The Royal Hippodrome Theatre is Eastbourne’s oldest theatre venue. Built in 1883 it is one of the few remaining Phipps theatres in the country. All the stars yesteryear have performed on the RHT stage.
The Theatre is now run by a community interest group who are looking to develop community engagement programming as well as encouraging new and fresh talent as well as ensuring a full professional programme.
Since taking over in 2013 the RHT has self produced a number of shows as well as have many big names at the theatre from Miranda Hart to Elkie Brook, Crissie Rock to Chas and Dave.