Bristol Theatre News and Reviews

What to watch: best shows to see this week
We have a look at some of this week's hottest new openings
Emma Stenning to step down from the Bristol Old Vic
The chief executive is to become executive director at Soulpepper Theatre Company
Touching the Void on stage: theatre climbing to new heights
The cast and creative team explain why the thrilling memoir is coming to the stage
Review: Touching the Void (Bristol Old Vic)
Joe Simpson's memoir comes to the stage for the first time
Review: The Elephant Man (Bristol Old Vic)
Jamie Beddard stars in Bernard Pomerance's play about Joseph Merrick
Review: Kiss Me, Kate (Leeds Grand and tour)
Opera North's 2015 production returns for a short tour including 10 performances at the London Coliseum
Review: A Streetcar Named Desire (NST City)
RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award winner Chelsea Walker directs this revival of Tennessee Williams' play
Review: Brighton Rock (York Theatre Royal)
By James Willstrop
Bryony Lavery adapts Graham Greene's novel about Brighton gangsters