Storyhouse Cinema

Your beautiful 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 screening)

Family Saturdays & Sundays (Every weekend at 10.30am)

Parent & Baby Screenings (Every Wednesday at 11am)

Silver Screenings (Every Tuesday & Thursday before 5pm)

Stage on Screen (Recorded and live streamed theatre productions)

Cinema at Home (Rent a film via the Storyhouse Channel)

Season Highlights:

Chester Film Society at 50

Classic Family Film Season – The Sherman Brothers

Kino Dreams: Wim Wenders Retrospective

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

Cinema Where Is Anne Frank? (PG)
Today 12.30pm, 6pm; Tomorrow 12.30pm, 5.30pm; Sun 3pm; Mon 2pm, 4.15pm; Tue 12.30pm, 5.30pm + more times

1 hr 40 | AD | A stunning new animated, reimagination of one of the most important books ever to be published: Anne Frank’s Diary of a Young Girl.

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Cinema NOPE (15)
Today 2.45pm, 8.15pm; Tomorrow 2.45pm, 7.45pm; Sun 12.15pm, 8.15pm; Mon 11am, 7pm; Tue 2.45pm, 7.45pm + more times

2 hr 11 | AD | When an ominous entity begins to terrorize an isolated town, siblings must fight for survival to outsmart the deadly threat and uncover its chilling mystery.

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Cinema The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (U)
Tomorrow 10.30am; Sun 10.30am

1 hr 19 | Pooh, an adorable bear, and his lovable friends embark on an epic adventure as they sing, dance and chase bees through the Hundred Acre Woods.

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Cinema Top Gun – Double Bill (12A)
Tomorrow 6pm
Movie Theatre

4 hrs 15 | The ultimate double bill for summer 2022 in Storyhouse Movie Theatre. Top Gun and Top Gun: Maverick.

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Cinema Elvis (12A)
Sun 2pm; Tue 7pm; Wed 4pm
Movie Theatre

2 hr 40 | AD | Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis explores the life and music of Elvis Presley, seen through the prism of his relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker.

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Cinema The American Friend (12A)
Sun 5pm

2 hr 6 | Jonathan Zimmermann believes that he will soon die of leukemia. The unscrupulous American Tom Ripley, learns of this and exploits Zimmermann’s illness for his own purposes.

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Cinema Fire of Love (PG)
Sun 7pm; Mon 6pm
Movie Theatre

1hr 33 | Fire of Love tells a story of primordial creation and destruction, following two bold explorers as they venture into the unknown, all for the sake of love.

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Cinema Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (U)
Wed 3pm

1 hr 19 | While truant from school, young siblings Jeremy & Jemima meet the beautiful Truly Scrumptious, who falls for their widowed father and the family’s noisy rebuilt car.

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Cinema Sheffield Adventure Film Festival on Tour 2022
Wed 7pm
Movie Theatre

1hr 42 | A selection of the most popular films from this year’s festival, including the most exciting voices and athletes from the worlds of climbing, biking, running and the water.

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Cinema Mr. Malcolm’s List (PG – TBC)

1 hr 57 | Julia Thistlewaite is jilted by London’s most eligible bachelor, Mr. Malcolm. Feeling humiliated, she convinces her friend to play the role of his ideal match.

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Cinema Bedknobs & Broomsticks (PG)

2 hr 19 | When three children move to a small village during WW2 they discover their new guardian is an apprentice witch.

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Cinema The Feast (18)

1 hr 33 | When a wealthy family and their guests gather for a dinner party in the remote Welsh countryside, they have little idea of what awaits them.

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Cinema The Railway Children Return (PG)

1hr38 | AD | Inspired by one of the most beloved British family films of all time, The Railway Children Return is an enchanting and heart-warming adventure for a new generation

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Cinema Mary Poppins (U)

2 hr 19 | A magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father.

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Cinema Paris, Texas (12A)

2 hr 28 | The story of Travis, a man who wanders out of Mexico and into Texas one day, in the blazing heat of the “Big Bend”.

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Cinema Fisherman’s Friends: One and All (12A)

1 hr 51 | After the highs of performing on the pyramid stage at Glastonbury, the group struggle with their second album.

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Cinema Official Competition (TBC)

1 hr 54 | An independent cinema darling is approached by ageing business mogul to make a film that he hopes will be his legacy for the world.

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Cinema The Piano (15)

2 hr 1 | Set in 1851, a mute Scottish woman Ada, arrives in colonial New Zealand for an arranged marriage, with her young daughter and piano in tow.

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Cinema NT Live: Much Ado About Nothing (12A)

Katherine Parkinson (The IT Crowd) and John Heffernan (Dracula) lead the cast in Shakespeare’s romcom of sun, sea and mistaken identity.

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Cinema See How They Run (12A)

1 hr 38 | In the West End of 1950s London, plans for a movie version of a smash-hit play come to an abrupt halt after the film’s Hollywood director is murdered.

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