The Brewhouse Theatre in Taunton is to close tonight (20 February). The venue has been the stage for musicians, actors and comedians for 35 years. The news has been released exclusively to us and will come as a huge shock to theatre-goers across Somerset and beyond.
Tonight's performance - Jane Eyre - will go ahead as planned.
Our Somerset Correspondent David Woodland will have a full report from Taunton tonight on ITV West Country News at 6pm.