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Darlington Hippodrome

Parkgate, Darlington DL1 5RP, England
+44 1325 486555
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Super Old Theatre

A wonderful old fashioned theatre, although recently completely overhauled. There has always been a... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
Peter I
Fabulous nostalgic theatre, to date tastefully updated

Lets hope they dont ruin it. Has been a very successful provincial theatre, constantly drawing... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
Michael R
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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“civic theatre” (11 reviews)
“dress circle” (7 reviews)
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Parkgate, Darlington DL1 5RP, England
+44 1325 486555
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

A wonderful old fashioned theatre, although recently completely overhauled. There has always been a great variety of performances here and parking is very straightforward in the streets nearby.

Thank Peter I
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Lets hope they dont ruin it. Has been a very successful provincial theatre, constantly drawing shows you would not expect in a provincial centre, always beem lovingly cared for, please dont ruin it Shame surrounding area has not kept up with it

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The Civic theatre is closed for a multi million pound rebuild/refurbish & will reopen in autumn 2017 as The Hipperdrome, the original name when it first opened over 100 years ago

Thank mrbunnyyyy
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Currently undergoing restoration and refurbishment, closed until the Pantomime Season 2017. This lovely old theatre offers something for everyone, whether you are keen on drama, inspired by a particular gendre of music, want a good laugh or to be impressed by some incredible dance talent,...More

Thank kilpatrick181
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Civic theatre has played a big part of my family and myself for a good 25years yes it was desperate for renovation but while it was still up and lots of good artis there I found the seats not too bad but one best...More

1  Thank bobbyawilson
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Having an extended and expensive overhaul at the moment. When up and running again I expect the acts/plays/musicals etc to be as varied and excellent as before. Well run theatre with super staff.

1  Thank julieewright
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent show .I would highly recomend this show and amenities at Darlington Civic Theatre .which is very well situated for all other leisure and entertainment facilities.

2  Thank David T
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Been to see a few things this year amazing place brilliant atmosphere can't wait for it to reopen autumn next year will be booking again

3  Thank mazlonsdale
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Been here to watch several productions, a favourite place for a fabulous night out. Staff are always helpful and over the years so top class productions have been put on. Looking forward to it opening again

Thank linda1901
Reviewed 29 June 2016

My husband and I are regular visitors to Darlington Civic Theatre, our last visit being to see Russell Watson for the second time in May of this year. It was lovely to see the theatre full which greatly enhances the atmosphere. It is beautifully decorated...More

Thank Chriss502015
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4 September 2017|
Response from aydogmusferay |
OOOOps. Ignorepls. Wrong venue
12 February 2016|
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Response from smurf12015 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Gorny Iam. sick. of. people. complaing About our. lovely. theatre. on. TripAdvisor.
Alicia S
19 December 2015|
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Response from DarlingtonHippodrome | Property representative |
Hi Alicia, seats behind a pillar are very restricted. The best thing to do is to telephone the box office on 01325 486 555 and they will be able to advise on viewpoints and help you choose an alternative performance with... More