Theatreland Memorabilia

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Bristol Old Vic

Theatre in Bristol, also known as the Theatre Royal Bristol. Used to have a studio theatre called the New Vic.
Opened in 1766.

Old Vic/Theatre Royal
DateShowProgramme in our eBay Store?
1766 (opening)A Concert of Music and Specimen of Rhetorick
Tuesday 6th - Saturday 24th June 1961A Man For All Seasons
Robert Bolt
Tuesday 27th June - Saturday 8th July 1961Goat Song
Martin Shuttleworth
Monday 10th - Saturday 15th July 1961The Bristol Old Vic Theatre School Week
Wednesday 28th May - 21st June 1969Mandrake
Book and Lyrics: Michael Alfreds. Music: Anthony Bowles. Based on Machiavelli's Mandragola. Director: Val May
Cast included: Jonathan Lynn, Irene Hamilton, Margaret Burton, Sarah Atkinson, Paul Shelley, Ian Paterson, Sandra Michaels, Julia McCarthy, Cindy Wells, Roger Davenport, Tom Marshall
Tuesday 24th June 1969, 7.15pmThe Poet's Heart
A life of Don Juan by Benn W. Levy
The Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
Wednesday 25th June 1969, 2.30pmThe Alchemist
Author: Ben Jonson
The Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
Wednesday 25th June 1969, 7.15pmThe Poet's Heart
A life of Don Juan by Benn W. Levy
The Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
Thursday 26th June 1969, 2.30pmThe Poet's Heart
A life of Don Juan by Benn W. Levy
The Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
Thursday 26th June 1969, 7.45pmThe Alchemist
Author: Ben Jonson
The Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
Friday 27th June 1969, 7.45pmThe Alchemist
Author: Ben Jonson
The Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
Saturday 28th June 1969, 3pmThe Alchemist
Author: Ben Jonson
The Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
Saturday 28th June 1969, 7.45pmThe Poet's Heart
A life of Don Juan by Benn W. Levy
The Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
Wednesday 29th November - Tuesday 19th December 1972Lulu
Author: Peter Barnes
Tuesday 26th December 1972 (matinee) - Saturday 3rd February 1973Christmas Back in King Street
Authors: Julian Slade, Dorothy Reynold andJames Cairncross
14th February 1973 - ?Private Lives
Author: Noel Coward. Director: John Fernald. Designer: John Elvery
Cast included: Barbara Leigh-Hunt (Amanda), Paul Eddington (Elyot)
16th March 1993 - ?Sherlock Holmes The Musical
By Leslie Bricusse

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New Vic (1972 - ?)
DateShowProgramme in our eBay Store?
Tuesday 28th November - Saturday 9th December 1972Woyzek
Author: George Buchner
Tuesday 12th - Saturday 16th December 1972Brunel
Bellemore School Southampton
Wednesday 20th December 1972 - Saturday 13th January 1973Pinocchio
Original story: Carlo Collodi. Adaptation: Brian Way and Warren Jenkins.
23rd January 1973 - ?Brief Lives
Adaptation: Patrick Garland. Director: Mark Woolgar. Designer: Alison Waugh
Cast included: Micahel Rothwell
13th February 1973 - ?Alpha Beta
Author: A. E. Whitehead. Director: Howard Davies. Designer: Richard Davies.