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Octagon Theatre

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Address: Howell Croft South, Bolton BL1 1SB, England
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I took my grand daughter and a friend and her elderly mother to see bfg, even though we were sat high up on the back row , the view down was un obstructed Clear view of all the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my grand daughter and a friend and her elderly mother to see bfg, even though we were sat high up on the back row , the view down was un obstructed Clear view of all the stage excellent production, enjoyed by every generation.

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Bolton, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent production which was in the round and when actors had their back to you it was difficult to hear what they were saying, On a few occasions we missed the laughs. Friends who were sitting closer also missed the diction when the actors faced the other side. A central microphone would have helped. Jan M

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been to see a number of plays here, Educating Rita is another in a long line of outstanding performances. The theatre is intimate and staff helpful and welcoming.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited x3 times before we were looking forward to a relaxing drink in the bar before the 7.30pm show. Left manchester by car at 6pm. Lots more traffic than usual. As you follow the signs from the dual Carriageway you are led into city centre Bolton - and every left turn for the theatre was blocked for building work... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arranged a trip for over 50 people from Lancaster Area. Theatre very good play excellent ..The area is good for lunches pre matinee and the theatre also has a restaurant.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Went to the octagon theatre on Monday 2nd January to watch Cinderella with our 12 year old daughter. What a great evening. It doesn't matter where you are seated as you can see everything from anywhere in the theatre. It is a small theatre but the actors really did manage to use the space well. The characters interacted with the... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Wow went to see cinderella with my 6 year old son. It was magical. Not your usual comedy panto but a performance based around the story. What a talented cast who played live instruments whilst singing and dancing. It was spot on for younger children 45 mins each half. Highly recommend.

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Thank fran1004
Bolton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

By far my favourite theatre 🎦,all productions I have seen have been extremely enjoyable.Great atmosphere - all good seats .

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We have been season ticket holders at the Octagon for several years. The productions are invariably excellent offering a range of choices all with with great acting, stunning sets, moving stories. We have never been other than thrilled, overwhelmed often very amused with all that hey have put on over the years. In addition the restaurant offers great meals with... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Been to this theatre a number of times and we absolutely love it! Always go as a family with my 2 younger sisters 17 and 14 and they always enjoy the shows just as much as me! Always a warm welcome and friendly workers. The shows are done so well considering its only a small space they always make the... More 

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