Get a glimpse into the fascinating history of Birmingham Hippodrome with our upcoming series of podcasts, hosted by Heart FM’s Ed James. Recorded at our recent Heritage Open Day, Ed speaks to members of the public, actors and staff who have special links both past and present to our beloved theatre. Episode 1 – Ed […]
To commemorate the upcoming 75th anniversary of the Birmingham Blitz, we are launching a major creative learning project 2,241 Reasons To Remember. In November 1940, just five days after the Coventry attack, Birmingham suffered three nights of consecutive bombing. 800 people lost their lives, thousands were injured and 20,000 civilians were made homeless. This year, […]
An estimated audience of over 150,000 people watched, participated and enjoyed Birmingham Weekender events and activities across the city this weekend, with hundreds of thousands of people travelling to Birmingham for the culmination of Super September. 46% of the visitors surveyed were from outside Birmingham, further establishing the city as a major cultural visitor destination. […]
Today we welcomed our pantomime stars Julian Clary (Slave of the Ring) and Matt Slack (Wishee Washee) for a busy day of media interviews and photographs ahead of the opening of the spectacular new production of Aladdin. Aladdin producer and director Michael Harrison, who was also at the media day said “You can’t beat a pantomime […]
The first ever UK tour of smash-hit, Olivier and Tony Award winning Billy Elliot the Musical to come to Birmingham Hippodrome in 2017. Universal Stage Productions, Working Title Films and Old Vic Productions (and us!) are excited to announce that we will be one of the ten venues that will host the first ever UK […]
If you love theatre, you’re going to be spoilt for choice in 2016 as we have some absolutely fantastic shows lined up for you. From west-end classics, to hit musicals and bewitching new dance from internationally acclaimed companies – there’s something to suit all tastes: ‘Come together’ for a fab night out Beatles musical Let […]
We’ve teamed up with Heart FM to give away an amazing prize bundle, just in time for this year’s panto season! We’re giving away: 4 tickets to the press night of pantomime Aladdin on 22 Dec, starring Marti Pellow and Julian Clary 4 signed programmes for you and your guests Entry into the VIP press reception […]
Traffic around the theatre is temporarily being re-routed. It will no longer be possible to access Smallbrook Queensway or Hill Street via Ladywell Walk and Hurst Street.
Marti Pellow heads all star cast in this year’s action-packed pantomime Aladdin, which runs from Saturday 19 December 2015 until Sunday 31 January 2016.
Birmingham Hippodrome announces new Chief Executive