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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
 
27th & 28th April
The Knight's Players
Philip Pullman's Grimm Tales
by Philip Wilson

3rd - 5th May
Gatecrash Theatre
Constellations
by Nick Payne

6th May
Ware It's At Productions
How Eva Von Schnippisch Won WW2
by Miss Stephanie Ware

8th & 9th May
FrontRow Productions
That Face
by Polly Stenham

10th May
Fractured Theatre
A Well Away
by The Company

11th - 13th May
Moondog Productions
Lost
by A. Wawrowski, P. Gladhill & A. Alderson

16th - 20th May
TWorx Productions Ltd
The God of Carnage
by Yasmina Reza, Trans. by Christopher Hampton

24th - 26th May
The Big Act
Hamelin
by The Big Act Students