Derby Theatre

Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk, Eagle Centre, Derby, DE1 2NF
  • Telephone 01332 593939
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  • Website www.derbytheatre.co.uk
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Once Derby Playhouse, now Derby Theatre, the venue is dedicated to bringing exciting and creative new work to the fore. Over the years, the Directors have striven take risks with their productions, as well as providing under- and postgraduate courses, thanks to a partnership with the University of Derby.

Slap in the heart of the own, Derby Theatre is opposite the Eagle Market and is accessible throught the intu Derby shopping centre. Parking can be found in the shopping centre as well, and you can book car parking at the same time as booking show tickets. The train station is just ten minutes away and the bus station, where most buses stop, is five minutes from the venue.

Events at this venue

There are 12 events at this location

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Big Foot

Love, life and masculinity meet head-on as Joseph tells his coming-of-age story with a twist of the fantastical. Presented by HighRise Theatre with Black Theatre Live & Stratford Circus Arts Centre.

Sat 28 Oct

£10 (£8) / 01332 593939

  • 20:00

Cuncrete

A satirical drag eulogy for a world past its use-by-date that joyfully critiques alpha-masculinity and the built environment.

Sat 21 Oct

£10 (£8) / 01332 593939

  • 20:00

Drag Me To Love

A contemporary autobiographical, three person show which combines drag performance with theatrical storytelling to build the world of Bonnie Love and The Bonnettes.

Sat 23 Sep

£10 (£8) / 01332 593939

  • 20:00

Follies

  • Directed by: Dominic Cooke
  • Written by: Stephen Sondheim (music & lyrics), James Goldman

The Follies girls gather on the stage of the Weismann Theatre in 1971 New York, to toast the iconic building before it is destroyed, in the legendary musical with a book by James Goldman and music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Performed by Good Companions Stage Society.

Tue 31 Oct

£15–£19 / 01332 593939

  • 19:30

Wed 1 Nov

£15–£19 / 01332 593939

  • 19:30

Thu 2 Nov

£15–£19 / 01332 593939

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 4 Nov

Freeman

Strictly Arts presents a dramatic tale inspired by the story of William Freeman, a man in 19th century New York who becomes the first person to raise 'insanity' as a defence in an American trial.

Fri 6 Oct

£10 (£8) / 01332 593939

  • 20:00

Great Expectations

Derby Theatre presents an adaptation of Charles Dickens's famous novel about the exploits of the orphaned Pip. Turning his back on his humble beginnings as a blacksmith's apprentice, he strives to better himself and become a gentleman, unaware of the hidden dangers that await him. Directed by Sarah Brigham and adapted by…

Fri 29 Sep

£9.50–£12.50; £15–£26.50 (£16.50–£24.50) / 01332 593939

  • 19:30

Sat 30 Sep

£9.50–£12.50; £15–£26.50 (£16.50–£24.50) / 01332 593939

  • 19:30

Tue 3 Oct

£9.50–£12.50; £15–£26.50 (£16.50–£24.50) / 01332 593939

  • 19:30
…and 15 more dates until 21 Oct

How to Win Against History

  • 5 stars

Costume drama musical about Henry Cyril Paget, the 5th Marquis of Anglesey.

Fri 13 Oct

£10 (£8) / 01332 593939

  • 20:00

Jungle Book

Rudyard Kipling's story is adapted to more modern times by Metta Theatre using a mixture of street dance and theatre to tell Mowgli's tale, with choreography by Kendra J Horsburgh. Mowgli is finding her way in the urban jungle with beat-loving bin man Baloo and graffiti artist Bagheera in this alternative take on a classic.

Wed 25 Oct

£12.50 / 01332 593939

  • 19:00

Thu 26 Oct

£12.50 / 01332 593939

  • 14:00
  • 19:00

Fri 27 Oct

£12.50 / 01332 593939

  • 19:00

Sat 28 Oct

£12.50 / 01332 593939

  • 14:00
  • 19:00

Rita, Sue and Bob Too

  • Directed by: Max Stafford-Clark
  • Written by: Andrea Dunbar

A dramedy by Andrea Dunbar about two young girls caught between brutal childhood and an unpromising future, both hungry for adult adventure. Directed by Max Stafford-Clark,

Tue 21 Nov

£15.50–£26.50 / 01332 593939

  • 20:00

Wed 22 Nov

£15.50–£26.50 / 01332 593939

  • 14:30
  • 20:00

Thu 23 Nov

£15.50–£26.50 / 01332 593939

  • 20:00
…and 2 more dates until 25 Nov

The Snow Dragon

A seasonal show from Tall Stories, the company that brought you The Gruffalo and Room on the Broom. Ages 3+.

Mon 23 Oct

£12.50 (£8.50) / 01332 593939

  • 14:00

Tue 24 Oct

£12.50 (£8.50) / 01332 593939

  • 11:00
  • 14:00

The Suitcase

Johannesburg's Market Theatre presents a drama set amongst the poor and alienated people of 1950s South Africa. Adapted by James Ngcobo from a short story by Es'kia Mphahlele, and with music by Hugh Masekela.

Sat 23 Sep

£16.50–£26.50 (£19–£24.50) / 01332 593939

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Tales of Birbal

Using humour, puppetry, music and the occasional fake beard, Mashi and Bhanji bring to vivid life these famous tales that have been treasured for generations.

Sat 14 Oct

£10 (£7) / 01332 593939

  • 13:00
  • 15:00

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