world-class theatre

made in Bristol

The Bristol Old Vic is a renowned regional producing company with an acclaimed worldwide reputation for quality at the heart of British theatre.

The magnificent Theatre Royal has a unique place in British arts – opened in 1766, it is Britain's oldest working theatre with a history of almost continual use as a playhouse. It is the centrepiece of an energetic arts centre which includes the New Vic Studio and the New Vic Basement.

Together they create one of the most vital and exciting theatres in the UK.