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  • Morecambe & Wise: The Men What Brought Me Sunshine

    Morecambe & Wise: The Men What Brought Me Sunshine

    Morecambe and Wise are celebrated in a new production - An Evening with Eric and Ern - that arrives at The Octagon for two performances on Thursday 17 and Friday 18 May. Ahead of the performances we h...

  • A Minute With The Manager: 12 Months of Westlands Entertainment Venue

    A Minute With The Manager: 12 Months of Westlands Entertainment Venue

    During another busy day at Westlands a couple of weeks ago everyone in the Westlands office paused for a moment as we realised that it has now been a full twelve months since the newly refurbished ven...

  • Interview: Children's Author Julia Donaldson

    Interview: Children's Author Julia Donaldson

    FROM THE DEEP DARK WOOD TO A WHOLE FARMYARD OF FUN! Julia Donaldson is the outrageously talented, prize-winning author of some of the world’s best-loved picture books including modern classics The Gr...

  • 2018: The Year Of Women

    2018: The Year Of Women

    2018 is ‘the year of women’ marking the centenary of women gaining the right to vote in the UK. With the high profile ‘Me Too’ campaign and continuing revelations on the gender pay gap there is still...

  • Octagon Theatre Donates Rope To Monkey World

    Octagon Theatre Donates Rope To Monkey World

    On Tuesday 27 March staff from The Octagon Theatre visited Dorset’s Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre to see the latest installation in the woolly monkey enclosure… During the theatre’s most recent ‘dar...

  • A Minute With The Manager: How The Arts Promote Health & Wellbeing

    A Minute With The Manager: How The Arts Promote Health & Wellbeing

    The teams working here at The Octagon Theatre and Westlands Entertainment Venue are hugely passionate about their work, theatre and the arts in a wider context. We are all keen theatre-goers ourselves...

  • Interview with Dan Snow 'The History Guy'

    Interview with Dan Snow 'The History Guy'

    Ahead of his fascinating talk on Wednesday 27 June, we chatted to Dan Snow 'The History Guy' about the new tour... Can you please talk us through the motivation behind doing your first live tour, “Da...

  • Spotlight: New Magazine Launched!

    Spotlight: New Magazine Launched!

    The Octagon Theatre and Westlands Entertainment Venue are excited to launch their new magazine, Spotlight. Spotlight is our new platform for sharing fantastic behind the scenes features, interviews,...

  • A Spoonful of Sherman: Cast Q & A

    A Spoonful of Sherman: Cast Q & A

    We're excited to welcome the UK tour of A Spoonful of Sherman to The Octagon on Wednesday 25 & Thursday 26 April. Ahead of the show we caught up with the stellar cast to find out more about the produc...

  • Spring/Summer 2018 Season Highlights

    Spring/Summer 2018 Season Highlights

    We love working on our seasonal brochures – getting excited about the moment we get to share the new shows with our audiences. Well… that time is now! Our spring/summer 2018 brochures are out now and...

  • The First 2018 Yeovil Literary Festival Events

    The First 2018 Yeovil Literary Festival Events

    We are excited to open our 2018 Yeovil Literary Festival programme with two fantastic events! We've already got a SOLD OUT visit from explorer Simon Reeves on Sunday 28 October and we're now delighte...

  • New Prelude Table Booking System

    New Prelude Table Booking System

    Did you know? The Octagon's Prelude Bistro now has a brand new online booking system! Making the most of your visit to us by adding a pre-show meal now couldn’t be easier. You can now book yourself a...

  • Cinderella Breaks Box Office Records For The Sixth Consecutive Year

    Cinderella Breaks Box Office Records For The Sixth Consecutive Year

    The Octagon Theatre’s 2017/18 pantomime, Cinderella, has officially become the best-selling pantomime that the Yeovil venue has ever presented. Following five previous years of record-breaking produc...

  • Lizzie Frances Celebrates 200 Performances At The Octagon Theatre

    Lizzie Frances Celebrates 200 Performances At The Octagon Theatre

    On Saturday 30 December 2017, Lizzie Frances – currently playing the Fairy Godmother in Cinderella – celebrated 200 performances at The Octagon Theatre. During the finale of the evening performance o...

  • A Minute With The Manager: Looking to 2018

    A Minute With The Manager: Looking to 2018

    Last week we looked back at a hugely successful 2017 at The Octagon and Westlands but there is so much to look forward to in 2018 with new shows and events bring added all the time. When Cinderella...

  • A Look Back at 2017

    A Look Back at 2017

    The reviews are in and Cinderella is officially the ‘belle of the ball’ with audience and critics alike raving about the production and although I may be considered biased I think they are absolutely...

  • Your Cinderella Reviews

    Your Cinderella Reviews

    We've had some amazing media reviews of our spectacular pantomime Cinderella. We wanted to share with you some of the amazing audience feedback we've received over opening weekend... Facebook (/The...

  • Paul Zerdin Named As Patron Of The Octagon's Name A Seat Campaign

    Paul Zerdin Named As Patron Of The Octagon's Name A Seat Campaign

    The Octagon Theatre is running a Name A Seat campaign to raise the last funds needed to replace the 622 seats in their auditorium. Local businesses, friends, staff and visitors to the theatre have the...

  • A Minute With The Manager: Panto Is Almost Here, Oh Yes It Is!

    A Minute With The Manager: Panto Is Almost Here, Oh Yes It Is!

    Have you got your tickets for the ball yet? Over 20,000 tickets have been snapped up for our spectacular pantomime Cinderella making it our fastest selling pantomime - ever! The show will open on Frid...

  • A Minute With The Manager: The Octagon Academy

    A Minute With The Manager: The Octagon Academy

    When you look back over the things you’ve achieved in work there are moments and things that you are particularly proud of. For me, one of the things I am most proud of at The Octagon is our participa...

  • A Minute With The Manager: The Octagon Philosophy

    A Minute With The Manager: The Octagon Philosophy

    By the time you are reading this we will have celebrated the official re-opening of Westlands with Darcey Bussell cutting the ribbon and marking a new chapter in the life of the sports, entertainment,...

  • The Octagon Theatre Sells 130,000 Tickets To Breaks Sales Records

    The Octagon Theatre Sells 130,000 Tickets To Breaks Sales Records

    For the first time in its history The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil, has sold 130,000 tickets in its last financial year. The theatre, which is owned and managed by South Somerset District Council, has seen...

  • A Minute With The Manager: Rediscovering Westlands

    A Minute With The Manager: Rediscovering Westlands

    2017 promises to be an exciting, challenging and busy year for The Octagon team as our new ‘sister venue’, Westlands, opens in just a few months.

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Songs from Stage and Screen
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Back To Bacharach
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Champions of Magic 2018
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Material Girl
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