Welcome to the Hippodrome

  One of the UK's largest community run theatres

Thanks to all at the Hippodrome for providing ... one of the happiest, most worthwhile and interesting evenings I've spent at the theatre in a very long time

David Slater, NODA Rep, North West Region.

Thanks for visiting

Welcome to the website for the Todmorden Hippodrome Theatre owned and run by the Todmorden Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society (T.A.O.D.S.).  Situated in the Upper Calder Valley, between Manchester and Leeds, we're one of the largest community run theatres in the UK.  Here you can find information on all our events and how you can help secure the future of this wonderful 480 seat Edwardian Theatre.


The last rehearsals for our Summer Blockbuster the Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare are underway. There are new faces mixed in with Hippodrome regulars and some surprises in there as well. Pop over to the Production page and have a look at the great looking photos of how they are going and book your tickets to this fantastic looking show by clicking HERE 

The reviews for our sell-out musical Jesus Christ Superstar are in as well as some exciting awards news.  All the latests from NODA can be found HERE

The latest Edition of Hippo News (June 2018)  is out now. Click here  to read all about it

The Electric Palace Cinema will be back on Saturday 30th June with 2 big movies. Click HERE  for more info

Comedy at the Hip

Manfords Comedy Club will take a little break for the summer but will return this autumn with another killer line-up. You'll find out who HERE


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