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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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  • Excellent
    154
  • Very Good
    53
  • Average
    13
  • Poor
    5
  • Terrible
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Recent Reviews:

  • carpetman56
    Snow Queen
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 17th January 2017
    My wife and I took our grandaughter to see this.It was her first visit.The play was really good and we all thoroughly enjoyed it.it was really good Read full review
  • spmedcalf01
    Bristol, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    The Snow Queen - a different kind of Christmas pantomime
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 11th January 2017
    We went to see the Snow Queen on Christmas Eve. The Bristol Old Vic has a tradition of staging different performances to the usual Christmas shows. We loved this take on the Hans Christian Anderson... Read full review
  • M7mmy
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Snow queen
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 5th January 2017
    Been the old vic at least a dozen times in the last year and always have a good time. Great acting and thoroughly had a good evening Snow queen is a bit of an odd version of the hans version, but... 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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