Storyhouse Cinema

Welcome back to the cinema! Find the latest and best blockbuster, independent releases, international, classic, and family films chosen just for you!

As well as regular screenings we also have:

Accessible cinema – caption-subtitled, audio described and relaxed – find out more

Family Saturdays & Sundays – every weekend at 10.30am – find out more

Parent & Baby screenings – every Wednesday at 11am – find out more

Cinema at home – Rent a film from us here and watch straightaway in the comfort of your own home! – browse films here


Storyhouse card – 10% off cinema tickets (up to two per show) and more! – join here

Young Storyhouse card – £5 cinema tickets for any film – join here

Film Seasons:

Black History Month – a season of film curated by the Storyhouse Young Programmers – find out more

Stage on Screen – Theatre, opera, ballet and more streamed live to Storyhouse – see more

This organisation is supported by Film Hub North and funds from the BFI Film Audience Network (FAN) – made possible by the National Lottery.

Cinema James Bond: No Time To Die (12A)
Today 5pm

2hr 43 | Bond has left active service and is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica. His peace is short-lived when his old friend Felix Leiter from the CIA turns up asking for help.

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Cinema The Velvet Underground (15)
Today 8.30pm

2hr 1 | AD | The Velvet Underground created a new sound that changed the world of music, cementing its place as one of rock ’n’ roll’s most revered bands.

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Cinema The Addams Family 2 (PG)

1hr 33 | Morticia and Gomez are distraught that their children are growing up, skipping family dinners, and overly consumed with “scream time”. To reclaim their bond, they decide to hit the road for one last miserable family vacation.

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Cinema The Harder They Fall (15)
Tomorrow 2.45pm, 8.15pm; Sat 1pm, 8.15pm; Sun 8.15pm; Mon 5.30pm, 8.15pm; Tue 8.15pm; Wed 8.30pm + more times

2hr 10 | A glorious revisionist western directed by Jeymes Samuel, with a red hot soundtrack and a stunning all-star cast. 

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Cinema Gagarine (12A)
Tomorrow 6pm; Sat 6pm; Sun 5pm

1hr 38 | Yuri lives in Cité Gagarine, a vast housing project on the outskirts of Paris. Now in a state of disrepair, the building is to be torn down, but this once-thriving hotbed of leftist political activism still hosts a community of residents unhappy at having to leave.

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Cinema Deerskin (15)
Tue 6pm

1hr 17 | An off-beat comedy horror in which a middle-aged man (Jean Dujardin) becomes psychotically obsessed with his Deerskin jacket.

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Cinema The Hate U Give (12A)
Wed 6pm

2hr 13 | Adapted from the best-selling novel, The Hate U Give tells the powerful and gut-wrenching story of teenage Starr as she witnesses the tragic shooting of her childhood friend.

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Cinema Ron’s Gone Wrong (PG)

1hr 47 | The tale of a young boy and a slightly wacky malfunctioning robot, and the hilarious action filled adventure they go on.

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Cinema The French Dispatch (15)

1hr 48 | AD | On the occasion of the death of its beloved Kansas-born editor Arthur Howitzer, Jr., the staff of ‘The French Dispatch’, a widely circulated American magazine based in the French city of Ennui-sur-Blasé, convenes to write his obituary.

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Cinema Lawrence: After Arabia with Director’s Q&A
Garret Theatre

2 hr | The story of the last years of T.E. Lawrence’s life – Lawrence of Arabia.

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Cinema The Green Knight (15)

2hr 10 | An epic fantasy adventure based on the timeless Arthurian legend from visionary filmmaker David Lowery.

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Cinema Rocks (12A)

1hr 33 | AD | Fresh, joyous and resonant – Rocks simply cannot be missed. We follow Olushola – or “Rocks” – trying to navigate looking after her younger brother after her troubled mother disappears.

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Cinema Dune (12A)

2hr 35 | A mythic and emotionally charged hero’s journey from visionary filmmaker Denis Villeneuve.

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Cinema Cinema In The Dark + Live Q&A

Three brand new audio dramas are launching at the Chester Literature Festival… in the pitch dark! With no visual distractions and the unlimited possibilities of drama you can only HEAR, lose yourself in a collection of imaginative shorts starring six local children.

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Cinema Never Gonna Snow Again (15)

1hr 53 | When a mysterious stranger arrives in a gated community on the outskirts of a large city, he is welcomed by the wealthy residents who embrace his talents as a masseur.

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Cinema Anything Goes – The Musical (Recorded Live)

2hr 35 | A heart-warming romance with spectacular dance routines and some of theatre’s most memorable songs,

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Cinema ROH Live: The Nutcracker

2hr 40 | Enjoy this sparkling ballet as an enchanting, festive treat for the whole family.

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Cinema ROH Live: Tosca

3hr 25 | A romance, a tragedy and a thriller – travel to 19th century Rome with Puccini’s passionate, political opera.

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Cinema ROH: Romeo and Juliet

3hr 25 | Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers experience passion and tragedy in this 20th-century ballet masterpiece.

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Cinema ROH: Rigoletto

3hr | In a world of decadence and corruption, Verdi’s masterpiece pits power against innocence with devastating effects.

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Storyhouse is a charity.
After the most challenging year in our history, we still need your support to help us recover.
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