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Great local venue

This is a really nice intimate venue.It is however a shame that there is little or no air... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
philipt816
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Yeovil, United Kingdom
Glenn Miller orchestra

Brilliant, thoroughly enjoyed the performance and the venue. Seating comfortable and good... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Linda W
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The Octagon Theatre is South Somerset’s premier arts and entertainment venue. Owned and managed by South Somerset District Council the venue welcomes over 130,000 visitors a year for a range of fantastic live performances from top quality production...more
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Hendford, Yeovil BA20 1UX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a really nice intimate venue.It is however a shame that there is little or no air conditioning which in the current climate makes it uncomfortable.More

Thank philipt816
TheOctagonTheatre, The Octagon Theatre at The Octagon Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review. We are sorry that the current heatwave and subsequent temperatures in the auditorium spoilt your visit to us. We do not currently have air conditioning at The Octagon – we are looking into installing this in the future but it...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have had to walk out of the venue after about 10-15 minutes as the place is unbearable, how can a place like this not have air conditioned. So I have wasted my money to pay for a show and have not been able to...More

Thank Scuzzie2k
TheOctagonTheatre, The Octagon Theatre at The Octagon Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry that the current heatwave and subsequent temperatures in the auditorium spoilt your visit to us. We do not currently have air conditioning at The Octagon – we are looking into installing this in the future but it...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dislikes: - How can management not come up with any ideas for cooling down the auditorium after so many weeks of the heat-wave? - No air-conditioning in sweltering temperatures!! - Auditorium like a sauna! - Managed to survive until the interval but then had to...More

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

Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry that the current heatwave and subsequent temperatures in the auditorium spoilt your enjoyment of the show. We do not currently have air conditioning at The Octagon – we are looking into installing this in the future but...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant, thoroughly enjoyed the performance and the venue. Seating comfortable and good visibility.

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

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your recent visit to us and that you found our venue comfortable and the performance enjoyable. We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, The Octagon Theatre

Reviewed 20 May 2018

Have some wonderful shows and acts perform there, been many times over the years and I have never had a bad seat. Theatre hold around 600 seats and you can get a good preshow meal there as well.More

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TheOctagonTheatre, The Octagon Theatre at The Octagon Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Thank you for your review. We are glad to see that you enjoy regular visits to us. We are lucky to have great sightlines from all our 622 seats for most productions and so thank you for sharing your experience with us as well as...More

Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

We drove here from Bristol to see Eric and Little Ern and what a gem of a theatre this is! Quite small so wherever you sit you’re close to the stage! The staff were all very welcoming and friendly. We booked a table and had...More

Thank Jshowering
TheOctagonTheatre, The Octagon Theatre at The Octagon Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Thank you for your review. We are delighted to see that you enjoyed your first visit to us. Thank you for your kind words and for your recommendation of our great sightlines from all 622 of our seats and for sharing your experience of our...More

Reviewed 7 May 2018

Me and my sister visited on Saturday night to see a Strictly Come Dancing show, the show was fantastic and so was the venue. Any seat would have been perfect for viewing as it's quite small and cosy so you can see the stage clearly...More

Thank Eve B
TheOctagonTheatre, The Octagon Theatre at The Octagon Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Thank you for your review. We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your recent visit to us. Customer service is really important to us and we pride ourselves on being a friendly, welcoming venue and so it's fantastic to hear that this was...More

Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Tollee
TheOctagonTheatre, The Octagon Theatre at The Octagon Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

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

Reviewed 1 April 2018 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
TheOctagonTheatre, The Octagon Theatre at The Octagon Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

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

Reviewed 3 March 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
TheOctagonTheatre, The Octagon Theatre at The Octagon Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 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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