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Lee Nelson - Work In Progress for 2017 Tour

A unique opportunity to come and see me perform some brand new material in an intimate venue for not much money, before it’s any good.



Spillikin (A Love Story)

Pipeline Theatre’s story of a woman with Alzheimers living with a robot companion is not only a deeply touching...

Upcoming Events

  • Jazz Dames

    22 Jan The Jazz Dames Celebrate 100 years of Ella Fitzgerald Bristol Jazz & Blues Festival invites you to celebrate the ‘First Lady of Song’ in a special tribute performed by some of Bristol’s finest jazz vocalists. Following the Jazz Dames’ sell-out performance at St George’s... Full Description
  • JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS presented by Bristol Old Vic Theatre School

    4 Feb to 11 Feb Written and directed by Toby Hulse   Meet Jason and the Argonauts – the original superheroes!   A refugee forced out of his own land, Jason sets out on an epic quest across the known universe to find the magical Golden Fleece, that will prove his identity, and allow... Full Description
  • So you think you know about dinosaurs...!?

    10 Feb Did dinosaurs eat their own families? Was every Tyrannosaurus rex a fearsome carnivore? Why did Allosaurus headbutt its prey to death? Come and test your knowledge against Ben Garrod (the TV scientist in "Attenborough's Giant Dinosaur"). With the help of TV film footage... Full Description
  • Danny Baker SOLD OUT

    11 Feb The stage has always been my first love. Let me put that another way. I have never done anything like this before in my life. However, to travel from town to town addressing a fabulous gathering of like-minded chums each night seems to me exactly what Shakespeare would have done had not the hefty rent... Full Description

A Brief History of the Redgrave Theatre

Built in 1966 the Redgrave was originally known simply as the ‘Clifton College Theatre’. The design was based on the Mermaid Theatre in London and was the first purpose built school theatre in the country.

The theatre was officially opened by the actor Sir Michael Redgrave - an ex-student of the college. After Sir Michael's death in 1985 the building was renamed ‘The Redgrave Theatre’ in his honour.

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Hidden away in the beautiful suburb of Clifton, the Redgrave Theatre is one of Bristol’s most popular theatres hosting a wide variety of productions including operas, musicals, stand-up comedy, theatre and dance. 

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Venue Hire

Our 315 seat theatre is available to hire for a wide variety of events, along with any equipment or personnel you may require, please get in touch to discuss your needs. 

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About Us

Our small but dedicated team will make every effort to make your visit to the Redgrave an easy and enjoyable experience, please click below to find out more. 

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