Chester Cinema

At Storyhouse you can see the best new, vintage, cult and family films in a cosy, boutique cinema seating just under 100 people.

Use the tabs below to find your next film!

Please note, though one off screenings and specials are planned in advance, most film times for new releases are planned on a weekly basis. New times are released each Tuesday.

Family Saturdays & Sundays
Parent & Baby Screenings

Relaxed and Captioned Screenings
Live on Screen (National Theatre, Royal Opera House, Royal Ballet)
Over 60s
Sing-along Cinema


Christmas & New Year Films


Cinema Widows (15)
Today 12pm, 8.45pm; Tomorrow 11am, 2pm Thu 3pm, 8.45pm

2 hrs 10 | A blistering, modern-day thriller set against a backdrop of crime, passion and corruption from the director of 12 Years a Slave and the writer of Gone Girl.

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Cinema Shoplifters (15)
Today 3pm; Tomorrow 8.30pm Thu 12pm

2 hrs 1 | Winner of the 2018 Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, Shoplifters tells the story of a family living on the fringes of Japanese society.

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Cinema Free Solo (12A)
Today 6.15pm Thu 6pm

1 hr 40 plus Q&A | Free Solo follows free soloist climber Alex Honnold as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream: climbing the face of the world’s most famous rock.

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The Muppet Christmas Carol (U)
Tomorrow 6pm

1 hr 25 | The Charles Dickens classic in Muppet form. Michael Caine plays the old miser Scrooge with Kermit as his long-suffering but ever-hopeful employee Bob Cratchit.

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Cinema Nativity Rocks! (U)

1 hr 40 | In the third film of the very British franchise, the whole school gets involved as the staff and pupils of St. Bernadette’s Primary School audition for roles in an all-new rock music-themed nativity.

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Cinema Bohemian Rhapsody (12A)

2 hrs 14 | The much-anticipated biopic of Queen’s Freddie Mercury, who defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet.

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Cinema Suspiria (18)

2 hrs 33 | An atmospheric remake of the classic ballet school set horror. Featuring Tilda Swinton and from the director of Call Me By Your Name.

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Cinema CBeebies Christmas Show: Thumbelina
Sat 3.30pm

The much anticipated annual CBeebies Christmas Show is coming to the big screen for a family-friendly cinema experience.

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