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Brewery Theatre

After the sell-out hit The Six Wives of Henry VIII, Living Spit are back... more info...


30 Sep - 04 Oct
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Factory Theatre

Moving, comic and utterly theatrical, Told by an Idiot are delighted to be bringing their smash-hit show to Bristol, as part of a nationwide tour. Acclaimed classical actor Edward Petherbridge was cast as King Lear – then a major stroke left him barely able to move. As he struggled to recover he made a discovery: the entire role of Lear still existed word for word in his mind. more info...


01-04 Oct
Image: Colin Hawkins

Bristol Old Vic

We’re absolutely thrilled to retour our 2013 Sky Arts Award-winning co-production with the Mark Bruce Company this autumn to venues across the country, including bringing it back to Bristol for performances at Bristol Old Vic. more info...

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04 Oct Factory Theatre

Celebrating an extraordinary career spanning many decades, acclaimed classical actor Edward Petherbridge shares his experience of recovering from a major… more info...

05 Oct Brewery Theatre

Survivors of real life torture perform an incredibly moving piece based on the testimonies of five members of the ‘Write… more info...

07-18 Oct Brewery Theatre

Simultaneously intimate and panoramic, Coastal Defences is an intriguing look into the country of Bulgaria, asking how far people will… more info...

08-25 Oct Factory Theatre

Image: Joe Roberts

Puccini’s hauntingly beautiful Madame Butterfly captures the imagination and enters the soul like no other opera. more info...

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03 Oct St Francis Church hall

masterclass: told by an idiot

It happened to me so it must be interesting An intensive workshop with Told by an Idiot’s co-founder and artistic… more info...

19 Oct Brewery Theatre

Prototype: experiments in theatre

*STOP PRESS!* Line-up just announced! Here’s what to look forward to… Vic Llewellyn and Kid Carpet will be building a… more info...

15 Nov Factory Theatre

masterclass: stuffed puppet

the power of the puppet In this practical workshop participants will work with legendary puppet maestro Neville Tranter on how… more info...

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Other Events

Events outside our programme for which Tobacco Factory Theatres is providing a venue or box office.

01-02 Oct The Redgrave Theatre

Changing Rooms By Marc Camoletti Haphazard Theatre Company is proud to present one of the greatest farce comedy writer’s masterpieces… more info...

01 Oct The Wardrobe Theatre

Wardrobe Wednesdays is an exciting new project incorporating the talents of three student performing societies from the University of Bristol:… more info...

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Regular Classes

A wide range of regular classes are held at Tobacco Factory Theatres. Click here for details of the classes available.

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