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.

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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.


Audition News: The Get-together and readthrough for Blithe Spirit will take place at 7:30pm on Wednesday 13th September. Auditions will be the following Wednesday (20th) at 7:30pm. Register your interest here

The adult section musical for 2018 will be the legendary rock-opera Jesus Christ Superstarâ„¢ by Sir Tim Rice and Sir Andrew Lloyd-Webber.  Auditions will be announced shortly and the production is scheduled for 24th - 28th April 2018.  For more information, click HERE.

Comedy at the Hip

The last Manfords Comedy Club of this season has passed, but fear not, the laughter will return. All updates will appear on the Comedy page click here

The Electric Palace  returns in September with a smash-hit family movie The Boss Baby plus a special evening devoted to comedy legends Laurel & Hardy, presented by 'A.J' Marriot. To find out the latest screen information Click here 

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