“Our audience loved the show so much they gave a standing ovation”
“The audience reaction was fantastic and the cast were a joy to work with”
Pavilion Theatre, Exmouth
In a long, highly successful career Derek Grant has produced on the stage "An Evening with Lesley Garrett” (two UK tours), “The Danny La Rue Show", “The Anthony Newley Story”, "The Bachelors Show", and countless other top productions playing literally hundreds of dates at theatres large and small including Bristol Colston Hall, Bradford Concert Hall, Jersey Opera House, Hull New Theatre, Bolton Albert Halls, Lichfield Garrick Theatre, Swansea Grand Theatre, Kilmarnock Palace Theatre, and numerous other top venues all over Britain.
Derek Grant has presented star name shows in every major resort including Blackpool (North Pier and Grand Theatres), Bournemouth Pavilion, Weymouth Pavilion, Worthing Pavilion, Great Yarmouth Britannia Pier, Skegness Embassy Theatre, Weston Super Mare Playhouse etc.
Derek also produced the pantomime at Belfast’s Courtyard Theatre for nine successive seasons 2001 to 2010, with 26 sell out performances each year directed by Michael Jones, and Derek and Michael’s year-round panto-style children’s shows “The Ugly Duckling”, “Red Riding Hood”, “Humpty Dumpty”, etc. played over 1500 dates at theatres across the UK between 2000 and 2013.
Derek's acclaimed production of "The Best of Joyce Grenfell" played at an incredible 130 smaller theatres nationwide and his wide range of other shows has included Sheridan Morley in "An Evening of Noel Coward", Melvyn Hayes in "It Ain't Half Fun Mum", and Denise Nolan in "The Magic of Judy Garland".
Derek's stunning production of “The Snow Queen” starring Crossroads legend Jane Rossington toured theatres across the UK three times, and veteran comedian Don Maclean starred as Gepetto the Toymaker in Derek's colourful production of “Pinocchio”, written by award-winning writer Richard Gill.
Charles Dickens’ own great great grandson Gerald Dickens has toured his sensational one-man shows “Nicholas Nickleby”, “Great Expectations” and “A Christmas Carol” several times for Derek Grant.
Nowadays Derek Grant and Michael Jones bring their vast experience and flair to every production. Recent shows and tours have included “Charlie Dimmock – A Passion for Gardens”, "Dickie Bird – 80, Not Out!", and "Kate Adie's Inside Stories".
“Derek Grant is a breath of fresh air to the business”
David Carter, Musical Director
“We are delighted to be working with Derek Grant”
Louise Badger on behalf of Lesley Garrett
“Where you see ‘Derek Grant presents’ you know you will see quality”
the late Danny La Rue