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Cast announced for An Adventure at the Octagon

By Steve Cooke

The debut show in the Octagon’s new season opens next month with Vinay Patel’s critically acclaimed production, An Adventure, from Fri 4 – Sat 26 February.

A talented cast of 4 will bring this epic story to life – spanning seven decades and three continents.

An Adventure follows the journey of a husband and wife as they leave India in the 1950s in search of a better, more exciting future.

The husband and wife, Rasik and Jyoti, will be played by Esh Alladi and Saba Shiraz respectively. Esh starred in the Octagon’s 2019 First Bites play reading, Family Trees. His other stage credits include Hobsons Choice (Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester) and Out West: The Oversees Student (Lyric Hammersmith). An Adventure marks Saba’s professional stage debut.

Joining Esh and Saba is Manchester actor Daon Broni as David. Daon’s recent credits include voicing Nowt Worth More Than Sand (one of the Octagon’s One Night in Bolton monologues), Two Horsemen (Jermyn Street Theatre) and Macbeth (Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester).

Completing the cast and, also making her professional stage debut at the Octagon will be young performer, Jesscia Kaur who will play the parts of Sonal and Joy.


Phone: 01204 520661

Octagon Theatre, Howell Croft South, Bolton BL1 1SB

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