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Octagon Theatre

Howell Croft South, Bolton BL1 1SB, England
+44 1204 520661
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Great evening out

My family and I attended The Octagon Theatre on 9th April to see East is East, it was a fantastic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bernadette187069
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Fantastic production and lovely atmosphere

Recently watched East Is East and was amazed by the quality of acting. Attention to detail of props... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pickle_kicker
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Howell Croft South, Bolton BL1 1SB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I attended The Octagon Theatre on 9th April to see East is East, it was a fantastic evening, we had nor been here before so did not know what to expect. My husband made the bookings so the rest of us did...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently watched East Is East and was amazed by the quality of acting. Attention to detail of props and layout of stage was fantastic. Staff very helpful on the night. Cant comment on the food as didn’t eat but drinks were reasonably priced and served...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been to loads of plays at Octagon and always enjoyed. Was booked to see east is east last weekend and husband was so sick on the day we couldn’t go. At over £28 per ticket I contacted them to see if we could go on...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The family went to see a show here. it was my first time and I was amazed. we were on the 1st row next to the volunteer actors not professional although professional in their performance Would I go back? Yes

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to see the play East is East. An Asian play that has been done as a film. Thought the film was hilarious but thought the play a lot darker. Enjoyed it immensely. Only one play now until the reburbishment. I hope the Phoenix rises...More

Thank Barry M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good access to venue, great seats. Amazing show! Shame there was only a few toilets for such a crowd.

Thank Diane N
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First visit to Octagon, wow wow, need to go more, Just watched east to east great performance on my doorstep (always going Manchester), can not wait for the next show

1  Thank mariehemmingway12
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic and thought provoking production. The cast were totally convincing as a real family. Poignant, funny and very moving. As relevant as when it was first performed 22 years ago. A standing ovation this afternoon- well deserved

1  Thank Joanna L
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Been to this theatre many times always good performance, but have to say was disappointed yesterday as the acting was poor by the younger performers I have seen the same performance previously and thought it was excellent. One other thing I have to mention the...More

1  Thank Prakash4833
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Not being a theatre luvie I really went to this not expecting much - I was wrong it was really brilliant . The theatre itself could do with a bit of a makeover but was certainly very good if a little warm on this very...More

Thank Peter e
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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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