CinderellaFri 24 Nov - Sun 31 Dec, 2023
Live Audio Described Peformance BSL Interpreted Performance Captioned Performance Relaxed Performance Dementia Friendly Performance Distanced Performance
A striking new version of the classic story perfect for all ages this Christmas.
Three Billy Goats GruffThu 30 Nov - Sun 31 Dec, 2023
BSL Integrated Performance Captioned Performance
Trip – Trap, Trip – Trap, Trip – Trap... Who is that going over MY bridge?
Murder in the DarkMon 15 - Sat 20 Jan, 2024
BSL Interpreted Performance
What happens when the lights go out...
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News21 Nov 2023
Derby Theatre awarded £10 million from government Levelling Up Fund
Derby Theatre is thrilled to announce that it has been awarded a £10m grant from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities (DLUHC) towards the development of the city’s…
News14 Nov 2023
Cast announced for new co-production of Animal Farm
Derby Theatre, Octagon Theatre, Bolton and Hull Truck Theatre are thrilled to announce the cast and creative team for their 2024 co-production of Animal Farm, a compelling re-telling of George…
News7 Nov 2023
Derby Theatre announces recipient of Andy Nairn Bursary in Technical Theatre
Derby Theatre is delighted to announce Megan Smith as a recipient of the Andy Nairn Bursaries in Technical Theatre.
News24 Oct 2023
Cast and creative teams announced for Derby Theatre Christmas shows
Christmas is just around the corner, and Derby Theatre is thrilled to announce the cast and creative teams for their two fabulous festive productions, Cinderella in the Main House and…
Uncategorized6 Oct 2023
Derby Theatre is Skegness-bound…and inviting local people to join them for free
Do you have any memories of staying at the Derbyshire Miners’ Holiday Camp in Skegness? If so, we want to hear from you...
News6 Oct 2023
Derby Theatre is on the lookout for social life and holiday stories from local people
Derby Theatre is in pursuit of stories from local people, which relate to their social life and past-time memories, to inform the development and creation of a new series of…
News21 Sep 2023
Derby Theatre launches new script for young people to support our understanding of dementia.
Derby Theatre is proud and honoured to launch the release of Everywhere, a sensitive and stigma-reducing play about dementia, commissioned by the Theatre in 2022.
News11 Sep 2023
In Good Company Secures Grant for Artist Development & Welcomes Rafia Hussain as New Strategic Partner
In Good Company have successfully secured a grant of £98,884 from Arts Council England’s National Lottery Project Grants to support and enhance their activity for the next 12 months.