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Rain Man

This was our first visit to this theatre and we would return in the future if we are in the area... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Janet H
Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
Abigail's party

Not been to Derby Theatre before. Travelled by bus and the theatre was only 5 minutes away. The... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Margaret M
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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Derby Theatre has a long and rich history of delivering high quality drama to audiences. Previously Derby Playhouse, our unique new partnership with University of Derby and an Arts Council England award of strategic funding, which will be built on...more
Derby Theatre 15 Theatre Walk Eagle Centre | St Peter's Quarter, Derby DE1 2NF, England
+44 1332 593939
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was our first visit to this theatre and we would return in the future if we are in the area and there is a production that we want to see. There is plenty of parking nearby which currently is £2 after 5pm. A small...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Not been to Derby Theatre before. Travelled by bus and the theatre was only 5 minutes away. The staff were friendly and the atmosphere was relaxed. Seats were comfortable and we enjoyed the bar area in the interval.

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Reviewed 20 September 2018

Throughout the Eighties we continually had season tickets to this theatre. Increased prices, repeating shows with lack of variation at that time, plus the arrival of a family brought our regular visits to a halt. Having regained the theatre going habit in Lichfield, we were...More

Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

The Theater was average, I remember watching 'Christmas Carol' and it was amazing to watch. The cast acted very well and was enjoyable to watch. However, when they tried to do 'Alice In. Wanderland', 'Peter Pan' and 'Jungle Book', they've failed miserably on acting those....More

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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Our first time at Derby Theatre and one that we’ll definitely return to, despite the 90 minute drive. Great location, easy parking, good bar and venue staff and best of all, really well-tiered seating. Seems to me everyone had a great view of the stage....More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

It's a fantastic little theatre, comfortable and welcoming. It has a cosy, intimate, family feel to it. Steve Delaney was again superb with his creation, Count Arthur Strong, malapropping (is that a word?), mistaking things (- himself usually), and all the other ridiculous hilarious things...More

Thank dick h
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Theatre was very clean and welcoming. Seats comfortable and tiered so views are great. The production of Spamalot that we saw there was absolutely brilliant We didn't eat at the theatre, but we did have drinks; red wine and coffee. Both were very good and...More

Thank Pig57
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

I saw the play 'Two's last night and it was excellent performance. I was able to meet actor Sean McKenzie after the show and what a beautiful personality and he made time to say hello to me. The acting (two actors played all the characters...More

Thank shaz H
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

I have attended Derby theatre for many different occasions. Staff are always helpful, polite and friendly. Facilities are in good condition and clean. Over all a lovely location for all kind of events. I keep up to date with the latest both for a social...More

Thank Albert P
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Easy to book and printed tickets at home. Parked in the basement car park under Intu - £2 after 5pm. Used the direct theatre access lift, very useful. Big auditorium before you go into the theatre, where you can sit and have a drink. Love...More

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25 February 2017|
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The European, early diner menu best in town.