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The Stars of Magic Christmas Show

Do you believe in magic?


Following last year's sold out run at the Redgrave Theatre, the Stars of Magic return for Christmas...

Santa's Christmas Wish

Christmas is a season of joy, love and sharing, a time when Santa delivers presents all over the world but what would Santa himself like for Christmas?

Dasher...

Upcoming Events

  • AUSTENTATIOUS: THE IMPROVISED JANE AUSTEN NOVEL

    18 Nov Austentatious are saddling the horses for a Grand Tour of the United Kingdom! “A bravura slab of improvisation” The Independent “Ridiculously silly…wickedly funny” The Times Austentatious is an improvised comedy play starring a cast of the country’s quickest... Full Description
  • The Snow Dragon

    19 Nov Tall Stories presents THE SNOW DRAGON The night of the Snow Dragon approaches... Billy has everything a young goat could need – and more besides. On New Year’s Eve, Billy is looking forward to the annual visit of the legendary Snow Dragon, who will bring him even more goodies... But... Full Description
  • Reel Rock 2017

    22 Nov Don’t miss an extraordinary collection of adventure and climbing films from some of the world’s best adventure filmmakers. Featuring alpine legends, amazing adventurers and climbing icons, prepare to be transported through the big screen to mountains and cliff faces across the... Full Description
  • JASON MANFORD

    23 Nov THIS EVENT HAS NOW SOLD OUT   “He's blessed with the sort of laid-back charm and sharp turn of phrase you can't manufacture” – Daily Telegraph   Jason Manford, is back with a work in progress show ahead of his national tour in 2018, which promises to feature... 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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