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Octagon Theatre Bolton

Bolton Octagon’s Fiona Gibson has been appointed interim chief executive at the Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse, replacing Deborah Aydon. Gibson has most recently been business...

First seen in 2007 and revived in 2010, this play written by Bolton Wanderers fans about the club’s near mythical FA Cup final victory...

One of the biggest challenges for companies mounting al fresco site-specific productions – aside from the possible inclement weather – is finding ways to...

Elizabeth Newman is to step down as artistic director of the Octagon Theatre in Bolton to run the Pitlochry Festival Theatre. She becomes artistic director...

In many ways this revival keeps things joyfully simple. It’s ostensibly a remounting of Michael Gyngell and Mark Haddigan’s 1990s stage adaptation starring Darren...

The Octagon Theatre in Bolton has announced it will stage a site-specific production of Summer Holiday in which audiences will be driven between locations...

Theatres including the Royal Exchange, the Lowry and Bolton Octagon have been awarded a share of £7 million from a new fund that aims...

John Blackmore had something of the Midas touch about him, rescuing several leading regional theatres from the brink of closure and restoring them to...

John Blackmore, who led flagship regional theatres in Manchester, Bolton, Newcastle, Leicester and Lancaster, has died at the age of 77. His death earlier today...
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