Festive, family fun at Redgrave Theatre

Published on:
2nd September 2022

BOVTS is preparing for a season of festive, family fun at Clifton’s Redgrave Theatre this winter. From heroic outlaws, to Bulgarian blizzards and a tale as old as time, there’s something to thrill the oldest and youngest theatregoers in your family.

Read on to find out which of our spellbinding productions you can catch at the Redgrave Theatre from Nov – Dec.

Robin Hood & Marian
Friday 25 Nov – Fri 2 Dec

Written by Theresa Heskins; directed by Derek Bond

Theresa Heskins’ swashbuckling adventure is a family feast for the senses. Brimming with musicality, acrobatics, archery and striking visuals, join our courageous heroes hiding out deep in the forest. Along with their band of outlaws, they have one goal: to outsmart the fearsome Sheriff of Nottingham and greedy Prince John.  Suitable for ages 7+

Tickets from £13 – click here to book (school rates available)

The Donkey’s Tale
Sat 26 Nov at 10AM
Written by John Hartoch; directed by Chloe Masterton

A starry night, three kings and a very famous baby… Donkey, Dog and Camel meet once a year to tell their favourite story. Dog remembers his time with the shepherds; Camel, his time with the Wise Men. But most of all, this is The Donkey’s Tale…Expect wonder, humour, music, magic and festive cheer in in this tale as old as time, imagined anew for young audiences.  Suitable for ages 5+

Tickets £8 each – click here to book

Wilda & The Winter Whirlwinds
Mon 28 Nov at 10AM

Written and directed by Liz Felton, based on a traditional Bulgarian folk tale

Wilda is excited to celebrate Christmas with her friends and family in their small mountain village – but the wicked Winter Witch has reared her icy head and declared a forever freeze across the land! It is up to brave Wilda to save the day. Can she make it to Grandfather Frost’s ice palace in time? Will she defeat the witch’s pesky whirlwinds, sent to stop Wilda in her tracks? Puppetry, song and physical theatre combine in this magical, festive tale about courage and community.  Suitable for ages 5+

Tickets £8 each – click here to book

Training at BOVTS set me up with the skillset, confidence and connections for the career I now have as a freelance theatre designer. Max Johns, MA Performance Design Alumni