shows at bristol old vic...

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Sep

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04

Oct

The Little Table Of Delights

The Little Table Of Delights

Pirouetting beetroots, singing honey bees, eggs telling bad yolks, and a feast of food tales from field to plate. A theatrical food tasting for children.

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01

Oct

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04

Oct

Dracula

Dracula

Jonathan Goddard plays the infamous Vampire Count, whose sinister and ruthless ambitions challenge the very fabric of Victorian society. As his victims and opponents rally against him they must face the darkness and savagery within themselves.

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08

Oct

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25

Oct

Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs)

Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs)

The ever-inventive Kneehigh return to Bristol with their blazing new show. Fasten your seat belts; it's going to be one hell of a night!

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08

Oct

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11

Oct

Hoke's Bluff

Hoke's Bluff

With a nostalgic yearning for the simplicity of a world that never really existed, Hoke's Bluff mixes a formula of high school storylines and the cheap sentimentality of inspiring locker room speeches to find out what it means to be a winner (on the inside).

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13

Oct

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13

Oct

Tim Wells, Rosy Carrick and Kieth Jarrett

Tim Wells, Rosy Carrick and Kieth Jarrett

Our monthly cabaret night of spoken word featuring some of the most acclaimed poets in the region, the UK and beyond.

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16

Oct

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17

Oct

L'apres-midi d'un Foehn - Version 1

L'apres-midi d'un Foehn - Version 1

Watch in wonder as ordinary plastic bags are magically brought to life by a mysterious ballet master - joyously swirling and twirling to the beautiful music of Debussy.

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22

Oct

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25

Oct

The Window

The Window

Exploring isolation, the boundaries of altruism and the ways we navigate society (Big or otherwise), The Window is a story about what happened when a window was put in a wall.

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24

Oct

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25

Oct

Echo Beach

Echo Beach

Delving into her dance collection Hannah Sullivan uncovers memories from her life revealing a contemplative and considered look at how we come together and how we come apart.

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24

Oct

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24

Oct

A Study Day at Bristol Old Vic

A Study Day at Bristol Old Vic

Working with the Past

This study day will include lectures from Dr Jane Milling (University of Exeter) and Dr Helen Brooks (University of Kent) on eighteenth-century theatre-going and theatre in the regions, discussions from members of the redevelopment's heritage panel and Artistic Director Tom Morris, and tours of the building led by specialists in areas of its history.

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27

Oct

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29

Oct

The Gruffalo

The Gruffalo

Tall Stories' hit musical stage adaptation of the award-winning picture book, The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

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29

Oct

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01

Nov

The Great Big Story Mix Up

The Great Big Story Mix Up

Back by popular demand, The Great Big Story Mix Up is a totally unique half term treat for children. Expect wonderful stories, daft jokes, infectious songs and plenty of opportunities for you to join in the fun. With you in charge, no two shows can ever be the same!

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31

Oct

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31

Oct

The Spooky Ship

The Spooky Ship

Step on board the ss Great Britain after dark and settle in for a family-friendly, Victorian fright-fest.

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05

Nov

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08

Nov

Institute

Institute

Following a mesmerising performance of Missing in our Theatre last year, critically-acclaimed physical theatre company Gecko return with a funny and moving exploration of what it means to care.

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11

Nov

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22

Nov

War Game

War Game

War Game tells the story of the opening months of World War 1 through the eyes of a village football team who sign up, train, are despatched to the Front and then play in the famous Christmas Day match across No Man's Land.

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12

Nov

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23

Nov

solo[solo]

solo[solo]

A new one-man play about what happens when we look where we shouldn't, what it is to know the truth and the distances we travel when we feel alone.

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17

Nov

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17

Nov

Niall O'sullivan, Malika Booker and Talia Randall

Niall O'sullivan, Malika Booker and Talia Randall

Our monthly cabaret night of spoken word featuring some of the most acclaimed poets in the region, the UK and beyond.

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26

Nov

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03

Jan

The Magic Elves

The Magic Elves

After the success of last year's Antarctica, the Bristol Old Vic Studio is once again transformed into a magical winter playground with The Magic Elves. Be sure to bring your dancing shoes!

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27

Nov

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17

Jan

Swallows and Amazons

Swallows and Amazons

Back by popular demand, our much-loved family musical Swallows and Amazons is a story of an idyllic era, of endless summer evenings and the beauty of youthful imagination.

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03

Dec

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06

Dec

Theatre Uncut

Theatre Uncut

Multi award-winning Theatre Uncut present their brand new programme of short political plays that can be performed by anyone anywhere across the world.

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08

Dec

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08

Dec

Story Time for Grown-ups

Story Time for Grown-ups

Our monthly cabaret night of spoken word featuring some of the most acclaimed poets in the region, the UK and beyond.

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28

Jan

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31

Jan

Grounded

Grounded

The undoubted critical hit of last year's Edinburgh Festival comes to the intimate studio theatre of Arnolfini.

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05

Feb

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07

Mar

The Life and Times of Fanny Hill

The Life and Times of Fanny Hill

Based on John Cleland's (in)famous novel this darkly comic and witty adaptation by April de Angelis starring Caroline Quentin charts Fanny Hill's fall into prostitution and rise to notoriety with an irreverent perspective on the reality behind her story.

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16

Apr

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25

Apr

Orfeo

Orfeo

Monteverdi

A showcase for young British talent, this co-production with ENO, directed by Tom Morris, sees one of the world's oldest musical dramas presented in the intimate setting of the UK's oldest continuously working theatre.

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