West End > Old Vic Theatre Current and forthcoming events and shows at West End's Old Vic Theatre with related venue, location, news and links. The Old Vic is one of the oldest theatres in London and famous throughout the English speaking world. Long known as 'the actors theatre', many of the greatest performers of the last century have played on its stage. In September 2004, The Old Vic Theatre Company was launched, under the artistic leadership of Kevin Spacey, to present a wide range of work, from the classic to the new, to appeal to both traditional theatre-goers and new audiences. You can also check out the iUKTDb Old Vic Theatre (West End) archive with 161 shows listed up to Saturday, 24th June 2017.