We are delighted to welcome audiences back to The Royal Hippodrome Theatre. The safety of our audiences, performers and staff is our utmost priority. We have put in place a number of new measures as part of our Covid-safe reopening plan, and we thank you in advance for your cooperation.

The Royal Hippodrome Theatre employs social distancing measures around the venue in accordance with current Government guidelines.

1m + social distancing between each customer bubble (max 6 people per group. All bookings in a group must only be from the same household or the legally defined support bubble). The box office algorithm is programmed to leave gaps between each customer bubble.

Doors open 1 hour prior to show start with contactless ticket checks.

Different entry and exit points depending on the location of your seats.

One way and “Keep left” policy when moving around the building.

Floor and wall signage to help navigate around the theatre.

Alcoholic drinks, soft drinks and refreshments will be available for purchase and to be consumed in the comfort of your seat.

Please respect social distancing guidelines and remain at least 1 metre + from others at all times, including when queuing to enter the theatres. Staff will be on hand to assist you.


All audience members aged 11 and above must wear a face covering, fully covering the nose and mouth at all times, whilst inside the theatre, except when eating or drinking.

An official NHS QR code will be displayed on arrival for you to check in with the NHS COVID-19 App.

Please use the hand sanitiser provided as you enter the theatre. Sanitiser can also be found at designated points throughout the building.

The Royal Hippodrome Theatre is sanitised regularly and cleaned on a continual basis using professional equipment.

If you, or anyone in your household or support bubble is feeling unwell or has displayed any symptoms of Covid-19 in the 10 days prior to your visit, please stay at home and follow government guidelines. Our friendly team will help you re-arrange your visit. Simply contact [email protected].

We look forward to welcoming you back to The Royal Hippodrome Theatre and hope you enjoy the show!