Articles relating to: Bolton Octagon Theatre
Gleaned from a collection of short stories by Bill Naughton (of Alfie fame) and adapted into a play by Lawrence Till, The Big Corner is a heartfelt homage to life in Bolton when cotton was king.Read the full story..
Five years ago the head of the new writing department at Bolton’s Octagon Theatre decided, along with her counterparts at Manchester’s Royal Exchange and the Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse, to work with Salford University to co-deliver an MA course in playwriting.Read the full story..
Sarah Eastaff, director of a new theatre company dedicated to making exciting, immersive story-telling experiences for children, writes for Northern Soul about producing theatre in unusual spaces and offers some advice when applying for arts funding.Read the full story..
A little less than a year ago, when Len Johnson ‘Fighter’ first appeared as part of the 2014 Greater Manchester Fringe Festival, I enthusiastically commented that “with just a little judicious trimming and a bit more confidence in some of the singing, an already stirring piece could become a truly great show”. Et voilà!Read the full story..
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