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Explore Bristol’s West End Theatre on an exciting Bristol Hippodrome Theatre Tour!
Join Kate or Andy, our knowledgeable and friendly tour guides, for an engaging, entertaining and enjoyable 2 hour tour that takes you behind the scenes and delves into the history of this wonderful theatre - including the shows, the stars, and of course a smattering of gossip and ghost stories.
Theatre tours run most Saturdays at 10.30am and start from the main entrance. Book now to secure your place.
Join us for our Theatre Tours with our in-house expert guide who’ll guide you through the theatre’s 252-year-old history – from the origin of its beautiful Georgian design, to tales of the myriad first-class actors who have trod our boards over the years.
Explore the recent developments to our building: the new front of house foyer space, studio theatre, and our long-awaited heritage offer. Also enjoy the classic elements of the building that have kept this theatre running for over 250 years, such as: access to the historic auditorium, backstage areas, and for the first time as part of our tours, the Thunder Run.
The perfect morning outing for anyone interested in theatre and Bristol Old Vic’s rich history.
Tours generally start at 10:30am and last one hour. Tickets £12 (£10 concessions).
Did you know that the King’s Theatre opened in 1906 with the pantomime Cinderella? Or that it has a stream running right underneath? Want to stand on stage and feel like a star? This backstage tour is a great chance to go behind the scenes; see the workings of the theatre and walk down memory lane as we chat through the theatre’s interesting history. Refreshments are included. Tickets £10 (Friends £8). Approximate running time: 2 hours.
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