Welcome to the Hippodrome

  One of the UK's largest community run theatres

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 the spring of 2017. If you have any ideas that you would like to see implemented, please let us know by clicking here.


Public Consultation:  We may have an exciting opportunity to acquire the building adjacent to the theatre to develop a multipurpose, fully-accessible space. To do so, we need to hear what you think about the future of Todmorden Hippodrome. Please help us to plan for our future and your needs, by completing this 

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

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

T.A.O.D.S. members have been picking up some prestigious awards recently, check out our winners on the T.A.O.D.S. News page

The 2017 / 2018 season of T.A.O.D.S Productions is announced HERE. A full line-up of shows and events will be published very soon, so do check back with us regularly.

Geoff Love was born 100 years ago this September and the Hippodrome celebrates this great Todmorden Talent in a special Centenary Celebration of his life and music. To find out more click here 

The Electric Palace is having a break for the summer but will return in September 2017. To find out the latest screen information Click here 

Thanks to everyone who attended the auditions for the September Foyer production Wyrd Sisters  by Terry Pratchett. Full cast list and updates will appear on the Wyrd Sisters Page  here


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