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 website is currently undergoing some improvements with new features coming online throughout 2017. If you have any ideas that you would like to see implemented, please let us know by clicking here.


Don't forget: Next week is the Read-through for the beautiful, witty play The Memory of Water. The open read-through will be at 7:30pm on Tuesday 5th December with the audition to follow on Tuesday 12th December. This is a great play for female actors. All the parts are funny, tragic and poignant. For more details click HERE

The T.A.O.D.S. Members' Christmas Parties are gearing up to be fantastic events and this year the booking has moved online. The Children's Party is on Sunday 10th December and the Adults Christmas Party on Saturday 16th December. Strictly Members Only. Book them now by Clicking Here  

Latest News: We have announced our cast for Jesus Christ Superstar,  the legendary rock-opera by Sir Tim Rice and Sir Andrew Lloyd-Webber, that hits the Hippodrome stage in April 2018. Click HERE for the latest news on this production including the date tickets go on sale. 

The NODA Review of HYTs sell-out show Oliver! is in. Have a read by Clicking Here


The Hippodrome's bi-annual writing competition is open. So if you have an idea that you want to see performed click here for all the entry details. 

The latest Edition of Hippo News (November 2017)  is out now. Click here  to read all about it

Christmas is a time for family and friends to visit so check out what our friends are bringing the the Hippodrome soon.


Comedy at the Hip

Manfords Comedy Club will return in the New Year and you can find who will be in the joyfully packed line-up by clicking HERE

The Electric Palace Cinema will return in the New Year for hints about what films will be showing click HERE


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