Bristol Theatre News and Reviews

Irish playwright Brian Friel dies aged 86
Friel was the author of plays such as Dancing at Lughnasa and Philadelphia, Here I Come!
Quiz: Julie Andrews - Win tickets to Mary Poppins UK tour
To celebrate the 80th birthday of Julie Andrews, take our quiz and win tickets to a first night of the tour
26 theatre openings that should be on your radar in October
We take a look at some of the major theatre openings around the UK
First look at Pixie Lott as Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany's
Nikolai Foster's production opens at the Leicester Curve in March next year
Video: Becoming Edna - Backstage on the Hairspray UK Tour
Check out our exclusive footage of Tony Maudsley transforming into Edna Turnblad
Pink Mist (Bristol Old Vic)
John Retallack and George Mann direct poet Owen Sheers' play inspired by interviews with British soldiers
Love Me Tender (Tour)
By Mandy Martinez
The Elvis musical hits all the right notes
Mayfest (Bristol)
Matt Trueman reviews Bristol's annual festival of contemporary theatre
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Tour)
By Michael Davies
The UK tour of Jerry Mitchell's award-winning musical hits the ground running
Outside Mullingar (Ustinov Studio, Bath)
Sam Yates directs the UK premiere of John Patrick Stanley's 'quietly exquisite' drama