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Institution is claimed as oldest continuously working theatre in the English-speaking world One of the world’s most historic theatres – Bristol Old Vic – has launched an ambitious new heritage project intended to both explain its astonishing 252-year history and entice in people who may not think theatre is relevant for them. The “heritage experience” ranges from corridors crammed with images of old theatre playbills and posters to a vibrant, typically quirky animation from local studio Aardman that tells the story of the theatre. The film will be projected on to a newly exposed higgledy-piggledy stone facade as a sort of cartoon prelude to each evening performance. Continue reading...