shows at bristol old vic...

23

Apr

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26

Apr

The Tinderbox

The Tinderbox

The award-winning Bristol Old Vic Young Company create a new devised piece based on Hans Christian Andersen's original story.

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26

Apr

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26

Apr

Fundraising Gala

Fundraising Gala

On Saturday, 26th April, join us in launching our capital fundraising campaign; rebuilding our front of house, foyer and Studio theatre in time for our 250th anniversary in 2016.

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28

Apr

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28

Apr

Katie Bonna, John Osbourne and Stephanie Dogfoot

Katie Bonna, John Osbourne and Stephanie Dogfoot

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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29

Apr

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03

May

Bitch Boxer

Bitch Boxer

Fighting fit from sell-out shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival as part of the Old Vic New Voices Edinburgh Season, Snuff Box Theatre invites you ringside, for an adrenaline-fuelled, no-holes-barred one-woman show unafraid to document the blood, the sweat...and all the tears.

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29

Apr

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03

May

This May Hurt A Bit

This May Hurt A Bit

With characteristic wit, tenderness, and dives into surrealism, Stella Feehily's new play explores one family's journey through the digestive system of the NHS, and asks: what is the prognosis for this much-loved, and fiercely debated, institution?

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07

May

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10

May

Death & Treason, Rhyme & Reason

Death & Treason, Rhyme & Reason

Using live strings, classical percussion and dramatic vocals and storytelling songs, Death & Treason, Rhyme & Reason explores the dark and debauched secrets of our most familiar childhood rhymes.

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07

May

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10

May

Our Country's Good

Our Country's Good

Our Country's Good is the powerful true story of a ragbag cast of convicts, who put on a play under the guidance of an earnest young marine officer. As the barriers between captors and captives break down, they start to discover each other, both onstage and behind the scenes...

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15

May

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25

May

Mayfest 2014

Mayfest 2014

The return of Bristol’s unique annual festival of contemporary theatre, dedicated to presenting a broad range of unusual, playful and ambitious work from leading theatre makers from Bristol, the UK and beyond.

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16

May

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16

May

Rising

Rising

An evening of dance performed by Aakash Odedra.

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16

May

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18

May

RUFF

RUFF

Peggy Shaw had a stroke in January 2011. The stroke was in her PONS, which rhymes with the Fonz, one of her many role models.

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17

May

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17

May

Dance of the magnetic ballerina

Dance of the magnetic ballerina

This is the UK premiere of Czech artist Andrea Miltnerova's striking dance solo. Alone in a darkened auditorium, the magnetic ballerina will dance her way into our subconscious.

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19

May

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19

May

The Tiger Lillies: Lulu: A Murder Ballad

The Tiger Lillies: Lulu: A Murder Ballad

Prostitute, mistress, murderer. The brilliantly twisted Tiger Lillies take on one of theatre's most seductive and intoxicating creations, Lulu. With 20 new songs and innumerable dark tales from the underbelly of the city, the Lillies combine cabaret, opera, video and delicious imagery to seduce, delight and terrify.

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20

May

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20

May

Gym Party

Gym Party

A razor sharp and darkly comic exploration of our universal desire to win.

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20

May

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20

May

Smashed

Smashed

9 jugglers, 80 apples, 4 crockery sets. You are cordially invited to a tea party that you will never forget...

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20

May

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21

May

The Ted Bundy Project

The Ted Bundy Project

The Ted Bundy Project was born from a curiosity about the nature of charm, the label of 'monster' and the tension between attraction and repulsion.

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21

May

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22

May

If Destroyed Still True

If Destroyed Still True

If Destroyed Still True is a show about youth, friendship, growing up and our relationship with our teenage selves.

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22

May

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23

May

Echo Beach

Echo Beach

Echo Beach is dancing theatre that revels in casual social dancing that is unique to everyone.

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24

May

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24

May

Constellations

Constellations

Multi-award winning international company Aracaladanza consistently delights audiences throughout Europe with their extraordinarily magical dance theatre made especially for children and families.

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24

May

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24

May

My Son And Heir

My Son And Heir

My Son & Heir is an anarchic celebration of the everyday heroism of parenthood, set amongst a never-ending mess of plastic, flashing-beeping, bubble-blowing chaos.

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27

May

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27

May

Zena Edwards, Simon Mole and Molly Case

Zena Edwards, Simon Mole and Molly Case

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

May

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31

May

The Libertine

The Libertine

The true story of John Wilmot, the second Earl of Rochester - a hedonistic poet, playwright and rake whose appetite for women and wine has made him a notorious figure.

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29

May

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31

May

Kid Carpet and the Noisy Animals

Kid Carpet and the Noisy Animals

A rock and roll adventure for kids and adults.

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10

Jun

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21

Jun

London Road

London Road

An extraordinary musical that documents the events of 2006, when the quiet rural town of Ipswich was shattered by the discovery of the bodies of five women.

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12

Jun

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12

Jul

World Cup Final 1966

World Cup Final 1966

Last seen on tour in 2005 following a run at London's BAC, this acclaimed production is back, re-written for Bristol and for 2014.

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23

Jun

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23

Jun

Kayo Chingonyi and Hannah Silva

Kayo Chingonyi and Hannah Silva

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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21

Jul

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21

Jul

Rob Auton: The Sky Show

Rob Auton: The Sky Show

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

Jul

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28

Jul

Bryn Terfel

Bryn Terfel

Bryn Terfel: My Life In Song

The world's greatest bass-baritone talks about his life & passion for music, illustrated by selections of the songs that have landmarked his extraordinary career. Part of #BRISTOL PROMS.

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28

Jul

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28

Jul

Lisa Batiashvili

Lisa Batiashvili

With live relay filming in intimate close-up, the phenomenal virtuoso Lisa Batiashvili illustrates her passion for the music of Bach with pieces from her forthcoming album. Part of #BRISTOL PROMS.

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28

Jul

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02

Aug

Bristol Proms

Bristol Proms

Last year's inaugural Bristol Proms - championing the highest musical standards while exploring the creative possibilities of digital technology and encouraging the audience to relax and participate - struck a new path towards the future of classical concerts.

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31

Jul

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31

Jul

Daniel Hope

Daniel Hope

Air, A Baroque Journey

Daniel Hope returns to weave a spoken and musical journey through the Baroque period. Part of #BRISTOL PROMS.

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01

Aug

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01

Aug

Avi Avital and Mahan Esfahani

Avi Avital and Mahan Esfahani

An encounter between the virtuoso harpsichord player Mahan Esfahani and mandolin artist Avi Avital describing their meeting through the music of Bach.

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01

Aug

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01

Aug

Valentina Lisitsa

Valentina Lisitsa

Valentina Lisitsa, And The Internet

Valentina is a genuine, international status virtuouso and an internet pioneer. While at the height of her musical powers, she uniquely embraces and understands the power of the internet and digital technology. Part of #BRISTOLPROMS.

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02

Aug

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02

Aug

Dido and Aeneas

Dido and Aeneas

by firelight

The English Concert, Bristol Old Vic & Universal Music, present a semi-staged performance of Purcell's Dido And Aeneas

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27

Nov

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17

Jan

Swallows & Amazons

Swallows & 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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