Watershed; Bristol Old Vic and Forkbeard Fantasy will be amongst 53 organisations nationally taking part in an experimental new broadcast service, The Space.
Bristol Old Vic, Shakespeare’s Globe and Sadler’s Wells will be among the first companies to create theatre content for a new online arts channel being launched by Arts Council England and the BBC.
Created by Sarah Kingswell from Theatre Bristol
Created by Matthew Austin from Mayfest
At a public meeting held on Tuesday 11th May, and following the recent announcement of a £6.1m grant from Arts Council England, Bristol Old Vic revealed details of the next stage of its multi-million pound redevelopment. The King Street complex is to undergo £19.3m of refurbishment work which will see the Theatre Royal and surrounding buildings transformed into a flexible complex with up to ten performance spaces.
On the12th September Bristol Old Vic will once again open its doors to the general public for free access all areas, including the 18th Century grandeur of the Theatre Royal auditorium and Coopers Hall.
Bristol Old Vic has announced its Christmas programme for this year, with both the Theatre Royal and Studio theatres hosting innovative new co-productions between Bristol Old Vic and two of the UK’s most groundbreaking theatre companies.
Just a quick reminder about the public meeting being held at the Bristol Old Vic tomorrow (Thursday 16th of April) at 6pm, where reports will be delivered on events of the past year and the plans for the future, including the theatre's financial position, the current programme and an update on the re-development of the Theatre Royal complex.