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Birmingham Hippodrome

Hurst Street | Southside, Birmingham B5 4TB, England
+44 844 338 5000
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Love it every time

Been here several times now and it's always great! The shows here are amazing and you can see the... read more

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ellemarissa
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Matilda

Superb show enhanced by superb venue. Staff are always polite with a willingness to help wherever... read more

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Ken W
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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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 yesterday via mobile

Been here several times now and it's always great! The shows here are amazing and you can see the stage from wherever you sit. It's also always clean and lots to choose from with regards to food and drink

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Superb show enhanced by superb venue. Staff are always polite with a willingness to help wherever possible

Thank Ken W
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a beautiful theatre with comfy seats. I booked Matilda for a treat for my daughter & it was an amazing show, we both enjoyed every minute. I would definitely consider going to the Hippodrome again. It’s my first musical in Birmingham, I usually...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Best panto ever what a fab time we had. Seats are comfortable the cakes are amazing and it’s just S a fab experience.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Recently went to see Matilda. It was excellent. This show exceeded any expectations that we had, and the audience age range was vast, it appealed to all ages. Would highly recommend a visit to see this amazing show.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have been to the Hippodrome so many times over the years and seen top shows like Matilda, Billy Elliot, Hairspray, Guys and Dolls, Chicago, Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera. The theatre has really developed into the best theatre in the Midlands and would...More

Thank Jo2K
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

So easy to get to from New street station. Down the road from the station. Less than 5 minute walk...past Holiday inn hotel. Quick bag check and down to the stalls I went. Considering I paid for a cheap seat at the back the veiw...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely theatre. Staff were very helpful, layout and seats were great. We sat front circle left row E and the view was very good. Toilets were cleaned. Little coffee shop to buy bottle of soft drinks to take in if you don't want to queue...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just made my first visit to a theatre in nearly 25 years with my 16 and 12 year old children. What a show to watch, Matilda is absolutely phenomenal. Super talented children stars with Matilda and Lavender delivering great performances. Loved Mr Wormwood and Miss...More

Thank Jeff A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an absolutely spellbinding time at the Hippodrome as my family enjoyed Matilda. Wonderful performances, especially Matilda’s dad who stole the show. Great view from the upper circle and the theatre was lovely and clean, very well presented with friendly, helpful staff. The only downside...More

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deke2018
August 9, 2018|
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Response from hwatts96 | Reviewed this property |
I haven’t but did see some people with their necks up so could be good or bad
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Rose D
July 20, 2018|
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Response from DecK2014 | Reviewed this property |
Yes booster seats are available and seats are ok. Look at seating on Website.
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