Spring 2020 Season Brochure Available Online Now

Our brand new season brochure is now available online - containing the full line up of fantastic shows in our Spring 2020 season!

Click the image below to view online or download. Pick up your physical copy of the brochure at the Box Office from next week.

Derby Theatre Spring 2020 Season Brochure


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After the success of The Jungle Book, we're delighted to announce that our brand new Derby Theatre production for Easter 2020 will be Treasure Island - joining the previously announced co-productions of Macbeth and Crongton Knights.

There's also a host of big touring shows to look forward to, including War of the Worlds and festive fun in June with Alan Ayckbourn's Absurd Person Singular.

Tickets are now on GENERAL SALE, and don't forget our Derby Theatre Friends get exclusive discounts on a whole bunch of shows. Become a Friend from just £3 a month today! 

Derby Theatre is the UK's leading professional producing and learning theatre, so there are also lots of opportunities to get involved - including workshops, studying with us on one of our University courses or engaging with our artist development scheme, In Good Company. Scroll down for more details... 

Derby Theatre Productions

A Christmas Carol
Performances are selling out!

Little Red Riding Hood
Co-produced with Hiccup Theatre

Co-produced with Queen's Theatre Hornchurch

Crongton Knights
Co-produced with Pilot Theatre

Treasure Island
All performances contain integrated BSL and Captioning

Touring Productions

Selladoor Productions

The Croft
The Original Theatre Company

Gary Clarke Company

Madam Butterfly

a little space
Gecko and Mind the Gap

J.M Barrie's Quality Street
Northern Broadsides

Curious Monkey and Northern Stage

Kin: Dance That Connects Us
NDC Wales

Absurd Person Singular
London Classic Theatre

War of the Worlds
Rhum and Clay Theatre Company

Family Theatre

Morgan and West: Unbelievable Science

Shark in the Park

Mustard Doesn't Go With Girls


Northern Ballet's Little Red Riding Hood

One Night Only

Gary Delaney: Gagster's Paradise

An Evening with Sir Michael Parkinson

The Ronnie Scott's: Soho Songbook

McGoldrick, McCusker & Doyle

Joel Dommett: Unapologetic (If That's Ok?)

Mark Steel: Every Little Thing's Gonna Be Alright

Kojo Anim presents The Taxi Tour

Andy Parsons: Healing the Nation

An Audience with Joanna Trollope 


Experience and enjoy a night less ordinary with our eclectic Studio programme of cutting-edge theatre.

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Study With Us

Want to pursue a career in theatre or the arts? Study at Derby Theatre - the UK's leading professional producing and learning theatre.

Owned by the University of Derby, we offer a range of undergraduate and masters courses that provide the unique opportunity for students to learn their craft by working alongside both academics and theatre professionals in the heart of a professional producing theatre.

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Get Involved

As ever, there are a wealth of opportunities to get involved with the work we do at Derby Theatre. Our Youth Theatre, Ambassadors and Work Experience schemes offer opportunities to young people of all ages, while our Theatre Unwrapped sessions are open to anyone aged 14+. We also have a range of workshops and performances for schools and colleges.

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In Good Company - Spring 2020

Artist Development

In Good Company (IGC) is the flagship professional creative and business development programme for theatre makers and companies in the Midlands, providing mentorship, business support, resources, financial support and high-profile performance opportunities. In Good Company has transformed how artists and venues communicate and co-create exciting new performance platforms, commissions and touring networks.

Find out about the latest opportunities and events