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Octagon Theatre

Howell Croft South, Bolton BL1 1SB, England
+44 1204 520661
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Very Good Local Theatre

Very good theatre, seating, bar and cafe. Excellent arts programme throughout the year, well acted... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bolton, United Kingdom

Went last night to see this favourite of mine and was not disappointed..A great cast including Sue... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bolton, United Kingdom
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Howell Croft South, Bolton BL1 1SB, England
+44 1204 520661
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very good theatre, seating, bar and cafe. Excellent arts programme throughout the year, well acted, directed and produced. Well worthy of joining the mailing list.

Thank edmcgurk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went last night to see this favourite of mine and was not disappointed..A great cast including Sue Devaney put on a great production which received approval from all age groups including an old "Ebenezer"like myself. My partner treated me to a pre show three course...More

Thank CrimsonCrowbar
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Went to see a Christmas Carol on Saturday. Had good seats so good i was in most of the production. As with most theatres in the round its very immersive when it is a good performance. And it was a good performance. Quite true to...More

Thank jasperjones2015
Reviewed 7 December 2017

This was a wonderful production thoroughly enjoyed by all my party.However I must mention a health and safety issue.There should be hand rails to help older and less nimble patrons to come down the steps to their seats.I myself felt very unsafe and one of...More

Thank val-edson1
Reviewed 25 November 2017

I've visited this theatre twice in the last year - To Kill A Mockingbird in Sept 2016 and Christmas Carol in November 2017. What a fab venue. It's small, spotlessly clean and intimate. The staff are friendly and the bar isn't a rip-off. Central to...More

Thank Kazza9173
Reviewed 19 November 2017

A Christmas Carol was the show. Excellent cast that makes use of minimalistic scenery to entertain the audience with this iconic of tales. This isn't a pantomime and perhaps, looking at the younger audience people misunderstood it to be. The play was well delivered and...More

Thank Brendan M
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We went with friends to see The Threepenny Opera last Friday night as my birthday treat and what a treat it was. The music was great, the acting was super and the combination held the audience enthralled. We go all the time, isn't it time...More

Thank Barry M
Reviewed 20 October 2017

We're not really fans of theatre but it was my sisters birthday and theatre was how she wanted to spend it. What a surprise and what a performance of The Three Penny Opera, 1 word, FANTASTIC. The theatre is amazing, as are the buildings that...More

Thank stevegab1965
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Been to this theatre before,This is a lovely small theatre to visit,you feel you are right up and close to the cast.The show we went to see ,was funny from start to finish. The bar area is good and reasonably priced drinks,will defo go back...More

Thank chrisdooley14
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Went to watch Rita Sue and Bob 2 and was disappointed the actors where good and we had laugh but the props they used 4 old seats out of a car looked so pathetic I've seen better props at a school play .For how much...More

Thank Sharon F
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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.