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- 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 22 events at this location
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Babe, The Sheep-Pig
The story of a pig who wants to be a sheepdog.
Fri 30 Jun
The BBC Big Band
The ensemble performs big band jazz.
Lekan Lawal directs an in-house production of Harold Pinter's dark comedy about infidelity, partly inspired by the writer's own experiences of affairs.
Marking the 30th anniversary of the end of the British miners’ strike, COAL takes a nostalgic look at the hard hitting realities of life at the coal face. The show is performed by seven dancers, a local community cast playing miners wives and a live colliery brass band.
Conrad Murray performs his one man show about reflecting on his life whilst waiting for a job interview.
Derby Youth Theatre Triple Bill
Each group of youngsters has carefully chosen their favourite plays to perform for this talent showcase.
Wed 12 Apr
- Directed by: Mark Babych
- Written by: Willy Russell
Willy Russell's multi-award-winning comedy about the Liverpudlian hairdresser with a thirst for knowledge who embarks on an Open University degree. Directed by Elizabeth Newman.
Wed 22 Feb
An Evening with an Immigrant
Poet and playwright Inua Ellams presents poems, stories and anecdotes about his life.
Katy Baird: Workshy
The comedian brings her talents to bear on working in the frontline of the customer service industry.
Letters to Windsor House
Louise Mothersole and Rebecca Biscuit return with their new play on, or about, or circling, the housing crisis.
Molly's Marvellous Moustache
A new theatrical adaptation of the original storybook, written by Andrea Heaton and illustrated by Talya Baldwin about the adventures a girl with a toy moustache. Suitable for children ages 3–7 and their families.
The Moon & Me: Egg Box Theatre (Over 2s)
An interactive, sensory experience, blending multimedia with an immersive outer space environment to create an inspiring theatrical experience for young audiences.
Morgan and West: Parlour Tricks
The time travelling duo presents a show of illusions and magic.
Morgan & West’s Utterly Spiffing Spectacular Magic Show – For Kids (and Childish Grown-ups)
The travelling Victorian duo perform a magical show for the whole family.
Sat 22 Apr
Mr Bloom's Nursery LIVE
CBeebies Ben Faulks will be joined by all his gardening friends including Margaret, Joan, Colin, Raymond and Sebastian, the lovable Wee MacGregors, and The Compostarium for an interactive stage show with familiar songs and strong educational values.
Thu 13 Apr
A production based on the famous novel adapted by acclaimed Jane Austen specialist Tim Luscombe.
Mon 10 Apr
Tue 11 Apr
Northern Ballet: Goldilocks and the Three Bears
The company performs this child-friendly ballet, based on the fairy tale, that is an opportunity to introduce young children to the live ballet, music and theatre.
Race Horse Company: Super Sunday
Euphoric circus performance from the Finnish company, featuring seven male performers who perform death-defying stunts, jaw-dropping tricks and daredevil acrobatics.
Ruby Wax: Frazzled
Ruby Wax discusses her new book, Frazzled, which is a guide to mindfulness.
Scratch That Itch
China Plate Theatre host a night where leading theatre companies can test out new material and works in progress on an audience and receive feedback.
When The Eye Has Gone
The critically acclaimed one man show by Dougie Blaxland and directed by Roughhouse Theatre about the all too brief life of Colin 'Ollie' Milburn - the cricketing legend who was one of England's most unlikely sporting heroes.