- Telephone 01332 593939
- Website www.derbytheatre.co.uk
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.
There are 12 events at this location
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9 To 5 The Musical: Good Companions Stage Society
GCSS present the comedy-musical about three female workers getting even with their sexist and egotistical boss. Featuring original numbers from Dolly Parton's score, including Backwoods Barbie, Shine Like The Sun and 9 To 5.
Tue 1 Nov
Wed 2 Nov
Thu 3 Nov
- Written by: David Walliams
The world premiere performance of David Walliams' Gangsta Granny book, about a Friday night with Granny that ends up being more exciting than expected. Presented by the Birmingham Stage Company (Horrible Histories).
Thu 17 Nov
Fri 18 Nov
Granny Jumper's Cake Mix
Quite Remarkable Productions presents an interactive cookery adventure using puppetry, live music and a pinch of magic to heighten the senses.
Fri 28 Oct
Lear / Cordelia: 1623 Theatre Company
An experimental double-bill comprising a radical reworking of Shakespeare's King Lear followed by Cordelia, a new play from the perspective of Lear's youngest daughter.
Lost In Translation Circus Company: The Hogwallops (Ages 3+)
The company employs live music, spectacular circus skills and physical comedy to dramatise the domestic adventures of a chaotic family of misfits.
Wed 9 Nov
£12 (£8) / 01332 593939
No Woman's Land: Zoo Indigo
In 1945, Ildiko's grandmother, Lucia, expelled from her home, walked 220 miles through the fractured landscape of Europe. In 2015, Zoo Indigo retraced her footsteps, crossing borders, bleeding, crying, carrying their flat-pack children. No Woman's Land is a darkly humorous stagger through past and present landscapes…
Parallel: Black Toffee & Harrogate Theatre
A darkly comic drama about three women and which challenges the understanding of home, purpose and charity. The part each actor plays is determined each performance by the roll of a dice, exploring the impact of chance and choice on the outcome of our lives.
Ross Noble: Brain Dump
The wild-haired Geordie, prone to wondrous tangents and surreal interludes, wanders back out on tour with a brand new show.
The Scarlet Pimpernel: Present Company
This musical adventure tells Nan Knighton and Frank Wildhorn's tale of the cunning Pimpernel who rescues scores of aristocrats and their children from the deadly guillotine.
Thu 24 Nov
Fri 25 Nov
The Shawshank Redemption
The production examines desperation, injustice, friendship and hope behind the claustrophobic bars of a maximum security facility in this adaptation of the Stephen King novella Rita Hayworth And Shawshank Redemption and based on the classic Hollywood film. A Bill Kenwright production, directed by David Esbjornson.
The Tempest: University of Derby Theatre Arts Final Year Students
A contemporary re-imagining of Shakespeare's mystical drama about Prospero and his daughter who are caught up in a chance storm.
Fri 2 Dec
£10 (£8; £5) / 01332 593939
Sat 3 Dec
£10 (£8; £5) / 01332 593939