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Birmingham Hippodrome

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

Treated my wife to this show for her birthday - Fantastic, funny and emotionally charge... read more

Reviewed yesterday
rapsromeo
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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A terrific theatre outing

Pre-performance dining in the Circle restaurant followed by a superb performance of Miss Saigon... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
minigran2015
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Worcestershire, 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

Treated my wife to this show for her birthday - Fantastic, funny and emotionally charge performance, wonderful experience.

Thank rapsromeo
Reviewed 2 days ago

Pre-performance dining in the Circle restaurant followed by a superb performance of Miss Saigon, cheese platter and drinks in the interval ordered while we enjoyed our meal, smashing night out!

Thank minigran2015
Reviewed 3 days ago

As a different experience decided to have the pre-performance dinner when booking Miss Saigon and was not disappointed. Excellent experience. The atmosphere, staff and food just brilliant. Relaxing start to the evening, then we just ambled to our theatre seats and in the interval went...More

Thank macfe7
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Absolutely excellent all round. Booked the prosecco afternoon tea and was perfect in every way. Waitress even took an order for drinks in the interval so we could come back to our table and drinks were waiting.

Thank lisarodgers
Reviewed 4 days ago

We love the Hippodrome itself, but this review is specifically about the Circle Restaurant situated above the theatre foyer. The restaurant serves around 100 covers and is geared to pre-show dining - tables can be booked from 530pm onwards for evening shows, and your table...More

Thank oldfart2014
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fantastic performance of Miss Saigon (never disappoints). Facilities always clean and staff friendly.

Thank travelsaurus123
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A powerful production of Miss Saigon always moves me to tears. Wednesday night was no different when the show at the Hippodrome once again reminded me how children were separated from their mothers following the evacuation by the Americans from South Vietnam. Kim who had...More

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited the Birmingham Hippodrome to see Miss Saigon. The show was excellent - we thoroughly enjoyed the performance. The theatre was lovely - the seats comfortable (ish) and we had a great view of the stage.

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had dinner before the show in the restaurant which was great, we then saw Miss Saigon which was fabulous, a show full of passion and emotion, would happily go back to morrow, this is a must see show, Amazing!

Thank Ian H
Reviewed 5 days ago

A stunning production, having seen the show in London two years ago, we took some friends to experience the full Miss Saigon Experience, it's hard to discribe the effect the show has on you, other than to see you must see it

Thank Peter A
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Claire2771
12 September 2017|
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Response from Martyn J | Reviewed this property |
You can but it's probably quicker to walk to grand central. 5 minutes away at the most.
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ruth r
8 April 2017|
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Response from Marc L | Reviewed this property |
I'd say either, i personally prefer the lower the circle thinks you get a great view.
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