October Blog - Observations

Slightly out of context with this one but hey, it’s one of my favourite quotes and guess who said it? that’s right folks your very own, one a truly, well I am convinced that I came up with this and who is there to disprove me? Google? hahahaha please, you better get google scholar if you are to disagree with me, and that definitely won’t do you any good so what now?

I observed the professor, Mr Thacker, Mr David Thacker, David Thacker? No he said, just call me David and turned away to play with the cast. He was enjoying so much, how could they not? I certainly was, and what did I learn from this whole entire endeavour? This guy sure loves directing theatre.

Me I realised that I want to work in theatre even more than ever before, well the hunger isn’t angry yet, hopefully it won’t ever be, controlled passion seems to be the order of the day.

1923 fa cup winners

The Octagon Theatre turn back the clock to the Trotters’ finest hour with And Did Those Feet a play about the Wanderers, written by Wanderers fans performed at their home ground.

Former Artistic Director David Thacker returns to the Octagon to bring back Bolton’s most famous football story to the Lion of Vienna Suite, University of Bolton Stadium 21 October – 1 November.

Written by writers from Bolton and life-long Wanderers fans Les Smith (Early One Morning) and Martin Thomasson, And Did Those Feet was directed by Mark Babych in 2007 and 2009.

Death of a SalesMen

Following his critically acclaimed performance as King Lear, Don Warrington returns to the Royal Exchange to play Willy Loman in Arthur Miller’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play.

“Work a lifetime to pay off a house. You finally own it, and there’s nobody to live in it.”

Willy Loman is an ordinary man, he’s the New England man, he’s well-liked. For thirty-six years he’s been on the road, paying his way and one day he’s going to come good. When his son Biff returns home, suddenly things are looking up. Because you reap what you sow, right?

Black Achievers Dinner Dance

Black Achievers Dinner Dance on Saturday 20th October @ Hilton Manchester Deansgate, 303 Deansgate, Manchester M3 4LQ 6pm – 3am

This event is to highlight the local black achievers in Greater Manchester. The event will be hosted by Judi Love & Kamilah Francis. Special guest speakers will be Ashley Walters & Dean Okai. Entertainment on the evening will be Dj Silva & Dj Drizz, Hercules Production, Wrigz & Shoa, Jet black dancers, WeR1 Dancers.