Step inside the theatre and look around you. The graceful curved balconies which cradle you also carry the memories and imaginings of Bristol audiences over the last 243 years.
Its amazing intimacy makes this theatre a truly magical space for telling stories. It’s no surprise that actors, writers and directors love to work here.
From the front of the stage it feels as if you can reach out and touch the audience with your hand.
And it belongs to you…
Bristol Old Vic is one of Bristol's main theatre venues. It is a producing theatre and is the oldest continuous working theatre in the country. It produces award-winning and critically acclaimed classics and new works, a wide range of shows for families, as well as experimental work in its Studio theatre. The main stage is a proscenium arch theatre with a Georgian auditorium. This space has been used for: theatre performance.