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Address: Howell Croft South, Bolton BL1 1SB, England
Phone Number: 01204 520661
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Amazing play Two

I went to Octagon Theatre in Bolton for the first time on 2nd February 2016 to see Jim Cartwright's play Two, which was amazing and beautiful acting. The Octagon Theatre had a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
David C
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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370 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 346 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I went to Octagon Theatre in Bolton for the first time on 2nd February 2016 to see Jim Cartwright's play Two, which was amazing and beautiful acting. The Octagon Theatre had a great atmosphere and looking forward to going back to watch many more plays.

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Thank David C
Bolton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Watched a great play with a wonderful 2 handed cast, full house on a Wednesday shows the magnetic draw of the play and the writer. Can not wait for the next play Two + 2 later this month. The octagon is a gem in in the theatre world and well worth a visit

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Thank Ian T
Merseyside
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Greatt lunch, mainly home made. Watched matinee BFG, full house and well done. Auditorium was full but still got a drink ag the interval in less than 5 minutes. The cast did the puppetrh really well.

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Thank DaveyKMerseyside
Rhyl, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely coffee here and 10/10 for having soya milk as I am lactose intolerant. The Mocha's we had were amazing :)

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Thank kaz4rich
Northwich, United Kingdom
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278 reviews
153 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

We took 3 11 and unders to the BFG for a Xmas treat. It was a wonderfully imaginative production with a clever mix of puppets and humans. The design was very clever and we loved the dream sequences. The Giants were a particular favourite especially when they were in the audience. It wasn't too expensive for theatre tickets these days... More 

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Thank neddyb1
Bolton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

Fabulous adaptation of Roald Dahls book,well acted good props kids loved it,so did the adults, very entertaining this is a great theatre biking essential

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Thank cbb49
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

The small but cosy theatre gives its customers the full experience of a much larger city theatre. the productions are well performed and can convey the theatre goers to another world, a wonderful night out and their is a bar too!

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Thank Lynne R
Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

I have been to watch quite a few play's here over the years all different subjects and haven't seen a bad one yet. The staff are all very good and efficient, the theatre is well run and user friendly. I can highly recommend as a night out.

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Thank Janice D
Bolton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Great show, tributes to Frank, Dean and Sammy. Good seats not much legroom, will book earlier for next show.

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Thank Pernita
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

As a group of over 200 children and staff we were warmly welcomed at The Octagon Theatre. The play was brilliant, the actors were very good and the children loved the performance. Well done also to the props people as they were also magnificent.The only down side was we put an order in, when we arrived for staff drinks so... More 

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