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Bristol Theatre Reviews

Reviews of theatre shows in Bristol and North Somerset

In this section we share detailed show reviews including:-
– Major UK tours like War Horse, Shrek and Wicked
– Christmas pantomimes
– Local productions by companies like BLOC and The Portishead Players

Finding out whether a show will be suitable for your child’s age group can be a challenge so, where possible, we include our popular age suitability guidance, based on our own family experiences.

School of Rock Tour Bristol Review

Read this fab review for a plot reminder, age guidance and our verdict on School of Rock musical UK & Ireland tour at Bristol Hippodrome

Grease the Musical on tour with Peter Andre Review Post

Read this great review for a plot reminder, age guidance and our verdict on Grease The Musical on tour with Peter Andre at Bristol Hippodrome

Beauty and the Beast musical review

The Bristol Hippodrome celebrates the return to theatre with the World Premiere Production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast musical 2021. Check out our review for a show synopsis, age suitability guidance, handy accessibility info and our verdict on this new version of a classic show.

Beautiful The Carole King Musical UK Tour Review: Bristol Hippodrome

Multi-award-winning, BEAUTIFUL THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, is now touring the UK and is currently showing at the Bristol Hippodrome. 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!

Review of Matilda the Musical at Bristol Hippodrome

Multi-award-winning, Matilda the Musical, is now touring the UK. With memorable songs, amazing performances (especially by the children) and little girls being spun around by their pigtails, surely Matilda will be a hit!