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Ok venue, smallish and intimate

Visited to see Neil Oliver do his 100 places around the United Kingdom talk, and it was a sell out... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
beardy-t
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Bath, United Kingdom
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Outstanding service

Having had trouble with an online booking, the manager (Sue) rang me twice to shuffle other seats... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tourist60322396238
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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...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Percival Rd | Clifton, Bristol BS8 3LE, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went to see Robert Newman last night and the first half was completely dominated by the high level of discomfort from the lack of leg room. At 6 feet tall I have never experienced such poor seating and spent the first half wedged against the...More

Thank WaveyDavey76
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having had trouble with an online booking, the manager (Sue) rang me twice to shuffle other seats around so that my wife and I could sit together. I was enormously touched by the amount of effort put in on our behalf, all done with grace...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited to see Neil Oliver do his 100 places around the United Kingdom talk, and it was a sell out performance. Neil and the performance was fine, but you could have given him a brighter laser pointer. He was trying to illustrate points on the...More

Thank beardy-t
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

The seats are really uncomfortable, which spoilt the evening for me. I’m 5ft 7, but my knees were wedged in the back of the seat in front of me, so you wouldn’t want to be any taller. I just couldn’t get comfortable which I’m afraid...More

Thank Wombling_Free_7548
Reviewed 24 July 2018

I had read previous reviews saying it was small and seats uncomfortable, so was a little cautious before I attended show there. However I can truthfully say I found the venue lovely, we sat in row B and had plenty of room and for me...More

Thank Steve B
Sue E, Manager at Redgrave Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Dear Steve Thank you for your kind review. I am really pleased that you enjoyed your recent visit to the Redgrave Theatre and I hope that you can continue to enjoy the wide range of shows we have coming up in the Autumn. Kind regards,...More

Reviewed 22 July 2018

I came to see 'Two Pianos' on Friday 20th July and sadly did not enjoy the experience. The sound volume of the concert was SO loud, I literally clamped my hands over my ears for the whole of the first half, and the majority of...More

Thank Ros H
Sue E, Manager at Redgrave Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Dear Ros, Thank you for your recent review of the 'Two Pianos' concert on July 20th. I am sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your evening with us due to the sound problems. I fully agree that the levels were far too loud and...More

Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Fab show, with an enthusiastic and talented cast of youngsters. The Redgrave theatre is a great venue with a fantastic variety of programming from comedy to plays and musical theatre.

Thank SherianNewman
Reviewed 2 May 2018

A group of 8 of us from Cambridgeshire spent a long weekend 'doing' Bristol. The Saturday evening revue at the Redgrave Theatre rounded off a very enjoyable Saturday. All the seats give a good view and the cosy size of the theatre makes for a...More

Thank Brian_StNeots
Sue E, Manager at Redgrave Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Dear Brian Thank you for your review of the Redgrave Theatre. I am really glad you enjoyed your trip to the Redgrave Theatre whilst spending time in Bristol. If you find yourself in Bristol again please do come back and visit us! Kind regards, Sue

Reviewed 26 February 2018

Went to see Get Ready tonight what a brilliant show. Loads of people dancing in the in their seats and down by the front of the stage. Never been here before , i was very surprised it's a lovely little theatre.. The show was really...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 14 February 2018

A play was spoilt for me by the theatre. Although its website claims: Due [I think they mean ‘owing’]to the tiered nature of the seating the main access to the auditorium is via two staircases, however ground level access to the front of the auditorium...More

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Sue E, Manager at Redgrave Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Dear Derek I am sorry that nobody responded to you in February about your concern over accessibility at the Redgrave Theatre. I have recently taken over as the new Theatre Manager and my priority for the building is to make it an accessible space for...More

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The front row is fine. Everywhere else is an utter disaster.
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