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Better than Manchester Theatres

After attending many productions over the years I have never been disappointed with the Octagon... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bolton, United Kingdom
The Octagon Theatre

My wife and I went 5 times last year and a few times before that. One of the performances was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bolton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After attending many productions over the years I have never been disappointed with the Octagon. Good value, access and entertainment. I have walked out of more than one central Manchester production they were so dire.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Yorshirerose
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went 5 times last year and a few times before that. One of the performances was Singing int the Rain. It was brilliant. The shape of the theatre is Octagon shaped of course. The seating is so close to the actors...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 25 December 2018 via mobile

Wonderful to keep pantomimes and entertainment fit for the family. Hexagon is simalire to the crucible both used for snooker. Now musicals, plays , ballet and comedy fill the stage now. Banked seating all round with a central stage.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

We went to see summer holiday at octagon.play started at bolton bus station all ticket holders got on a bus which went through bolton town and drove to octagon theatre.show was fantastic.all local actors were brilliant.theater it self was good.but unfortunately now it’s closed for...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

In the summer I went to see the last production "Summer Holiday" at the Octagon for a while. We began at the bus station, caught the busses and were transferred to Victoria Square for the next scenes and finally we walked into the Octagon. Very...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Porthos202
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Went to see "And did those feet" at the Stadium of Bolton by the cast of the Octagon - absolutely fantastic !! A tough venue to play (while the Octagon is being refurbished) but they did a great job - Poignant just now as a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

And did those feet..... Have seen play before some years ago but enjoyed revisiting it. Everyone well cast in their roles. But particularly liked Martin Barass..... shouldn’t single one out should i? As they were all brilliant. Worse part for me was the seating, i...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Judith W
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Been here may times as a child and now a adult. Love the place. Very professional always great shows.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Neil W
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

This place is wonderful close to home and has many great events. Prices are very reasonable and staff were extremely friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sumerapatel
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

I have watched several shows here over the years and always enjoy the performance. The tickets are reasonably priced too compared to other theatres which is great.

Date of experience: October 2017
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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.