Storyhouse Cinema

Your independent boutique city-centre cinema brings a hand-picked range of film to the heart of Chester’s former Odeon – including new release cinema from the best independent and international filmmakers, unmissable big screen blockbusters, cult classics, family favourites, documentaries, and more!

Cinema Highlights:

Accessible cinema screenings (Relaxed, audio-described, and caption-subtitled screenings)

Family Saturdays & Sundays (Every weekend at 10.30am, tickets from £3.60)

Parent & Baby screenings (Every Wednesday at 11am, tickets from £7.65)

Silver screenings (Every Tuesday & Thursday before 5pm, tickets from £5.40)

Stage on screen (Live streamed and recorded theatre productions, ticket prices vary)

Season Highlights:

Three Colours Trilogy 14 – 28 May

Back In The GDR: East German Film Season 14 – 24 June

Storyhouse Gems

Storyhouse Cinema is supported by Film Hub North with National Lottery funding on behalf of the BFI Film Audience Network.


Cinema The Super Mario Bros. Movie (PG)

1 hr 32 | AD | With help from Princess Peach, Mario gets ready to square off against the all-powerful Bowser to stop his plans from conquering the world.

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Cinema Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret. (PG)
Today 1pm, 8.30pm; Tomorrow 2pm, 5pm; Tue 3.30pm, 6pm; Wed 2pm, 8pm; Thu 3.30pm, 8.30pm + more times

1 hr 46 | AD | When 11-year-old Margaret moves from New York City to the suburbs, she has to navigate a new school, new friendships and new feelings as she moves toward adolescence

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Cinema Three Colours trilogy: Red (15)
Today 3.30pm

1 hr 39 | Kieslowski completes his Three Colours Trilogy with a tale of parallel lives and interwoven destinies, and draws connecting threads with the two previous films.

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Cinema Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.3 (12A)
Today 5.30pm; Tomorrow 11am; Tue 12.30pm; Wed 11am; Thu 12.30pm

2 hrs 30 | Still reeling from the loss of Gamora, Peter Quill must rally his team to defend the universe and protect one of their own.

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Cinema How To Blow Up A Pipeline (15)
Tomorrow 7.30pm; Tue 8.30pm

1 hr 40 | A crew of young environmental activists execute a daring mission to sabotage an oil pipeline in this taut and timely thriller.

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Cinema Night is Short, Walk on Girl (15)
Wed 6pm

1hr 33 | An anime rom-com about the role of coincidence, chance, and destiny in love.

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Cinema Mad About The Boy: The Noël Coward Story + recorded Q&A (12A)
Thu 6pm

1 hr 31 | Documentary about Noël Coward’s triumphs across theatre, film and music that mark him as one of only a handful of artists whose mastery moulded the spirit of a nation

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Cinema Reality (12A)
Fri 1pm, 6pm; Sat 3pm, 8.15pm + more times

1hr 23 | Saturday afternoon, June 3, 2017. Twenty-five year old Reality Winner is confronted at her home by the FBI. A cryptic conversation begins and soon Reality’s life starts to unravel.

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Cinema Vermeer – The Greatest Exhibition (12A)
Fri 3pm

1 hr 30 | The Rijksmuseum is opening it’s doors to the largest Vermeer exhibition in history and this new Exhibition on Screen film invites audiences to a private view

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Cinema The Eight Mountains (12A)
Fri 8pm; Sat 5pm + more times

2 hrs 27 | In a secluded village in the Italian Alps, an unlikely brotherhood forms between two young boys: Pietro, a boy from the city, and Bruno, who has only known mountain life

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Cinema Champions (12A)

2 hrs 4 | AD | A former minor-league basketball coach receives a court order to manage a team of young players with learning disabilities.

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Cinema Plan 75 (15)

1 hr 53 | Thought-provoking drama in a world where a low birth rate and dwindling workforce, introduce a voluntary euthanasia programme aimed at the over 75s

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Cinema Young Soul Rebels (18)

1 hr 40 | A convincing picture of late 70s London, youth culture meets identity politics in this part-thriller, part-gay love story set days before the Queen’s Silver Jubilee

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Cinema The Little Mermaid (PG)

2 hrs 15 | Disney’s live action re-telling of the classic fairytale. The beloved story of Ariel, a beautiful and spirited young mermaid with a thirst for adventure

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Cinema Full Time (12A)

1hr 27 | The fantastic Laure Calamy, superbly portrays the frustration, anxiety and determination that accompany the struggle to balance the conflicting demands of the workplace and family

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Cinema Love Without Walls (15)

1 hr 52 | A romantic music-drama about a couple who lose everything and find themselves lost in the underbelly of the London and Essex streets.

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Cinema ROH Live: Il Trovatore (12A)

3 hrs 25 | A devastating curse rises from the ashes in Verdi’s monumental tale of superstition and rivalry.

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Cinema Brainwashed: Sex-Camera-Power (18)

1 hr 47 | Brainwashed is a mesmerising visual journey through cinema’s sexist bloodstream that will forever change the way you see and make films.

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Cinema For Eyes Only – Top Secret (Streng Geheim) (15+)

1 hr 43 | After the cover of several US spies is blown, double agent Hansen’s boss suspects a leak in his own ranks. This cold-war spy thriller is the East German version of Bond

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Cinema NT Live: Fleabag (15)

1 hr 20 | Written and performed by Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Fleabag is a rip-roaring look at some sort of woman living her sort of life.

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