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Octagon Theatre

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Address: Howell Croft South, Bolton BL1 1SB, England
Phone Number: 01204 520661
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Wonderful Theatre

Attended many performances here. Friendly, helpful staff. Some outstanding plays - excellent acting, production and staging. Fantastic atmosphere. Great value for money. One... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
L R
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Attended many performances here. Friendly, helpful staff. Some outstanding plays - excellent acting, production and staging. Fantastic atmosphere. Great value for money. One of my favourite theatres in the North West.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed a fabulous evening with the young cast of "Singing in the Rain" - such energy and enthusiasm - no one seemed to mind getting wet either. Lots of fun and laughter from the audience too. Great singing, great dance routines. Heartily recommend.

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Singing in the Rain - Fantastic show with amazing quadruple threat cast. Mesmerised the whole way through. Tap routines phenomenal. Octagon Theatre Bolton is currently rocking it putting on great shows and supporting local theatre and new writers.

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Thank Rachel C
Manchester, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bolton Octagon is my favourite provincial theatre. It offers shows of an excellent quality performed and produced to a very high standard. My most recent visit was to see Singing in the Rain which turned out to be a foot tapping, high energy play of fantastic entertainment value. Not only are the shows excellent but you can eat pre-theatre meals... More 

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Thank 18JanieH2013
Bolton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic show from start to finish, the singing rain section was a triumph of stage setting and management. Excellent very versatile cast Tip don't sit in the 2 front rows beware

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Thank Ian T
bolton
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58 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

We went here tonight to see "Get yourself together" a play from the reveal season which runs for a fortnight, showcasing new plays, writer's and productions. We have booked a few more but tonight was our first venture into this section of theatre at the octagon. The play was a one man show about a young man with depression and... More 

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Thank BoltonCaroline62
Rochdale, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We saw 'singing in the rain' here today, fabulous singing, dancing and all round entertainment with real water effects! My friend and I attend every production and we're seldom disappointed, matinees are only £15 for senior citizens. Café and bar are great too.

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Thank gandgm1
Bolton, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic show.one of the best i have seen there. They are all good but this one excelled. Brilliant atmosphere. Lovely cafe and bar. Always friendly staff . Always well attended.

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Thank Rayners051
Arnside
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70 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Lovely centrally located theatre. Small theatre and therefore very close to actors and stage. Very clean and modern.

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Thank Janice G
Wigan, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

I have been going to the Octagon Theatre on and off for years. It is a small theatre in the round which has boasted some great productions over the years. Saturday was no exception when Hollywood was brought to Lancashire with "Singing In The Rain" The multi-talented cast delivered song, dance, music and comedy and left the audience feeling happy,... More 

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