As England is in lockdown, live events cannot go ahead in the building at this time, and the venue is temporarily closed to the public.
But there is hope on the horizon - we can't wait to welcome you all back through the doors and we’re working on some exciting plans for reopening!
Until then you can get your Hipp fix with our popular online adult dance sessions Monday Movers and Dance Fitness; and the Hippodrome at Home section of our website is a great resource for family activities to enjoy at home. We've also partnered with FANE online to bring you an intriguing selection of livestreams - authors, musicians, even explorers - there's something for everyone. See more on our What's On page.
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Tony Winward is part of the A Tale of Two Cities ensemble, playing a member of the Jury, Mob, a Victim and the Priest in Darlington Civic Theatre's production. He tells us about his experiences on the show so far.
Since the beginning of September, Millie Hall has been rehearsing as part of the Ensemble for our community production of A Tale of Two Cities, which takes place on 19 and 20 November at Central Hall. She tells us about her experience so far.
Introducing Kane Husbands, associate director of our community production of A Tale of Two Cities, which takes place in November at Central Hall, Darlington, where Charles Dickens himself read in 1858.
The extravagant set and costume designs for a community cast production of the Charles Dickens classic A Tale of Two Cities were revealed at a recent meeting held at Hummersknott Academy in Darlington.
Darlington Civic Theatre is looking for volunteers to assist with the creation of costumes for the forthcoming community production of A Tale of Two Cities, which will be performed in the Dolphin Centre’s Central Hall in November.
On Tuesday last week, the Civic Theatre team (now based at Hippodrome HQ on the Horsemarket) was lucky enough to be given a tour of the Hippodrome site by Sean McNicholas, Operations Manager for Willmott Dixon. The construction company are also running these tours for members of the public. Indeed the first tours proved so popular they were fully booked within a week – so watch this space for news of more!