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Derby Theatre Studio

We saw a short pantomime in the studio part of the theatre. It is a very small venue and the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ilkeston, United Kingdom
Love this theatre!

My daughter and I love trips to the theatre, we've been to quite a few in Nottingham, Birmingham... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw a short pantomime in the studio part of the theatre. It is a very small venue and the seating is such that everyone can have a good view of the stage. It was ideal for children to watch the play. The three actors...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I love trips to the theatre, we've been to quite a few in Nottingham, Birmingham and London, and yet Derby Theatre is my favourite by far, coming from Derby myself I feel v proud we have this place. It really doesn't matter...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 9 December 2018

We had a wonderful time experiencing this amazing production of Hansel & Gretal. The cast are such talented actors & musicians. Also, the set design & costumes were incredible! Parking in the Basement of Intu shopping Centre is 2 mins walk away. Don't miss it!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 December 2018

I came here to see hansel and Gretel it was probably one of the best pieces that I have seen in a while I really enjoyed the singing and the actors did a really good job I quite liked it when the houses flew down...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Neve H
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

We came here to see Rainman which was an excellent production. It was our first visit and we were impressed by the seating as it would appear that there is a decent view from all the seats. Parking is in the car park attached to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 12 November 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 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.

Date of experience: October 2018
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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

Date of experience: September 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2017
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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

Date of experience: June 2018
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21 December 2018|
Response from JANET B | Reviewed this property |
Haven't been in the Studio for years, but google images show it well and may answer your question.
24 February 2017|
Response from TrevorHall | Reviewed this property |
The European, early diner menu best in town.