Bristol Old Vic Theatre Tours

King Street, Old City, Bristol, BS1 4ED

Tel: +44 (0)117 987 7877

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Bristol Old Vic backstage Theatre Tour

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Due to COVID-19, Bristol Old Vic Theatre Tours have been temporarily suspended. Please check their website and/or social channels for the latest updates.

Join the Bristol Old Vic on an exciting Theatre Tour with their in-house expert guide who'll guide you through the theatre's 252-year-old history – from the origin of its beautiful Georgian design, to tales of the myriad first-class actors who have trod our boards over the years.

Explore the recent developments to their building: the new front of house foyer space, studio theatre, and their long-awaited heritage offer. Also enjoy the classic elements of the building that have kept this theatre running for over 250 years, such as: access to the historic auditorium, backstage areas, and for the first time on as part of their tours, the Thunder Run.

The perfect morning outing for anyone interested in theatre and Bristol Old Vic's rich history.

Additional Info
•    Audio enhancement via a headset of the loop system is available
•    The tour script can be requested in advance or on the day
•    The tour includes steps, and whilst every effort has been made to make this tour accessible, the gallery can only be accessed via steps.

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Opening Times

Tours run Thursdays and Saturdays (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
The above times should be used as an indicator during the recovery phase from the global pandemic.

Please double-check details by visiting the website via the link above before you visit

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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    Recent Reviews:

    • rosalinev904
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Unique dining experience, brilliant service, delicious food.
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 24th July 2021
      Unique dining out experience at Cooper's Hall in Bristol Old Vic theatre. Perfect setting of updated dining area in historic atmospheric theatre. What made it even more special was the helpful and... Read full review
    • comfy2
      Hampshire, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      No way as good as Little French - room for improvement.
      3 of 5 stars
      Monday, 18th October 2021
      Came here for the food rather than a show. Lovely setting in a grand room with chandeliers. The food is from the great Little French team so expectations were high. There was a limited small menu of... Read full review
    • 793jol
      Bristol, United Kingdom
      Woefully inadequate Covid safety measures.
      1 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 20th October 2021
      It’s a lovely theatre with excellent productions and as a prolific theatre attendee one that I would normally give a high score. However, the Covid precautions are woeful and I could see no effort... Read full review

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