Looking Back at Kes - DT Memory Box

Performed in Autumn 2013, Kes was the second Derby Theatre production and the first to be directed by Artistic Director Sarah Brigham. Kes introduced severall hallmark features that are seen in many of our homegrown productions today, including community companies.

23 April

Looking Back at Brassed Off - DT Memory Box

As part of our new Memory Box feature, we'll be delving into our archive and looking back at a different Derby Theatre production each week. First up is Brassed Off, performed in Autumn 2015 as part of the venue's 40th anniversary.

16 April

Theatre for the Family - Activities To Try At Home

Looking for something to keep your children entertained or support their learning at home? Stay connected with Derby Theatre and have a go at these activities, all themed to our family friendly productions, then share your creations with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

7 April

Design Challenges: The Derby Theatre Way

At Derby Theatre, our in-house productions always have ambitious set designs or unique elements that set our Production Team a new challenge and offer audiences a new theatrical experience.

30 March

Treasure Island Interview with Associate Director, Emily Howlett - "I hope we surprise you!"

We caught up with Associate Director of Treasure Island, Emily Howlett to get the inside look into rehearsals.

10 March

BSL Volunteer Call Out for Treasure Island

PLEASE NOTE: this call out was for the cancelled 2020 production of Treasure Island and applications are now closed.

4 March

The Croft - Director's Introduction by Philip Franks

Director Philip Franks introduces the story and themes of The Croft, a brand new play b

17 January

Q&A: Rona Munro on Mary Shelley and her new adaptation of Frankenstein

Writer Rona Munroe discusses her new adaptation of Mary Shelley's classic Gothic novel.

14 January

Our Easter 2020 Family Friendly Production Announced - Treasure Island

Set sail on the high seas for a spectacular swashbuckling adventure at Derby Theatre, a pirate-filled production perfect for the whole family.

7 November

EastEnders' Lin Blakley on Murder, Margaret and Me: "There’s something in it for everyone"

Lin Blakley, most recently known for her role as Pam Corker in EastEnders, discusses moving from screen to stage as she takes on the leading role of Agatha Christie in Murder, Margaret and Me, showing at Derby Theatre 14-16 November.

8 October

John Osborne discusses 'You're In A Bad Way' - "Just because you’ve been diagnosed with something, doesn’t mean it’s the end."

Writer and performer, John Osborne talks about his upcoming show You're In A Bad Way, including what influenced the piece and how the show was put together.

8 October

One Man, Two Guvnors: Assistant Director Jake’s Diary - "We have a show!"

After studying Theatre Arts at the University of Derby (a course based in Derby Theatre) Jake is now the assistant director of One Man, Two Guvnors. Here, he gives an insight into week 3 of rehearsals and what it is like to be learning new skills on the job.

28 August

One Man, Two Guvnors: Assistant Director Jake’s Diary - "Wow what a week!"

After studying Theatre Arts at the University of Derby (a course based in Derby Theatre) Jake is now the assistant director of One Man, Two Guvnors. Here, he gives an insight into week 2 of rehearsals and what it is like to be working on a farce.

23 August

One Man, Two Guvnors: Assistant Director Jake’s Diary - “Act 1 already has me splitting my sides with laughter"

After studying Theatre Arts at the University of Derby (a course based in Derby Theatre) Jake is now the assistant director of One Man, Two Guvnors.

15 August

One Man, Two Guvnors: All Things Bright(on) Beautiful

With One Man, Two Guvnors coming soon to Derby Theatre, we’ve put together a few facts about Brighton, the seaside city where the play is set so that you can brush up on your facts before opening night.

14 August

One Man, Two Guvnors – An interview with Writer, Richard Bean “Francis, the central character, is me…a lovable idiot!”

Award-winning playwright, Richard Bean talks about his most famous play, One Man, Two Guvnors, including his inspiration behind the masterpiece and what he's looking forward to about the Derby Theatre production.

6 August

TJ Holmes: One Man, Two Guvnors Interview - "I’m not a real octogenarian!"

Actor TJ Holmes discusses playing Alfie in One Man, Two Guvnors, how he's preparing for the role and what he's looking forward to about performing in Derby.

6 August

Alice Frankham: One Man, Two Guvnors Interview - "You don't mess with Rachel!"

Actor Alice Frankham discusses playing Rachel Crabbe in One Man, Two Guvnors, how she's preparing for the role and what she's looking forward to about performing in Derby.

29 July

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