FiltersShow / Hide
- All Events
- Theatre & Shows
- Days Out
- Anywhere In The UK
- Location: Anywhere in the UK
Radius: ... miles
← Please choose a date…
No tickets for sale
Check the info below
← Please choose a ticket…
We have more than one ticket for this event - please choose one from the list
Pick A Date
Viagogo offer you a safe way of buying tickets for "sold out" shows.
Please check the artist line-up and event details on the purchase page before you buy
Buy with confidence from Ents24's trusted ticket partners.
Tickets: Available Limited
Tickets will be on sale here on
More buying choices
|Ticket Type:||Sold By:||Tickets & Prices:|
Call 0844 412 4642 to speak to the Ents24 team
calls cost 6p per min plus standard network charges
Tull: Octagon Theatre Bolton
The world premiere of Tull, the remarkable tale of real life World War One hero Walter Tull – a talented officer on the battlefield and only the second black footballer to play professionally in Great Britain.
Tull's exceptional talent as a footballer led to him being signed by Tottenham Hotspur in 1909. His achievements on the pitch, both as a sportsman and a gentleman, soon became recognised in the national press. One journalist, reporting on a match against Bristol City, stated 'Tull is so clean in mind and method as to be a model for all white men who play football whether they be amateur or professional.'
When the Great War broke out in 1914 Tull signed up and soon demonstrated a natural flair to lead and inspire. Despite military regulations forbidding 'any negro or person of colour' becoming an infantry officer, Tull's heroism in battle was rewarded in May 1917.
He was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant and became the first black officer in the British Army.
Track this event
- Event has been added to your calendar
- Any important updates will be sent to your email address
- Add to your personal Ents24 calendar
- Sync with iCal, Outlook and others
- Receive important updates
- 2 people currently track this event
Venue: Octagon Theatre
Howell Croft South, Washington Street
BL1 1SB 53.577320, -2.430509
Phone: 01204 520661
→ Bolton 7 min walk