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The Elephant Man

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A Bristol Old Vic, Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and Diverse City collaboration



"Sometimes I think my head is so big because it is so full of dreams."

Joseph Merrick is ‘The Elephant Man'. The sordid spectacle of a travelling freak show, he moves from city to city, mercilessly put on display to the horrified delight of Victorian audiences. A London surgeon also takes a keen interest, but is soon faced with a moral dilemma - to help Merrick or to use him to advance his scientific career?

Inspired by the extraordinary life of a man with a facial disfigurement, Bernard Pomerance's multi-award-winning play explores changes in perception. Merrick's story was also recognised in David Lynch's film starring John Hurt.

Our ongoing partnership with Bristol Old Vic Theatre School is further developed into a three-way collaboration with our new Associate Company, Diverse City, which is committed to diversity and equality in the arts. Its Co-Artistic Director Jamie Beddard (Messiah) will star in this ambitious new production, directed by Lee Lyford (The Snow Queen).

The partnership [is] a world-class platform for graduating students"

BRISTOL 24/7 on Julius Caesar


The Elephant Man

26 Jun-7 Jul
Theatre
7.30pm, 2.30pm
(Selected Thu & Sat mats)
£31.50-£7.50

Running Time TBC

This amateur production of The Elephant Man is presented
by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, LTD

Creative Team
Writer Bernard Pomerance
Director Lee Lyford

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Ticket Offers

Groups
Groups of 10+ £4 off all ticket prices (excl Fri & Sat eves)
Groups of 20+ £4 off all ticket prices, plus 1 in 20 tickets free (excl Fri & Sat eves)
Groups of 50+ £7 off all ticket prices, plus 1 in 20 tickets free (excl Fri & Sat eves)

Schools
£12.50 Upper Circle / £7.50 Gallery tickets available (excl Fri & Sat eve)

Friends of Bristol Old Vic
25% off tickets
Limited to 4 tickets per friend


In summer 2016 we began redevelopment works to transform our Front of House entrance on King Street into a welcoming, vibrant space that everyone will be able to enjoy. During this time, it will be business as usual in the Theatre with our brilliant programme on offer, however there are a few changes to how we'll be operating.

Theatre Entrance

You are now invited to enter the Theatre through our Stage Door, walking in the footsteps of theatre legends such as Peter O'Toole, Daniel Day-Lewis and Miranda Richardson.

Our temporary Theatre entrance can be accessed via Rackhay (BS1 4HJ) off Queen Charlotte Street, around the corner from King Street.

Click here for more information.

Ticket Collection

On performance days, tickets can be collected from Box Office situated in our Backstage Bar opening 90 mins prior to each performance.

For more information on accessibility, ticket collection, our Backstage Bar, arrival and drop-off at our Theatre plus updates on our redevelopment, click here.


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