Your Old Vic – what's happening this week


Keep up to date with #YourOldVic, our way of keeping connected to our audiences – even when our building is closed – and set a reminder for everything that’s happening this week.

Mon 01 JUN

Olivier Award-winning Sheila Atim joins Sherman Artistic Director (and former Old Vic Baylis Director) Joe Murphy for the second episode of our new podcast, Playcrush. Listen again to episode one with George MacKay.

Playcrush Podcast is supported by Royal Bank of Canada in association with the TS Eliot Estate.



Wed 03 JUN, 3pm

Ella Hickson will be joined by director and incoming Co-Artistic Director at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, Debbie Hannan, for this week’s Creatives’ Corner. These weekly Instagram live chats are here to help inspire you and get you over the mid-week slump.  



Thu 04 JUN, 12pm

The fourth of our archive monologues from 2018’s The Greatest Wealth will be released at 12pm on our YouTube channel. Written by Moira Buffini and performed by Dervla KirwanSister Susan explores the NHS during the 1970s.

Curated by Lolita Chakrabarti and directed by Adrian Lester. Funded by the TS Eliot Estate.



Revisit the first three monologues

Education Hub

This week we released the Education Resource Pack for The Caretaker so you can combine this with George MacKay’s Playcrush podcast for an in depth look at Pinter.

For 19–25 year old Lambeth residents, applications for the first online instalment of our unique employability programme, Front Line, will close on Thu 04 Jun.

Front Line Online is supported by Lambeth Council.