Just the ticket – future optimism as curtain rises again on theatre industry

THE shows must go on much to the relief, pleasure and optimism of a Saddleworth company at the centre of the entertainment business. In ‘normal’…

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Frankie says… The love story behind the comedian revealed to theatre audiences

BEHIND the lugubrious mask of comedian Frankie Howerd was an equally unhappy and mournful person hiding from public view. That’s the view of playwright and…

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Oldham Coliseum supports Roma and Romani Gypsy artists through live jam sessions

OLDHAM Coliseum Theatre and Roma-led charity KaskoSan are presenting a series of live music jam sessions exploring the rich lyrical and performance traditions of the…

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Theatre group to bring fun and friendly sessions for adults with disabilities

A NEW theatre group is bringing fun and friendly sessions to Saddleworth for adults with learning or physical disabilities. In My Shoes has been launched…

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Join Oldham Coliseum artistic director for new season preview

JOIN Oldham Coliseum’s Artistic Director Chris Lawson plus a series of special guests to learn more about the theatre’s Autumn-Winter 2021-22 Season.  Announced in July,…

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Drama, comedy, music and magic in store with Oldham Coliseum’s autumn/winter season

THERE is heart-warming and thought-provoking drama alongside comedy, music, magic and dance – plus the much-loved annual pantomime – as Oldham Coliseum Theatre announces its…

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