CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020 and there is currently no planned re-opening time though it will not be before 1st June 2020 and is most likely to be September (according to some West End producers).
Some shows have been cancelled, or closed early, but many are being rescheduled and we are trying to keep up with the changes - assume that anything posted for April and May is actually postponed or cancelled. Pantomimes are possible but a few venues and shows may not return and larger venues and tours are unlikely to re-appear before 2021 though we have some hope for some panto ....
Married University professor Ralph Messenger has a reputation as a ground-breaking cognitive scientist and a notorious philanderer. When he meets the recently bereaved novelist Helen Reed, sparks fly and battle commences. Itâs science against art and morality against indulgence. But as their passionate and argumentative relationship develops into sexual attraction, their intellectual foreplay looks like it could become a fully blown affair of the body and mind. World Premiere. The Octagon presents the World Premiere of David Lodgeâs Secret Thoughts; a dazzling and witty exploration of love and deception, and the connection between the brain and the heart. Performers Rob Edwards (Ralph Messenger), Kate Coogan (Helen Reed). AuthorDavid Lodge.ProducerOctagon Theatre Bolton.DirectorDavid Thacker.