Bristol Old Vic
For nearly 250 years, the Bristol Old Vic has been at the centre of the Bristol theatre world, staging everything from tried-and-true classics to brand new, experimental productions. None other than Sir Laurence Olivier open the Old Vic's theatre school in 1946, with its professional theatre company frequently touring the UK and overseas. In 2012 the theatre underwent refurbishment to improve airflow and audience sightlines, with continuing redevelopment into 2016.
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In their latest production, 1927 take you through the looking glass into a dark, satirical and fantastical tale about one extraordinary ordinary man.
Building on the brilliant success of King Lear in 2016, Julius Caesar will bring together theatre legends Julian Glover (Game of Thrones) and Lynn Farleigh (Pride and Prejudice) with the stars of tomorrow from Bristol Old Vic Theatre School for a contemporary production of Shakespeare's most famous political drama.
Sat 10 Jun
George Mann's adaptation of the ancient story about a woman who sacrificed everything for love, only to be betrayed by her husband.
The Winter's Tale
Shakespeare's innovative play ranges across Europe to tell the story of King Leontes and how he was first brought low by paranoia and jealousy, and then 16 years later finds redemption in an unexpected quarter. Cheek By Jowl's internationally acclaimed production stars Orlando James as Leontes and is directed by Declan…