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Our New What's On Guide for Apr - Jun 2014 is out
Wed 29 Jan 2014
Our new What's On Guide, for Apr - Jun 2014 is out now.
Highlights include Joel Dommett, Kerry Godliman and Hot Flush! Starring Lesley Joesph in April; The Return of The Grumpy Old Women, Mad Dogs and an Englishman and Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra in May; Joe Mcelderry, Jimmy Carr and Peppa Pig's ... More
JUST ON SALE: Alfie Moore, Superslam Wrestling Spectacular and more!
An Audience with Michael Dodd - Sat 29 Mar
Alfie Moore - Fri 20 Jun
Superslam Wrestling Spectacular - Mon 27 Oct
Naughty Meg and The Christmas Elves - Thu 11 - Sun 28 Dec
What's on for Kids at Derby LIVE
There's lots on at Derby LIVE over the coming months that will be perfect for your little ones!
Enjoy the world famous Moscow State Circus - superstar clowns Pavlik and Klava bring wonder, mystery and magnificent feats of human achievement this February half term as they land in Derby on Wed 19 &am... More
JUST ON SALE: Black Dyke Band, Andrew O'Neill and more
Wed 22 Jan 2014
Black Dyke Band - Sat 14 Apr
Andrew O'Neill - Fri 6 Jun
We've also added some outdoor events:
Billy Smart's Circus - Tue 11 - Sun 16 Mar
The Big 1 - Sun 1 Jun
Furthest From The Sea Festival - Sat 21 - 22 Jun
Caribbean Carnival - Sat 19 - Sun 20 Jul
Derby Festé - Fri 26 - Sat 27 Sep More
Take a sneak peak at Jack and the Beanstalk...
Fri 20 Dec 2013
We've been busy filming this year's Pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk to give you a sneak peak at how fantastic the show is and what our audience members and press think about it. We hope you like it and it makes you want to come and see it....if you've already seen it then you can relive the fun! More
Our Christmas & New Year opening hours
Thu 19 Dec 2013
There isn't much of a let-up for us at Christmas -we're far too busy entertaining all you lovely people- but we do close for a couple of days.
Please see below for our box office opening hours over the fetsive period.
We hope you all have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Jack and the Beanstalk is a Giant of a Pantomime
Fri 6 Dec 2013
Packed with everyone’s favourite pantomime characters, this enchanting and spellbinding tale combines jokes galore, fantastic dance routines and lots of audience participation - all of which make our pantomime a festive family favourite.
Have a look below at our trailers and production images below... More
Our New What's On Guide for Jan - Mar 2014 is out
Mon 18 Nov 2013
Our new What's On Guide, for Jan-Mar 2014 is out now.
Highlights include Traditional Mid-Winter Revels, Treasue Island, and Johann Strauss Gala in January; The Circus of Horrors, Faulty Towers the Dining Experience and The Moscow State Circus in February; La Bohème, 51 Shades of Maggie and New Je... More
JUST ON SALE: Aliens Love Underpants, Joel Dommett and more
Fri 1 Nov 2013
Banff Mountain Film Festival - Sat 22 Feb
The Lock In - Sun 23 Feb
Aliens Love Underpants - Sat 26 - Sun 27 Apr
Jamie Smith's Mabon & Maz O'Connor - Thu 6 Feb
Lady Sings The Blues - Fri 14 Feb
Postman Pat - Sat 1 Mar
Joel Dommett - Sat 5 Apr More
This year's Christmas Lights Switch-On
Join a festive parade and then enjoy a variety of entertainment on the Market Place stage, leading up to the big switch-on event around 6pm.
The afternoon will start with the Capital FM stage show hosted by breakfast show presenters Dino & Pete and will feature performances from local artists. ... More
A brand new in-house production
Fri 11 Oct 2013
After the success of our home-grown productions of The Pros, The Cons and A Screw and the hilarious two-hander Mother Came Too, we've joined forces with local writer Tim Elgood to produce two great comedies for you next year.
The Dog House and Bare Words will be staged at our Guildhall Theatre fro... More
Here's the Jack and the Beanstalk Trailer
Thu 10 Oct 2013
Here's our trailer for Jack and the Beastalk, starring Cheryl Fergison, Marcus Collins, Mike McClean and Don MacClean. More
Derby Folk Festival was brilliant!
Wed 9 Oct 2013
We had a great time at Derby Folk Festival last weekend and the Assembly Rooms, Guildhall Theatre and Market Place were alive with a fantastic festival atmosphere.
The fringe events were enjoyed by everyone and the dance teams really made their mark on Derby City Centre, jingling their bells, wavin... More
Our Yearbook for 2013
We've put together a Yearbook which is full of interesting facts about us, some of which you might not be aware of. Some of these facts even surprised us, such as our customers coming from as far afield as Australia,Switzerland and Germany and that over 547,082 people came to one of our events in a ... More
Great Comedy and more Just On Sale for October
Tue 8 Oct 2013
This week we've got some great shows just on sale for you and to start with we thought we'd highlight some of the comedy shows we thought you wouldn't want to miss...
Not So Squeaky McClean
Also on sale this week are...
Grisly Tales from Tumblewater
The Dolly Parton St... More
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