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Programme
Octagon Theatre
1992
A programme from the musical/play Eight Miles High written by Bolton's own Jim Cartwright.

The show centred on the fictional Lancashire "Clough Hall Music Festival", complete with site map on the inside cover. Set in 68/69 with musical covers from the era.

An earlier Cartwright play at the Octagon had starred John Cooper Clarke.

I'm guessing 92.
Artefact added : 5th June 2007
by Tony/Longfella
Abigail Says –
Fascinating stuff.
pjh Says –
Back in 1971 / 72 the Octagon used to host Saturday morning "Bluesology" sessions. Mostly local bands, but Warm Dust - featuring Paul Carrack - played one of the sessions.
COMMENT ADDED 19th June 2007
Alastair Says –
Would have been interesting to see.
COMMENT ADDED 7th May 2009
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