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It began life in 1897 as an ice rink, was soon converted to a circus, then a variety theatre before a brief stint as a film and tv studio and finally spent 40 years as a bingo hall. Empty since 2007, the Grade II* listed Brighton Hippodrome now tops the Theatre’s Trust’s Theatre Buildings at Risk register for 2013.