£5 tickets for University of Derby Students

As well as being the place where the Theatre students study, Derby Theatre makes inspiring home-grown professional shows and presents the best of touring theatre from around the UK. Find classic drama, West End shows, and box-fresh new writing on our main stage; while our Studio is the place for innovation, emerging artists and comedy. All this top-quality entertainment can be yours for just £5 a ticket!

To get your Student tickets, sign up with your student email address online or present your Student ID when purchasing at the Box Office! If you have a friend that isn't a student here, but is aged 16-25, they can also get tickets for a fiver on Friday evening performances. See more here.

Upcoming shows you can see for £5 include:


A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad)

The BonBons Cabaret On Tour


Horrible Histories: Dreadful Deaf

Desert Island Flicks

The Death Show

Derby Youth Theatre: Influence


One Man, Two Guvnors

A Christmas Carol


Student Ambassador Scheme

Last year, we launched our new Student Ambassador Scheme, allowing selected students to gain invaluable experience working alongside us to promote theatre to students across the Midlands. We had such a great time, and now we are looking to recruit more ambassadors to join our team! 

Applications are now closed