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Birmingham Hippodrome

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Address: Hurst Street | Southside, Birmingham B5 4TB, England
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Birmingham Hippodrome is an independent, not-for-profit, registered...

Birmingham Hippodrome is an independent, not-for-profit, registered charity. The unsubsidised Hurst Street based venue averages over 500,000 visits annually making it the most popular single auditorium in the UK. With no public revenue funding, it is home to Birmingham Royal Ballet and DanceXchange, presents all of Welsh National Opera's repertoire, welcomes the best in international dance, West End and Broadway musicals and is home to the world's biggest Pantomime.

Birmingham Hippodrome is currently expanding its Creative Programme building on its successful work in schools and in the community, and with free outdoor performances. With partners including Arts Council England, Birmingham City Council and private funders, the Hippodrome has recently enjoyed co-producing and producing new events including Six Summer Saturdays, International Dance Festival Birmingham, The Voyage (for the London 2012 Festival) and Summer in Southside.

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funny girl

Went to see funny girl with a disabled friend, all staff were very helpful and all the facilities for disabled were extremely good

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went to see funny girl with a disabled friend, all staff were very helpful and all the facilities for disabled were extremely good

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Been to plenty of shows over the years at the Hippodrome and would choose this over any other theater in Birmingham. If your looking for easy parking there is a car park multi storey more or less opposite and reasonably priced. I've found the drinks and eating in the theater to be a bit expensive so the alternative is the... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We arrived at 7pm for show starting at 7.30pm but did have delays getting into city centre as there are roadworks everywhere so leave earlier. We collected our tickets at reception desk, went to downstairs bar for a drink, queues were a bit long but staff were really helpful and got everyone served in time for show start. Staff we... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

With Sheridan Smith - brilliant show! Lots of seating so you are with a big audience but not arena style as a lot of places. Ticket prices were reasonable too as some places charge an awful lot - 6 seats booked together also got a free bottle of prosecco!! Plenty of parking in the area and very close to New... More 

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Great thanks x always good ...what can l say everyone loves The drama of the theatre especially when it's drag

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I will often visit the hippodrome to see wonderful theatre 🎭 acts, we've seen various things from the blues brothers tribute to the rocky horror (when we had lots of fun dressing up.. ) We've also had a wonderful meal and wine in the restaurant area, they will always ensure your meal is served with plenty of... More 

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Thank Annie M
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There are a lot of roadworks in the vicinity of the theatre so allow plenty of time to get the performance you have booked

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I was post to go to a show but i was rushed in to hospital and could not make it. When i explained they didnt want to know just said not are problem but you can come another time and pay again. It was a present for my mom who is 78 and she could not go without me. I... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Tickets were a gift for Christmas. Lovely show with some tremendous performances. The Hippodrome is a fabulous venue, well worth a visit irrespective of the show.

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Thank Stew853
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Birmingham Hippodrome never fails to deliver. The performance was flawless, but for me had started with a dash to theatre. The Friday evening traffic was chaos and meant I didn't get to the theatre until 7.27 with the performance starting at 7.30! I had my bag checked and a lovely gentleman escorted me up to the circle. Just as I... More 

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