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Bristol Old Vic Theatre Tours

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Bristol Old Vic Theatre Tours


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.

£12 / £10 concession
1 hour

Tours run Thursdays and Saturdays

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Recent Reviews:

  • bsandrs
    Portsmouth, United Kingdom
    A Thoroughly Entertaining Evening
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 6th November 2019
    We have attended the Bristol Old Vic in the past, so knew that the performance would be of a high standard. Cyrano, the play, we have seen in the past but this was a refreshing new production and it... Read full review
  • Clara_206
    Bristol, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Great for Families
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 14th November 2019
    I’ve been here countless times. Usually to take my mum to see something. The productions are brilliant, the restaurant is great and it is always a wonderful night out. Read full review
  • LynneS1103
    Rhondda, United Kingdom
    Weston Theatre
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 17th November 2019
    Lovely little venue part of the Old Vic. Went to see a friend's daughter performing as part of her Graduation course for the Old Vic Theatre School. Tiered seat so was able to see everything . Read full review
King Street
Old City

Tel: +44 (0)117 987 7877

Opening Times

Tours run Thursdays and Saturdays (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

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