Theatre and Literature

Interview - Breaking Bard

Posted on 20th Mar 2013

Pete talks to the Breaking Bard Theatre Company; a company of Theatre Arts students from the University of Derby.

Breaking Bard presents VICE AND OTHER BARD HABITS

Posted on 12th Mar 2013

A brand new and exciting production, showcasing and drawing on three of Shakespeare’s classic plays.

Interface 13

Posted on 4th Mar 2013

Local young people take to the professional stage.

Cooking With Elvis

Posted on 13th Feb 2013

Derby Theatre is delighted to announce, as its first professional produced show, the raucous, fast-paced, and yet deliciously dark, comedy, Cooking With Elvis by Lee Hall (writer of Billy Elliot and The Pitmen Painters) which will play from Fri 26 April until Sat 18 May.

New Artistic Director invites professional theatre artists and creatives to get in touch

Posted on 11th Feb 2013

Derby Theatre’s new Artistic Director, Sarah Brigham is now in post and one of her priorities is to get to know as many locally-based professional artists and creative people, from across the East Midlands, as possible who have worked in, or who are currently working in, professional theatre.

Interview - Dean Gaffney

Posted on 28th Jan 2013

One of Agatha Christie's best loved crime classics, 'A Murder Is Announced' comes to Derby Theatre this month and promises to deliver intriguing plots, murder and subterfuge. Ahead of opening night, we spoke to star of the play, Dean Gaffney.

New Creative Writing Courses at QUAD offer a chance to bring out your inner author

Posted on 22nd Jan 2013

QUAD in Derby launches two new Creative Writing Courses in January offering a chance to bring out your inner author. 


Posted on 14th Jan 2013

Following its premiere at Edinburgh Fringe 2012, Oliver Reed: Wild Thing will play at Derby Theatre for ONE NIGHT ONLY, as part of a UK tour, on Thu 7 February. 

All-star cast in Christie classic

Posted on 4th Jan 2013

To kick off the 2013 presented season at Derby Theatre, one of Agatha Christie’s best mysteries, A Murder is Announced will run from Tue 29 January until Sat 2 February.

Derby Theatre appoints new Business Development Manager

Posted on 4th Dec 2012

Derby Theatre is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Business Development Manager, Andrew McIntyre, who started in his new role this week. 

Review - Rope, performed by The Marlowe Players

Posted on 3rd Dec 2012

Tom went along to see the group's latest performance, directed by Tamzin Grayson.

Déda Makes Bid For Expansion

Posted on 3rd Dec 2012

Déda is hoping to expand its theatre and dance studio facilities at its venue in Chapel Street, Derby by re-developing part of the neighbouring Queen Street leisure centre.