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Brad Birch, winner of the Harold Pinter Commission, takes audiences on a deep dive into betrayal and forgiveness in this tense, psychological thriller which will keep you hooked until the bitter end


Director Anna Whealing. Designer Holly Coulson.

“I think I want you to hurt. I’m sorry but that’s what I want.”

Paul and Rebecca thought getting away to an isolated house at the foot of a mountain would save their relationship. But as the shadows grow longer, their paranoia deepens and things – or people – start going bump in the night…


Black Mountain is showing as part of BOVTS Summer Festival – Bristol Old Vic Theatre School’s season of cutting edge contemporary works. Black Mountain is showing as part of a double bill with The River.

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Same Day Double Bill:
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Multi-buy / Season Ticket: £40 for all 8 shows
Select 1 ticket for each of the 8 Summer Festival shows and add to your basket.*
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  • Dates: Thu 23rd - Sat 25th May 2024
  • Show time: 6pm (plus 1pm on Sat)
  • Tickets: £10 (or £15 for same day double bill) (multi-buy offer: £40 for all 8 shows)
  • Running Time: 60-90 mins (no interval)
  • Suitable for: Ages 14+
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Black Mountain by Brad Birch
Black Mountain by Brad Birch
  • Running Time: 60-90 mins (no interval)
  • Suitable for: Ages 14+
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