Want to familiarise yourself with Oscar Wilde's play 'An Ideal Husband' ahead of our 2014 production? Download the script in Adobe Acrobat PDF format here!
Auditions for our next production, 'The Winter's Tale', will take place at Shakespeare House at 7.30pm on the 17th and 19th of October and at 3.00pm on the 21st of October. Auditions are open to all so come along and show us what you can do!
The full cast for Macbeth has been announced! Click here for more information.
The Derby Evening Telegraph Review for our production of Alan Bennett's 'The History Boys' is now available here.
Show photos from this year's landmark production of Hamlet at the Derby Theatre are now online! Just click here.
Show and rehearsal photgraphs from our recent production of Othello are now available here.
Due to exceptional demand for tickets for our upcoming production of Othello we are very pleased to announce an addittional matinee show at 2:30pm on Saturday the 13th of November. For booking details please visit www.derbylive.co.uk and search for Othello.
Derby Shakespeare Theatre Company has picked up five awards at this year's Eagle Awards for amateur theatre in Derby. You can read more about the awards and nominations here.
Auditions will be held for Chris Scott's production of Titus Andronicus on the 20th, 21st and 22nd of July at Shakespeare House, Kedleston Road, Derby. Auditions will start at 7:30pm each night and are open to everyone - feel free to come along for a chat with the director and other company members.
Thanks to everyone who came to see Twelfth Night, the show was a great success and played to a packed house all week. You can read the review from the Derby Evening Telegraph here.
The Derby Evening Telegraph today has an article about our production of Twelfth NIght featuring photos and interviews with the director and cast. Pick up a copy from your local newsagent or check out the article online here.
With Telfth Night just twelve days away tickets are selling fast - make sure you don't miss out byu visiting www.assemblyrooms-derby.co.uk or calling 01332 255800 to reserve your seats today!
Derby Shakespeare Theatre Company has announced two more forthcoming productions - William Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus to be directed by CHris Scott in November 2009 and Jane Austen's Pride & Prejudice to be directed by Clare Hale in February 2010.
Our next production will be Twelfth Night at the Guildhall in Derby in February 2009. The play will be directed by Caroline Reader - you can find out more about it here.
In addition to our photographs which are available here local photographer Ashley Franklin has posted a some more excellent pictures of the centenary dinner. You can view the photbraphs and order prints here.
A special programme chronicling the 100-year history of the Derby Shakespeare Theatre Company will be aired on BBC Radio Derby from noon till 1pm on Bank Holiday Monday the 26th of May 2008. Hosted by local radio presenter and theatre critic Andy Potter the show promises to be a real treat - don't miss it!
You can now view an eight-minute segment from our celebratory centenary DVD on YouTube - just click here and select '100 Dramatic Years Of Derby Shakespeare'.
Click here to see the photographs from our fantastic centenary dinner.
Read the Derby Evening Telegraphs review of our first centenary production here.
One of the city's most popular theatrical venues, the Derby Playhouse Theatre, has closed down after going into liquidation. The venue, where Derby Shakespeare have performed numerous times, has been forced to abandon its current programme of productions and its future is currently uncertain.
Our first centenary production, King Lear, has now been cast and has begun rehearsals. Director Alan Smith will be presenting his take on the classic tragedy at The Guildhall Theatre in February 2008 - click here for booking information.
King Lear and Henry V will be the shows to mark the company's centenary year. The plays, directed by Alan Smith and Ian Arnot respectively, will soon be auditioning.