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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:

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

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: 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






Archive news:

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

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

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

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















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