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Birmingham Hippodrome

Hurst Street | Southside, Birmingham B5 4TB, England
+44 844 338 5000
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Stomp

Lovely theatre. Great evening, great seats, great show. Pre show drinks were very good, well... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sue P
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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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Love this thestre

Love all the shows they have at the hippodrome, although it’s getting more and more expensive for... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
KERRYBRIDGE
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ROWLEY
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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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Hurst Street | Southside, Birmingham B5 4TB, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely theatre. Great evening, great seats, great show. Pre show drinks were very good, well staffed, good quick service, however, we though we would have a drink half way through and didn’t order. We didn’t realise there was not going to be a mid show...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Love all the shows they have at the hippodrome, although it’s getting more and more expensive for tickets. I haven’t watched a show there yet I didn’t love. Staff are very helpful for the disabled and when people turn up late! Drinks are not too...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Top class performance. Easy to purchase tickets online. Well organised and close to bus services and restaurants.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here many times and great theatre but have been trying to book tickets online for 90 minutes and website keeps going down. What a waste of my time. I refuse to call an 0844 rip off number too. Won't bother with this theatre anymore...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a musical here but the highlight for me was this wonderful venue with 4 floors. Very modern but with a very traditional style theatre. The seats were comfortable and there was leg room (even in the cheaper seats at the back!) Drink service...More

Thank Theresa O
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful theatre and great front of house service. Could do with some more staff on the Stalls Bar. Looking forward to our next visit.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent performance telling true life stories of the tragic event not meant to be like the film!! Very pleasant evening

Thank hellieh
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Show was very poor, I actually left at the interval (which I’ve never even contemplated doing before) and many left during the first half. The show is nothing like the film at all. Story line was not clear and I understand it as a musical...More

Thank Courtney P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love the Hippodrome, I've seen many shows here as it really is an amazing venue. Last night I visited to watch Titanic The Musical. I never arrive late, as I like to have a drink and settle in the auditorium, but last night, I...More

Thank Paul W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had another wonderful time at the Hippodrome, this time watching the amazing as always, STOMP! Always great staff and you get good quality for what you pay! It’s was absolutely ‘stomp’ing!!! See you again soon!

Thank Stobartben
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