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 25 events at this location

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An Audience With Martin Kemp

The actor, musician, author and film director shares personal stories from his life and career.

Sun 11 Mar

£25 from / 01332 593939

  • 19:30

Birdsong

Birdsong Productions, in association with Original Theatre, presents Rachel Wagstaff's adaptation of Sebastian Faulks's novel of war-torn romance, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. Directed by Alastair Whatley with Charlotte Peters.

Mon 11 Jun

£15.50–£26.50 / 01332 593939

  • 19:30

Tue 12 Jun

£15.50–£26.50 / 01332 593939

  • 19:30

Wed 13 Jun

£15.50–£26.50 / 01332 593939

  • 14:30
  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 16 Jun

Bridget Christie: What Now?

Acute social and political humour from the award-winning feminist stand-up, who repeatedly pokes fun at her own righteous anger.

Tue 22 May

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01332 593939

Count Arthur Strong Is Alive And Unplugged

Steve Delaney portrays the self-anointed show business legend as he pays tribute to one of the best musicals he can vaguely remember with stories and other nuggets of well-worn stagecraft. Inspired by the BBC sitcom by Delaney and Graham Linehan.

Sun 29 Apr

£20 / 01332 593939

  • 20:00

Count Arthur Strong: The Sound of Mucus

Steve Delaney's deluded thespian creation returns with a new show.

Sun 29 Apr

£20 / 01332 593939

Derby Youth Theatre Double Bill

Year 4-6 groups perform two stories.

Wed 28 Mar

£8 (£6) / 01332 593939

  • 15:00
  • 19:00

Thu 29 Mar

£8 (£6) / 01332 593939

  • 15:00
  • 19:00

Henry Blofeld: 78 Retired

After 50 years of expert commentary on international cricket, Henry Blofeld has hung up his microphone for good. In this farewell show, he shares previous unheard anecdotes plus secrets about the Test Match Special team, which would not be allowed on the radio.

Thu 3 May

£21.50 / 01332 593939

  • 19:30

John Robins: Speakeasy

Storytelling, improvisations and intelligent wordplay.

Fri 23 Mar

£15 / 01332 593939

Mon 26 Mar

£15 / 01332 593939

John Robins: The Darkness of Robins

Robins reflects on love, loss, and laments the injustice that you can't break up with yourself. Joint winner of the 2017 Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best Comedy Show.

Mon 26 Mar

£15 / 01332 593939

  • 20:00

Kate Rusby

One of the British folk scene's best-loved artists and the voice of contemporary English folk music.

Fri 4 May

£25 / 01332 593939

  • 19:30

Leaving

Amy Golding directs Paddy Campbell's drama that tells the real stories of care leavers and their experiences at the pivotal moment when they leave care.

Sat 7 Apr

£10 from / 01332 593939

  • 19:00

Little Mermaid: The Circus Sensation

Spectacular circus and spellbinding songs combine in this extraordinary new adaptation from the award-winning Metta Theatre.

Thu 29 Mar

Times vary / £12–£14 / 01332 593939

Fri 30 Mar

Times vary / £12–£14 / 01332 593939

Sat 31 Mar

Times vary / £12–£14 / 01332 593939

Little Mermaid: The Circus Sensation: Metta Theatre

The company presents a new adaptation of the well-known fairy-tale featuring awe-inspiring acrobatics and original music.

Thu 29 Mar

£14 (£12) / 01332 593939

  • 14:00
  • 19:00

Fri 30 Mar

£14 (£12) / 01332 593939

  • 12:00
  • 17:00

Sat 31 Mar

£14 (£12) / 01332 593939

  • 14:00
  • 19:00

Lucy Worsley

Historian, author and presenter, Lucy Worsley discusses writing and researching her two novels for young readers, Eliza Rose and My Name is Victoria.

Sun 18 Mar

£23 / 01332 593939

  • 19:30

Open Mic

A chance for prospective comedians, musicians and poets to perform on stage.

Wed 14 Mar

£5 / 01332 593939

  • 19:00

The Play That Goes Wrong

  • Directed by: Mark Bell
  • Written by: Jonathan Sayer, Henry Lewis, Henry Shields

Award winning company Theatre Mischief presents a play-within-a-play about an amateur dramatic society putting on a murder mystery production.

Tue 3 Apr

£20.50 from / 01332 593939

  • 19:30

Wed 4 Apr

£20.50 from / 01332 593939

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Thu 5 Apr

£20.50 from / 01332 593939

  • 14:30
  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 7 Apr

Post

Xavier de Sousa examines the appeal, or not, of national identity and nationhood in this solo show.

Fri 16 Mar

£10 (£8) / 01332 593939

  • 20:00

Red Riding Hood and the Wolf

Little Angel Theatre present a spin on the classic fairy tale with the story never heard of a kind and hungry wolf who strayed from the path and lost his friends.

Sun 8 Apr

£10 from / 01332 593939

  • 11:30
  • 14:00

Rob Rouse: Are You Sitting Comfortably?

The stand-up contemplates his adult life, which chiefly involves becoming a father and owning uncontrollable pets.

Sat 28 Apr

£14.50 from / 01332 593939

  • 20:00

Ross Noble: El Hablador

The wild-haired Geordie, prone to wondrous tangents and surreal interludes, wanders back out on tour with a brand new show.

Sun 28 Oct

£25.50 / 01332 593939

Sara Pascoe: Animal

Intelligent observations and quirky storytelling from the actress and stand-up.

Sat 3 Nov

£18.50 / 01332 593939

Scratch That Itch

A chance for local writers to test out their new ideas in front of an audience.

Sat 3 Mar

£5 / 01332 593939

  • 19:00

Spamalot

  • Directed by: Christopher Luscombe

The Knights of the Round Table-spoofing musical from Monty Python, written by Eric Idle and John Du Prez.

Tue 17 Apr

£20.50 from / 01332 593939

  • 19:30

Wed 18 Apr

£20.50 from / 01332 593939

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Thu 19 Apr

£20.50 from / 01332 593939

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 21 Apr

Two

Jim Cartwright's two-handed study of a northern pub.

Fri 2 Mar

£9.50–£12.50; £16.50–£26.50; £15.50–£22.50 (£19–£24.50; £19–£24.50) / 01332 593939

  • 19:30

Sat 3 Mar

£9.50–£12.50; £16.50–£26.50; £15.50–£22.50 (£19–£24.50; £19–£24.50) / 01332 593939

  • 19:30

Mon 5 Mar

£9.50–£12.50; £16.50–£26.50; £15.50–£22.50 (£19–£24.50; £19–£24.50) / 01332 593939

  • 19:30
…and 16 more dates until 24 Mar

Up 'N' Under

Visual physical theatre company fingermiths presents John Godber's Rugby League comedy with a cast of deaf and hearing actors using British Sign Language and spoken English.

Fri 9 Mar

£10 (£8) / 01332 593939

  • 19:30

Sat 10 Mar

£10 (£8) / 01332 593939

  • 14:00
  • 19:30

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