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.


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

The Get-Together and auditions for our February play The Kitchen Sink have been announced. Come along for a read-through of the play and a chat on Thursday 14th November and the auditions will be the following week on Friday 22nd November. For a full list of characters head over to the production page HERE

Rehearsals are underway and the stage is changing for the Grimm Tales. Find out what's going on by clicking HERE

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

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