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Birmingham Hippodrome

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Address: Hurst Street | Southside, Birmingham B5 4TB, England
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+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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Cinderella at the Birmingham Hippodrome

The Hippodrome is a beautiful venue, comfortable seating, helpful staff and quality surroundings. The show was a delight, although we had the most amazing seats, front row of the... read more

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Hippodrome is a beautiful venue, comfortable seating, helpful staff and quality surroundings. The show was a delight, although we had the most amazing seats, front row of the circle. It's large enough to feel you are at a true spectacle but not so big that you feel you lose sight of the performance.

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I love it here. It's an elegant old theatre with all the necessary mod cons by which I mean the foyer is bright and welcoming, the toilets are plentiful and modern and warm. The views of the stage are excellent but the seats need a bit more leg room as it can feel very cramped and it's a squeeze when... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Birmingham Hippodrome is a lovely theatre...it has all the fabulous shows. We have been many times. We have also experienced their hospitality room where canopies are served....they are delicious. ...The service is exceptional.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm going to keep this short & sweet not been the hipperdrone since kids were little so daughters 30 now from booking the tickets to picking them up to getting coffees to seats to performance BRB cinderella one word brilliant won't be that long again#👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👍

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West Bromwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Let me start by saying I have never been to a theatre before WOW what an experience I totally loved it . A lovely venue, great view great seats great show I will definitely be going again

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My family spoiled me for a milestone birthday with a matinee performance by BRB, in Bham of Cinderella. Expectations were high as the BRB always delivers but this one was truly breathtaking... the scenery, dance, stunning costumes & the wonderful addition of the pre-performance tours to see costumes, make-up, with a thoroughly-enthralling talk about how the company operates,tours & manages... More 

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great experience at the Hip, we arrived early had some drinks and seated in the centre for the show. Lighting and audio spot on. Staff helpful and polite. Booked for next month online which was also easy to do, no fuss and tickets for pick up. Rate this establishment for its traditional sense.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Iv been the hippodrome plenty of times and i love all the shows they put on. Staff always seem friendly. wide range of drinks and food. My only problem is im very tall and there hardly any leg room in the seats my knees push up against the chair infront. So if your tall like me get a Isle seat.... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Outstanding show, lovely theatre. Drinks/food a little pricey best to take your own! Highly recommend both

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Telford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw "Red Shoes" on Saturday and it was brilliant. This is an outstanding theatre, we have been going there for many, many years. Some of them with a family member in a wheelchair. The staff are always helpful and friendly, you really feel that they are pleased to see you. I would recommend "Middle Circle" seats, a good compromise between... More 

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