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.


Thanks to everyone who came and supported Grimm Tales, it was a magical production. Such a lovely audience. Even the National President of NODA was there. Talking of which, here's what NODA thought of the show HERE

The latest Edition of Hippo News (Sep 2019)  is out now. Click here  to read all about it

The Summer show has been announced and it is a return to Shakespeare in Much Ado About Nothing. To find out more click Here

Casting is now complete and you can find out who is playing who by clicking Here.

The NODA Report on our latest HYT show is in Find out what they thought HERE

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