Bristol Old Vic, Theatre

Space Type: Theatre

Total Capacity:

600 (over 3 levels)

Suitable for:

  • Performance with an Audience

Opening Hours

10am -45mins after lights down

Licenses Held:

Licensed for performance. Licensed for sale of alcohol.

Booking Info

Costs & Terms of Hire:

Not Listed

Contact Name:

Email Address:

[email protected]

Telephone Number:

0117 949 3993


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.


  • Accessible Entrance:Yes
  • Accessible Toilet: Yes
  • Induction Loop Available: No/Unknown
  • Blue Badge Parking Available: Yes

For more detailed building accessibility information, visit this venue on the DisabledGo website (opens in a new window).

More Accessibility Information:

Access stair lift, infra-red hearing assistance facility (replacing the loop system), talking programmes, touch tours, sign language interpreted performances, audio described performances (Bristol Old Vic main house only), large print version of brochures and programmes are available on request

Parking Details:

No free parking but multi-storey car park and pay and display parking nearby


  • Dressing Room
  • Shower
  • Café
  • Toilets


  • Height: 15m
  • Width: 10m
  • Length: 13m

Technical Info

Floor Description:

Hardboard (suitable for dance but not barefoot)

Physical description:

Proscenium Arch. 6 dressing rooms

Power Supply:

60 amp 3 phase supply

Power and Lighting Details:

Contact theatre for details

Sound Equipment:

Contact theatre for details

Details of Sound Spill:


Blackout Details: