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Octagon Theatre Showstoppers Summer School
Mon 3 Aug
Project Leaders: Sarah Langley, Lizzie Frances, Jessica Oldfield and Matt Holmes.
Showstoppers Summer School Show
Fri 7 Aug
It's show time at The Octagon Theatre! The cast of  Annie - The First Night Farce  are ready and raring for their big night!
Castaway Theatre Group Summer School
Mon 10 Aug
Project Leaders: Lyn Lee Brown & Tammie Lloyd
Castaways Summer School Show
Fri 14 Aug
Castaways Theatre Group and their summer friends will astound you with a selection of musical numbers from  Matilda The Musical  and  Bugsy Malone  following their first ever Summer School at…
The Sitcom Experience
Sat 29 Aug
The Sitcom Experience Basil & Co - A Comedy Dinner Show Presented by Laughlines Comedy Entertainment
Last Night Of The Proms 2015
Fri 4 Sep
Yeovil Rotary Club's spectacular and now extremely well-established Last Night Of The Proms charity concert returns to The Octagon Theatre for a sixth conescutive season and is definitely a…
The Ukulele Orchestra Of Great Britain
Sat 5 - Sun 6 Sep
  30 Plucking Years! Eight ukuleles, sixteen hands, thirty-two strings, sixteen million minutes, one billion seconds, thirty years.
Sam Sweeney's Fiddle: Made In The Great War
Mon 7 Sep
Seven years ago, Sam Sweeney , fiddle player with Bellowhead, bought a violin. The label inside gave the date 1915 and the name Richard S. Howard. Research revealed that it had been made by a…
The Johnny Cash Roadshow
Thu 10 Sep
Welcome back the Johnny Cash Roadshow , a show not to be missed by avid fans or the casual listener. Also the only show to be endorsed by the Cash family!
YCAA - Some Enchanted Evening: The History of the Musical
Thu 10 Sep
Terry Merrett Smith will enthral you with an illustrated talk on the history and development of the musical.
You're Never Too Old
Fri 11 Sep
PREVIEW PERFORMANCE When Tommy and Ada meet on a park bench it is all too clear they are from very different backgrounds; but as they begin to confide secrets and recount memories, could this…
The Glenn Miller Orchestra
Sun 13 Sep
Now in its 26th incredible year under the baton of legendary musical entertainer, Ray McVay, The Glenn Miller Orchestra continues to live up to its reputation as the world’s greatest big band!
Absent Friends
Tue 15 - Wed 16 Sep
Presented by London Classic Theatre. Written by Alan Ayckbourn. Directed by Michael Cabot.
One Night Of Elvis
Fri 18 Sep
There are Elvis tributes..... and then there ’ s Lee Memphis King.
Showcase - Castaway Theatre Group
Sun 20 Sep
An evening full of musical theatre delights from a talented cast of over 75 performers.
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.
CCS 2015/16 - Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Tue 22 Sep
Conductor: FRANK ZIELHORST  Artist: RICHARD HORSFORD, Clarinet
La Traviata
Wed 23 Sep
This haunting tragedy with its beautiful arias will transport you to the world in which it is set.
The Best Of The Eagles - By Talon
Thu 24 Sep
Now in their eighteeenth year together Talon have been recognised by the Agents Association of Great Britain as the Official UK No. 1 Eagles tribute show.
Soul Legends
Fri 25 Sep
Brand-new for 2015. . . it’s the smash-hit, Stateside spectacular featuring more soul classics than any other production.
Pam Ayres
Sat 26 - Sun 27 Sep
40 years after she first appeared on TV’s Opportunity Knocks Pam Ayres brings her latest show to The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil, following the recent paperback release of her latest book of poetry,…
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…
CCS 2015/16 - Armonico Consort With Catrin Finch
Wed 30 Sep
Artist: CATRIN FINCH, Harp  Director: CHRISTOPHER MONKS
Elkie Brooks
Thu 1 Oct
Elkie Brooks will be celebrating her 70th birthday with a UK tour.
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,…
Rhydian
Sat 3 Oct
Rhydian , the double platinum award-winning, Classical Brit nominated Welsh baritone, returns to theatres this autumn to celebrate the success of his 5th, and latest Classical Crossover album - …
YAOS: Iolanthe
Mon 5 - Sat 10 Oct
A comic opera by W.S. Gilbert & Arthur Sullivan. This is an amateur production.
YCAA - Man Booker Evening
Thu 8 Oct
Presented by the YCAA and Waterstones, Yeovil.
It's A Wonderful Life
Sun 11 Oct
The iconic story of idealist George Bailey, whose dreams look set to be dashed by smalltown scandal and big business. Alone on a bridge, he decides that everyone would be better off without him… or…
Faustus
Wed 14 Oct
Previously nominated for the Best Group Award in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards.
Vampires Rock: Ghost Train
Thu 15 Oct
After 12 years and over a million tickets sold Steve Steinman returns as Barron Von Rockula in the all new Vampires Rock saga The Ghost Train .
Moscow Ballet - Sleeping Beauty
Fri 16 Oct
Tchaikovsky’s sumptuous music fills the air and wondrous characters come to life before your very eyes.
That'll Be The Day 30th Anniversary
Sat 17 - Sun 18 Oct
Prepare for a nostalgia party extravaganza as the legendary That’ll Be The Day appears with its brand new 30th Anniversary Special!
CCS 2015/16 - Raphael Wallfisch & John York
Tue 20 Oct
RAPHAEL WALLFISCH, Cello JOHN YORK, Piano
Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers
Wed 21 Oct
As the most successful touring taiko drum group on this continent, Mugenkyo celebrate their 21st year on the road, creating a contemporary look and sound, fusing the traditional spirit of taiko…
Killer Queen
Thu 22 Oct
Killer Queen have been performing their tribute to Queen’s concert since 1993. Their expert musicianship, extraordinary energy and accurate portrayal of the world’s greatest live band have…
Lee Nelson Suited & Booted 2015
Sat 24 Oct
Fresh from headlining Glastonbury with Kanye West and bribing Sepp Blatter at FIFA's headquarters, it's time to see Lee Nelson at his absolute best... live and unleashed.
Lee Mead
Sun 25 Oct
Let West End star, Lee Mead , take you on a journey back to a time when the fabulous MGM films and musical theatre shows of the 1940s and 1950s thrilled audiences around the world.
Milton Jones
Wed 28 Oct
Milton Jones presents his latest tour Milton Jones and the Temple of Daft .   Yes him with the loud shirts and messed up hair from Mock the Week, Live at the Apollo, Michael McIntyre's…
Michael Morpurgo
Thu 29 Oct
Where My Wellies Take Me Concert Bestselling author of War Horse, The Butterfly Lion and Kensuke’s Kingdom , Michael Morpurgo joins the award-winning acapella group Voices at the Door …
Chris Beardshaw
Thu 29 Oct
This event will take place at Brimsmore Garden Centre.
Judith Kerr
Sat 31 Oct
Judith Kerr , author of The Tiger Who Came to Tea and the Mog series, is interviewed by Nicolette Jones , Children's Book Reviewer for The Sunday Times.
Adam Henson
Sat 31 Oct
Farmer and Presenter from BBC’s Countryfile Adam Henson is perhaps the best-known farmer in the UK, presenting his own section on BBC's Countryfile to around 7 million viewers every Sunday…
Jacqueline Wilson
Sun 1 Nov
We are delighted to welcome the best-selling author and former Children’s Laureate, Jacqueline Wilson to the festival. She will be talking about her brand new book Little Stars , the fifth in the…
Sir Max Hastings
Sun 1 Nov
Sir Max Hastings is a multi award-winning author, journalist and broadcaster whose work has appeared in every British national newspaper.
Tim McInnerny & Juliet Stevenson: Beloved Clara
Sun 1 Nov
This compelling study of the passionate relationship between Robert Schumann and his pianist wife Clara - both close friends of Johannes Brahms - amalgamates letters, diaries and piano works by all…
CCS 2015/16 - Melvyn Tan
Tue 3 Nov
BEETHOVEN - Six Bagatelles Op.126  BEETHOVEN - Piano Sonata No.30 Op. 109  CHOPIN - 24 Preludes Op.28
Richard Alston Dance Company
Thu 5 Nov
Proudly celebrating its twentieth year, Richard Alston Dance Company returns to Yeovil with a knock-out new programme showcasing Alston's superbly skilled choreography.
Josh Widdicombe: What Do I Do Now...
Fri 6 Nov
Josh Widdicombe , that guy from the TV comedy shows with the curly hair, is back on the road with a brand new tour. Since he's been away from stand up Josh has been working hard on other things but…
The Nutcracker 2015
Sat 7 Nov
Featuring an impressive cast and accompanied by a large live Orchestra with over 30 musicians.
The Hollywood Special Effects Show
Sun 8 Nov
Get closer to the action than ever before as this interactive and explosive family show takes you behind the scenes of your favourite films to discover the science and secrets of creating movie…
The Great Gatsby
Tue 10 - Wed 11 Nov
Immersing you in the decadence of America’s jazz age, The Great Gatsby is brought to life in this sizzling new stage adaptation from nationally acclaimed Blackeyed Theatre .
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…
Abba Mania
Sat 14 Nov
It is just over 40 years since ABBA won Eurovision and now it’s your chance to thank ABBA for the music! ABBA Mania is accepted as the world’s number one touring ABBA tribute production.
Annie - Yeovil Youth Theatre
Tue 17 - Sat 21 Nov
EARLY BIRD TICKET PRICE: ALL SEATS £14 UNTIL WEDNESDAY 30 SEPTEMBER From the award-winning Youth Group on their 10th Anniversary. Set in 1930's New York during The Great Depression, brave…
CCS 2015/16 - Armonico Consort & Orchestra
Sun 22 Nov
Director: CHRISTOPHER MONKS   HANDEL - Messiah
YCAA - Impromptu!
Thu 26 Nov
A popular evening of words and music by local people. Laughter, listening and entertainment.
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.
Carols At Christmas - Yeovil Salvation Army
Sun 6 Dec
Take a moment to relax and reflect on the true meaning of Christmas. Yeovil Salvation Army returns to The Octagon Theatre with their popular annual Christmas Carol Concerts , featuring Huish…
Rumours Of Fleetwood Mac
Fri 15 Jan 2016
The ultimate tribute to one of rock and roll’s most remarkable groups.
CCS 2015/16 - Sinfonia Classica & Tasmin Little
Wed 3 Feb 2016
Director: HANS-PETER HOFMANN  Artist: TASMIN LITTLE, Violin
The Classic Rock Show 2016
Fri 5 Feb 2016
Top 20 Greatest Guitar Riffs Of All Time...Part 2!
Madam Butterfly
Sun 14 Feb 2016
Presented by The Russian State Ballet and Opera House. One of the most colourful and exotic operas.
CCS 2015/16 - Armonico Consort with Elin Manahan Thomas
Fri 19 Feb 2016
Director: CHRISTOPHER MONKS  Artist: ELIN MANAHAN THOMAS, Soprano
CCS 2015/16 - Lesley Garrett, Emma Johnson & Andrew West
Fri 4 Mar 2016
JOHN DOWLAND - Fine Knacks for Ladies  BACH - Jesu Joy of Mans Desiring (Cantata 147)  MOZART - Vedrai Carino ( Don Giovanni )  SCHUBERT - Shepherd On A Rock  BERNSTEIN - Somewhere & America ( West…
CCS 2015/16 - Armonico Consort & Baroque Players With Gillian Keith
Mon 21 Mar 2016
Director: CHRISTOPHER MONKS Artist: GILLIAN KEITH, Soprano
Beyond The Barricade 2016
Sat 2 Apr 2016
EARLY BIRD OFFER: ALL TICKETS £15 UNTIL 31 DECEMBER 2015
Julian Clary
Thu 14 Apr 2016
Tickets on sale from Friday 31 July at 12 noon. Julian Clary , national trinket, author, TV and radio star is coming up your way...
Mister Maker & The Shapes Live!
Sat 23 - Sun 24 Apr 2016
Come and join your ultimate arts and crafts hero Mister Maker, for his first ever live theatre tour.
CCS 2015/16 - Aronowitz Ensemble
Wed 18 May 2016
SCHUBERT - Quintet in A Trout D.667  SCHUBERT - Adagio & Rondo  FAURE - Piano Quartet No.2 in G Minor Op.45
The Mousetrap
Mon 23 - Sat 28 May 2016
The Legendary, Record-Breaking Box Office Smash Hit Thriller.
The Wizard Of Oz
Thu 2 - Sat 4 Jun 2016
Presented by Castaway Theatre Group
9-5 The Musical
Tue 5 - Sat 9 Jul 2016
EARLY BIRD OFFER: Get £1 off your tickets when you book before 31 December 2015. Yeovil Musical Theatre Company are proud to present 9 to 5 The Musical , with hit songs from Dolly Parton,…