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Bristol Old Vic Theatre

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Bristol Old Vic

About

Bristol Old Vic is the longest continuously-running theatre in the UK and following a recent £12million redevelopment project, is now one of the most modern and comfortable with state of the art rehearsal rooms, a dramatically extended forestage and precision-engineered sightlines giving audiences an even more intimate theatrical experience.

Their mission is to create pioneering twenty-first century theatre in partnership with the people of our energetic city; inspired by the history and magical design of the most beautiful playhouse in the country.

They are led by artists who see the world with distinctive clarity and whose ability to articulate what they see allows us to understand and engage with our world afresh, whether that be through our 350-strong Young Company, their many outreach and education projects or helping ascendant artists by nurturing the spark or seed of an idea into something fully-formed.

They are publicly funded by Arts Council England and Bristol City Council, using that investment to support experiment and innovation, to allow access to our programme for people who would not otherwise encounter it or be able to afford it and to keep our extraordinary heritage alive and animated.

They strive to be welcoming, professional and boundlessly curious; playful, ambitious and rigorous; resourceful, honest, and generous; collaborative, Bristolian and world class!

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2016

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    159
  • Very Good
    54
  • Average
    13
  • Poor
    5
  • Terrible
    1

Recent Reviews:

  • John B
    Halifax, England, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Wonderful theatre that is worthy of support
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 19th February 2017
    Having seen the theatre on tv we were determined to visit on our recent Bristol trip. Whilst undergoing major refurbishment this is still a must visit place. The staff were friendly and the... Read full review
  • RetiredGent2015
    Bristol, United Kingdom
    Professional performances
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 16th February 2017
    We particularly like the student productions which are always of a high standard and show new talent at its best. Read full review
  • Caroline B
    Bristol
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Beautiful theatre, great setting for comedy
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 14th February 2017
    Not been to the Bristol Old Vic for some years. Lovely back stage bar with great service. Had booked seats for a Miles Judd evening. Seats were in the circle and we had a great unrestricted view... Read full review
King Street
Old City
Bristol
BS1 4ED

Tel: +44 (0)117 987 7877

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Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

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