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Ferment is Bristol Old Vic’s testing ground – where you are a crucial part of the process.

Now in its eighth year, Ferment aspires to give the best possible opportunities to the artists we are inspired by. The Fortnight is our testing ground, and you are a crucial part the process – a chance to get stuck in and feedback on each artist’s work.

So come and join us as we prise open our rehearsal room doors and throw some of the finest talent in the South West out into the city



Rachael Clerke & The Woodland Tribe


Alex Goodman

Vanessa Kisuule

Vic Llewellyn+?

Tom Marshman

Hugh McCann

Wojtek Rusin, Ellen Wilkinson & Bertrand Lesca.