Threepenny Opera for Bolton

David Upton

Octagon Theatre Bolton is to stage Bertolt Brecht’s Threepenny Opera from October 12 to November 4.

In the lead role of Macheath, alias Mack the Knife, is David Birrell (Talking Heads, Educating Rita, Octagon Theatre 2017).

Playing one of his key love interests, Polly Peachum, is Anna Wheatley, returning to the Octagon after her role as Brenda-Marie in Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis. Anna was nominated for Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the Manchester Theatre Awards 2015, for her role in The Family Way at the Octagon Theatre Bolton.