There is hope on the horizon for the return of live theatre! We can't wait to welcome you all back to the Hipp but for now we've still got to sit tight until it is safe to do so.

That doesn't mean we can't throw a few exciting online events your way in the meantime! Darlington Hippodrome has teamed up with Fane Productions to offer theatre streamed live to your laptop, tablet, TV or phone. Book online on our website and before the show, you'll be sent a link and joining instructions direct from the producer. Ticketholders can watch live at the at the scheduled time or on demand for up to 7 days afterwards.

Authors, musicians, even explorers - there's something for everyone. Read on to discover more...

Naoise Dolan In Conversation With Pandora Sykes
Monday 1 March | 6.30pm
Slyly humorous and scorchingly smart, NAOISE DOLAN's modern love story 'Exciting Times' was an instant Sunday Times bestseller and one of the most talked about books of 2020. Join Naoise in conversation with broadcaster and writer Pandora Sykes on inspiration, politics, culture and all things Exciting Times.
Booking now closed for this event.

In Conversation with Laura Whitmore
Wednesday 3 March | 6.30pm
In conversation, Laura will share her experiences of overcoming heartbreak, body image worries, self-doubt, and insecurity. She'll consider the freedom you feel when you take back control and how to stop waiting for someone to save you, and instead do it yourself.
Booking now closed for this event.

A Superfan Online Event With Cassandra Clare
Thursday 4 March | 6.30pm
Join bestselling author Cassandra in conversation as she considers how her stories are inspired by world mythology, what it was like seeing her novels adapted into a hit TV series, and what's next for her beloved characters.
Booking now closed for this event.

A Night In With Alexander McCall Smith
Wednesday 17 March | 6.30pm
In conversation, Alexander will explore his rich and varied career - from professor of Medical Law to New York Times bestseller and household name, what it was that inspired him to write fiction in the first place, and his writing rituals and routines.
Booking now closed for this event.

A Night In with Fran Lebowitz
Thursday 18 March | 6.30pm
In a cultural landscape filled with endless pundits and talking heads, FRAN LEBOWITZ stands out as one of our most insightful social commentators.
Booking now closed for this event.

A Night In With Bryan Washington
Monday 22 March | 8pm
Join the author in conversation as he explores the timely themes of his novel: race, sexuality, grief, trauma, and class.

Funny and profound, this is an evening you do not want to miss about everything in life that matters.
Booking now closed for this event.

Giles Terera In Black Matter
Wednesday 24 March | 6.30pm
A new song cycle by GILES TERERA, the Olivier Award winning star of Hamilton.

These are songs of protest and joy and anger and love.
Booking now closed for this event.

A Night In With Nicola Benedetti
Sunday 28 March | 6.30pm
One of the most sought-after violinists of her generation. In this exclusive streamed event she'll be talking inclusivity, fearlessness, and the black magic of interpretation.
Booking now closed for this event.

A Night In With Vanessa O'Brien
Monday 29 March | 8pm
Join the record-breaking mountain climber in conversation as she marks the publication of 'To the Greatest Heights', which takes its readers on an extraordinary adventure around the world.
Booking now closed for this event.