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Theatre tours at Bristol Old Vic

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Backstage at Bristol Old Vic


Step behind the curtain at Bristol Old Vic where their in-house expert guide will guide you through the theatre’s 252-year 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.

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

Tours run most Thursdays and Saturdays at 10.30am. For full details of the theatre tours head to the Bristol Old Vic website.

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Recent Reviews:

  • MaryEvans186220
    Bristol, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    my first time visit
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 22nd April 2019
    Went to attend a meeting in the rehearsal studios. Front of house lift not working, and I have pretty limited mobility. But staff member Rowan could not have been more accommodating. We went through... Read full review
  • Alan R
    Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Fabulous theare
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 4th May 2019
    We had heard the day before we were visiting Bristol that the Old Vic was the oldest theatre still operational dating from 1766. Luckily there was a dance performance by Impermanence of Baal and we... Read full review
  • moochmiss
    Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    great new cafe
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 20th May 2019
    Lovely lunch in a beautiful building. Some great options and catered for vegetarians. Childrens menu also available Read full review
Bristol Old Vic
King Street
Old City

Tel: +44 (0)117 987 7877

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

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