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: Auditions for the Adult section musical Jesus Christ Superstar,  the legendary rock-opera by Sir Tim Rice and Sir Andrew Lloyd-Webber, have been announced. For all principal roles, music and dates, visit the audition pages by clicking HERE.

Audition News: We can also announce the audition dates for the beautiful, witty play The Memory of Water. The open readthrough will be Tuesday 5th December with the audition to follow on Tuesday 12th December. The production will be presented from Wednesday 14th to Saturday 17th February 2018. For more details click HERE

Comedy at the Hip

Manfords Comedy Club returns in the first week of November with a joyfully packed line-up. Find out who is coming to Tod by clicking HERE

October's Electric Palace Cinema Family Movie will be the 'fast and furious' Cars 3, followed in November by Family favourite Despicable Me 3. For more click HERE

The HYT Musical Oliver! opens on the 24th and tickets are selling out fast. Make sure you have yours by clicking HERE

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