£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.


The following shows are available for the Student £5 offer:

Abigail’s Party


The Street of Crocodiles

Terra Firma


Brighton Rock


The Selfish Giant

Hansel & Gretel


What Happened to Vandal Raptor

The Laramie Project



On Behalf of the People

The Class Project

The Bee Project

Scratch Night

Red Riding Hood

Rufus Longbottom

Student Ambassador Scheme

This year we are proud have launched our new Student Ambassador Scheme, allowing selected students to gain invaluble experience working alongside us to promote theatre to students across the Midlands.

Applications have now closed. If you would like more information about becoming a Student Ambassador in future, please email

Thinking about applying to be a Student Ambassador next year but not sure if it's for you? Have a read of our blog to find out more! You can see an example Student Ambassador role outline here.