One Night Only Specials Coming Up At The Birmingham Hippodrome

For one night only at Birmingham Hippodrome

  • Bank Holiday Fun with Sing-a-long-a-Frozen & Free Themed Foyer Crafts
  • Head for the hills with Sing-a-long-a-Sound of Music
  • Asian rock sensation Atif Aslam & The Simon & Garfunkel Story
  • Stand Up giants Jon Richardson & Joel Dommett 

Whether you’re a sucker for a sing-a-long, in search of some great stand-up comedy or a Simon and Garfunkel super-fan, there’s a big night out waiting for you at the Hippodrome this May.

Kicking off a double-bill of sing-a-long-a screenings on 1 May, Sing-a-long-a-Frozen is an interactive adventure for the whole family and the perfect Bank Holiday treat for little princes and princesses everywhere.

Dress up as your favourite character and experience Disney’s most popular animation film in a whole new light this May. With lyrics on the screen throughout the film and two singalonga princesses on hand to guide you, there’s no excuse not to let it go and sing-a-long!

From the frozen wastes of Arandelle to the sweeping hills of the Swiss Alps, fans of the iconic Julie Andrews musical are invited to experience their favourite songs afresh with a fun-packed, sing-a-long-a-screening of the classic 1965 film in Sing-a-long-a-Sound of Music. Brought to life in glorious, full-screen technicolour, each screening of Sing-a-long-A-Sound of Music comes complete with a hilarious vocal warm-up, free props bag, fancy dress competition and plenty of opportunities to tune up and take part in the company of family and friends.

Lovers of world-class stand-up can look forward to a double-bill of cutting-edge comedy with Jon Richardson: Old Man, who returns on Thur 4 May to complain about the state of the world…and offer no solutions.

Best known for his appearances on ‘8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown’, ‘Live at the Apollo’ and ‘Have I Got News For You’, come and see what Jon Richardson can do with words when he has more than thirty seconds to work with. Or should that be “with which to work”.

This will be followed by a visit by one of the UK’s most energetic and exciting comedians, Joel Dommett who arrives in Birmingham on Sat 6 May fresh from his hugely memorable performance on 2016’s I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here. Plus, for the ultimate big night out, don’t forget to arrive early for the chance to sample the Hippodrome’s newly launched Comedy Menu in the Circle Restaurant.

If rock ‘n’ roll is music to your ears, Asian rock sensation Atif Aslam will be bringing all of his biggest hits to Birmingham on Fri 5 May as part of a major new international tour. Featuring classic tracks including ‘Tere Sang Yaara’, ‘Tajdar-e-Haram’, ‘Khair Mangda’, ‘Jeena Jeena’ and his most recent hit ‘Pelhe Dafa’, don’t miss the chance to experience the Pakistani music legend set the Birmingham Hippodrome stage alight in inimitable style this May.

Completing the month’s musical line-up, West End smash-hit The Simon and Garfunkel Story arrives in Birmingham following a sell-out UK Tour on 23 May. Using original film footage and photo projection, this utterly authentic 50th anniversary celebration concert features a full live band performing a such memorable hits as ‘Mrs Robinson’, ‘Cecilia’, ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’, ‘Homeward Bound’ and many more.

Tickets for all of the above shows are on sale now. For tickets, call 0844 338 5000 or visit

About Author /

Matthew has been writing for the past 5 years about music, sports and movies and has now finally got his chance to write about theatre. Having previously worked for the likes of Kerrang and Uncut, as well as previously having a radio show for 6 Towns, he has interviewed hundreds of bands throughout his career.

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