Theatre

Pride and Prejudice* (*Sort Of)

Date: Saturday, Sep 7 - Saturday, Sep 28
Venue: Bristol Old Vic

Glasgow’s Blood of the Young draw on over 200 years of romantic pop history in their take on Jane Austen’s much-loved novel.

Six young women have a story to tell. You might have seen them, emptying the chamber pots and sweeping ash from the grate; the overlooked and the undervalued making sure those above stairs find their happy ending.

Of course, they’ve always been running the show – after all ‘You can’t have a whirlwind romance without clean bedding’ – but tonight, the servants are also playing every part.

Men, money and microphones will be fought over in this loving and irreverent all-female adaptation of Jane Austen’s unrivalled literary classic. Let the ruthless match-making begin.

Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh and Bristol Old Vic present a Tron Theatre Company and Blood of the Young production
With partners Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Northern Stage, Nuffield Southampton Theatres and Oxford Playhouse.

Sept 7-28, Bristol Old Vic, Mon-Sat 7.30pm plus mats Sat 14 / Thur 19 / Sat 21 / Thur 26 / Sat 28 (2.30pm) and Tue 24 (10.30am). No perf Mon 23. Thur 12 SOLD OUT.

Read our interview with Isobel McArthur, who adapted the novel and stars in the production, here.

For more info, visit bristololdvic.org.uk/whats-on/pride-and-prejudice-sort-of

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By steve wright, Friday, Jul 5 2019

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