David Thacker

Michael Coveney: A dog's life on the stage, Neil Bartlett steps out, and a grim new musical
By Michael Coveney · 24 Jul 2014

Our four-legged friends are hogging spotlights across the country

Bolton Octagon stage Arthur Miller and Michael Frayn plays in new season
By Glenn Meads · 19 May 2014

Noises Off, A View From The Bridge and a new production by Jim Cartwright feature in the new season which opens in September.

Twelfth Night (Octagon Theatre, Bolton)
By David Cunningham · 2 Mar 2014

Dave Cunningham enjoys the Bard in Bolton

Twelfth Night next at Bolton Octagon, 27 February
By Glenn Meads · 24 Feb 2014

David Thacker follows Hobson's Choice with Shakespeare's classic.

Hobson's Choice (Bolton)
By Alan Hulme · 25 Jan 2014

David Thacker's production of Hobson's Choice at the Bolton Octagon is faithful but too long, says Alan Hulme.

Win Hobson's Choice tickets at the Bolton Octagon
By Glenn Meads · 19 Jan 2014

Win a pair of tickets to see this Salford set comedy at the Octagon in Bolton.

Brief Encounter with ... Long Day's Journey Into Night's Mawgan Gyles
By Glenn Meads · 2 Oct 2013
Mawgan Gyles is about to finish playing Eric Birling in the Octagon's An Inspector Calls. He is also rehearsing Eugene O'Neil's Long Day's Journey into Night which opens soon. We caught up with him to talk about the writer, the play and addiction.
David Thacker directs Long Day's Journey Into Night for Bolton Octagon
By Editorial Staff · 27 Sep 2013
Eugene O'Neill's American Drama Long Day's Journey Into Night will be the second production in the Bolton Octagon's ten show season of plays.Directed by David Thacker, the performance ...
An Inspector Calls (Bolton)
By Glenn Meads · 8 Sep 2013
Stephen Daldry may have produced the definitive version, but David Thacker's An Inspector Calls comes a close second.
Brief Encounter With... An Inspector Calls' director David Thacker
By Glenn Meads · 3 Sep 2013
The Octagon Theatre Bolton will open its new 2013–2014 Season with An Inspector Calls by J. B. Priestley, directed by David Thacker. We caught up with him to find out about the play,...