It’s a palace for film fans once more

The Hippodrome Theatre, Halifax Road, Todmorden
The Hippodrome Theatre, Halifax Road, Todmorden

Almost 60 years after it was a fully fledged cinema, Todmorden’s Hippodrome Theatre is set to become a regular movie house again.

Todmorden Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society has announced that films will be regularly shown again at the theatre, in Halifax Road, Todmorden.

Using the name Electric Palace, the movies will be shown for free, with audience donations welcome towards the cost of running the theatre and cinema.

This weekend’s screenings are: Saturday, February 2 - The Incredibles (2pm) and The King’s Speech (7.30pm); Sunday, February 3 - Slumdog Millionaire (7.30pm).