Oldham Coliseum Theatre

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In 1947, actor Harold Norman was accidentally stabbed to death during a performance of Macbeth; he is said to have returned here in the afterlife. After the death of worker Carl Paulsen, a ghost resembling him started appearing, as well. Objects are known to move or fall down.

(Submitted by Chris Berglund)

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Geographic Information

Fairbottom Street
Oldham OL1 3SW
United Kingdom

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53.5426543, -2.1083363999999847
Greater Manchester
Nearest Towns:
Oldham, UK (0.6 mi.)
Royton, UK (1.7 mi.)
Lees, UK (1.8 mi.)
Shaw, UK (2.0 mi.)
Hollinwood, UK (2.1 mi.)
Failsworth, UK (2.1 mi.)
Moorside, UK (2.4 mi.)
Borough Of Oldham, UK (2.5 mi.)
Ashton, UK (3.0 mi.)
Ashton-under-lyne, UK (3.0 mi.)


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