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Update July 21st 2021

We are delighted to be reopening our doors and welcoming audiences back this Summer, but whilst the easing of restrictions on July 19th has meant that some safety measures are no longer a legal requirement, we have been listening to our customers and colleagues and feel that it is right to remain cautious at this time. We will be implementing the following measures to ensure a safe and enjoyable visit for all. 

Provide proof of your COVID-19 status in order to gain entry to the theatre

All customers over the age of 18 will be asked to provide proof of their COVID-19 status in order to demonstrate a lower risk of carrying and transmitting the virus to others within the venue. The NHS COVID Pass is available through the NHS App, the NHS website, or as a letter that can be requested by ringing NHS 119. In order to get a pass you will need to demonstrate one of the following:

  • Full vaccination (first and second dose), and with the second dose administered at least 14 days before your visit

  • A negative lateral flow test taken within 48 hours of your visit

  • If resident in England, proof of having had and recovered from COVID-19 in the last 180 days (positive PCR test within last 180 days, and having completed isolation period)

  • If you were vaccinated as part of an official clinical trial in England, you should have received a letter confirming this. The letter explains that your COVID-19 status is “fully vaccinated”

  • Please note that failure to provide your COVID-19 status upon arrival may result in your being refused entry. Please contact us as soon as possible if you are unwilling or unable to provide this information.

Please keep wearing a face covering whilst inside the theatre if you can

Although there is no longer a legal requirement to wear face coverings in indoor settings, lifting restrictions does not mean the risks from COVID-19 have disappeared. We expect and recommend our audiences and staff continue to wear face coverings inside the theatre to protect yourselves and others around you. 

Make use of hand sanitiser and hand washing facilities

As before, you will continue to find hand sanitiser units around the theatre. We will also make sure our enhanced cleaning and safety measures are kept in place such as auditorium fogging before and after events and regular cleaning of high contact areas.

Remain mindful of others and continue to make space when moving around the venue

Encouraging customers to ‘check in’ upon arrival

QR posters will continue to be displayed throughout the venue for customers who wish to do so. This will help us to stop the spread of the virus and protect society to stay open. 

Book with confidence

We now offer ticket protection on all of our shows via Secure My Booking

We will exchange your tickets or offer credit on your account should you no longer feel comfortable attending, if you are displaying symptoms of COVID-19 or if you have been told to self isolate (up to 1 hour before show starts)





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Upcoming Events

  • Urban Comedy Show

    31 Jul From the producers of Wahala Comedy Clash Jamaica Vs Africa, for the first time ever in Bristol, the UK's only X-Rated comedy show.  This show has sold out in London, Birmingham, Manchester, Cardiff and Nottingham. If you are easily offended or a little bit prudish don't attend, this... Full Description
  • Drink Up Thy Cider

    25 Aug to 29 Aug  Drink Up Thy Cider…. The Adge Cutler Story. The West Country’s very own Foot Stomping Comedy Musical Starring Andy Ford as King of the Wurzels.. Adge Cutler! A Celebration of all things West Country in this homage to the man himself. With a sensational cast, stonking live... Full Description
  • Clinton Baptiste is...STRATOSPHERIC!

    1 Sep From Bolton via Vegas… the stars! Following the massive success of his last UK tour, clairvoyant medium  and psychic Clinton Baptiste has gone exploring, stateside. Not quite Caesar’s Palace but a series of shows in Vegas have lifted his celebrity status up a notch. ... Full Description
  • Gary Meikle - Surreal

    2 Sep After his meteoric rise through the ranks, Scottish Comedy Award winner and viral sensation Gary Meikle is back with his second tour show, Surreal! A word that perfectly describes Gary’s last twelve months. He started the year performing in comedy clubs, and ended it selling out big theatres in... 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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