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About us
 
The Alma Tavern Theatre first opened its doors in 1997 when the two grotty function rooms above the pub were transformed into a small but perfectly formed theatre. The studio space accommodates 50 people in tiered seating so everyone has a pretty good view of the stage. And, of course, you can take your drink into the theatre. Well, it wouldn't be a proper pub theatre without that, would it?

The last ten years have seen hundreds of productions, of which nearly 50 have been world premieres. There have been classics, comedies, dramas, absurdist plays, modern plays, new plays, plays with no words and even plays in Latvian. So if you've never been along to the theatre, you've missed a lot!

But don't worry - there's always plenty of exciting stuff coming up. Every autumn Theatre West takes over with ten weeks of new writing and through the rest of the year there's a vibrant mix of local and touring companies. Fragile Theatre Partnership, Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, SWAN and Plain Clothes are all regular visitors. So have a look at what's coming up and make a date to visit the Alma Tavern Theatre soon.
 
Current shows
 
2nd - 4th February
Popcorn JSB
Submarine
by Richard Ayoade, adapted by Lucy Mann, Olivia Marcus & Bethany West

7th & 8th February
Osono Theatre
As Water Reflects the Face
by Osono Theatre

10th February
Robar Music Records
Matt Woosey
by Matt Woosey

11th - 12th Februrary
Ellen Waddell
Jean-Luc Picard and Me
by Ellen Waddell

13th - 14th February
Aurora Productions
The Valentine Monologues
by A collaboration

16th - 21st February
Bristol Experimental Theatre Company
Arms at Death
by Martine Shakerley-Bennett

17th - 21st Februrary
Paddleboat Theatre Company
A Little Man's Holiday
by Paddleboat Theatre