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Bristol Hippodrome, What’s On?

Check out this great guide to Bristol Hippodrome shows covering Bristol Theatre productions right up to July 2019 including what's on, pricing, booking information and links to reviews with age suitability guides.

In this guide I share family-friendly Bristol theatre events, along with booking information and links to reviews with age suitability guides.

Looking for the Bristol Hippodrome box office opening times? Or the theatre’s phone number? You’ll find that info in here too!

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DIARY LISTING:
BRISTOL HIPPODROME SHOWS

IN A HURRY?
Go straight to the Hippodrome’s Booking Page!

FORTHCOMING BRISTOL HIPPODROME SHOWS
(Newest dates first)

The Demon Dentist

Thurs 6th Apr – Sat 8th Apr 2023

Family favourite, The Demon Dentist is coming to the Hippodrome this April.

Click here to book tickets to David Walliams’ The Demon Dentist.

The King and I

Tues 28th Mar – Sat 1st Apr 2023

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s, The King and I, is coming to Bristol Hippodrome as part of its 2023 UK tour. The multi award-winning Broadway production boasts one of the finest scores ever written. Songs include Whistle a Happy Tune and Shall We Dance.

Click here to book tickets to The King and I.

The Commitments

Mon 20th Mar – Sat 25th Mar 2023

Commitments The Musical is based on the award-winning film.

Click here to book tickets to The Commitments.

BOX OFFICE OPENING TIMES AND BRISTOL HIPPODROME PHONE NUMBER

You can book in person at The Bristol Hippodrome Box Office which is now open 90 minutes prior to performances. To check performance times to see when it will be open, please visit their website.

Bristol Hippodrome Phone Number: 0844 871 3012

PAST SHOWS AND REVIEWS

Six

Tue 20 Sep – Sat 24 Sep 2022

School of Rock

Tues 10th May – Sat 14th May

First ever School of Rock UK and Ireland Tour

School of Rock Review 2022

Billionaire Boy

Wed 8 Jun – Sat 11 Jun 2022

Dreamgirls

Dreamgirls will commence its first ever tour of the UK from December 2021

Wednesday 5 January – Saturday 22 January 2022

Hairspray

22nd Nov – 27th Nov 2021

White Christmas

Mon 1 Nov – Sat 6 Nov 2021

Heathers

Tue 9 Nov – Sat 13 Nov 2021

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

Tue 19 Oct – Sat 23 Oct 2021

Jimmy Carr – Terribly Funny

SUN 17 OCT 2021

9 til 5

Tue 12 Oct – Sat 16 Oct 2021

Grease

Tue 21 Sep – Sat 25 Sep 2021

Beauty and The Beast

Wed 25 Aug – Sat 18 Sep 2021

Read my Beauty and the Beast Muscial 2021 Review

Jimmy Carr – Terribly Funny

SUN 1 AUG

School of Rock

MON 19 JUL – SAT 24 JUL 2021

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Snow White and The Seven Dwarves Panto

Sat 5th Dec – Sun 3rd Jan 2021
Buy tickets from £13

Slava’s Snow Show

Tue 24th – Sat 28th Nov 2020
Buy tickets from £13

Akram Khan’s Creature
English National Ballet

Wed 18th – Sat 21 Nov 2020
Buy tickets from £13

Billionnaire Boy

Wed 21st – Sat 24th Oct 2020
Buy tickets from £13

The Addams Family

Tue 6th – Sat 10th Oct 2020
Buy tickets from £13

Heathers The Musical

Tues 28th Jul – Sat 1st Aug 2020
Buy tickets from £13

Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever

Wed 15th – Thu 16th Jul 2020
Buy tickets from £18.15

Six

Tues 7th Jul – Sat 11 Jul 2020
Buy tickets from £13

Mamma Mia

Tue 2nd Jun – Sat 20th Jun 2020
Buy tickets from £13

Wallace & Grommet : In Concert

Sun 31st May 2020
Buy tickets from £10

Everybody’s Talking about Jamie

Tues 26th May – Sat 30th May 2020
Tickets from £13

Everyone's Talking About Jamie at Bristol Hippodrome 2020

Riverdance – The new 25th Anniversary Show

Fri 22nd May – Sun 24th May 2020
Tickets from £42.65

Les Misérables

Tue 7th Mar – Sat 9th Apr 2020
Tickets from £30

The King and I

Tue 24th Mar – Sat 4th Apr 2020
Tickets from £18

We Will Rock You

Mon 16th Mar – Sat 21 Mar
Tickets from £38.90

Les Vepres Sicilienne –
Welsh National Opera

Sat 14th Mar 2020
Tickets from £13

The Marriage of Figaro –
Welsh National Opera

Thu 12th Mar 2020
Tickets from £13

Carmen –
Welsh National Opera

Wed 11th Mar – Fri 13th Mar 2020
Tickets from £13

Matthew Bourne’s – The Red Shoes

Tues 3rd Mar – Sat 7th Mar 2020
Tickets from £13

Beautiful – The Carol King Musical

Tues 25th Feb – Sat 29th Feb 2020
Tickets from £13

Multi-award-winning, BEAUTIFUL THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, is now touring the UK and is currently showing at the Bristol Hippodrome. But does the show live up to its name? Is it suitable for children? What’s the plot? Is it worth a visit? Find out more in our full BEAUTIFUL THE MUSICAL REVIEW, complete with story synopsis, show highlights, age suitability guide and our verdict!

The Book of Morman

Tues 11th Feb – Sat 22nd Feb 2020
At 8.00pm
Tickets from £13

Dylan Moran

Sat 20 Oct 2018
At 8.00pm
Tickets £29.15

Level 42 Eternity

Sun 21 Oct 2018
Evening at 19.30pm
Tickets from £33.65

Van Morrison

Mon 22 Oct 2018
At 8pm
Tickets from £54.15

Kacey Musgraves

Tue 23 Oct 2018
7pm
Tickets from £31.65

WNO – La traviata

Thu 25 & Sat 27 Oct 2018
At 7.15pm
Tickets from £15.00
Concessions available

Audio-LOGO-ONLY AUDIO DESCRIBED PERFORMANCE
SAT 27 OCT AT 7.15PM

WNO – La Cenerentola

Fri 26 Oct 2018 at 7.15pm
Tickets from £15.00
Concessions available

Jersey Boys

Tue 30 Oct – Sat 17 Nov 2018
Evenings at 7.30pm
Matinees Wed and Sat at 2.30pm
Tickets from £18.00
Concessions available at certain performances

Benidorm

Mon 19 – Sat 24 Nov 2018
Evenings at 7.30pm
Matinees on Wed and Sat at 2.30pm
Tickets from £16.00
Concessions available at certain performances

The Glenn Miller Orchestra

Sun 25 Nov at 3pm
Tickets from £22.90
Concessions available

English National Ballet
Derek Deane’s Swan Lake

Tue 27 Nov – Sat 01 Dec 2018
Evenings 7.30pm
Matinees on Thu and Sat, Thu 2pm and Sat 2.30pm
Tickets from £13.90
Concessions available at certain performances

BRISTOL HIPPODROME PANTO 2018
Cinderella

Sat 08 Dec – Sun 06 Jan
Times vary, please check here Cinderella Bristol Hippodrome
Tickets from £13.90
Concessions available at certain performances

REVIEWS OF PREVIOUS BRISTOL HIPPODROME PANTOMIMES

Cinderella Bristol Hippodrome Panto

Snow White Bristol Hippodrome Panto

Cinderella Bristol Hippodrome Panto with Torvill & Dean

Aladdin Bristol Hippodrome Panto

Signed-LOGO-ONLY SIGN LANGUAGE PERFORMANCE
TUE 18 DEC AT 7PM
INT: ANDY HIGGINS
POSITION: STAGE LEFT

Captioned-LOGO-ONLY CAPTIONED PERFORMANCE
WED 12 DEC AT 7PM
CAP: STAGETEXT

Audio-LOGO-ONLY AUDIO DESCRIBED PERFORMANCE
13 DEC AT 7PM
DESC: MINDSEYE

RELAXED PERFORMANCE
FRI 4TH JAN 2019 AT 2PM

Motown The Musical

Thu 10 Jan – Sat 02 Feb
Evenings 7.30pm
Matinees on Wed & Sat at 2.30pm
Tickets from £17.90
Concessions available at certain performances

Dave Gorman
With Great PowerPoint Comes Great ResponsibilityPoint

Tues 5 Feb at 8pm
Tickets: £31.65

Sing-A-Long-A Greatest Showman

Wed 6 Feb at 7.30pm
Tickets: £17.25

Russian State Ballet Of Siberia
Giselle

Thu 7 Feb at 7.30pm

Nutcracker

Fri 8 Feb at 7.30pm

Swan Lake

Sat 9 Feb at 2.30pm & 7.30pm

Tickets from: £13.00

Silent Comedy Gala: Modern Times

Sun 10 Feb at 7.30pm
Tickets from: £24.40

The Comedy About A Bank Robbery

Tue 12 – Sat 16 Feb
Evenings at 7.30pm
Matinees on Wed, Thu & Sat at 2.30pm
Tickets from £13.00

Anton & Erin: Dance Those Magical Musicals

Mon 18 Feb at 7.30pm
Tickets from: £27.40

Tom Gates Live on Stage!

Wed 20 – Sat 23
Evenings at 7pm
Matinees Thu at 1pm and Sat 2pm
Mornings Fri at 10.30am
Tickets from £14.40
Concessions available at certain performances

Kinky Boots

Mon 25 Feb – Sat 09 Mar 2019
Fri evenings at 8.30pm
Fri afternoons at 5pm
Matinees at 2.30pm Sat
Evenings at 7.30pm
Tickets from £19.50
Concessions available at certain performances

Signed-LOGO-ONLY SIGN LANGUAGE PERFORMANCE
MON 4 MAR 2019 AT 7.30PM
SIGNER: THEATRESIGN
POSITION: STAGE LEFT/ AUDITORIUM

Captioned-LOGO-ONLY CAPTIONED PERFORMANCE
THUE 5TH MAR AT 7.30PM

CAP: STAGETEXT
Audio-LOGO-ONLY AUDIO DESCRIBED PERFORMANCE
WED 6TH MAR 2019 AT 7.15PM
DESC: MINDSEYE

Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake

(Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake Review 2014)

Tue 12 – Sat 16 Mar 2019
Evenings at 7.30pm
Matinees on Thu & Sat at 2.30pm
Tickets from £19.40
Concessions available at certain performances

10cc

Sun 17 Mar at 7.30pm
Tickets from: £38.65

Annie

(Annie Review 2015)

Mon 18 – Sat 23 Mar
Evenings at 7.30pm
Matinees at 2.30pm on Wed & Sat
Tickets from £19.50
Concessions available at certain performances

The Bodyguard

(The Bodyguard Review 2016)

Tue 26 Mar – Sat 06 Apr
Evenings at 7.30pm
Matinee performances at 2.30pm on Wed&Sat
Tickets from £15
Concessions available at certain performances

Mike and the Mechanics

Mon 08 Apr
7.30pm
Tickets from £40.15

Welsh National Opera

Un Ballo In Maschera

Wed 10 Apr at 7.30pm

The Magic Flute

Thu 11 at 7.15pm & Sat 13 Apr at 3pm

Roberto Devereux

Fri 12 Apr at 7.30pm

Tickets from £15.00
Concessions available

Audio-LOGO-ONLY AUDIO DESCRIBED PERFORMANCE

THE MAGIC FLUTE

THU 11 APR at 7.15PM

Rumours Of Fleetwood Mac

Sun 14 Apr at 8pm
Tickets from: £28.65

Rock of Ages

(REVIEW Rock of Ages Musical 2014)

Tue 16 – Sat 20 Apr 2019
Evenings at 7.30pm
Matinees Wed and Sat at 2.30pm
Tickets from £15
Concessions available at certain performances

All You Need Is Love

Sun 21 Apr at 7.30pm
Tickets from: £31.65

The Carpenter’s Story

Tue 23 Apr at 7.30pm
Tickets from: £27.40
Concessions available

E.T. The Extra Terrestrial: In Concert

Wed 24 Apr at 7.30pm
Tickets from: £31.65

A Vision Of Elvis

Thu 25 Apr at 7.30pm
Tickets from: £13.00
Concessions available

Dreamboys

Fri 26 Apr at 7.30pm
Tickets from: £24.50

Birmingham Royal Ballet: Beauty and The Beast

Wed 1 – Sat 4 May
Evenings at 7.30pm
Matinees on Thu & Sat at 7.30pm
Tickets from: £13.90
Concessions available

Matilda the Musical

Tue 07 May – Sat 08 Jun
Evenings at 7.30pm
Matinees Wed & Sat at 2.30pm
Tickets from £15.00
Concessions available at certain performances

Signed-LOGO-ONLY SIGN LANGUAGE PERFORMANCE
Tue 14 May 2019 at 7.30pm

Captioned-LOGO-ONLY CAPTIONED PERFORMANCE
Thu 23 May 2019 at 7.30pm

CAP: STAGETEXT
Audio-LOGO-ONLY AUDIO DESCRIBED PERFORMANCE
Thu 16 May 2019 at 7.30pm

Fame the Musical

(REVIEW Fame the Musical 2014)

Mon 10 – Sat 15 Jun 2019
Evenings at 7.30pm
Matinees at 2.30 on Wed and Sat
Tickets from £16.90
Concessions available at certain performances

The Rocky Horror Show

Mon 17 – Sat 22 Jun
Mon – Thu at 8pm
Fri at 6pm & 9pm
Sat at 5.30pm & 8.30pm
Tickets from: £13.00
Concessions available

The Mousetrap

Mon 24 – Wed 26 Jun
Evenings at 7.30pm
Matinee on Wed at 2.30pm
Tickets from £13.00
Concessions available
General on sale: 15/10/2018

Rhod Gilbert – The Book Of John

Thu 27 Jun at 8pm
Tickets: £31.65
Age guidance: 16+

Fastlove – A Tribute to George Michael

Fri 28 Jun at 7.30pm
Tickets from: £26.40

Illegal Eagles

Sat 29 Jun at 7.30pm
Tickets from: £27.90

Dirty Dancing

(Dirty Dancing Review 2014)

Mon 1 – Sat 6 Jul
Mon – Thu at 7.30pm
Fri at 5pm & 8.30pm
Sat at 3pm & 7.30pm
Tickets from: £13.00
Concessions available

That’ll Be The Day

Sun 21 Jul at 7pm
Tickets from: £28.90
Concessions available

An Evening with Sir Ranulph Fiennes

Mon 22 Jul at 7.30pm
Tickets from: £26.90

Horrible Histories

Wed 24 – Sat 27 Jul
Terrible Tudors – Wed at 2pm, Thu at 11am, Fri & Sat at 7pm
Awful Egyptians – Thu at 2pm, Fri at 11am & Sat at 2.30pm
Tickets from: £13.00
Concessions available

Please note prices and performance dates listed are subject to change.

SHOW REVIEWS

Check out all our current and past Bristol show reviews on Practically Perfect Mums. Not sure if a show will be suitable for your child? Many reviews include age-suitability guides.

Always check with the venue before travelling as times, dates and prices may be subject to change.

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