Derby Playhouse production history

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The following is a chronological list of productions staged at the Derby Playhouse from 1975 to 2008. The Derby Playhouse was a theatre production company and the former name of the theatre which it owned and operated from its opening in 1975 until 2008, when the company ceased operating after a period in administration. Situated in Derby, England, the theatre is now known as the Derby Theatre and has been owned and operated by the University of Derby since 2009.[1][2]

List of past productions 1975 – 2008[edit]

The list includes all Main House, in-house professional productions. It does not include many Studio, Theatre in Education (TIE), visiting professional or amateur performances, such as those of the Derby Gilbert & Sullivan Company, whose annual Gilbert and Sullivan shows played at the theatre from 1980 to 2003 and again after the theatre's reopening in 2009.[2][3]

1970s[edit]

1975

1976

1977

1978

1979

1980s[edit]

1980

1981

1982

1983

1984

1985

1986

1987

1988

1989

1990s[edit]

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000s[edit]

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

References[edit]

  1. ^ Orme, Steve (30 November 2008). "Derby Playhouse: Future Settled in Two Weeks?". British Theatre Guide. Retrieved 11 January 2013.
  2. ^ a b Derby Telegraph (8 October 2009). "Theatre stages a remarkable comeback". Retrieved 10 January 2013.
  3. ^ Derby Gilbert & Sullivan Company "About Us". Retrieved 10 January 2013.
  4. ^ a b Picturethepast.org.uk and Derby Telegraph. "Derby Playhouse entrance". Retrieved 14 January 2013.
  5. ^ BBC News. (20 September 2005). "Replacement for Playhouse urged". Retrieved 10 January 2013.
  6. ^ a b c d e Giannachi, Gabriella and Luckhurst, Mary (1999). On Directing: Interviews with Directors, p. 7. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 0312224834
  7. ^ Theatrical Management Association. Previous Awards. Retrieved 11 January 2013.
  8. ^ a b c Derby Telegraph (27 January 2010). "Our favourite playwright returns to the city stage". Retrieved 13 January 2013.
  9. ^ Orme, Steve (April 2003). "Review: My Dad's Corner Shop, Ray Grewal, Derby Playhouse". British Theatre Guide.
  10. ^ a b c d e Orme, Steve (2004). "Karen Hebden – Rescuing Derby". British Theatre Guide. Retrieved 10 January 2013.
  11. ^ a b c d e Gardner, Lyn (7 December 2007). "Derby Playhouse's last leg". Retrieved 14 January 2013.
  12. ^ a b c d Potter, Andy (August 2005). "Review: Arsenic and Old Lace". BBC Derby. Retrieved 14 January 2013.
  13. ^ Hickling, Alfred (10 September 2007). "Review Moon Landing". The Guardian. Retrieved 14 January 2013.
  14. ^ Orme, Steve (December 2007). "Review: Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson, adapted by Karen Louise Hebden, Derby Playhouse. British Theatre Guide. Retrieved 10 January 2013.
  15. ^ Orme, Steve (September 2008). "Review: The Killing of Sister George, Frank Marcus, Derby Playhouse". Retrieved 14 January 2013.

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