entertainment starring legendary entertainer, singer, stage and film star Anita Harris.
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Open Tour at 11am
20 November
Join us for our popular Open Tour, a chance for you, your friends or your group to enjoy a guided tour of Stockport's Art Deco Super Cinema and Variety Theatre.
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Dancing Queen
20 November
Dancing Queen The Christmas Party is the perfect show to get you all in the spirit of Christmas as we approach the festive period featuring songs such asa Dancing Queen, Waterloo and Mamma Mia
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The Mayors Charity Show
21 November
Councillor Kevin Hogg, Mayor of Stockport and Councillor Linda Holt, Deputy Mayor of Stockport invite you to support local charities at this years Mayors Charity Show featuring the very best in local talent.
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The Fairey Band featuring the Houghton Weavers
23 November
The Fairey Band, founded in 1937, brings the band into the heart of its local community whilst enabling music fans from across the world to see these masters of their art in the finest concert surroundings. This concert features as special guests The Houghton Weavers.
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Cafe Lounge: Seasonal Jazz Cafe
27 November
Join us for an evening of sublime jazz and fine dining as we welcome back Sue Parish and her band who wil perform a swinging mix of vinatge standards, including plenty of classics from George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Hoagy Carmichael and other great composers of the Jazz age.
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Plaza Christmas Special Film: White Christmas - Cert U
28 November
Starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Ellen, our annual homage to Yule Tide is celebrated with a screening of one of the most romantice festive films of all time, the perfect Christmas indulgence for you, your friends of a loved one
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Film: ELF - Cert PG
28 November
Join us for our Christmas Morning Matinee of ELF starring Will Ferrell. Buddy was a human baby raised by Santa and his Elfs, when Buddy meets his real father in New York, Buddys father is forced to re-evaluate his priorities....Great laugh out loud fun on the Giant Silver Screen
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Wellspring - The Spirit of Christmas
29 November
Join us for the annual Wellspring 'The Spirit of Christmas' Show, hosted by Gordon Burns, supporting one of Stockport's most important charities as they continue to work supporting our community.
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Cafe Lounge: Everything Stops for Festive Tea
30 November
Tis the season to be jolly so let us start your festive season off with some Yule Tide cheer in our popular Everything Stops for Tea event when our famous waitress team, The Pazarettes welcome you for an afternoon of festive entertainment and a delightful afternoon tea
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Cinderella
5 December to 04 January
Join us for the most magical rags to riches fairytale of them all CINDERELLA starring TED ROBBINS, CRISSY ROCK and GARY DAMER....will Cinderella meet her prince? Will the Ugly Sisters EVER be beautiful? ... Jump into your pumpkin coach and head to The Plaza to find out!
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NT Encore Screening: JOHN - Suitable for 18yrs and over
10 January
Internationally renowned DV8 Physical Theatre bring their powerful new production to the National Theatre
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Magical Mozart by Candlelight
21 January
From the Producers of A Vienesse Strauss Gala, this sumptuous fully costumed show immerses us in the wonderful music and classic baroque world of one of the world's greatest romantic composers.
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Gin & Chronic Arthritis - Contains Adult Content
22 January
Marilyn is not your typical Nan. She drinks Gin for breakfast, ice skates and numerous internet lovers. From the producers of 'They've Just Nipped Out For Fags' this is one of MaD Theatre Company's best loved comedies. Please note this production contains Adult Content.
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Organ Concert Coffee Morning
24 January
Join us for this free to attend organ concert featuring the Mighty Compton Organ with beverages on sale and stalls fundraising for the ongoing Maintenance and Restoration appeal of Stockport's 1932 Art Deco Super Cinema and Variety Theatre - 10am till 1pm.
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NT Encore Screening: Treasure Island - Suitable for Ages 10+
24 January
Robert Louis Stevensons story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation by Bryony Lavery.
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Jimmy Cricket Great Value for a Tenner Comedy Show
25 January
The nation's favourite Irish Comedian, Jimmy Cricket, is set for a triumphant return to The Plaza after a successful visit during January 2014. Come and see Jimmy after your Sunday lunch and laugh away those calories!
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Banff Film Festival
31 January
From the worlds most prestigious mountain film festival comes two evenings of extraordinary short films with entirely unique film programmes.
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Everything Stops For New Years Tea
1 February
Join us for our latest ‘Everything Stops’ which this time celebrates the New Year in the company of our famous waitress team ‘The Plazarettes’ who serve up a delightful afternoon tea with entertainment in the sumptuous surroundings of our Art Deco Café Restaurant.

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Barry Norman's Favourite Films
5 February
A chance to enjoy an evening of clips and chat in the company of Britain's favourite film reviewer. As an icon of the small screen, Barry was rightly regarded as the nation's foremost authority on  20th century cinema.
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The Elvis Years
7 February
An outstanding concert production of the West End Musical 'Jailhouse Rock' featuring original star Mario Kombou and his incredible band showing why this is the UK's number one Elvis show.
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The WOW Show
8 February
BBC Radio Manchester's Eamonn O'Neil & Jimmy Wagg are back with the 2015 WOW Show!.....this event sells out fast so booking early is essential for another evening of variety and comedy hosted by the dynamic duo!
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Boyband Explosion
15 February
An early evening of fun featuring Nicky McDonald,The Mend,Bailey McConell,Ever Young,Click 22,Harry Mondryk, Giles Potter and Exposure,Chris Atkinson and Goodnight April. Please note all children 16 or under must be accompanied by an adult.
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NT Encore Family Screening: Treasure Island - Suitable for Ages 10+
18 February
Robert Louis Stevensons story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stafe adaptation by Bryony Lavery for this holiday family screening suitable for ages 10 and over.
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Fascinating Aida: Charm Offensive
19 February
Following a sold out 2013 tour, Dillie Keane, Adele Anderson and Liza Pulman continue to celebrate over 30 years of Fascinating Aida with their terrific new show Charm Offensive.
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Count Arthur Strong
20 February
Fresh from donkeys years on his award winning BBC Radio 4 series and the hige success of his BBC2 TV Show, Count Arthur Strong gets back to doing what he does best. This show
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Banff Film Festival
21 February
From the worlds most prestigious mountain film festival comes two evenings of extraordinary short films with entirely unique film programmes.
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The Chuckles of Oz
22 February
Dorothy, The Tin Man, the Cowardly Lion and the Scarecrow are among the familiar characters who join the Wizards (Paul and Barry) for this sensational new version of the familiar Wizard of Oz story for all ages 3 to 103 to enjoy so be sure to book today!
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Rhapsody Queen
26 February
The international smash hit show bringing you all the biggest and greatest hits of Queen comes to The Plaza, bringing together the unique, flamboyant showmanship that was Freddie Mercury combined with tight harmonies, a superb band and a vast catalogue of hits.
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2015 Chinese New Year Extravaganza
28 February
Following the great success of their 2014 show, Jin Long Centre is proud to present the 2015 Chinese New Year Extravaganza, a unique and exciting show of cultural dispplay featuring a team of performers from China and Stockport.
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The Russian State Ballet and Opera House presents Rigoletto
4 March
After last years season of successful performances of Carmen and La Traviata, The Russian State Ballet and Opera House is back  with another world class Opera live on stage Rigoletto - a tragic tale of misunderstanding, revenge and sacrafice.
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Roy Orbison and Friends with Barry Steele
7 March
If you love great music, then this is the show for you as Barry Steele presents his award winning, critically acclaimed theatrical concert Roy Orbison and Friends.
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Romiley Operatic Society presents HAIRSPRAY
10 March to 14 March
The 50s are out and change is in the air. Baltimore's Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart has only one passion..to dance.
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A Night of Dirty Dancing
25 March

No film has captured the hearts of a generation like Dirty Dancing. Recast and re-scripted for 2015, it’s all down to Kellerman’s end of season show. Revel in the moments you loved, the memories you made and music that’s resonated throughout the years:

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Ray Quinn
2 April
See Ray sing with his live band performing songs from the past along with brand new tracks!....
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Beauty and The Beast
4 April
A fantastic Easter treat for all the family starring comedy legend Bobby Davro as Silly Billy!
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Sex in Suburbia starring Claire Sweeney - Adults Only
9 April
Claire Sweeney stars in a hilarious new comedy for adults about dating, men and finding Mr Right. Based on real stories form real women, this is the story of all of our lives!
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Essence of Ireland
10 April

Set against the backdrop of Ireland, England and America in the 19th century, Essence of Ireland tells the story of love, joy, happiness and heartache endured by Coro McGowen and Sean Dempsey as they are separated by emigration from each other and their beloved Ireland.

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Dave Spikey - Punchlines - Suitable for 16+
11 April
The major school of thought suggests that very few Punchlines are inherently funny out of context. There is another school of thought (Actually Dave's school of thought) that the opposite can be true!
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Sing-a-long-a Frozen - Age recommendation 5+
14 April
Disney's Frozen gets the full Sing-a-long-a treatment! Who hasnt been singing Let It Go and wanting to dress up as Elsa!. Join in the full interactive experience with a screening of the film with lyrics on screen.
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The Life and Times of Jim Reeves
15 April
This is an insight into the Life and Music or the late legendary country singer Jim Reeves which will be performed by Al Grant and his band. The concert also features narration and video footage of Jim Reeves by Country Singer, Isla Grant.
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The Magic of Motown
16 April
The Tamla Motown Revue famously toured the UK in 1965. The legend of the label lives on as five star performances revive over 36 classics from the Temptations, Supremes, Four Tops and more.
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69 Shades of Black starring Faye Tozer - Adults Only
17 April
This hilarious new comedy starring FAYE TOZER from STEPS as Christina Black has a whip cracking script that promises to leave you wincing and laughing in all the right places!.....
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Ken Dodd's Happiness Show
18 April
Comedy legend, National Treasure and Patron of The Plaza Ken Dodd, returns to the North West's home of live entertainment for a tattifelarius evening of laughter and songs presented by the King of Comedy plus special guests
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Josephine Tewson - Still Keeping Up Appearances?
25 April
Star of screen and stage Josephine Tewson, best remembered as Hyacinth Bucket's long suffering neighbour Elizabeth in Keeping Up Appearances, brings her wonderfully funny one woman show to the Plaza.
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Basil Brush
10 May
Britains most loveable fox is back on the road along with his TV chum Mr Stephen (aka Chris Pizzey). Together they will take you on a journey of laughs, storytelling and song in a brand new specially written 'live' stage show packed with fun and excitement.
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The Bradshaws in Goosed
15 May
Unbutton your cardigans for a unique rib-cracking night out with Buzz Hawkins and The Bradshaws in Goosed
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Milton Jones and the Temple of Daft
20 May
Yes....it's him with the loud shirts and messed up hair from Mock the Week, Live at the Apollo, Michael McIntyre's Roadshow and multiple series on Radio 4.
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Back to Broadway
31 May
Back to Broadway is the all singing, all dancing, theatrical sensation that invites you to take a breathtaking journey through the magical world of musicals!
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Pasha Kovalev Life Through Dance
4 June

In this amazing new show starring Pasha and his sensational dancers, the audience will be transported into the world of Ballroom and Latin Dance with all it's glitter and sequence.

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Danny Oliver's Michael Jackson Eternity
13 June
Danny Oliver: Top international Michael Jackson Tribute Artiste accompanied by Celena Cherry, lead vocalist of chart topping group The Honeyz present the finest tribute to one of the worlds most phenomenal and succesful artistes of all times.
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Organ Concert Coffee Morning
4 July
Join us for this free to attend organ concert featuring the famous Mighty Compton Organ with beverages on sale and stalls fundraising for the ongoing maintenance and restoration appeal of Stockport's 1932 Art Deco Super Cinema and Variety Theatre - 10am till 1pm.
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Joe McElderry
11 July
X Factor winner Joe McElderry is hitting the road with a brand new show after the sell out success of last years nationwide tour. The Evolution Tour shows Joe is still an ever growing talent.
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Organ Concert Coffee Morning
10 October
Join us for this free to attend organ concert featuring the Mighty Compton Organ with beverages on sale and stalls fundraising for the ongoing Maintenance and Restoration appeal of Stockports 1932 Art Deco Super Cinema and Variety Theatre - 10am till 1pm
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Elkie Brooks
17 October
Elkie Brooks is a stunning performer and whatever she does, she does it best live. Don't miss the chance to see a truly great artist in action.

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