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Derby Theatre

Derby Theatre will re-open 17 May. All bookings must now be made in advance. Online booking is available 24/7 on our website.

Derby Theatre's Box Office counter service will re-open on Tuesday 18 May 2021 and be available from Tuesday - Saturday, 10am-2pm for customers to make bookings in person.


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.

Absurd Person Singular (Rescheduled 2021)

16 Jun 2021 - 19 Jun 2021

Three married couples. Three kitchens. Three Christmas parties.

The Snail and the Whale

24 Jun 2021 - 26 Jun 2021

Join an adventurous young girl and her seafaring father as they reimagine the story of a tiny snail’s incredible trip around the world, inspired by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s much-loved picture book.

The Wind in the Willows

27 Jun 2021 - 11 Jul 2021

This summer, join Toad, Ratty, Mole, Badger and their animal friends for a whirlwind adventure amidst the English countryside.
A brand-new show about the hair we want, the friends we have, and living the vast difference between virus and viral.

Home Girl

30 Jul 2021 - 31 Jul 2021

A brand new stage adaptation of Alex Wheatle’s Home Girl, created as a unique and exciting co-creation and collaboration between Alex Wheatle MBE, Nathan Powell and Sarah Kolawole, the Theatre, Derby’s Cultural Education Partnership, professional care-experienced young people and other young theatre makers.
Get ready to dive into a rabbit hole of the best jokes in the world - star of Live at the Apollo and sell-out sensation Gary Delaney is back!
The brand-new stand-up show from the star of The Tez O’Clock Show (Channel 4), TEZ Talks (BBC Radio 4) and the multi-award-winning Man Like Mobeen (BBC Three).
Baptiste is back on international tour with a brand new stand-up show.
At a time of pandemics and global warming, we all turn to spirituality for hope and purpose, so let's hear about the true meaning of Christmas, Jesus and cunnilingus, courtesy of BAFTA breakthrough act winning Luisa Omielan - now that’s a Sunday school we all would have stayed awake in!

Treasure Island: Christmas 2021

26 Nov 2021 - 31 Dec 2021

Set sail on the high seas for a spectacular swashbuckling adventure at Derby Theatre Christmas 2021.
As seen on Mock the Week, Live at the Apollo and Q.I. . - and repeated on Dave.
After many years of giving his wonderful lecture talks of his he does, Count Arthur Strong has at last bowed to substantial pubic demand and allowed himself be talked into making the show about himself for once.
Including new material for 2022, a Double-bill of two new 60 minute sets, back to back from “the world’s greatest living stand-up” (Times).
We've all had some pondering to do about the fragility of life recently, but don't worry, skinny national treasure Mark Watson has it covered.

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