Old Vic

Old Vic
Old Vic
103 The Cut, London, SE1 8NB
  • Telephone 0844 871 7628
  • Bar open Mon-Wed 6pm-12midnight, Thu & Fri 6pm-2am, Sat 1pm-2am
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  • Website www.oldvictheatre.com
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The Divide

Alan Ayckbourn's new play about a world where contact between men and women is fatal and the nation id separated by the Divide.

Tue 30 Jan

£57.50 / 0844 871 7628

Wed 31 Jan

£57.50 / 0844 871 7628

Thu 1 Feb

£57.50 / 0844 871 7628

…and 6 more dates until 10 Feb

The Divide

  • Directed by: Annabel Bolton
  • Written by: Alan Ayckbourn

Brother and sister Elihu and Soween glimpse cracks in the system of a dystopian regime that embraces brutal repression, forbidden love and insurrection in the world premiere of Alan Ayckbourn's landmark drama. This tale for our own turbulent times has been significantly reworked since its Edinburgh premiere in two parts…

Thu 1 Feb

£12–£50 / 0844 871 7628

  • 19:00

Fri 2 Feb

£12–£50 / 0844 871 7628

  • 19:00

Sat 3 Feb

£12–£50 / 0844 871 7628

  • 13:00
  • 19:00
…and 6 more dates until 10 Feb

The Divide Part 1

The Divide, presented in two parts, is a tale that unflinchingly explores a dystopian society of repression, insurrection and forbidden love. The show is directed by Annabel Bolton, an Associate Director of The Old Vic. The Divide is set in the aftermath of a deadly contagion which, a century from now, has decimated…

Thu 1 Feb

£39–£64 / 0844 871 7628

Tue 6 Feb

£39–£64 / 0844 871 7628

Wed 7 Feb

£39–£64 / 0844 871 7628

…and 2 more dates until 10 Feb

The Divide - Part 1

  • Directed by: Annabel Bolton
  • Written by: Alan Ayckbourn

Brother and sister Elihu and Soween glimpse cracks in the system of a dystopian regime that embraces brutal repression, forbidden love and insurrection in the world premiere of Alan Ayckbourn's landmark drama in two parts. The tale for our own turbulent times is directed by Annabel Bolton.

Tue 30 Jan

£12–£50; £30–£80 Part 1 & 2 / 0844 871 7628

  • 19:30

Thu 1 Feb

£12–£50; £30–£80 Part 1 & 2 / 0844 871 7628

  • 19:30

Sat 3 Feb

£12–£50; £30–£80 Part 1 & 2 / 0844 871 7628

  • 13:30
…and 4 more dates until 10 Feb

The Divide Part 2

The Divide, presented in two parts, is a tale that unflinchingly explores a dystopian society of repression, insurrection and forbidden love. The show is directed by Annabel Bolton, an Associate Director of The Old Vic. The Divide is set in the aftermath of a deadly contagion which, a century from now, has decimated…

Fri 2 Feb

£39–£64 / 0844 871 7628

Wed 7 Feb

£39–£64 / 0844 871 7628

Thu 8 Feb

£39–£64 / 0844 871 7628

…and 2 more dates until 10 Feb

The Divide - Part 2

  • Directed by: Annabel Bolton
  • Written by: Alan Ayckbourn

In the second part of Alan Ayckbourn's landmark drama for our own turbulent times, directed by Annabel Bolton, Elihu's romance with the daughter of two radical mothers threatens to ignite a bloody revolution that will test his relationship to his sister Soween. A co-production between The Old Vic, London, Edinburgh…

Wed 31 Jan

£12–£50; £30–£80 Part 1 & 2 / 0844 871 7628

  • 19:30

Fri 2 Feb

£12–£50; £30–£80 Part 1 & 2 / 0844 871 7628

  • 19:30

Sat 3 Feb

£12–£50; £30–£80 Part 1 & 2 / 0844 871 7628

  • 19:30
…and 4 more dates until 10 Feb

Fanny and Alexander

  • 1982
  • Sweden
  • 3h 9min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Ingmar Bergman
  • Written by: Ingmar Bergman
  • Cast: Pernilla Allwin, Bertil Guve, Börje Ahlstedt, Anna Bergman, Gunn Wållgren, Erland Josephson, Mats Bergman, Jarl Kulle

Many of those familiar Bergman themes - religious doubt, a puritanical father, the materialisation of God - are present in this turn-of-the-century family saga, which was 300 minutes long in its original TV format. The harsher semi-autobiographical references are softened by the fact that it captures some of the childish…

Tue 27 Feb

0844 871 7628

Wed 28 Feb

0844 871 7628

Fri 2 Mar

0844 871 7628

…and 37 more dates until 14 Apr

Fanny & Alexander

Legendary filmmaker Ingmar Bergman’s masterpiece is translated to the stage by BAFTA award-winning writer Stephen Beresford and Old Vic Associate Director Max Webster.

Tue 27 Feb

£39–£84 / 0844 871 7628

Wed 28 Feb

£39–£84 / 0844 871 7628

Fri 2 Mar

£39–£84 / 0844 871 7628

…and 37 more dates until 14 Apr

Fanny & Alexander

  • Directed by: Max Webster
  • Written by: Ingmar Bergman (book), Stephen Beresford (adapt)

In 1900s Sweden, siblings Fanny and Alexander are shocked when their widowed mother remarries the local bishop, turning their bucolic childhoods upside down. Max Webster directs BAFTA award-winning writer Stephen Beresford's adaptation of the book by Ingmar Bergman.

Wed 21 Feb

£12–£65 / 0844 871 7628

  • 19:00

Thu 22 Feb

£12–£65 / 0844 871 7628

  • 19:00

Fri 23 Feb

£12–£65 / 0844 871 7628

  • 19:00
…and 43 more dates until 14 Apr

A Monster Calls

‘Stories are wild creatures, the monster said. When you let them loose, who knows what havoc they might wreak?’ Patrick Ness’s piercing novel A Monster Calls is brought to The Old Vic stage in a powerful new adaptation by visionary director Sally Cookson. Thirteen-year-old Conor and his mum have managed just fine…

Thu 12 Jul

£32–£64 / 0844 871 7628

Fri 13 Jul

£32–£64 / 0844 871 7628

Sat 14 Jul

£32–£64 / 0844 871 7628

…and 35 more dates until 25 Aug

Mood Music

  • Directed by: Roger Michell
  • Written by: Joe Penhall

A play about the drama and the psychodrama of making music by the writer of Sunny Afternoon and Blue/Orange. The world premiere of Mood Music by Joe Penhall is directed by Roger Michell.

Fri 27 Apr

£32–£84 / 0844 871 7628

Sat 28 Apr

£32–£84 / 0844 871 7628

Mon 30 Apr

£32–£84 / 0844 871 7628

…and 39 more dates until 16 Jun

Ned's Tours

One of the theatre's most colourful figures leads a guided tour of the building, uncovering nearly 200 years of history that includes performances from acting legends Dame Judi Dench, Glenda Jackson and Laurence Olivier.

Sat 10 Feb

£10 / 0844 871 7628

  • 10:00

Sat 24 Mar

£10 / 0844 871 7628

  • 09:30

One Hand Tied Behind Us

Maxine Peake curates monologues exploring key moments in the history of women's rights in the UK, to coincide with the centenary of the 1918 Representation of the People Act, which gave the first women in Britain the right to vote.

Sun 11 Mar

£10–£15 tickets on sale Jan 18 / 0844 871 7628

  • 19:00

Sylvia

A hundred years after the first women in Britain were granted the vote, Kate Prince combines dance, hip hop, soul and funk to shed new light on a remarkable story at the heart of the Suffragette movement.

Wed 5 Sep

£32–£58 / 0844 871 7628

Fri 7 Sep

£32–£58 / 0844 871 7628

Sat 8 Sep

£32–£58 / 0844 871 7628

…and 12 more dates until 22 Sep

ZooNation: The Kate Prince Company: Sylvia

Dance, hip hop, soul and funk combine to bring to life the struggles of Sylvia Pankhurst at the beating heart of the Suffragette movement in a dance drama co-written by Kate Prince and Priya Parmar with original music by Josh Cohen and DJ Walde. A co-production between the company, Old Vic and Sadler's Wells…

Sat 1 Sep

£12–£45 / 0844 871 7628

  • 19:30

Mon 3 Sep

£12–£45 / 0844 871 7628

  • 19:30

Tue 4 Sep

£12–£45 / 0844 871 7628

  • 19:30
…and 16 more dates until 22 Sep

Reviews & features

Groundhog Day musical to premiere at London's Old Vic

21 Apr 2015

The team behind Matilda are to bring a musical version of Groundhog Day to the Old Vic in 2016

A Groundhog Day musical, put together by the team behind 2010's Matilda, is to premiere at the Old Vic next year. Composer and lyricist Tim Minchin has reunited with choreographer Peter Darling and designer Rob Howell to produce a new musical based…

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