Octagon Theatre

Youngest Bronte sister Anne is considered by many these days as a grittier and more radical writer than her older siblings. In the second...

Apart from the non-stop talk of sperm counts and ovary tests, or watching graphic genital examinations and practical demonstrations of the sexiest positions for...

Willy Russell’s ever-popular play Educating Rita has been revived so frequently over the years that one begins to wonder if late-learner Rita is in...

The Octagon Theatre in Bolton has appointed Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios as architect for its major £10 million capital redevelopment project. The Manchester-based firm, which...

Rats are usually cast as the repellent baddies at pantomime time. But the pack of rodents who inhabit Mike Kenny’s play for children are not only...

David Thacker’s Victorian-set production divides Shakespeare’s tragicomic fantasy into a fairly conventional tale of two seasons, both neatly contained within a thrust re-configuration of the...

In recent years we’ve seen several successful revivals of Christopher Sergel’s well-thumbed adaptation of Harper Lee’s tale of youthful innocence shredded by racial division...
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