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Oldham Coliseum Theatre’s Press Office

The Press Office manages the Coliseum’s relationship with the media – local, regional and national. This should be the first point of contact for journalists and writers, we’ll be happy to assist you with your enquiry.

The Press Office also handle requests for Review tickets and Press Night invitations, as well as general press queries and requests for images.


Press contact:

Shelly Ramsdale, Marketing & Communications Campaigns Manager 


Season Previews

23 April 2021: On Stage, Online and Outdoor – Oldham Coliseum’s Summer 2021 Season


Production Previews

Thursday 5 May (Live) then Friday 7 – Monday 17 May (Recorded): An Acorn


Recent News and Press Releases:

12 May 2021: Take a walk with Alphin and Alderman in A Tale of Two Giants podcast

10 May 2021: Real life stories from health workers explored in A Broken Family, Together

4 May 2021: Joyce Branagh and Bog Standard Creatives present two stories of growing up in Oldham

16 April 2021: Short film Angel of History explores emotional effect of pandemic on performers

12 March 2021: More Greater Manchester LGBTQ+ artists to perform after lockdown thanks to Pride Stages Bursary

26 February 2021: Spring Digital Season on sale at Oldham Coliseum

24 February 2021: Seven artists selected for Oldham Coliseum Micro Commissions 2021

17 February 2021: Hidden Winter – an audio walk adventure for families

29 January 2021: Post some positivity this year with Oldham Coliseum

8 December 2020: Greater Manchester’s arts organisations launch new fund for region’s artists

27 November 2020: Discussing Arts and Culture in Oldham over chips



Archive news:

15 January 2021: Oldham Coliseum launches new commissions for 2021

26 November 2020: A theatrical Advent Calendar from Oldham Coliseum

23 November 2020: Celebrate achievements with messages from the Panto Dame

13 November 2020: Experience a new kind of Panto magic online

12 November 2020: Theatre continues #GetBehindUs Crowdfunder due to extended closure

4 November 2020: update: The Coliseum will remain closed to the public until early 2021

23 October 2020: (season cancelled due to lockdown) Socially Distanced Season on sale at Oldham Coliseum

12 October 2020: Coliseum receives lifeline grant from Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

6 October 2020: Greater Manchester’s arts organisations launch new funding streams for region’s artists

28 September 2020: Oldham Coliseum asks public to ‘Get Behind Us’ with first ever Crowdfunder

10 September 2o20: GM Artist Hub awarded £60,000 by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation to support independent artists in Greater Manchester

12 August 2020: Aladdin postponed to 2021

24 July 2020: Literary apothecary Poetry Health Service opens virtual doors

17 July 2020: Oldham Coliseum and DANC explore distance through the experiences of disabled artists

19 June 2020: Oldhamers asked to sew patches of positivity for creative community project

10 June 2020: Oldham Coliseum, Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch and Hull Truck Theatre fundraise together through streaming epic musical The Hired Man

27 May 2020: update: Oldham Coliseum’s Mini-Podcast Series

16 April 2020: Oldham’s stage will light up again once the crisis is over

8 April 2020: Arts organisations across Greater Manchester are joining forces to support local freelance artists during the COVID-19 crisis

19 March 2020: Statement with regard to COVID-19 and Oldham Coliseum Theatre














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