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

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

Christmas at Storyhouse – Festive fun for everyone at Storyhouse – films, music, theatre and more! – see more


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

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

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

Cinema tick, tick… BOOM! (12A)
Today 12pm, 6pm; Tomorrow 1.30pm

2hr | AD | An adaptation of Jonathan Larson’s autobiographical musical. The film follows Jon, a young composer who’s waiting tables at a New York City diner while writing what he hopes will be the next great American musical.

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Cinema Pirates (15)
Today 3pm, 8.30pm; Tomorrow 11am, 8.30pm; Thu 5pm

1hr 20 | New Year’s Eve 1999. Cappo, Two Tonne, and Kidda drive across London in a desperate search for tickets for the best millennium party EVER. 

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Cinema Drive My Car (15)
Tomorrow 5pm; Thu 1pm

2hr 59 | AD | Two years after his wife’s unexpected death, Yusuke Kafuku, a renowned stage actor and director, receives an offer to direct a production of Uncle Vanya at a theatre festival in Hiroshima.

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Cinema ROH Live: The Nutcracker
Thu 7.15pm

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

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Cinema House of Gucci (15)
Fri 1pm, 8pm; Sat 1pm, 7pm; Sun 1pm, 7pm; Mon 11am, 3.30pm, 7.30pm + more times

2hr 38 | AD | Inspired by the shocking true story of the family empire behind the fashion label. House of Gucci spans 3 decades of love, betrayal, decadence, revenge and ultimately murder.

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Cinema A Boy Called Christmas (PG)
Fri 5.30pm; Sat 10.30am, 4.30pm; Sun 10.30am

1hr 43 | An ordinary boy called Nikolas sets out on an extraordinary adventure into the snowy north in search of his father who is on a quest to discover the fabled village of the elves.

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Cinema The Nightmare Before Christmas
Sat 3pm
Garret Bar, Garret Theatre

An immersive screening of Tim Burton’s classic Halloween/Christmas film.

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Cinema The Shop Around The Corner (U)

1hr 38 | A perfect Christmas Classic for the festive season re-issues by the BFI.

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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 West Side Story (12A)

2hr 36 | AD | Steven Spielberg brings this epic musical to the big screen in spectacular cinematic fashion to delight all-ages audiences everywhere this Christmas.

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Cinema How The Grinch Stole Christmas (PG)

1hr 50 | Based on the beloved Dr Seuss Christmas tale, the grumpy Grinch arrives in Whoville determined to remove all hints of Christmas.

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Cinema I’m Your Man (15)

1hr 45 | A rom com with a twist. A scientist partakes in an extraordinary experiment: she must live with a humanoid romantic partner for 3 weeks, made specifically for her.

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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 There Is No Evil (Cert. TBC)

2hr 30 | Every Society that enforces the death penalty needs people to kill other people. Four men are faced with an unthinkable but simple choice.

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Cinema NT Live: Leopoldstadt

A passionate drama following the Merz family’s story across half a century, passing through the convulsions of war, revolution, impoverishment, and the Holocaust.

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Cinema NT Live: The Book of Dust – La Belle Sauvage

Set twelve years before the epic His Dark Materials trilogy, this gripping adaptation revisits Philip Pullman’s fantastical world in which waters are rising and storms are brewing.

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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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Cinema NT Live: Hex

A vividly original retelling of Sleeping Beauty, a mythic, big-hearted new musical that goes beyond the waking kiss.

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Cinema Kendal Mountain Tour 2022
Movie Theatre

2hr 30 | Join us for an evening of film and talks celebrating adventure from some of the most spectacular places on earth, brought to you by the team behind Kendal Mountain Festival.

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Cinema ROH Live: La Traviata

3hr 40 | In a glamorous and superficial society, a courtesan sacrifices all for love.

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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.
Here’s how you can help support the future of Storyhouse.