The Todmorden Hippodrome is a 485 seat Edwardian variety theatre nestling in the Upper Calder Valley town of Todmorden. Owned and run by the Todmorden Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society (or TAODS for short!) the Hippodrome was built in 1908 and is still presenting live events today. The Hippodrome presents a wide variety of events including musicals, plays, films, live music events and is home to the Hippodrome Youth Theatre, the youth section of TAODS.
Tickets now on sale for Oklahoma
Tickets are now on sale for our production of the fabulous Broadway musical by Rodgers & Hammersteins. Click Here for more information. Book soon, it's going to be popular!
Voices of Todmorden returns!
TAODS is delighted to announce the return of the popular writing competition. Click Here for more information and the terms and conditions of entry.
We're delighted to announce our Christmas show
Our youth theatre production this November will be the amazing musical HAIRSPRAY. Click Here for more information and details of auditions when they become available.
What's on next at our community cinema?
TAODS new community cinema announces it's next FREE films. Click Here for more information
TAODS members appeal
We've launched an urgent appeal to our members for more volunteers to help us run this amazing theatre. Click here for more information.
Prince Charles to the Hippodrome
HRH Prince Charles came to visit the Hippodrome as part of his visit to Todmorden on 8th September 2010. It was an amazing day and we hosted a series of workshops with local school children. Click herefor more info and pictures of the event.