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Girl Power

The era of the Nineties was defined by the rise of grunge, the rave scene and hip hop; yet there was one movement that rose above them all and left...

The Last Days of Judas Iscariot

Set in a courtroom in the backstreets of downtown Purgatory, The Last Days of Judas Iscariot is a hilarious, riotous drama where feisty Defence...

Upcoming Events

  • SuRie UK Tour

    22 Jul SuRie has become the overnight sweetheart of Eurovision fans in the UK and across the continent, having delivered what was considered to be an incredibly powerful performance of her song “Storm” in Lisbon. After being interrupted on stage by an activist halfway through her song, SuRie,... Full Description
  • River Town - Kelly Willis

    23 Jul 11 years on since her last solo release, Austin-based singer/songwriter Kelly Willis makes a welcome return to the spotlight. Despite being taken-up by the Nashville hit machine from the tender age of 16, Kelly remains a maverick musician and dabbles in rockabilly, power pop, new wave and R&B. Her... Full Description
  • The Bluejays - Rock and Roll Revolution

    29 Jul The Bluejays (Winners of the National Vintage Award for 'Best Band') present an electrifying and authentic tribute to the era when music changed the world forever. Between 1955 and 1959, artists such as Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, The Everly Brothers, Eddie Cochran and Little Richard... Full Description
  • Girl Power

    8 Sep The era of the Nineties was defined by the rise of grunge, the rave scene and hip hop; yet there was one movement that rose above them all and left its legacy on the Nineties, moulding a way of life for generations to come and no-one embodied that more than the Spice Girls. With nine number one... 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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