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 classic comedy Hobson's Choice opens this Wednesday with a great cast and crew to help local legend Henry Hobson make the best of a bad deal: lose his daughter or lose his business? Have you bought your ticket yet? Take a look at some of the latest rehearsal shots and bag yourself a seat, it's going to be a good'un. Click here.

NODA came to see the HYT production of The Wind in the Willows in October, but did he feel it was a beautiful breeze or a chilling gale? The review is in. You can read it by clicking here

The latest Edition of Hippo News (Sep 2018)  is out now. Click here  to read all about it

The Electric Palace Cinema celebrates the Tod Book Festival with the Edith Nesbit Classic The Railway Children in November. Click HERE 

Comedy at the Hip

Manfords Comedy Club will be back to tickle your funny bone on 9th November. Find out who's in the line-up HERE


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