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Magic of Motown 2015
Sat 31 Jan
Britain’s biggest Motown spectacular returns with an all-new, all-star show celebrating 50 years of the label’s legendary artists in the UK.
Sing-A-Long-A Frozen
Sun 1 Feb - Sat 18 Apr
Singalonga Productions are delighted to announce that Disney’s  Frozen  is the new Singalonga must see! 
The Mpongwe's People Charity Show
Mon 2 Feb
Starring X Factor favourite, the soul man himself, Andy Abraham. Supporting guest artist: young, local blues and swing singer, Erin Darling- Finan and the Helen Laxton Dancers.
Barbara Dickson Winter 2015
Wed 4 Feb
For over four decades,  Barbara Dickson  has continued to deliver songs to the public in her own incomparable fashion.
My Dog's Got No Nose
Thu 5 Feb
My Dog’s Got No Nose takes us on a journey through the events surrounding a stand-up comedian’s first ever performance.
CCS 2014/15 - Endellion Quartet
Fri 6 Feb
HAYDN  - QUARTET OP.20 NO.5  SUN SIBELIUS  - QUARTET  INTIMATE VOICES  (VOCES INTIMAE) BEETHOVEN  - QUARTET OP.59 NO.2 (RAZUMOVSKY)
Brass At The Octagon 2015
Sat 7 Feb
This event has been cancelled.  
Rigoletto
Tue 10 Feb
(sung in Italian with English surtitles) Featuring an impressive cast and accompanied by a large live Orchestra with over 30 musicians.
CCS 2014/15 - Armonico Consort: Nicola Benedetti
Wed 11 Feb
Solo Violin:  Nicola Benedetti Armonico Consort and Baroque Players Director:  Christopher Monks
The Duke Of Edinburgh's Award 2015
Thu 12 Feb
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The Stars of Tomorrow Charity Concert
Fri 13 Feb
The Stars of Tomorrow is an evening of entertainment for all the family. An awesome showcase of fabulous talent from musicians to magicians, all supporting the children’s heart charity, Little…
That'll Be The Day
Sat 14 Feb
It’s party time again as the legendary That’ll Be The Day, the nation’s favourite rock ‘n’ roll variety show returns with another opportunity to see its latest production!
Germaine Greer: The Disappearing Woman
Tue 17 Feb
Germaine Greer attempts to explain this state of affairs and to suggest some strategies for change. This event gives the audience the unique chance to ask all those burning questions they have…
The Dublin Legends
Wed 18 Feb
Featuring Sean Cannon, Eamonn Campbell, Gerry O’Connor and Paul Watchorn formerly of The Dubliners . The Dublin Legends will continue the legacy started by Ronnie Drew, Luke Kelly, Ciaran…
The Moscow State Circus
Thu 19 Feb
The Moscow State Circus returns to the UK with its latest and greatest production to date. This year’s show features: the unbelievable roller-skating of the Veslovskis, the Yakovlev Vertical…
The YCAA presents Jazz with Julie Dunn
Thu 19 Feb
Classically trained Jazz singer/pianist and composer Julie Dunn brings her own interpretation of the Great American Songbook. Listen to the songs of Peggy Lee, Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and the rest.…
A Night Of Dirty Dancing
Fri 20 Feb
A Night Of Dirty Dancing - The Ultimate Tribute Show - Celebrating The Greatest Movie Soundtrack Of All Time
Paul Carrack - Rain Or Shine
Sat 21 Feb
Legendary Sheffield-born singer, songwriter and former frontman of  Ace, Squeeze  and  Mike & The Mechanics  returns to the road following his widely acclaimed recent album release  Rain or Shine. …
The Unthanks
Tue 24 Feb
Definable only by their restless, peerless eccentricity, The Unthanks see folk music less as a style of music and more as a oral history that offers perspective on our own time.
Reduced Shakespeare Company
Wed 25 Feb
Now the  Reduced Shakespeare Company   tackles the subject it was born to reduce.
Steeleye Span
Thu 26 Feb
Folk rock pioneers Steeleye Span are touring with a new live show. Maddy Prior - the voice of the band - leads a line-up featuring faces old and new. Having recently collaborated with Sir Terry…
CCS 2014/15 - Martin Roscoe
Fri 27 Feb
BACH  - Brandenburg Concerto No.3 MOZART  - Piano Concerto No.9 K.271  Jeunehomme GRIEG  - Two Melodies Op.34 MOZART  - Symphony No.33 in B flat
Goldilocks and the Three Bears
Sat 28 Feb
They only went out for a stroll... to let the food cool down. Ten minutes, tops. But when the three bears got home the house was a mess and Baby Bear’s porridge had vanished completely! And that was…
The Royal Marines Association Concert Band
Sun 1 Mar
This experienced and thoroughly entertaining band has played to enthusiastic and sell-out audiences for many years by providing a wide spectrum of music to suit all tastes. 50 talented musicians,…
Spring Forward 2015
Tue 3 Mar
Take Art’s  annual county youth dance platform  Spring Forward   returns to The Octagon Theatre for the 5th year and as ever brings together young, inspiring dancers from across Somerset to…
Stewart Lee: A Room With A Stew
Wed 4 Mar
A brand new live show with fresh material in preparation for Stewart's next BBC2 series of Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle . ‘ Remains one of the best stand-ups in the country ’ **** Metro .
Everybody Dance 2015
Thu 5 - Sun 8 Mar
Hundreds of talented and enthusiastic local children, teenagers and adults join together to perform in an exciting variety dance, music and singing spectacular. Tickets will be available from…
Andy Parsons
Wed 11 Mar
With four sell out national tours, three DVD releases and a special for Comedy Central already under his belt,  Andy Parsons , is back on the road in 2014 and coming to a theatre near you.
Teechers
Thu 12 Mar
By John Godber  Directed by Adrian McDougall Blackeyed Theatre  revives its highly acclaimed production of John Godber’s classic comedy about life at a modern comprehensive for Mr Nixon, an…
The YCAA presents Poetry and Music
Thu 12 Mar
Yeovil Community Arts Association will host, but tonight will be for you to enjoy. We are bringing together poetry and music for your pleasure and relaxation. Listen to voices, harp and guitar.…
The Simon and Garfunkel Story
Fri 13 - Sat 14 Mar
Direct from London’s West End, award winning actor Dean Elliott (Buddy Holly in  Buddy - The Musical ) and a full cast of performers tell the compelling story of the greatest music duo of all time…
YCAA Lunctime Book Group
Tue 17 Mar - Tue 21 Apr
THIS IS A FREE NON-TICKETED EVENT To see what books we are reading this month please visit the YCAA website:  http://www.yeovilarts.co.uk/events/
The King & I - YAOS
Tue 17 - Sat 28 Mar
It is 1862 in Siam when an English widow, Anna Leonowens, and her young son arrive at the Royal Palace in Bangkok, having been summoned by the King to serve as tutor to his many children and wives.
Alan Carr - Yap, Yap, Yap!
Sun 22 Mar
No stranger to yap  Alan Carr  will be yapping his way around the UK and Ireland with his brand new stand up show  Yap, Yap, Yap!
Alan Davies
Sun 29 Mar
Another chance to catch  Alan Davies ' latest tour,  Little Victories . “ Had the audience in stitches... hilarious ”  The Age
The Chris and Pui Show
Mon 30 Mar
CBeebies ’ favourite double act is coming to town! See  Chris and Pui  from  Show Me Show Me  in their new stage show with the toys and characters from their hit TV programme.
CCS 2014/15 - English Piano Trio
Wed 1 Apr
HAYDN  - Piano Trio in G Hob :XV:25  Gipsy Rondo BEETHOVEN  - Piano Trio in C minor Op.1 No.3 DVORAK  - Trio in E minor Op.90  Dumky
Swan Lake
Thu 2 Apr
The world-renowned  Moscow Ballet - La Classique  return by popular demand after their sell-out production of  Sleeping Beauty  in 2014.
Beauty & The Beast - Easter pantomime
Tue 7 - Wed 8 Apr
A fantastic Easter treat for all the family starring comedy legend Bobby Davro as Silly Billy and Dani Harmer (CBBC’s Tracy Beaker and Strictly Come Dancing ) as Beauty.
Aladdin - Ballet Theatre UK
Thu 9 Apr
Join  Ballet Theatre UK  for this dazzling retelling of the exotic classic tale, boldly brought to life through the entrancing magic of classical ballet.
Jackson - Live In Concert
Fri 10 Apr
Jackson - Live in Concert  sees long-time fan and hugely talented Ben recreate the Michael Jackson experience with his stunning rendition of all his favourite songs.
The Snail and The Whale
Sat 11 - Sun 12 Apr
Tall Stories  (creators of the  Gruffalo  and  Room   on the Broom  stage shows) are proud to present their latest exciting collaboration with Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
An Intimate Evening with Russell Watson Up Close & Personal
Tue 14 Apr
Russell Watson  never imagined he would one day be one of the world’s most prominent tenors, selling in excess of seven million albums worldwide. To date there have been nine studio albums, each…
Jethro 2015
Wed 15 - Thu 16 Apr
Cornish comedy legend  Jethro  is back, as large as life, and on tour in 2014 with his very own unique brand of irresistible West Country tales for a fun-filled night of adult comedy.
Jeremy Hardy Live 2015
Fri 17 Apr
Jeremy Hardy begins his 4th decade as a stand-up this year. That’s a more dramatic way of saying he started 31 years ago and, without a lottery win, probably has at least another 31 years to go. 
Grumpy Old Women - Fifty Shades Of Beige
Mon 20 Apr
Returning after a critically acclaimed, total sell-out spring 2014 tour the Grumpies are back to knock some sense into the nation. 
Essence of Ireland
Tue 21 Apr
Set against the backdrop of Ireland, England and America in the 19th century,  Essence of Ireland  tells the sort of love, joy, happiness and heartache endured by Coro McGowen and Sean Dempsey as…
Flying High For Flying Colours
Wed 22 Apr
An evening of music, song and dance performed by local groups featuring the Bridgewater Show Choir, Castaways Theatre Group, Yeovil Dance Factory, Yetminster Irish Dancers and Birchfield Primary…
The Kings of Swing
Thu 23 Apr
Over recent years swing music and the big band sound has become extremely popular with the public. Successful albums such as  Crazy Love  by Michael Buble and Robbie Williams'  Swing When You're…
Psychic Sally: On The Road 2015
Fri 24 Apr
Britain's best-loved psychic  Sally Morgan  returns to the Octagon by popular demand in 2015.
Let Me Entertain You - Semi Final
Sat 25 - Sun 26 Apr
Now in its third sensational year, with enough excitement to rival the best TV talent shows around. The judges are Antonia Burt formerly of Sony BMG, Emma Britton from BBC Somerset and our very own…
An Evening with Julian Lloyd Webber
Tue 28 Apr
In this superb new presentation,  Julian Lloyd Webber  will take the audience on an historical and musical journey in which he will give unique insight into not only his life as one of the world's…
Paul Merton's Impro Chums
Wed 29 Apr
Paul Merton , one of the UK's best-loved performers, and his world renowned  Impro Chums : Mike McShane, Lee Simpson, Richard Vranch and Suki Webster will create a new and unique comedy show, based…
The Fureys
Thu 30 Apr
Legends of Irish music and song  The Fureys , renowned for hit songs  I Will Love You, Sweet 16, The Green Fields Of France, The Old Man, Red Rose Café, Clare To Here, Her Father Didn’t Like Me…
Room On The Broom
Fri 1 - Sun 3 May
Adapted from the book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler How the cat purred and how the witch grinned, As they sat on their broomstick and flew through the wind…
Al Murray One Man One Guvnor
Tue 5 May
Twenty years ago Britain's favourite publican  Al Murray, The Pub Landlord,  embarked on his one man mission as the King Cnut of Common Sense, holding back a tide of bottled beer and ninny state…
CCS 2014/15 - Sinfonia Classica Emma Johnson
Wed 6 May
RESPIGHI  - Suite No.3  Ancient airs and dances MOZART  - Clarinet  Concerto VAUGHAN-WILLIAMS  -  Lark Ascending  HAYDN  - Symphony No.65
Let Me Entertain You - The Final
Sat 9 May
Now in its third sensational year, with enough excitement to rival the best TV talent shows around. The judges are Antonia Burt formerly of Sony BMG, Emma Britton from BBC Somerset and our very own…
The Demon Barbers
Sun 10 May
Renowned for their no holds barred approach to their live shows  The Demon Barbers   return to the concert stage with a new repertoire, extra band members and a modern twist to their multi-award…
Sex in Surburbia
Tue 12 May
Claire Sweeney  stars in and co-writes this brand new comedy about dating, men and finding Mr Right.
Stewart Francis: Pun Gent Tour
Thu 14 May
The star of  Mock The Week, Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow  and  Live At The Apollo , embarks on a brand new stand up tour with a fantastic and hilarious new show!
Joe McElderry
Fri 15 May
X-Factor winner Joe McElderry is hitting the road with a brand new show after the sell-out success of last year’s nationwide tour.
Reginald D Hunter
Sat 16 May
Reginald D Hunter  returns to the UK in 2015 with a brand new 45 date tour following a hugely successful year filming and performing around the world.  
Pasha Kovalev
Sun 17 May
In this amazing new show starring  Pasha  and his sensational dancers, the audience will be transported into the world of Ballroom and Latin Dance with all it's glitter and sequins.
Henning Wehn
Sun 24 May
After more than a decade in Britain, the German Comedy Ambassador has ‘groan’ to like puns... though he still couldn't eat a whole one.
Rich Hall
Tue 26 May
Rich Hall  is the star of the critically acclaimed BBC 4 documentaries  Rich Hall’s Continental Drifters ,  Rich Hall’s The Dirty South  and  How The West Was Lost .
The Pasadena Roof Orchestra
Fri 29 May
Since 1969 the Pasadena Roof Orchestra has been faithfully re-creating the glories of popular music from the 1920’s and 1930’s.
BalletBoyz theTALENT
Sat 30 May
Under the direction of former Royal Ballet dancers Michael Nunn OBE and William Trevitt OBE,  theTALENT  has become one of the hottest dance tickets around boasting rave reviews and sell out…
The Searchers
Sun 31 May
The Searchers'  remarkable career continues. With such classic hits as,  Sweets For My Sweet, Needles and Pins, Don’t Throw Your Love Away, Sugar and Spice  and  When You Walk In The Room , they…
The Dreamboys
Thu 4 Jun
The Dreamboys  are back and hotter than ever with a brand new show and UK tour for 2015.
Tim Vine 2015
Thu 11 Jun
First stand-up tour in 4 years, the punslinger returns with lots of new jokes, silly songs and twitchy dancing. Joke, joke, joke. Prop, prop, prop. Song, song, song. (Sorry the laptop's jammed.)
One Night Of Queen
Thu 18 Jun
Performed by Gary Mullen and The Works.
Let's Hang On
Fri 19 Jun
Following huge demand after their performance here last year,  Let’s Hang On  returns to take you on a musical journey through the history of one of the most successful bands of all time – Frankie…
That'll Be The Day
Fri 26 Jun
The nations favourite rock 'n' roll show returns to The Octagon Theatre by popular demand with another opportunity to see its latest production. Featuring a fantastic line-up of knock out hits from…
Roy Orbison And Friends
Sat 27 Jun
On Sale from Monday 2nd February Barry Steele  is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading tributes to  Roy Orbison , as he presents this contemporary production, celebrating the life…
Only Men Aloud: On The Road Tour
Wed 1 Jul
The Classical Brit Award winning vocal ensemble  Only Men Aloud  will be visiting venues across the UK in 2015 with their  On the Road Tour . With songs such as  Mr Blue Sky, Here Comes the Sun,…
West Side Story - Yeovil Musical Theatre Company
Tue 7 - Sat 11 Jul
Yeovil Musical Theatre Company  make a welcomed return to The Octagon this Summer with their forthcoming production of   West Side Story . 
One Night Of Elvis
Fri 18 Sep
There are Elvis tributes..... and then there ’ s Lee Memphis King.
Psychic Sally: On The Road - Autumn 2015
Mon 21 Sep
Following her sell-out show at The Octagon Theatre in April 2015, Britain's best-loved psychic  Sally Morgan  returns by popular demand.
La Traviata
Wed 23 Sep
This haunting tragedy with its beautiful areas will transport you to the world in which it is set.
Soul Legends
Fri 25 Sep
Brand-new for 2015. . . it’s the smash-hit, Stateside spectacular featuring more soul classics than any other production.
G4
Mon 28 Sep
2004  X Factor  finalists and multi-platinum selling vocal quartet  G4  are excited to announce that, due to unprecedented demand, they have confirmed a schedule for a multi-date UK reunion tour to…
Mad About The Musicals
Fri 2 Oct
Starring Gareth Gates and Michael Courtney. Taking you on a whistle stop tour from the heart of London’s theatre land to the glitz of Broadway,  Mad About the Musicals  is back once again,…
The Nutcracker 2015
Sat 7 Nov
Featuring an impressive cast and accompanied by a large live Orchestra with over 30 musicians.
Dave Gorman - Gets Straight to the Point*
Fri 13 Nov
The wonderfully innovative comedy mind behind  Modern Life Is Goodish  (Dave TV),  Are You Dave Gorman?  and  Googlewhack Adventure  returns with his 2014 Sell-Out show that promises more of his…
Sleeping Beauty
Fri 4 Dec 2015 - Sun 3 Jan 2016
Emily Wood & Paul Hendy for Evolution Pantomimes in association with The Octagon Theatre proudly present this dazzling pantomime production of Sleeping Beauty for Christmas 2015.