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The seats are really uncomfortable, which spoilt the evening for me. I’m 5ft 7, but my knees were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wombling_Free_7548
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Lovely Venue, very clean and very friendly staff

I had read previous reviews saying it was small and seats uncomfortable, so was a little cautious... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2018
Steve B
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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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
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed July 24, 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

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Sue E, Manager at Redgrave Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 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 July 22, 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 July 24, 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 June 2, 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.

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Reviewed May 2, 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

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Sue E, Manager at Redgrave Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 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 February 25, 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 February 14, 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 July 24, 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

Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

We visit the Redgrave theatre 2 or 3 times a year. This time we found out about a Peggy Lee tribute Jazz concert very close to the date which is why we ended up in row P. There is very little leg room and seats...More

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

Dear spylaw, Thank you for your seating review of the Redgrave Theatre. I apologise that nobody contacted you after the event. I have recently taken over the Redgrave as the new Theatre Manager and your comments are important to me. I will pass this message...More

Reviewed December 14, 2017 via mobile

I took my 4 year old grandson to see ‘the Wizard of Oz’ here. Performed by the Theatre School it was a fine show, full of terrific performances. Catch it if you can.

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Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

Hands down the worst theatre I have ever been in. My wife is 5'4 and her knees were uncomfortably rammed against the seat in front. I'm 6'1. Luckily the seat in front of me was empty so I was able to hang my legs over...More

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