Based on the coming-of-age novel of the same name by David Nicholls and its follow up 2006 film adaptation, Starter for Ten comes to Bristol in 2024.
What is eighteen-year-old Brian Jackson’s proudest achievement to date? His A-level results. His idol? Kate Bush. His lifelong dream? To compete on legendary TV quiz show University Challenge.
It’s 1985 and, leaving Southend to start his first year at Bristol University, Brian soon discovers that falling in love and growing up take a lot more than general knowledge…
Featuring an irresistible original soundtrack inspired by the riotous student scene of the 80s, Starter for Ten is a bright, big-hearted coming-of-age comedy about love, belonging and the all important difference between knowledge and wisdom.
Book tickets from £10
At the Bristol Old Vic from 29 February 2024 to 30 March 2024