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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
 
26th - 29th November
Clifton Amateur Dramatic Society
Duets
by Peter Quilter

2nd - 6th December
Three Chords Theatre
Fat Shirley's; A Trailer Park Opera
by Thomas J. Brown & David B. Crawford

9th December
Clash Music
Martin Callingham with Richard James & Gareth Bonello
by Martin Callingham

10th - 12th December
Heretical Productions
The Heist
by the Heretical Boys (a collaboration)

14th December
The Knights Players
Going Large at Christmas
by Ben Knight

18th Dec - 3rd Jan
Idle Theme Productions
A Christmas Carol
by Charles Dickens, adapted by Toby Hulse

20th Dec - 3rd January
Idle Theme Productions
A Christmas Carol - Matinee
by Charles Dickens, adapted by Toby Hulse