Olivia Colman CBE Acting
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Olivia Colman CBE

Acting


Biography

‘I adored my time at BOVTS, made lifelong friendships and, more than anything, came away with a work ethic and a willingness to knuckle down. Classes in the sunshine on the Downs! Heaven.’

Oscar-winning actress Olivia Colman CBE graduated from Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in 1999. She’s known for her roles in The Favourite, The Crown, Fleabag and Peep Show. 

Students drinking coffee in Clifton Village
The training provided by the MFA programme is superb. The depth with which we explore, paired with unyielding curiosity that is met with the most knowledgeable, passionate, expert tutors is what makes BOVTS programme one of the finest around. I feel honoured to call BOVTS my grad school. Rachel McVay, MA Professional Acting Student