Derby Theatre

Home to captivating comedy and drama productions, and hub for creative drama in the city, Derby Theatre is a brilliant venue for evening entertainment.

Look out for top touring shows direct from the west-end, plus the Theatre's own award-winning performances.

a little space

27 Feb 2020 - 29 Feb 2020

a little space where we can escape the world and be ourselves. Where we can say whatever we want, do whatever we feel and where no-one will ever bother us.


28 Feb 2020

A daring and unapologetic examination of religion, pop culture and Black representation.


3 Mar 2020 - 14 Mar 2020

This epic and intensely terrifying period version of Shakespeare's most regal and timeless classic warns of the effects of political ambition on those who seek power for its own sake.

a black fella walks into a bar...

6 Mar 2020 - 7 Mar 2020

Brought to you by the producers of the critically-acclaimed production of good dog by Olivier Award nominated Arinzé Kene, along with a female creative team, a black fella walks into a bar… explores the human story behind a tragedy through the eyes of those left behind.


6 Mar 2020 - 7 Mar 2020

"What would you do to save your son? Everything? Anything? Lie?”.
Mustard Doesn’t Go With Girls is an inclusive feminist musical for the modern child.
Our famous Scratch Nights our back in 2020, offering a selection of new work from the most exciting artists in the region.

My Mother Said I Never Should 2020

13 Mar 2020 - 14 Mar 2020

A moving and funny exploration of the lives of four generations of women in one family.

Crongton Knights

17 Mar 2020 - 21 Mar 2020

Following the acclaimed tour of Noughts & Crosses, Derby Theatre and Pilot Theatre present the world premiere adaptation of Crongton Knights, Alex Wheatle’s Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize Winner.

W*nk Buddies

20 Mar 2020

University. A house party. One dances to Britney, the other alone having a few in the kitchen. But, they are both heading for the same bed.
Baptiste is back on international tour with a brand new stand-up show.

Treasure Island

28 Mar 2020 - 11 Apr 2020

Set sail on the high seas for a spectacular swashbuckling adventure at Derby Theatre during Easter 2020.


7 Apr 2020 - 8 Apr 2020

Jamboree is a vibrant piece of gig-theatre made for and with teenagers who have profound and multiple disabilities (age 12+).


10 Apr 2020

Ladykiller is a blood-soaked morality tale about victimhood, power and flipping the gender rule book on psychopathy.

J.M. Barrie's Quality Street

14 Apr 2020 - 18 Apr 2020

Phoebe Throssel lives on Quality Street, the bustling hub of a quaint northern town where she runs a school for unruly children.

Beach Body Ready

18 Apr 2020

Shaving? Tanning? Over-exercising? Cabbage-Souping? Starving? Don’t bother, we're not. Grab your pals and your biscuits and watch Beach Body Ready!
‘It was 24th June 2016 and I found myself contemplating a supermarket meal deal. I only wanted a sandwich and I only needed a sandwich but given that I could get a snack and a drink for only 5p more it seemed financially irresponsible not to. I had spent so long pondering the EU Referendum result from the day before that I was now in a massive rush.


22 Apr 2020 - 23 Apr 2020

Four seasons, four people, from four corners of the world, and a teenage girl’s message in the sky.

KIN: Dance That Connects Us

22 Apr 2020 - 23 Apr 2020

It brings people, families, friends, clubs, teams, tribes and communities together.
This Spring, Star Steppers invite you to join us for our latest production The Great American Road Trip, a Star Spangled, stateside inspired spectacular!

Best of Britain

26 Apr 2020

What makes Britain great? Let the pupils of Yamaha Music School show you, with musical renditions of the best artistes and culture Britain has to offer.
Join award winning orchestra Sinfonia Viva, along with Peter and Paddington, for an un-bear-lievable double bill of adventure!
Discover Dance is a fun and relaxed interactive performance. Try some dance, then watch the professionals in action.
Joanna Trollope has been writing for over thirty years and is well known for her enormously successful contemporary works of fiction.
A celebration of two significant milestones, presented by Darius Brubeck, the son of the legendary Dave Brubeck.

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15 Theatre Walk Eagle Centre Derby DE1 2NF

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