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Two – Derby Theatre

  ***** Playwright Jim Cartwright created this little theatrical gem in 1989, almost thirty years on, he was in the audience to see how it was faring, and no doubt to personally check the bums on seats versus the royalty … Continue reading

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“Two” Derby Theatre – A preview

  Derby Theatre is putting on “Two”, by Jim Cartwright, between 2nd- 24th March. It is a play beloved of drama students and teachers, one play, two actors, fourteen characters. It is also a difficult show to pull of convincingly. … Continue reading

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The Gingerbread Man – Derby Theatre

The Studio at Derby theatre is best described as bijou. You have to walk across the stage to access your seats. Therein lies its charm, the opportunity for audience and actors to be as one. It is like watching a … Continue reading

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Northanger Abbey – Derby Theatre

  Annabelle Terry as Isabella and Eva Feiller as Catherine Morland     Two hundred years after its first publication, Jane Austen’s Gothic homage is given a reboot by the Bury St Edmunds Theatre Company under the direction of Karen … Continue reading

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“Invincible”, by Torben Betts, the Original Theatre Company, Derby Theatre

**** Derby Theatre is to be commended on bringing this relatively new play (2014) by the highly acclaimed playwright Torben Betts, produced by the Original Theatre Company, to the city. A strong first night house augurs well for the rest … Continue reading

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Flare Path- Derby Theatre

  Anyone watching this play can be forgiven for a sense that it should be being performed in black and white as part of a double bill at the local Odeon cinema, such is the impact that the film version, … Continue reading

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The Damned United – Derby Theatre

I did not attend this production as a neutral observer. As a teenager I watched Clough manage his great Derby side at the Baseball Ground, then later admired his triumphs with Nottingham Forest, found his television appearances as a pundit … Continue reading

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