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David Thacker

David Thacker, Artistic Director of Bolton Octagon, talks to Northern Soul

September 24, 2014 Comments Off on David Thacker, Artistic Director of Bolton Octagon, talks to Northern Soul

David Thacker cut his theatrical canines in the capital.

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Twelfth Night

Investigating the Bard at Bolton Octagon

March 23, 2014 Comments Off on Investigating the Bard at Bolton Octagon

In the Octagon, Bolton has a successful theatre generating its own productions and receiving touring shows. Sounds like any other theatre, right?

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Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare. Photo credite Ian Tilton (6)

Twelfth Night: a refreshing adaptation by Bolton Octagon

March 8, 2014 Comments Off on Twelfth Night: a refreshing adaptation by Bolton Octagon

David Thacker’s relationship with Shakespeare is a substantial one. He has directed 28 productions of the Bard.

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An Inspector Calls by J. B. Priestley Photo credit Ian Tilton (7) (1)

An Inspector Calls

October 2, 2013 Comments Off on An Inspector Calls

Seeing An Inspector Calls at the Bolton Octagon recently left me with mixed feelings. I’d seen the play before and studied it back in my school days, so I went to see the production, directed by the theatre’s artistic director David Thacker, with a familiar anticipation and enthusiasm.

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