Hippodrome Cinema

10 High Street,
Ripley, DE5 3HH

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Hippodrome Cinema

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The Oxford Hippodrome Theatre opened around 1913. Externally it is a fairly plain brick building and has a plaque in the centre, with the name ‘The Oxford Hippodrome’ in stone. It had a mixed programme of films on the screen and variety acts on the stage. It was independently operated throughout its life and closed as the Hippodrome Cinema in December 1991. The building has been home to Tonkers Night Club since the early 1990’s.

Contributed by Lost Memory, Ken Roe

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Lost Memory
Lost Memory on July 13, 2008 at 6:33 am

Here is a photo of the Oxford Hippodrome building.

Ian
Ian on February 25, 2010 at 1:39 am

Tonkers seems to have closed and only part of the foyer is in use as a bar / cafe. The future of the building must be in some doubt.

Two photos from February 2010 here:–

http://www.flickr.com/photos/stagedoor/4387115536/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/stagedoor/4387115370/

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