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Oldham Coliseum Theatre

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Wonderful theatre

A lovely little theatre with lots of character. Three tiers and great viewing from most points. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Julie S
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Panto fun

Always fun at a panto .and this place is as good as it gets .It keeps its place in one of the best... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Located in the very heart of Oldham, the Coliseum Theatre is venerable building with a history stretching back to 1885.We serve a vibrant cross section of the community with an award winning selection of comedy, drama & traditional panto. The...more
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Coliseum Theatre Fairbottom Street, Oldham OL1 3SW, England
+44 161 624 2829
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely little theatre with lots of character. Three tiers and great viewing from most points. The atmosphere is fabulous as it's a cosy theatre that makes you feel a part of what's going on. Some good productions put on here and also dances. Fabulous...More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always fun at a panto .and this place is as good as it gets .It keeps its place in one of the best theatres with great productions going on all the time . Just on our doorstep so no long distance to travel .Always worth...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Went with the family to watch the show. Great night out. However drinks are ridiculously expensive. Venue is brilliant!

Thank John F
Reviewed 17 July 2018

very friendly staff either on box office, selling programmes or the 2 bars. Good value for money, with shows, dramas etc for a wide variety of people. Only drawback is the constant getting up and down to let other people sit down because there is...More

Thank robertashton1
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Went to see the production of Bread and Roses and was immensly impressed. The venue was small but perfect for the intimate production. It matched the production beatifully. Staff were welcoming and very helpful.

Thank marshallaj
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Had a fabulous time with my family. The coliseum is very clean and all staff are friendly and helpful. The pricing of drinks is quite expensive but is expected in places like this, I could pre-order drinks so they are ready during the interval. I...More

Thank nata707
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

A friend invited me in her hometown to view the production of Bread and Roses at the Oldham Colliseum theatre. She was very proud of the understated gem and it was obvious how easy it would be to fall in love with a humble space...More

1  Thank Tiki B
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Thought provoking play, high quality performances from a versatile team of actors, a well-told story, superb singing, enjoyable throughout.That's what I want from a visit to the theatre. Thank you.

Thank William S
Reviewed 28 June 2018

We are regular attenders at Oldham coliseum. Being tightwads we use our travel pass and go all the way from Wythenshawe on the metro. The theatre was not as full as usual but we put that down to the very hot weather and possibly a...More

1  Thank Tightwads
Reviewed 27 June 2018

I have been to Oldham Coliseum Theatre a few times over the years, they put on very good shows - I have never seen a bad show there

Thank AndyCorns
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8 April 2018|
Response from John F | Reviewed this property |
I’ve heard it is going to be. And recommissioned at a new place in the town center.
16 November 2017|
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Response from SueF2058 | Property representative |
Hello there There aren't any hotels in central Manchester. There are a few Travelodges and Premier Inns dotted about the Oldham vicinity - one in Chadderton and one near Elk Mill Retail Park. If you fancied seeing the... More
18 September 2016|
Response from Paul H | Property representative |
Hello there - sorry I missed your question. Give our Box Office staff a ring as they'll be able to answer you on a seat by seat basis. We've got an old auditorium (the seats are very comfortable) and restricted views were... More