Bristol Old Vic, Bristol, England

Bristol Old Vic

Bristol Old Vic

Bristol Old Vic is a British theatre company based at the Theatre Royal, Bristol. The Theatre Royal, built between 1764 and 1766, is the oldest continually-operating theatre in the English-speaking world, and is designated a Grade I listed building.


Ghostly phenomena reported here include the apparitions of a woman in a high-collared black dress (believed to be the actress, Sarah Siddons) and a male scenic artist who was killed in an accident, disembodied footsteps and voices, the smell of lavender perfume, the sense of presence, the feeling of being pushed past, and a lantern moving of its own volition.


Bristol Old Vic,

King Street,


BS1 4ED.


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For further information, please read Haunted Bristol by Sue Le' Queux and Theatre Ghosts by Roy Harley Lewis.


Visitor Information

Bristol Old Vic is located on King Street, in Bristol, England.

Pictured left is Bristol Old Vic courtesy of Rbrwr.