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  • Dick Whittington- (Private Event)

    24 Jun to 25 Jun THIS IS A PRIVATE EVENT FOR CLIFTON COLLEGE PARENTS ONLY   When Dick Whittington hears that the streets of London are paved with gold, he can’t wait to seek his fortune. But things don’t quite work out how he expects.   Come and join us at the Redgrave Theatre as... Full Description
  • Sam Avery: Toddlergeddon

    2 Jul The time is 4.17pm. No-one is dressed yet. Civilisation has collapsed. Law and order has broken down. The kids are high on sugar. The adults have lost control. Every conversation is an argument. The coffee has run out. A child scribbles on the wall. Someone spills a drink. Everyone is shouting. This... Full Description
  • Our House- The Madness Musical

    14 Jul to 17 Jul Bristol School of Acting presents: Our House- The Madness Musical PURE MADNESS  It’s 1984 in London’s Camden Town. Joe Casey, on the night of his sixteenth birthday, takes Sarah, the girl of his dreams, out on their first date. In an effort to impress her with bravado, he... Full Description
  • All Singing! All Swinging!

    23 Jul Live entertainment is back with a brand new All Singing! All Swinging! production for 2021. This concert spectacular celebrates the fabulous music and tells the incredible story of the world-famous Rat Pack.  Led by a bona fide star of swing music, ‘Ray Quinn’. Ray’s... 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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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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