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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 



Recent News and Press Releases:

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: Oldham Coliseum’s Mini-Podcast Series

5 May 2020: Coliseum Commissions Hafsah Aneela Bashir for the Homemakers Project

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

31 March 2020: Oldham Coliseum goes online

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


Archive news:

19 November 2019: Chris Lawson announces Oldham Coliseum Spring-Summer 2020 Programme

6 November 2019: Six North West Artists link with Oldham Coliseum for 2020

4 October 2019: Award-winning pop up theatre coming to Oldham town centre in Summer 2020

15 February 2019: A statement regarding the celebration and recognition of theatre in Greater Manchester: 2020 and beyond















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