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The HippodromeMost Londoners have a feeling of nostalgia when they see The Hippodrome, a famous and historic Grade II listed building adjacent to Leicester Square. What was once an impressive theatre by renowned Victorian theatre architect Frank Matcham, first opened in 1900, it struggled to find a role for itself in recent years (having spent the 80s and 90s as a famously awful nightclub). Now the grand building is to become a 24-hour casino with gaming areas, restaurants, bars and cabaret following a 30 million pound refurbishment - slightly more than the 250,000 pounds spent on the original build. From 2 July 2012, Live at the Hippodrome will present a series of events from week-long residencies to big name singers, covering all genres from cabaret and burlesque to jazz and live music in the Matcham Room, a 182-seat performance space run by creative director Nick Frankfort and associate programmer Neil Marcus. Tony Christie, Janie Dee and Miss Polly Rae will be among the first acts to perform. Aside from the main auditorium there are three floors of gambling, four bars, a 200-seat theatre and a 150-cover restaurant. You can even get married here - by Elvis... the new Hippodrome is that kind of place.

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Magic Mike LiveMagic Mike LiveMagic Mike LivePicking up from where Dirty Dancing left off, Channing Tatum presents an adults-only dance and acrobatic spectacular based on the smash hit films Magic Mike and Magic Mike XXL. If you saw Channing's appearance on the Graham Norton show - including an intimate dance with the Irish chat show presenter himself - you'll know what to expect. And it seem2019-05-24T00:00:00+01002020-01-05T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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event > Dance > Modern Dance - Physical Theatre
PRICING£65-£125
DATES10th November 2018 to 5th January 2020
Picking up from where Dirty Dancing left off, Channing Tatum presents an adults-only dance and acrobatic spectacular based on the smash hit films Magic Mike and Magic Mike XXL. If you saw Channing's appearance on the Graham Norton show - including an intimate dance with the Irish chat show presenter himself - you'll know what to expect. And it seem...†More about this event

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Leicester Square Tube Station
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Covent Garden Tube Station
4 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Charing Cross Railway Station
7 minutes walk
City Thameslink Station
21 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

China Town Masterpark
1 minutes walk
St Martins Lane NCP
3 minutes walk

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Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £127† 26% off
Leicester Square, WC2H | 2 minutes from The Hippodrome
The Hampshire Hotel is located in the heart of film and Theatreland. Guests can enjoy superb Mexican- Peruvian sharing plates at Leicester Square Kitchen with drinks ... More
St Martins Lane, A Morgans Original
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £189† 35% off
45 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 3 minutes from The Hippodrome
One of the first design hotels, it certainly hasn't lost any of its cool appeal and continues to impress with great service and high standards. The ... More
Every Hotel Piccadilly
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £50† 29% off
Coventry Street, W1D | 3 minutes from The Hippodrome
Located right next to Leicester Square, in the heart of London's West End, the Every Hotel Piccadilly is the perfect hotel for those wanting to enjoy ... More
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Alternative Theatres nearest The Hippodrome

Nearest to The Hippodrome
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Wyndham's Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from The Hippodrome
Wyndham's Theatre opened in Charing Cross Road on 16th November 1899 and was owned by Charles Wyndham. One of its biggest hits was Sandy Wilson's The ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Arts Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
6-7 Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from The Hippodrome
The Arts Theatre was built in 1927 as a members club, which allowed it to circumvent the censorship laws and perform unusual and avant garde fare. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St. Martin's Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
West Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from The Hippodrome
Designed as a companion theatre to the New Ambassador’s, which stands next to it, separated only by the narrow Tower Court, St Martin’s was completed in ... More
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Near The Hippodrome
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Vue West End
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
3 Cranbourn Street, Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from The Hippodrome
Vue's flagship West End cinema in Leicester Square, which first opened in October 1938, underwent a £6.6m refurbishment in 2017, upgrading its seating and sound systems ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Prince Charles Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
7 Leicester Place, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from The Hippodrome
Having achieved almost cult status, this reasonably-priced, independent cinema in the heart of Leicester Square is not quite the true hidden gem it once was. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The 99 Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Storm Nightclub, 28a Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from The Hippodrome
Playing across multiple venues across London seven days a week and 52 weeks a year - do they really put on shows on Christmas Day? - ... More
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Near The Hippodrome
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The Starry Messenger
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 16th May to 10th August 2019
The Hippodrome, Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 1 minute from The Hippodrome
Hollywood star and multiple Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick makes his West End debut at Wyndham's Theatre opposite Elizabeth McGovern from Downton Abbey. The star of ...More
Thriller Live
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 1st January 2015 to 5th April 2020
The Hippodrome, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 4 minutes from The Hippodrome
Michael Jackson's untimely death may have propelled this musical into orbit; Thriller - Live became a tribute show overnight with the obvious decision that the show ...More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Waitress
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 8th February to 19th October 2019
The Hippodrome, 18-20 Maiden Lane, The Strand, WC2R | 5 minutes from The Hippodrome
Transferring from Broadway, the Waitress musical comes to the Adelphi Theatre for its UK premiere in February. The first musical to have an all-female creative team, ...More
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Sights and Attractions near The Hippodrome

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Hippodrome
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Leicester Square
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from The Hippodrome
With Trafalgar Square to the south, Piccadilly Circus to the west, China Town to the north and Covent Garden to the east, Leicester Square is right ... More
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The West End
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from The Hippodrome
Taking in Oxford Street, Regent Street and Bond Street, Soho, Theatreland, Chinatown, Covent Garden and Leicester Square, The West End really does have it ... More
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Horse and Dolphin Yard
London > Attractions >
Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from The Hippodrome
Walking from Gerrard Street to Shaftesbury Avenue in the Chinatown area of Soho you'll come across the pedestrianised Horse & Dolphin Yard which gets its name ... More
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Shopping near The Hippodrome

The best shops and markets near The Hippodrome
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Any Amount of Books
London > Shopping > Books
62 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from The Hippodrome
A delightful second-hand bookshop with a wide choice that ranges from antiquarian first editions to the bargain basement. Rare books, first editions, modern literature, art and ... More
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Loon Fung Supermarket
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42-44 Gerrard Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from The Hippodrome
In the heart of China Town, this shop offers everything you ever needed to cook authentic Chinese food. The look and the smell is authentic, and ... More
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Etsy House
London > Shopping > Art and Design
Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from The Hippodrome
Etsy House opens in Covent Garden for three days on the 5th December 2014 selling a curated selection of some of the best that Etsy, the ... More
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Yiu Fat Noodle
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
13 Newport Place, WC2H | 1 minute from The Hippodrome
Yiu Fat Noodle is the latest restaurant from the group behind Peruvian-inspired London restaurants Pachamama, Chicama, Pachamama East, and Happy End Bar ... More
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Tokyo Diner
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
2 Newport Place, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from The Hippodrome
Laid-back Japanese diner spread over three floors. The food at the Tokyo Diner is good, if unexceptional, the bentos satisfying, the rice plentiful and nothing is ... More
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Mamasons Dirty Ice Cream
London > Restaurants >
32 Newport Court, Chinatown Market, WC2H | 1 minute from The Hippodrome
Bringing Filipino street-style 'dirty' ice cream to London, Mamasons Dirty Ice Cream is named after the street vendors in ... More
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Education near The Hippodrome

Near The Hippodrome
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 4 minutes from The Hippodrome
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 8 minutes from The Hippodrome
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 10 minutes from The Hippodrome
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
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AWAY Spa W London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
10 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from The Hippodrome
On the 6th floor of the W London the AWAY Spa certainly takes you away from the manic pace of life in Leicester Square ... More
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Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from The Hippodrome
Let the Thai Square Spa transport you to the shores of Asia with their traditional Thai spa treatment rooms, smack bang in the centre of Covent ... More
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The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from The Hippodrome
This day spa exclusively for women is a total pampering experience from the minute you step through the door. Located in bustling Covent Garden you'll soon ... More
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The Salisbury
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from The Hippodrome
Gastropub ... More
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Waxy's Little Sister
London > Nightlife > Pubs
20 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from The Hippodrome
If you're not up for the hectic atmosphere of Waxy O'Connors it might be worth slipping across the street to her infinitely more tranquil Little Sister. ... More
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Norman's Coach & Horses
London > Nightlife > Pubs
29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from The Hippodrome
Claiming to be 'the West End's Best Known Pub', Norman's Coach & Horses certainly has more than its fair share of unique features. Firstly there's the ... More
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Cork & Bottle
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
44 Cranbourn Street, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from The Hippodrome
Located in the heart of the West End you’d expect it to be packed with the usual crowds but hidden in a basement below a sex ... More
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The London Cocktail Club
London > Nightlife > Bars
6-7 Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from The Hippodrome
The London Cocktail Club is a members bar but - luckily for us - it's not a very exclusive one; it's free ... More
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Opium Cocktail & Dim Sum Parlour
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Jade Door, 15-16 Gerrard Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from The Hippodrome
Hidden behind an unassuming jade door in Chinatown an intoxicating world of hedonism awaits. The Opium Cocktail & Dim Sum Parlour is a maze of nine ... More
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Hippodrome.
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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from The Hippodrome
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the week's big releases. Aside ... More
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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from The Hippodrome
To enter the stunning St Martins Lane Hotel in the heart of London's Theatreland you pass through the tallest revolving door in London, a luminescent yellow-glass ... More
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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from The Hippodrome
This stylish private house in Soho is suitable for photo shoots, meetings, press events, filming and for a limited range of social events such as dinners ... More

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The Starry Messenger
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Ruby Blue 1 minute walk from The Hippodrome

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Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Part I
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Palace Theatre 2 minutes walk from The Hippodrome

John Tiffany directs Jack Thorne's fantasy adventure based on an original story by JK Rowling, Thorne and Tiffany, which is ...More

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
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Theatre | Until 19th January 2020 

Palace Theatre 2 minutes walk from The Hippodrome

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Jeffrey Bernard is Unwell
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Soho institution Norman's Coach & Horses becomes a theatre in a stand against Fullers by staging Jeffrey Bernard is Unwell ...More

 
Only Human: Photographs by Martin Parr
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Britain in the time of Brexit is seen through the lens of Martin Parr, a photographer famous for his wry ...More

 
The Book Of Mormon
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Theatre | Until 20th July 2019 

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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO) 3 minutes walk from The Hippodrome

Dreaming 'The Impossible Dream', Kelsey Grammer comes to the London Coliseum, making his West End debut in this Tony award ...More

 
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Stories, one-liners and spontaneous humour from co-writer of RTE's Couched, Ian Coppinger. Plus Dave Fulton, Ola, Michael Fabbri and MC ...More

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