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Birmingham Hippodrome
Ranked #6 of 312 things to do in Birmingham
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Excellent show. Theatre a nice size as we were row N which is quite a way back but the view to the stage was very good. Everything was well organised entering, being guided to seats. Very well organised system for ordering drinks. Far better with a proper queue than a frustrating free for all. The decor was lovely and everything all well looked after. It was a lovely afternoon.

Thank Fiona A
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Visited for a matinee performance of Wicked the musical, I booked the tickets as a Christmas present for my wife. Staff were welcoming and we soon got to our seats with the minium of fuss, Alan was very helpful. We both enjoyed the show and leaving the theatre was very swift and well organised.

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Went to see WICKED and it didnt disappoint. Didnt know anything about the production but found it gripping and enchanting. The cast performance was super and their voices fantastic. We were seated in Row X. States potentially restricted view although the view of the stage was great. The only restricted view was of the top of the Dragon, so did not detract from the show. There were only 2 things negative 1. The child in front of us, who stood, wiggled and got bored!! His mother appeared to enjoy the show and not tell her son to sit still, 2. The leg room between front seat. But thats to be expected when paying less for your seat. Will definitely go to this theatre again.

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Me and my wife went here to see john richardson perform.The whole night was great, seats were found with ease with help it has a lovely atmosphere about the place plenty of seats but not too big a place so you struggle to see the act and the price very reasonable aswell.It is our second time visiting the hippodrome and we would definalty go again if another show pops up we like the look of.

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

I took a young man with learning difficulties to see Cinderella. He had been going to the pantomine since childhood and through illness he was anxious that his parents couldn't take home.so I stepped in. The staff were very helpful and friendly. We had good seats and thoroughly enjoyed the show. When he went to buy icecreams he was given time time to count out the change.
The hippodrome is a nice venue. Its clean, pleasant, spacious with kind friendly staff. The previous visit to see a Dance off was just as pleasant

Thank Shirley C
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