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Address: Howell Croft South, Bolton BL1 1SB, England
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What a Season!

I have enjoyed every performance this season (to date!) at the Octagon Theatre. Each performance has offered something very different and 'I Capture the Castle' was spectacular... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
suekilby
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Bolton, United Kingdom

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have enjoyed every performance this season (to date!) at the Octagon Theatre. Each performance has offered something very different and 'I Capture the Castle' was spectacular. Very clever musical adaptation of Dodie Smith's classical novel - don't miss it!

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Thank suekilby
Manchester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow went yesterday to see a new British musical called I Capture the Castle, original by Dodie Smith. What a fantastic show. The singing was phenominal, made all the more better by the excellent sound quality at this little gem of a theatre. I've been a few times to this theatre and always enjoyed the different productions. All the staff... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to see the show,the tenent of wild fell hall.Fabulous show very close up and personal.Before we went into the show we went into the bar,what a lovely place to meet before a show,lovely seating,good choice of beers and wines,and not at rip off prices like the Manchester theatres.

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Thank chrisdooley14
Bolton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

been to this lovely little theatre a few times I find it very cosy and you feel involved in what's going on

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Thank 333abf
Bolton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This review is a little late.....we watched Cinderella at the Octagon...I was taking my daughter who is severely disabled so was a little apprehensive as her behaviour can be a little 'quirky'...she uses a wheelchair as there were no wheelchair seat available I had to transfer her, staff sat us in a seat which meant that was a relatively easy... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Check out the food in the top bar - delicious. I attended a private function here lived in Bolton for years and never knew it existed!

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Thank 35CD350
Bolton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I don't go to the theatre regularly perhaps twice a year, but each time I go to the Octagon I am not disappointed. They always have a brilliant cast for each play I've seen, they perform a variety of plays, and the ones I have seen have always been excellent. The Octagon is probably 25-30 years old now and is... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I visit this theatre regularly and feel it gives great value for money. The productions are varied with usually excellent casts and very imaginative stage and sets. The pre theatre food is also recommended.

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Thank lincross
Manchester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed an afternoon tea at the Octagon Cafe. It was delicious. Fresh,tasty food. Well presented. Enough food for two. Nice reserved window seat with clean white table cloth. Grace who served us was lovely.

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Thank lappiloo
Bolton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely staff lovely atmosphere Sit and watch the world go by Good coffee good selection of meals and snacks Well worth supporting

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