22 August 2013
A Channel 4 drama set in the 1680s is currently filming in Bristol.
New Worlds stars Jamie Dornan (The Fall), Freya Mavor (Skins, The White Queen), Alice Englert (Beautiful Creatures) and Joe Dempsie (Southcliffe, Game of Thrones) as young idealists during the Restoration period.
The production is currently based at Redcliffe Wharf (below), and filming has taken place near the Ostrich pub.
3 August 2013
BBC: One of Britain's leading playwrights has said funding cuts could be "a good thing" for the arts because artists would be less "safe and well behaved".
27 July 2013
BBC: Plans to reopen a derelict Bristol cinema have suffered a setback with a restaurant being given permission to expand into its bar and cellar.
25 July 2013
Almost half of London's small theatres feel "insecure" about their financial future and a third fear their venues could be sold, a study has found.
25 July 2013
BRISTOL CULTURE: The historic auditorium and back-of-house have already been refurbished. Now it’s the turn of the Bristol Old Vic’s public spaces, as the historic theatre approaches its 250th anniversary year in 2016.
22 July 2013
THE GUARDIAN: Another prime contender to take over from Nicholas Hytner as National boss declares himself out of the running, citing unfinished business at the Bristol Old Vic.
7 July 2013
BRISTOL CULTURE: Bristol South MP Dawn Primarolo was in the Speaker’s chair yesterday for a debate about arts and the creative industries in the UK in which embattled Culture Secretary Maria Miller praised the “refurbished and regenerated” Bristol Old Vic.
7 July 2013
BRISTOL CITY COUNCIL: For one Sunday each month, King Street, Baldwin Street and the Old City will be closed to motor traffic and opened up for people. Enjoy street games, performers, markets, historic tours or just have a coffee as you relax in a street lounge.
26 June 2013
BRISTOL POST: Whiteladies Picture House could reopen as a cinema within months of its acquisition, say campaigners who have raised £10,000 to save the Clifton landmark.
21 June 2013
For one Sunday each month, King Street, Baldwin Street and the Old City will be closed to motor traffic and opened up for people……
Enjoy street games, performers, markets, historic tours or just have a coffee as you relax in a street lounge.
See the city from a new perspective by taking the new cycle loop through Creative Common, where you can see a show and back through Castle Park to have a go at free fitness events.