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    The Smallest Show On Earth

    25 Sep - 10 Oct
    • Approximate running time 2 hrs 30 mins incl interval
    • £25 – £10 & DISCOUNTS
    "Polished to perfection"
    — The Reviews Hub (formerly The Public Reviews)

    BASED ON THE STUDIO CANAL CLASSIC PETER SELLERS COMEDY

    The Smallest Show on Earth is a brand new musical comedy inspired by the hilarious 1950’s film starring Peter Sellers, featuring classic songs by Irving Berlin (Blue Skies, Shakin’ the Blues Away, Steppin’ Out With My Baby), starring Liza Goddard (Bergerac) and Brian Capron (Coronation Street).

    Stunned to discover they have inherited the Bijou cinema, two innocent newly-weds have their hopes dashed when they discover it is a total flea-pit. To restore it to its former glory and stop the wrecking ball, they need to get the eccentric manageress, Mrs Fazackalee (Goddard) and Mr Quill (Capron), the unreliable projectionist, to help them with their ambitious plans.

    Will they manage to make it a Blockbuster or will the whole adventure Fade to Black?

    Book your tickets now for this wonderful, feel-good musical!

    With hit songs including ‘Always’, ‘Blue Skies’, ‘A Simple Melody’ and ‘Let Yourself Go’.

    This MADE IN COLCHESTER co-production will tour the UK, including Coventry, Glasgow, Plymouth and Malvern. Visit www.thesmallestshowonearth.co.uk to find out more!

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    Past Performances

    Date
    Time
    133
    Fri, 25 Sep 15
    7:30 pm
    41
    Sat, 26 Sep 15
    7:30 pm
    234
    Mon, 28 Sep 15
    7:30 pm
    49
    Tue, 29 Sep 15
    7:30 pm
    28
    Wed, 30 Sep 15
    7:30 pm
    75
    Thu, 1 Oct 15
    2:30 pm
    241
    Thu, 1 Oct 15
    7:30 pm
    170
    Fri, 2 Oct 15
    7:30 pm
    183
    Sat, 3 Oct 15
    2:30 pm
    Audio Described
    240
    Sat, 3 Oct 15
    7:30 pm
    273
    Mon, 5 Oct 15
    7:30 pm
    169
    Tue, 6 Oct 15
    7:30 pm
    169
    Wed, 7 Oct 15
    7:30 pm
    203
    Thu, 8 Oct 15
    2:30 pm
    235
    Thu, 8 Oct 15
    7:30 pm
    Captioned
    109
    Fri, 9 Oct 15
    7:30 pm
    120
    Sat, 10 Oct 15
    2:30 pm
    138
    Sat, 10 Oct 15
    7:30 pm
    Mercury Main Theatre
    • Balkerne Gate, Colchester, CO1 1PT, Essex, UK

    Box Office: 01206 573948

    The Mercury’s main 499-seater auditorium, with parking nearby at St. Mary’s multi-storey car park!

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    Cast
    Brian Capron
    Brian Capron
    Percy Quill
    Liza Goddard
    Liza Goddard
    Dorothy Fazackalee
    Haydn Oakley
    Haydn Oakley
    Matthew Spenser
    Laura Pitt-Pulford
    Laura Pitt-Pulford
    Jean Spenser
    Sam O'Rourke
    Sam O'Rourke
    Tom Fazackalee
    Ricky Butt
    Ricky Butt
    Ethel Hardcastle
    Christina Bennington
    Christina Bennington
    Marlene Hardcastle
    Philip Rham
    Philip Rham
    Albert Hardcastle
    Matthew Crowe
    Matthew Crowe
    Robin Carter
    Leo Andrew
    Leo Andrew
    Simon / Fred / Ensemble
    Jacob Chapman
    Jacob Chapman
    Ensemble
    Matthew Dale
    Matthew Dale
    Ensemble
    Nova Skipp
    Nova Skipp
    Ensemble
    Leah West
    Leah West
    Ensemble
    Creatives
    Thom Southerland
    Thom Southerland
    Director & Writer
    Paul Alexander
    Paul Alexander
    Writer
    David Woodhead
    David Woodhead
    Designer
    Lee Proud
    Lee Proud
    Choreographer
    Howard Hudson
    Howard Hudson
    Lighting Designer
    Andrew Johnson
    Andrew Johnson
    Sound Designer
    Gareth Valentine
    Gareth Valentine
    Musical Supervisor
    Mark Cumberland
    Mark Cumberland
    Orchestrator
    Mark Aspinall
    Mark Aspinall
    Musical Director
    Will Burton CDG
    Will Burton CDG
    Casting
    "Polished to perfection"
    — The Reviews Hub (formerly The Public Reviews)
    ""
    — BBC Radio Suffolk
    "Works perfectly"
    — The Stage
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