Bristol Old Vic

Bristol Old Vic
Bristol Old Vic
King Street, Bristol, Avon, BS1 4ED
  • Telephone 0117 987 7877
  • Box office times Mon–Fri 10am–15 minutes after start of last show; Sat noon–15 minutes after start of last show; Sun closed.
  • Email
  • Website www.bristololdvic.org.uk
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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.

Events at this venue

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Birdsong

Birdsong Productions, in association with Original Theatre, presents Rachel Wagstaff's adaptation of Sebastian Faulks's novel of war-torn romance, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. Directed by Alastair Whatley with Charlotte Peters.

Tue 10 Jul

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 0117 987 7877

Wed 11 Jul

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 0117 987 7877

Thu 12 Jul

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 0117 987 7877

…and 2 more dates until 14 Jul

A Christmas Carol

"Bah humbug!" In December 2018, Bristol Old Vic continues its festive tradition of imaginative new versions of classic stories with an enchanting new adaptation of Charles Dickens' timeless tale, A Christmas Carol. Miserly money-lender Ebenezer Scrooge, on a bleak Christmas night, is visited by four ghosts who…

Thu 29 Nov

Times vary / £7.50–£39 / 0117 987 7877

Fri 30 Nov

Times vary / £7.50–£39 / 0117 987 7877

Sat 1 Dec

Times vary / £7.50–£39 / 0117 987 7877

…and 43 more dates until 13 Jan 2019

The Elephant Man

Bernard Pomerance's stage adaptation of the historical drama film about the severely deformed Joseph Merrick. Directed by Lee Lyford.

Thu 28 Jun

£10 from / 0117 987 7877

  • 14:30
  • 19:00

Fri 29 Jun

£10 from / 0117 987 7877

  • 19:30

Sat 30 Jun

£10 from / 0117 987 7877

  • 14:30
  • 19:30
…and 5 more dates until 7 Jul

Touching The Void

A play based on Joe Simpson's memoir, an international bestseller and BAFTA-winning film sensation, which charts his struggle for survival on the perilous Siula Grande mountain in the Peruvian Andes in 1985. Directed by Tom Morris.

Sat 8 Sep

£7.50–£35.50 / 0117 987 7877

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Mon 10 Sep

£7.50–£35.50 / 0117 987 7877

  • 19:30

Tue 11 Sep

£7.50–£35.50 / 0117 987 7877

  • 19:30
…and 16 more dates until 29 Sep

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