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  • Discontented Winter: House Remix (Private Event)

    25 May to 26 May Discontented Winter: House Remix takes us into an apocalyptic world not so dissimilar from our own. Bryony Lavery's play could not seem more contemporary: weapons of mass destruction, mobile phones and Mcdonalds are the concerns of the day. However, Shakespearean blank verse rubs shoulders... Full Description
  • The Exam (Private Event)

    25 May to 26 May The Exam is a funny but serious look at the pressures faced by pupils today, both at school and at home. The Exam is a comic look at the pressures put on young people by parents and teachers. Andrew, Chas and Bea are three candidates of mixed ability who find themselves holed up in the same exam... Full Description
  • Simon Amstell: Spirit Hole

    28 May With his first stand up tour since the release of internationally acclaimed feature film - ‘Benjamin’ and Netflix Special ‘Set Free’, Simon Amstell brings ‘Spirit Hole’ to a theatre near you. ‘Spirit Hole’ is a blissful, spiritual,... Full Description
  • So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs…?!

    30 May SO YOU THINK YOU KNOW ABOUT DINOSAURS…?! Starring Professor Ben Garrod So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs is the hit stage show starring dinosaur aficionado Professor Ben Garrod. Get ready to go on an exciting pre-historic adventure as Ben explores the biggest, deadliest and weirdest... 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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