Redgrave Theatre Logo

Welcome to the Redgrave Theatre

View Events Calendar


Featured Events

Upcoming Events

  • Wow! That's a Show

    26 Mar Join Steve Laister (Winner of Sir Norman Wisdom's Award For Comedy Excellence) and special guests for a fun, feel good afternoon you'll never forget. A 2 Hour comedy laugh-along & sing-along extravaganza.  Special guests include Welsh Comedian Phil Doyle, Welsh singer and star of... Full Description
  • Patience

    30 Mar to 1 Apr All the well-born ladies in the village are in love with the "fleshly" poet, Bunthorne. Bunthorne enjoys the ladies' attention, but he is in love with Patience, the simple village milkmaid who cares nothing for poetry. When a rival "idyllic" poet enters the fray,... Full Description
  • Young Frankenstein

    4 Apr to 8 Apr This monster musical comedy by Mel Brooks, adapts his legendary funny film into a brilliant stage creation. Young Frankenstein has all the panache of the film with a little extra theatrical flair . With songs like"Transylvania Mania" and "Puttin on the Ritz", Young Frankenstein is... Full Description
  • Evita

    11 Apr to 15 Apr Based on the true story of Eva Peron’s meteoric rise from a poor girl in rural Argentina, to the most powerful woman in South America, Evita is a breath-taking, blockbuster musical like no other. Featuring iconic numbers including “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina”, “Oh What... 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.

Read More Hiring Our Spaces

Your Visit

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. 

Read More

Venue Hire

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. 

Read More

About Us

Our small but dedicated team will make every effort to make your visit to the Redgrave an easy and enjoyable experience, please click below to find out more. 

Read More

Recent Blog Posts

© 2023 Clifton College Registered charity no. 311735