Elizabeth Newman

Write to Play teams up with North West Theatres for Second Year

Write to Play is a new writing initiative committed to developing the skills and experience of Deaf and disabled writers.

Alice in Wonderland (Octagon Theatre)
By David Cunningham

David Cunningham loves the inventive touches which bring a twist to this tried and tested Lewis Carroll classic.

Octagon spends Christmas with Alice in Wonderland

The Octagon in Bolton offers and alternative to the traditional pantomime this Christmas.

Love Story (Octagon Theatre, Bolton)

This chamber piece is beautiful and poignant with exemplary performances from Daniel Boys and Lauren Samuels.

Daniel Boys and Lauren Samuels chat about Love Story

West End regulars and former talent show runners up - Daniel Boys and Lauren Samuels talk about The Octagon Theatre's new production of Howard Goodall's Love Story.

Bolton Octagon stage Arthur Miller and Michael Frayn plays in new season

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

Duet For One (Octagon Theatre, Bolton)
By David Cunningham

Clare Foster shines in this excellent drama.

Daniel Boys and Lauren Samuels star in Octagon's Love Story

Howard Goodall's little seen musical version of the hit film stars successful TV talent show graduates Daniel Boys and Lauren Samuels

Brief Encounter with ... Duet For One/Separation's Clare Foster

Clare Foster is trading musicals such as Merrily We Roll Along and Crazy For You for the challenge of performing two Tom Kempinski plays in repertoire at The Octagon Theatre. We caught up with her to find out more.

Robin Hood
By Sarah Bloomer

Sarah Bloomer enjoys watching Robin Hood and his merry men take over the Octagon Theatre, Bolton.