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Octagon Theatre

Howell Croft South, Bolton BL1 1SB, England
+44 1204 520661
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Excellent Venue

Went to see a Christmas Carol on Saturday. Had good seats so good i was in most of the production... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Rochdale, United Kingdom
visit to see "A Christmas Carol"

This was a wonderful production thoroughly enjoyed by all my party.However I must mention a health... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
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  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Howell Croft South, Bolton BL1 1SB, England
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Reviewed yesterday

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 5 days ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 6 September 2017

All productions I have seen at the Octagon have been talented, professional and a credit to there cast.

Thank Kenneth25
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Been visiting for about 30 years and seen a variety of quality shows. Staff, many volunteers are welcoming and love the theatre. All shows are highly professional with top actors. Many are regulars on tv. Good if small restaurant. Bar serves local beers. Good website....More

Thank RobBeardsworth
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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.