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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
 
21st - 25th March
Groundswell Theatre
Colin's Head
by Phil Booth

29th March - 1st April
Brycgstow Theatre
Tender Napalm
by Philip Ridley

3rd & 4th April
South Gloucester & Stroud College
SGS Showcase
by Students of SGS

6th - 8th April
UWE Drama Society
Our Country's Good
by Timberlake Wertenbaker

10th - 15th April
Tobacco Tea Theatre Company
The Accidental Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
by Christopher Cutting

18th & 21st April
Brave Bold Drama
Alf the Highwayman
by Brave Bold Drama