A Traditional Variety Theatre in the Heart of Derby

The Derby Hippodrome - An outstanding traditional theatre in the heart of Derby.

The Derby Hippodrome is a purpose built theatre opened in 1914 as a 2,300 capacity Variety house. It was converted in 1930 into an 1,800 seat cinema, becoming a theatre once more for only 9 years until 1959. Three years later the theatre was purchased by Mecca Group who converted the theatre into a Bingo Social Club.

  On Stage!   Front of house   Dress Circle 2  
 
 
Fly Tower Access   Going Backstage   Seating Issues
 
Seating Issues 2   Water Damage!   Ceiling Roses
 
Safety Curtain   Beckett Well   Loading Bay
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  More History
All the World's a Stage!
Gallery 1 Gallery 2
 
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