‘Absence’ was performed to around 110 people, including 15-20 children. 

Most people had booked in, although around 15 were just passing or came back from a day’s walk to attend the final performance. 

People came from Yeovil, Dorchester, Crewkerne, Zoetermeer and Exeter as well as the immediate locality.

The feedback forms were filled with enthusiastic and positive responses. Some typical answers to the following questions were:

A.  What are your first impressions of the performance:
  • beautiful... 
  • engaging... 
  • moving... 
  • intriguing... 
  • striking... 
  • ‘media in nature like this really works’

B. Did the performance change your impression of the chapel and the surrounding area? If so how?
  • It brought the place alive. 
  • Brought together past and present. 
  • Brought the human element back to the site. 
  • Gave me a sense of place and history.