Barrie play for Bolton

Published: 26 February 2023
Reporter: David Upton

Quality Street

J M Barrie's regency comedy Quality Street comes to Bolton Octagon as part of its UK tour.

The original run in 2020 was cut short by the pandemic and has now been revived for 2023.

In a co-production with New Vic Theatre, Northern Broadsides stirs in a helping of Yorkshire wit.

Phoebe Throssel will be played by Paula Lane, familiar to audiences for her six years in Coronation Street as Kylie Platt, as well as her work in Call The Midwife, Father Brown and Kinky Boots.

Two of the cast are returning from the original run: Alicia McKenzie as Mary Willoughby and Louisa-May Parker.

It comes to the Octagon April 25–May 6.