"I remember my days at school vividly and with great affection. Bolton School has a great tradition in the liberal arts. I've always acted for the love of it and this first love was inspired at Hopefield, the school theatre."

Sir Ian McKellen - Actor and Old Boy

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Joint Production - Romeo and Juliet

Students from the Girls’ Division and Boys’ Division of Bolton School received rave reviews for their stunning musical interpretation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. The original text was been abridged and included a number of choreographed musical pieces in styles ranging from current pop songs to disco classics to folk ballads and house anthems. There was something for everyone to enjoy in this compelling performance.

Read a review of the Joint Production of Romeo and Juliet here.