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Peter Pan – The Octagon, Bolton

Writer: Elizabeth Newman and Incubate Project Director: Elizabeth Newman Reviewer: Sally Cinnamon [Rating: 3.5] Director and Head Writer Elizabeth Newman and the team from the Octagon’s Incubate project have adapted J. M. Barrie’s most famous of plays, Peter Pan for the theatre’s Christmas festivities. Set in the 1950’s rather than the 1900’s that’s where the reworking seems to end. Peter’s ...

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The Queen of the North – Octagon Theatre, Bolton

Writer: Ron Rose Director: Elizabeth Newman: Reviewer: Jo Beggs [rating:2]   Manchester’s always been full of them. Tough northern matriarchs who shout loud for what they believe in. From Emmeline Pankhurst to Elsie Tanner. The woman that Prime Minister James Callaghan called “the sexiest thing on television” was, for a generation of Britains, the embodiment of the working-class north. Full ...

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