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Bristol Improv Theatre

  • Bgtheatre800_gallery
50 St. Paul's Road
South West
Box Office Phone:
0117 318 1555
Website - http://:
Space type:
Seating Capacity:
This space is suitable for:
  • Performance
  • Rehearsal
  • Dance
Licenses Held.:
Live entertainment, theatre, live music, alcohol.


The Bristol Improv Theatre is the spiritual home of improvised theatre and comedy in the South West UK! A 100 seat capacity, flexible and well-equipped Theatre space, with adjacent bar suitable for all kinds of productions. Our staff and volunteers are working to make the BIT a beautiful asset for the whole Bristol theatre community. We are also open for Day and Event hire, at very reasonable rates. Click the link for maps and directions:

Details of Programme (if any)::
We welcome all types of theatre and events, but priority is given to work with that is improvised, or otherwise participatory, interactive, devised, experimental, scratch, exploratory or just plain awesome.
Access Details:
Unfortunately the theatre is not yet disabled access, but we promise we are working hard on it!
Floor Details:
Parquet flooring. Ceiling is high enough for most dance but probably not circus.
None. Limited provision can be made for set-down/pick-up and artists loading.


Physical Dimensions of The Space


Booking Information

Costs & Terms of Hire.:
DAY HIRE: Bar Area - £15 p.h. or £80 Full Day Theatre Area - £20 p.h. or £120 Full Day EVENING HIRE: Bar & Theatre Weekdays - £150 Full Evening Bar & Theatre Weekends - £250 Full Evening Full Box Office and Technician services available upon request.
Contact Name:
Andrew Yeoh (Artistic Director)
Email Address:
Telephone Number:

Technical Information

Power & Lighting Details:
4-8 500w fresnels across 4/6 lighting bars. DMX controller. PA system, with mixer. DI boxes, cables and mics available on request.
Floor Details:
Parquet flooring. Ceiling is high enough for most dance but probably not circus.
What Sound Equipment is Available?:
SM58's, cables, DI boxes available. 8 Channel mixer. Full band set-up (large amp system & 24 channel mixer) available on request.
Blackout Details::
Full blackout available.