Octagon Theatre

Octagon Theatre
Hendford, Yeovil, Somerset, BA20 1UX
  • Telephone 01935 422884
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  • Website www.octagon-theatre.co.uk

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The Octagon is located next to Petters Way Car Park. The nearest train station is Yeovil Pen Mill, located just outside the town centre (25 minute walk), and with good links to Bristol, London and Weymouth. Yeovil Town Bus Station is about a 10 minute walk from the theatre.

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There are 26 events at this location

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Andy Parsons: Live & Unleashed – But Naturally Cautious

You'll know him best from Live at the Apollo and Mock the Week, Parsons is satirical and politically witty.

Andy Parsons: Peak Bullsh*t

You'll know him best from Live at the Apollo and Mock the Week, but this is Parsons' latest stand-up show. Can he really promise peak bullshit? Come along and find out.

Thu 16 Mar

£16 / 01935 422884

An Audience with Ian Waite and Natalie Lowe

An audience with the Strictly Come Dancing duo.

Sun 7 May

Phone for availability / 01935 422884

Ballet Theatre UK: Giselle

  • Written by: Adolphe Adam

A romantic ballet in two acts which follows the doomed affair of a young peasant girl, who falls in love with a handsome suitor, unaware he is a noble duke in disguise.

Sat 25 Mar

£17.50 (£16) / 01935 422884

The Carpenters Story

  • Directed by: Phil Aldridge

Theatre show telling the tale of the brother/sister duo, featuring all the songs that made The Carpenters a legend in the world of music.

Fri 30 Jun

£24 / 01935 422884

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The Chicago Blues Brothers

Celebrating the music of The Blues Brothers with a packed revue of blues and soul.

Sat 4 Mar

£24 / 01935 422884

Chris Ramsey: Is That Chris Ramsey?

Upbeat anecdotes, feelgood humour and witty observations from Ramsey.

Wed 26 Apr

The Fureys

Irish folk legends perform timeless classics for a night of Irish music, songs and stories.

Wed 3 May

£20.50 / 01935 422884


Former X Factor runners up perform pop-opera covers of well-known songs.

Wed 27 Sep

£28.50 / 01935 422884

Jon Richardson: Old Man

Wry observations and pessimistic humour from the 8 out of 10 Cats star, who is starting to feel his age.

Wed 19 Apr

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Kate Rusby

One of the British folk scene's best-loved artists and the voice of contemporary English folk music.

Fri 19 May

£17–£23 / 01935 422884

Lee Nelson: Suited and Booted

Lee Nelson, the creation of comedian Simon Brodkin, is the chavvy catch-phrase monger whose Well Good Show has become a BBC3 hit. Now the South London geeza takes his banter to the live stage where it all works best. Brodkin has appeared as Nelson in a host of TV programmes including Al Murray's sketch show Al Murray's…

Fri 21 Apr

Let's Hang On

A tribute to Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons. Tight falsetto vocals and doo-wop harmonies, featuring all those insanely catchy hits such as 'Can't Take My Eyes Off You' and 'December '63 (Oh What A Night)'.

Sat 20 May

£23.50 / 01935 422884

Purple Rain

A live celebration of the life, legacy and music of Prince.

Sat 23 Sep

£22.50 / 01935 422884

Reginald D Hunter: The Man Who Attempted To Do As Much and Such

The self-proclaimed 'comedian, swashbuckler and scientist' takes his latest and no doubt controversial show on the road.

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Remembering Fred

A tribute to Fred Astaire.

Mon 24 Apr

£30.50–£36 / 01935 422884

Richard Alston Dance Company 2017

In his brand-new Tangent, Martin Lawrence explores the vivid accents and attack of tango. Alston's Isthmus Remix and Holderlin Fragments explore contrasting pieces of music by Japanese composer Jo Kondo and Benjamin Britten respectively. The closing piece Nomadic mixes Asian-influenced traditional Romany singing with the…

Thu 23 Feb

£17.50 (£15.50; Children £9.50; £9.50) / 01935 422884

Sally Morgan

Got a goldfish that you flushed down the toilet that you need to say sorry to? Now's your chance to apologise through the medium of Sally Morgan.

Wed 17 May

£25 / 01935 422884

Sam Bailey

The former prisoner officer turned songstress who won the 2013 X Factor takes her debut album The Power Of Love on the road.

Thu 27 Apr

£30.50 / 01935 422884

The Searchers

The Searchers have survived multiple line-up changes as well as a schism of People's Front of Judea-style bitterness, the echoes of which twang across the internet to this day. Longest-lasting original member John McNally leads the band that gave us 'Needles and Pins' and 'Sweets for my Sweet', with Frank Allen, Spencer…

Sun 14 May

£22 / 01935 422884

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Some Guys Have All The Luck: The Rod Stewart Story

The story of the legendary mullet-headed rocker, whose scratchy pipes lent a welcome note of sandpaper to such hits as 'Maggie May', 'I Don't Want To Talk About It' and 'Baby Jane', but who also wrote such enduring classics as 'You Wear It Well' and 'Every Picture Tells A Story'.

Sat 13 May

The Sons Of Pitches

Inventive pop covers, original numbers and improvised songs from the multi award-winning a cappella YouTube stars and winners of BBC Two's The Naked Choir..

Sun 11 Jun

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01935 422884

St Matthew Passion With Ian Bostridge

International star, Ian Bostridge, joins the finest period instrumentalists and singers of Armonico Consort to bring Bach's masterpiece to life. A work of genius, combining the most perfectly formed recitative with Bach's most beautiful arias, the St Matthew Passion reflects on the emotional drama from the story of the…

Wed 8 Mar

Swansea City Opera: Lakmé

Swansea City Opera presents Delibes's opera about love during the Raj.

Thu 20 Apr

£21 / 01935 422884

That'll Be the Day

Step back in time with a brand new edition of the popular touring show, and hear rock'n'roll hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

Sat 25 Feb

£24.50–£26.50 / 01935 422884

Fri 16 Jun

£24.50–£26.50 / 01935 422884

UK Pink Floyd Experience: Pink Floyd Tribute

The progressive rock behemoth has a range of its material performed live on stage.

Fri 28 Apr

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