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Shot at Dawn and an appeal for forgiveness - a moving story from Bolton's archives

Lois Dean has researched and written this powerful story from Bolton’s archives.

Shot at Dawn and an Appeal for Forgiveness

The brave young Bolton soldier had faced guns before, at Gallipoli and the Somme, but those James Smith faced early on the morning of 5th September 1917 were to be fired by his own countrymen – friends and comrades from his own unit. 684 more words

World War One

Voices and Lyrics @ The Octagon Theatre, Bolton - 730pm Fri 14/3/14

  There seemed to be a lot of buzz surrounding this project by G and J productions. Many people tweeting and retweeting about it – and a bit of a vague evening. 578 more words

In rehearsal - David Thacker's "Macbeth" at the Octagon Theatre, Bolton [author reprint]

NB: This article appears in Shakespeare Bulletin. Copyright © 2012 Johns Hopkins University Press. This article was first published in Shakespeare Bulletin 30:4 (2012), 560-564. Reprinted with permission by Johns Hopkins University Press. 2,025 more words

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