Theatre

Lynn Farleigh

Interview: Lynn Farleigh

Bristol Old Vic brings together legends of theatre this month as its contemporary production of Shakespeare's famous political drama, Julius Caesar unfolds....
Scott Reid

Interview: Scott Reid

As National Theatre’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time prepares to visit Bristol as part of its national tour, we talk to Scott Reid, cast...
Medea

Review: Medea at
Bristol Old Vic

Emma Payne discovers a fiercely feminist retelling of an ancient Greek tragedy in Bristol Old Vic's Medea The phrase ‘hell hath no fury like a woman...

10 Things We Didn’t Know: Colston Hall

The beloved Bristol landmark is 150 years old this year, and to celebrate, we took a look back through the Colston Hall archives – which make for some fairly...
Funny Girl

Review: Funny Girl

Kelly Jobanputra takes a trip to see Sheridan Smith's latest turn as Fanny Brice in Funny Girl at Bristol Hippodrome The popular musical Funny Girl is...
Escaped Alone

Interview: Linda Bassett, Escaped Alone

Theo Bosanquet talks to one star of Escaped Alone, the thought-provoking Caryl Churchill play arriving at Bristol Old Vic this month When actress Linda...
Junkyard

Review: Junkyard at
Bristol Old Vic

Jenny Hayes takes a trip to the playground with Junkyard, Bristol Old Vic's latest feisty production Plunging your audience into the pitch black and shining...
Hagit Yakira Dance

Interview: Hagit Yakira Dance

Choreographer Hagit Yakira talks dance ahead of her double bill - Free Falling and Air Hunger - at Circomedia on 2 March How did you first get into...

Review: The Snow Queen

Grotty goblins, missing children, and a heart-eating queen – Bristol Old Vic unveils its brave and beautiful Christmas show Words by Jenny Hayes,...
up the antics

New Comedy Group Are Upping The Ante

Bristol-based comedy group The VA have re-emerged as Up The Antics, and are taking the city by storm Characterized by their bizarre take on popular...
grinning man

Review: The Grinning Man

Jenny Hayes enters the macabre and magical world of The Grinning Man at Bristol Old Vic It’s Bristol, but not as we know it. Even before I’ve set foot...

Ticket Giveaway: Footloose

Bristol Hippodrome are giving away a pair of tickets for two lucky readers, for the explosive, rock 'n' roll musical arriving in Bristol this August. Based...

A Conversation with David Hargreaves

Sitting down to chat with Bristol Old Vic actor David Hargreaves is like settling down for a cuppa with a great friend. Despite his enduring career in the...

Insane Root: Macbeth

Bringing the worlds of Shakespeare, circa the early 17th century, to the modern day - with an underground twist - Insane Root theatre company invite you to...

Beyond the Curtain

What goes into the making of a masterpiece? As Bristol Old Vic celebrates its 250th anniversary, Jenny Hayes steps backstage to meet the team and find...

HELP!

Bristol based performance artist Viki Browne knows what it's like to come undone, to feel your world unravel and struggle to piece the puzzle back together. So...

The Secret Rapture

Running from 19 - 23 April, Kelvin Players presents The Secret Rapture. Written by David Hare and directed by Bob Harvard, this original theatre play delves...

The Trojan Women

Bristol Old Vic recently saw the powerfully resonate adaptation of original play The Trojan Women. Written by Greek playwright Euripides, it is brought into a...

Wardrobe Theatre: What’s On

The Wardrobe Theatre has relocated to Old Market and is now open for business.  Passionate about its showcase of local playwrights and performances in...