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Miss Stockport
24 April
A Sophisticated celebration with a full night of family entertainment including S Club and the crowning of Miss Stockport 2014.

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Film: Jack Hulbert Double Bill - Cert U
25 April
If you're fascinated by film history and want a rare insight into the real world of the British Silver Screen look no further than this double bill featuring British comedian Jack Hulbert in 'Bulldog Jack' (1935) and 'Jack of all Trades' (1936)
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Cafe Lounge: Jack Hulbert Tea and Talk
25 April
Join us between the screenings of our Jack Hulbert Double Bill at 5.30pm when Plaza Director: David Blake will invite you to a light afternoon tea whilst he gives an informative and fascinating talk offering insight into the life of one this nations finest film stars.
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Cafe Lounge: St Georges Day Dinner
26 April
Cry God for Harry, England and St George!!...and join us for our St Georges Day dinner celebrating our nations patron saint with a glass of fizz on arrival, a three course dinner and entertainment in our sumptuous Cafe Lounge
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West End in Concert
27 April
West End in Concert brings you two hours of Spectacular Song and Dance numbers featuring London's West End stars with the young local stars of tomorrow...this concert is in a class of its own!...
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Mike McGear McCartney - Cancelled
1 May
Unfortunately due to unforeseen circumstances this concert has been cancelled....Kindly contact box office for details
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Saturday Night Bee Gees
2 May
Saturday Night Bee Gees is the hit show that transports you through the formidable talents of Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb featuring the bands most iconic songs including 'Stayin Alive', 'Jive Talkin' and 'Night Fever'
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Film: Sons of the Desert Family Film Day - Cert U
3 May
Sons of the Desert cordially invite you to an hilarious afternoon of film entertainment for the entire family when they present the undisputed Kings of Comedy Laurel & Hardy in a triple feature of mirth, merriment and mayhem!
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Albert Lee and Hogans Heroes - Frettening Behaviour Tour 2014
6 May
Making a welcome return to The Plaza, Albert Lee and Hogans Heroes join us as part of the Frettening Behaviour Tour 2014
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Buddy Holly and The Cricketers
8 May

Starring some of the finest actor-musicians in the UK whose combined West End credits include Buddy, Lennon and  Forbidden Planet this show was endorsed as Britain’s most popular Buddy Holly act when the boys guested on BBC One's, “The One and Only”, hosted by Graham Norton.

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Film: Pal Joey - Cert U
9 May
Starring Frank Sinatra, Rita Heyworth and Kim Novak. Joey Evans is charming, handsome, funny and a first class, A-number-one heel. When Joey meets Vera Simpson the two lechorous souls seem made for each other, that is until Linda English comes along...
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Joe McElderry - Set Your Soul Alive Tour
10 May
There is only one Joe McElderry, and there is only one night for you to see this incredible singer at The Plaza with his band performing songs from Rock, Pop to Classical
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The Christie Variety Show
11 May
Join us for an afternoon of song, dance and much more by performers from across the region to raise money for the new young oncology and heamatology and transplant unit at The Christie.
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Jason Manford - Over 16s only
12 May
Jason is back with a wealth of comedy anecdotes, comic misunderstandings and audience banter delivered with his trademark likeable charm and teasingly intelligent wit.
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RSC Live Screenig Henry IV Part 1
14 May
With his crown under threat from enemies both foreign and domestic, Henry IV prepares for war.Having deposed the previous King, he is only too aware ot the tenuousness of his position, and the price to be paid if he falters.
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Talon - The Best of Eagles
15 May
Now in their seventeenth year together Talon have been recognised as the OFFICIAL UK No.1 Eagles Tribute Show and in their latest production they will feature all the classic Eagles hits including 'Hotel California'. 'Lyin Eyes' and many more...
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Film: Bridge on the River Kwai - Cert PG
16 May
Spectacularly produced and the winner of seven Academy Awards, The Bridge on the River Kwai stars Sir Alec Guinness, William Holden and Jack Hawkins and continues to be one of the most memorable cinematic experiences of all time.
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Theatre Dance Workshop 2014
17 May
Making a welcome return to The Plaza, Theatre Dance Workshop return with their annual showcase of the very best in local talent in Showtime 2014. A perfect treat for all the family.
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That'll Be The Day 2014 Tour
18 May
Back by popular demand, prepare yourself for a party as the legendary That'll Be The Day, the nations favourite rock'n'roll show returns this Spring with its Brand New 2014 Production.
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They've Just Nipped Out For Fags
21 May
MaD Theatre Company present 'They've Just Nipped Our For Fags', the reworking of the hilarious sell out show set in Stockport which was staged at The Library Theatre in Manchester in 2007.
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NT Encore Screening: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
22 May
Following its smash hit live broadcast in 2012, the National Theatre production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time returns to the Plaza for an encore screening on the giant silver screen.
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Open Tour at 11am
22 May
Join us for our popular Open Tours, a chance for you, your friends or your group to enjoy a guided tour of Stockport's 1932 Art Deco Super Cinema and Variety Theatre.
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NT Encore Screening: King Lear
23 May to 24 May
Academy Award winner Sam Mendes returns to the National Theatre to direct  Simon Russell Beale in the title role of Shakespeare's tragedy when an aged king decides to devide his kingdom between his three daughters.
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Organ Concert Coffee Morning
24 May
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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The Pied Piper
28 May to 31 May
ADB Productions proudly presents The Pied Piper, a brand new musical written by award winning writer Anne Dalton. This sparkling new telling of a classic tale is a magical treat for all the family.
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Bless 'Em All
2 June
From the producers of "We’ll Meet Again", Duggie Chapman Associates bring a brand new wartime cavalcade.
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Cafe Lounge: D Day Pudding Huzzah!
5 June
As part of our commemoration week to remember the D Day landings 70 years ago join us for a patriotic twist on our popular pudding events featuring a light war themed supper followed by three D Day puddings and lots of fun with your host Teddie Tarte Tatin and Keefy the Wonder Chef.
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Abba Mania
6 June
Calling all Dancing Queens....Relive the magic of ABBA in this sensational not to be missed concert featuring all of the greatest hits of one of the biggest Super Groups of all time!...
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D DAY Film Special: The Longest Day - Cert PG
8 June
As part of our tribute to the 70th anniversary of the D Day Landings we are proud to be screening the 1962 classic The Longest Day starring a stellar cast including John Wayne, Henry Fonda, Robert Mitchum, Richard Burton and Richard Todd
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English Youth Ballet present: Coppelia
13 June to 14 June
Janet Lewis' production of Coppelia is a delight. The ballet combines the romance between Swanilda and Franz and Swanilda's jealously of the doll Coppelia.
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Cafe Loune: Everything Stops for Summertime Tea
15 June
As the never ending summer sun beams down join us for a Summertime treat in the sumptuous surroundings of our Art Deco tea room with entertainment and a delightful English tea served by our famous waitress team the Plazarettes.
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RSC Screening: Henry IV Part 2
18 June
Our RSC on screen season continues with Henry IV Pt 2. King Henry's health is failing as a second rebellion threatens to surface and his heir Hal must choose between duty and loyalty to an old friend.
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Open Tour at 11am
19 June

Join us on our Open tours for yourself, your friends or your group to enjoy a tour of Stockports magnificent 1932 art deco Super Cinema and Variety Theatre.

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Film: Bright Eyes - Cert U
20 June
As a fitting tribute to Shirley Temple who passed away this year we are proud to screen Bright Eyes starring Shirley Temple as the loveable orphan Shirley Blake who becomes the subject of a custody battle when her parents pass away.
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Cafe Lounge: Shirley Temple Tea and Talk
20 June
Join us for a fascinating insight into the life and work of former childhood star Shirley Temple with a light afternoon tea and informative talk presented by Plaza Director: David Blake. This is a perfect enhancement to your enjoyment of our matinee or evening screening.
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) (revised)
23 June
Join these madcap men in tights as they weave their wicked way through all of Shakespeare's comedies, histories and tragedies in one wild ride that will leave you breathless and helpless with laughter
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NT Encore Screening: A Small Family Business
27 June
A riotous exposure of entrepreneurial greed by Olivier Award winning playwright Alan Ayckbourn returns to the National Theatre for the first time since its celebrated premiere in 1987, when it won the Evening Standard Award for Best Play.
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Jimmy Carr - Funny Business - Adults Only
28 June
Funny Business is Jimmy's brand new stand up show. Come for the witty and incisive musings on the human condition. Tickets on sale 10am - Friday 4th October
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Film: Yankee Doodle Dandy - Cert U
4 July
Join us this 4th of July and raise a glass to our cousins across the sea whilst you enjoy our magnificent screening of Yankee Doodle Dandy starring James Cagney in this musical portrait of composer/singer/dancer George M.Cohan.
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The Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company Tour 2014
8 July to 12 July
For an entire week The Plaza is proud to play host to The Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company as they host their thoroughly entertaining and deliciously over the top productions of Iolanthe, The Pirates of Penzance and The Mikado.
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Gibsons Dance Academy present Move The Dance Show
13 July
Gibsons Dance Academy present Move The Dance Show, a sensational showcase of the very best in local performing talent in a show for all the family to enjoy.
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Roy Chubby Brown - Adults Only
19 July
Roy Chubby Brown returns with his meatiest show yet!...Who Ate All The Pies? .....As politically incorrect as ever 'The World's Most Outrageous Comedian' is far too rude for TV, so this live performance is the only place to catch the Flamboyant comedian!
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On Screen: Andre Rieu's 10th Anniversary 2014 Maastricht Concert
20 July
CinemaLive are excited to announce Andre Rieu's 10th Anniversary 2014 Maastricht Concert delivered to The Plaza via satellite staged in the most romantic city square in The Netherlands: the Vrijthof in Maastricht.
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Film: All Quiet On The Western Front - Cert U
25 July
This 1930 release is adapted from a novel by German author Erich Maria Remarque. The film follows a group of German schoolboys talked into enlisting at the beginning of World War I and is not about heroism but the drudgery and fultility of war.
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Open Tour at 11am
31 July

Join us on our Open tours for yourself, your friends or your group to enjoy a tour of Stockports magnificent 1932 art deco Super Cinema and Variety Theatre.

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Film: The Railway Man - Cert 15
31 July to 01 August
Adapted from the bestselling autobiography by Eric Lomax. 'Railway Man' tell the story of a British soldier haunted by his experience as a prisoner of war during WWII.
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Let's Hang On
9 August
The award winning production Let's Hang On takes you on a musical journey through the prolific career of one of the most succesful bands of all time - Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons.
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Film: The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert - Cert 15
22 August
As the Plaza celebrate the opening day of Manchester Pride 2014 we are delighted to welcome to our screen this wonderfully inventive, visually stunning and incomparably funny Australian import featuring three Drag Queens...They came, The Conquered, They Looked Fabulous!
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Open Tour at 11am
28 August

Join us on our Open tours for yourself, your friends or your group to enjoy a tour of Stockports magnificent 1932 art deco Super Cinema and Variety Theatre.

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The Sooty Show 2014
29 August
Izzy Wizzy Lets get busy - Its the Sooty Show! Direct from Citv, Sooty heads into town in a fabulous new show to delight the whole family.
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RSC Live on Screen: The Two Gentlemen of Verona
3 September
Simon Godwin males his RSC debut to direct Shalespeare's exuberant romantic comedy. This is a live screening of The Two Gentlemen of Verona playing at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford upon Avon.
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The Bohemians
10 September
Internationally renowned Queen Tribute band The Bohemians return with a new tour, new costumes, new production and a new set to take you back to the early 70's thorugh to the Magic of '86
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Film: Withnail and I - Cert 15
12 September
Two resting actors Withnail (Richard E.Grant) and Marwood (Paul McGann), fed up with their living conditions in Camden head to the countryside for an idlyllic holiday but when they arrive it is far from that...
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Danny Oliver's Michael Jackson Eternity
19 September
Danny Oliver, Top International Michael Jackson Tribute Artiste acclaimed by the late great star himself joins forces with Celena Cherry, lead vocalist of chart topping group The Honeyz for a concert that will be one of our seasons MUST see events.
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Open Tour at 11am
25 September

Join us on our Open tours for yourself, your friends or your group to enjoy a tour of Stockport’s magnificent 1932 art deco Super Cinema and Variety Theatre.

 

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Film: Christies Charity Screening - The Wicked Lady - Cert PG
28 September
With a special Tea and Screen ticket available plus standard admission this charity fundraiser screening of The Wicked Lady starring Margaret Lockwood and James Mason is the perfect way to support the work undertaken by The Complementary Therapy Team at The Christie.
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David Gest's Soul Legends Live Concert!
11 October
Hosted by the magnificent David Gest, this MUST SEE concert features Russel Thompkins Jr & The New Stylistics, Dennis Edwards & The Temptations Review, Deniece Williams, Bill Paul and Shiela Ferguson
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Dean Friedman
23 October
Dean Friedman first delighted UK audiences with his chart topping hit, Lucky Stars. Invite family and friends and join us for an evening of powerful, poignant and hilarious songs about the extraordinary lives we share.
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Open Tour at 11am
23 October
Join us for our popular Open Tours for yourself, your friends or your group to enjoy a tour of Stockport's 1932 Art Deco Super Cinema and Variety Theatre.
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Halloween Double Bill: 13 Ghosts & The Curse of Frankenstein (Cert 12)
24 October
As an early homage to the greatest horror films of all time we present 13 Ghosts and The Curse of Frankenstein on Friday 24th October as we count down to the scariest night of the year!....
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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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Rollermania - Les McKeown and his legendary Bay City Rollers
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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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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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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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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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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Cinderella
5 December to 04 January
join us for the most magical rags to riches fairytale of them all Cinderella our 2014/15 Pantomime....will Cinderella meet her prince? Will Buttons save the day? Will the Ugly Sisters EVER be beautiful? ... Jump into your pumpkin coach and head to The Plaza to find out!...

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