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Octagon Theatre

| Howell Croft South, Bolton BL1 2AL, England
+44 1204 520661
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Mrs Julie Dobson

Always very good shows here 😊 Great bar & food area; Tickets are usually priced ok too! Can’t wait... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Julie D
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Bolton, United Kingdom
via mobile
Summer Holiday Play.

Excellent theatre 🎭 who attract top actors every time. Now in it’s 51st year, the £10 million... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SidStrong
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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| Howell Croft South, Bolton BL1 2AL, England
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+44 1204 520661
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always very good shows here 😊 Great bar & food area; Tickets are usually priced ok too! Can’t wait until new refurbished Octagon is ready 😍

Thank Julie D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent theatre 🎭 who attract top actors every time. Now in it’s 51st year, the £10 million upgrade to will ensure it continues to compete with other world class theatre. Actors and audiences will be clamouring to return here.

Thank SidStrong
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went to watch east is east here and it was a fantastic experience. Not only was the show a classic and brilliantly acted out, the staff at the theatre were also just as accommodating. Highly recommended

Thank nilufarpatel
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Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

I had an amazing time. The food was lovely and was on time there was 30 people dining too. The lady that booked us in Amanda was lovely and allowed us to downsized is with no concerns. The front of house was also polite and...More

Thank xxayeshaxx
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Reviewed June 24, 2018

Great theatre for local or national productions and actors. Friendly and accessible for disabled customers. Possible to eat and drink before or after productions.

Thank Paul H
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Reviewed June 22, 2018

Wonderful experience! The 1960s Cliff Richard movie recreated across 3 locations in Bolton Town Centre with a brilliant cast. From the first scenes at Bolton Intercange bus station, we were taken on a tour of the town centre, singing along to the well known tunes...More

Thank Orreller
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Reviewed June 20, 2018

Since the Octagon opened 50 years ago, I had only been once as child. This year I have been introduced to the excellent productions of Jane Eyre and East is East. If you haven't already been to Bolton Octagon give it a try, I'm now...More

Thank Lesley E
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

Another great production from The Octagon Theatre, Summer Holiday was great fun. Again the cast were a group of very talented young people being able to sing, dance and play musical instruments. I would certainly recommend a visit .

Thank Susan C
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Reviewed June 14, 2018

I’m rating the show summer holiday which I went to see last night with Mum and sister. we had a fab night from the start at the bus station the bus ride and the scene outside in Victoria square. It was all well played throughout,...More

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Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

Brilliant show from start to finish. Cast were excellent and great they played instruments. Good value xx

Thank Sue1775
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Response from lappiloo | Reviewed this property |
2 flights of 10 steps high is the only way I can gage it. Very good view.
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