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The Octagon Theatre

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The best for miles around!

Saw Swan Lake with The Russian State Ballet and Live Orchestra at The Octagon last night and was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
YeovilWuppy
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Sweeney Todd

The octagon is up there in my opinion with so many other fab theatre’s , such great views no matter... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Caroline K
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The Octagon Theatre is South Somerset’s premier arts and entertainment venue. Owned and managed by South Somerset District Council the venue welcomes over 130,000 visitors a year for a range of fantastic live performances from top quality production...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Hendford, Yeovil BA20 1UX, England
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All reviews pre show flying horse salad bar audience participation full house local venue full marks front of house great evening lovely venue varied programme excellent view small town jacket potato last night very helpful staff car parking
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Saw Swan Lake with The Russian State Ballet and Live Orchestra at The Octagon last night and was delighted with the performance. The dancers and the music were fantastic and the performance was faultless. The staff at The Octagon are very helpful and go that...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The octagon is up there in my opinion with so many other fab theatre’s , such great views no matter where you are seated ! Clean comfortable with great bar , food if you want and lovely staff . Lighting sound was excellent and the...More

Thank Caroline K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Join their mailing list. Varied Acts of quality performers. Dont forget too their Arts week this month of October. Easy to book, helpful staff on the telephone too. Oh! and check their Westland venue for theatre and film.

Thank timblagrove
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a very good evening here yesterday. Large, spacious theatre which is clean and comfortable. Well laid out seating with a good view of the stage throughout. Staff were lovely and very helpful. Free parking after 6pm in an adjacent car park. Drinks were fairly...More

Thank Ali264163
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very well run theatre. The staff make you feel welcome. It is easy to book tickets either on line or box office. A good view Wherever you sit.

Thank Twoshoes2014
Reviewed September 8, 2018

We had a pre show meal first and the rooms were packed. The staff in the restaurant coped very well. We had booked a table and this was just as well as there did not seem to be any spare tables. The food as usual...More

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TheOctagonTheatre, The Octagon Theatre at The Octagon Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you had such a great experience in our cafe/bar ahead of your show on a very busy food service evening. Thank you for recommending our sight lines and ice cream as well as the production itself....More

Reviewed September 8, 2018

My first time here and not my last that’s for certain. A small intimate theatre that is very “user friendly”. Plenty of parking and no hassle getting in and out of the car park. The theatre access is easy from the foyer too. Everything seems...More

Thank TJA950
TheOctagonTheatre, The Octagon Theatre at The Octagon Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you can recommend our venue so highly after your very first visit - we are always excited to welcome new visitors. Thank you for your recommendation of our venue, parking, cafe/bar and staff and we look...More

Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Originally booked to see Joe Pasquale then decided to book a table for a meal before the show. What a good decision. Excellent tasty meal. Looked after by wonderful caring staff, nothing too much trouble and all very smart. The show was hilarious and to...More

Thank Pjb238
TheOctagonTheatre, The Octagon Theatre at The Octagon Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed a fantastic meal ahead of your visit to Joe Pasquale recently. Thank you for your recommendation of our staff, venue and food. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon for another meal...More

Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Wow wow wow! What more do i need to say. Just had our first meal in the Octagon restaurant and it was amazing. Hot, tasty and very good sized portions. All of the staff go above and beyond to help you and are polite and...More

Thank Jayne B
TheOctagonTheatre, The Octagon Theatre at The Octagon Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you had such a fantastic experience dining with us ahead of your show. Thank you also for your kind comments about our staff. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Kind Regards, The Octagon...More

Reviewed August 28, 2018

The Octagon puts on a wide variety of shows and musicals, so there is something for everyone. I am really looking forward to seeing Benedict Allen in October as part of their Literary week of events. It is very near to where I love which...More

Thank Gill P
TheOctagonTheatre, The Octagon Theatre at The Octagon Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you recommend our programme of events and that you find there's something for everyone which we actively strive for. We look forward to welcoming you to this year's Yeovil Literary Festival. Kind Regards, The Octagon Theatre

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