Welcome to the Hippodrome

  One of the UK's largest community run theatres

Breaking news

There will be no EVENING film at the Hippodrome this month. We were hoping for Fantastic Beasts but could not meet the technical restrictions for the early release licence.
STORKS will be showing at 2.00pm - and our surround sound is back 😀

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.


Comedy at the Hip

Manfords Comedy Club opens its doors again this Friday with some new and exciting talent at the Hip.  Click here to book now.


The next T.A.O.D.S. Production at the Hippodrome will be the first week of April and is the hilarious musical 9 to 5 based on the film starring Dolly Parton. Find out more and book tickets here



T.A.O.D.S. pick up 10 awards in the North West District (3 & 12) annual award ceremony on the 21st January 2017. Find out more here.


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  for the latest edition of our newsletter - 'The Hippo News'

Our next films are on 25th February

Our community cinema presents a family movie at 2pm and an evening movie at 7:30pm every month. To find out what films are showing this month Click here

Audition Dates Announced
Dates for the read-through and auditions for our Summer Play, The Pitmen Painters will be in March 2017, Click Here for further details.

Bernard Wrigley Returns to the Hippodrome this coming May, bringing his unique folk singing and story telling antics. For more information click here 

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