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Birmingham Hippodrome

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Address: Hurst Street | Southside, Birmingham B5 4TB, England
Phone Number: +44 844 338 5000
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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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Mama Mia!!!!

Wonderful production of Mama Mia, thoroughly enjoyed it, heartwarming fun. I had wondered of the stage version may not live up to the film but actually I enjoyed it more!! It was... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wonderful production of Mama Mia, thoroughly enjoyed it, heartwarming fun. I had wondered of the stage version may not live up to the film but actually I enjoyed it more!! It was funnier by far.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great location with quirky pubs nearby and theatre restaurant top notch or if you prefer curry house nearby

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I went to see Mama Mia at the Hippodrome and had a fabulous evening. Our seats were great ( we were in the circle) and had a brilliant view of stage. We ordered drinks for the interval and they were ready for us at the break. Staff were friendly and helpful. The show itself was simply amazing, the cast were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was easy to travel into Birmingham. Parking was just by the theatre with a flat rate for the evening. The show was wonderful leaving one feeling uplifted and happy. All types of food were available at the theatre. A most enjoyable night

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Birmingham's Hippodrome theatre knows how to put on a good show! The theatre is centrally located and easily accessible. The seats are comfortable and the decor is clean and smart.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I go mainly for the ballet season. The standard of dancing gets better each season. The classical ballets are all fantastic. I am less keen of some of the more modern ones but that is personal taste. The sets, costumes and lightings are stunning. Have also seen Ballet Trocadero in the past (highly recommended) and Mama Mia two weeks ago... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Like millions of us we trust trip advisor , so we decided to try the in house restaurant, had great reviews . We weren't disappointed, excellent food, excellent service , not rushed, very curtious and polite waiters.piping hot food with a good choice ..they also save your table at the interval with pre ordered drinks ...saves queuing .. Brilliant show... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent venue and in a good condition. Watched the musical MM with my family and we all loved it! Staff is very helpful and professional

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited these theatre on many occasions always enjoy ournights out here always a good night out with excellent facilities and helpful staff

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Never had a bad night here,always lovely staff and a nice atmosphere.We saw oliver the musical and a panto here and both shows were amazing.

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