shows at bristol old vic...

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Oct

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01

Nov

AFFIX

AFFIX

What would you create from 500 shapes, 50 vests and 1 huge cube? Go wild with AFFIX this half term; a free creative sculpture activity with affixable 3D forms.

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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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24

Jan

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25

Jan

Slapstick Festival 2015

Slapstick Festival 2015

Seeing Double!: Celebrating comedy double acts at Bristol Old Vic

We are delighted to be hosting nine unique comedy events as part of this year’s Slapstick Festival. From classic silent comedy screenings to celebrating double acts, this is a rare opportunity to see comedy legends such as Victoria Wood, Vic & Bob and Griff Rhys Jones live onstage in our intimate auditorium.

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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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10

Mar

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14

Mar

The Absence of War

The Absence of War

Headlong present their vigorous new production of Academy Award nominee David Hare's funny, stinging political drama. Plagued by a hostile media, beset by divisions in his party and haunted by his own demons, charismatic Labour Party leader George Jones has three weeks to convince the Great British Public that he's their man.

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19

Mar

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19

Mar

John Shuttleworth

John Shuttleworth

A Wee Ken To Remember

John Shuttleworth wants to share fond memories of his favourite past weekends. However, a typo on the poster means John is obliged to spend the evening paying homage to his next-door neighbour and sole agent - the diminutive Ken Worthington.

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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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