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The Octagon Theatre

Hendford, Yeovil BA20 1UX, England
+44 1935 422884
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Remembering Fred.

Lovely venue, fabulous show and staff very friendly. I’ll certainly return to see shows here... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tollee
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Bridport, United Kingdom
via mobile
20CB Tour

This was our first visit to this theatre and have already booked another show. Lovely small theatre... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
LAD63
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somerset, uk
via mobile
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The Octagon Theatre is Somerset's Premier Arts & Entertainment Venue presenting top quality entertainent and huge names right on your doorstep!
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“peter pan” (9 reviews)
“pre show” (10 reviews)
“flying horse” (7 reviews)
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Hours
Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Hendford, Yeovil BA20 1UX, England
CONTACT
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+44 1935 422884
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"salad bar"
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"sleeping beauty"
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"great evening"
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"front of house"
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"excellent production"
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"varied programme"
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"full marks"
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"excellent view"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely venue, fabulous show and staff very friendly. I’ll certainly return to see shows here again in the future.

Thank Tollee
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TheOctagonTheatre, The Octagon Theatre at The Octagon Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your recent visit to us and can recommend the friendliness of our staff. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind Regards, The Octagon Theatre

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit to this theatre and have already booked another show. Lovely small theatre with food and drink facilities. Parking. What is great about this theatre is the seating arrangement- no matter which seat you book you would have a good view...More

Thank LAD63
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TheOctagonTheatre, The Octagon Theatre at The Octagon Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Thank you for your recommendation of our facilities including our Bistro, parking and sight lines. We are lucky that our auditorium has fantastic viewing from all areas and so your appreciation of this is lovely to hear. We look forward...More

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

ate before show very good and reasonable good service smiley staff great production loved every minute we are so lucky to have this venue

Thank angie2357
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TheOctagonTheatre, The Octagon Theatre at The Octagon Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you consider the venue to be such an asset to the area and that you found our staff to be friendly and welcoming. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind Regards, The Octagon Theatre

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Travelled down from North Yorkshire to see my wife's goddaughter playing the Vicar of Dibley. Being our first visit the staff were very welcoming. We wish we had a meal in the restaurant. The cast in show were amazing and we laughed and laughedMore

Thank Peter G
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TheOctagonTheatre, The Octagon Theatre at The Octagon Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your recent visit to us. We pride ourselves on offering a friendly and welcoming service and so it's great to see that you found this to be the case. We hope to welcome you...More

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Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

This is a great venue. Not huge but with a super seating layout that gives pretty good views from every seat. Very enjoyable.More

Thank digipicsuk
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TheOctagonTheatre, The Octagon Theatre at The Octagon Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your recent visit to us. We are lucky that our 622 seat auditorium has a lovely intimate feel so that our patrons can enjoy being 'up close' to the action. We hope to welcome you...More

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Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

Went to see bee gees look a like group. Excellent show. Theatre is easy to get to with good parking nearby. Always something worth seeing and a good venue to supportMore

Thank royDorset
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TheOctagonTheatre, The Octagon Theatre at The Octagon Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your recent visit to see 'Jive Talkin' Perform The Bee Gees'. Thank you for recommending our venue's programme and the handy parking near by. We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, The...More

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Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

Nice venue with a good varied programme of entertainment, especially for a town the size of Yeovil. All the facilities are clean and well maintained and the staff plentiful and helpful. Car parking is adjacent and free in the evening. My only adverse comment is...More

Thank Chris C
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TheOctagonTheatre, The Octagon Theatre at The Octagon Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your recent visit to us and can so throroughly recommend our facilities, programme and staff. Kind Regards, The Octagon Theatre

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Reviewed January 23, 2018

The theatre is always clean, the staff more than helpful and we always have dinner pre-show. Its good food well presented from a full menu. Always enjoyable evening outMore

Thank neilowen45
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TheOctagonTheatre, other at The Octagon Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you can so thoroughly recommend our staff, bistro and the overall cleanliness of the venue. We enjoy hearing that you regularly eat with us and have a great experience. We look forward to welcoming you back...More

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Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Great time, the theatre is always clean and the staff are very friendly. The kids always have a great time

Thank Laura H
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TheOctagonTheatre, other at The Octagon Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2018

Thank you for your review. Thank you for your high recommendation of the theatre's cleanliness and the friendliness of our staff. We are delighted that your family all enjoyed Cinderella and we hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, The Octagon Theatre

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Reviewed January 21, 2018

Saw Elkie Brooks, full house, I booked a disabled space outside the front door, all the staff were very friendly and helpful, good tiering so you can see well.More

Thank Mel B
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TheOctagonTheatre, other at The Octagon Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are excited to see you enjoyed a great night with us for Elkie Brooks' concert. We are also happy to hear that you found our accessibility was good and that our staff were friendly and helpful. We hope to...More

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