Colchester is granted city status by the Queen to mark the jubilee

In a landmark announcement given today, Colchester is recognised for its status as Britain’s first recorded settlement and its first capital. Britain’s oldest recorded town and first city was also given the nod for its links to the armed forces…

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The full cast of Evelyn has been announced

Wildcard and the Mercury Theatre have announced the full cast of new play Evelyn which will run 1-11 Jun at Mercury Theatre, and then 23 Jun-16 Jul at Southwark Playhouse. Evelyn stars Nicola Harrison (Emmerdale, Mayday, Good Omens) as Sandra…

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Full cast for Kabul Goes Pop – Music Television Afghanistan announced 

Brixton House, in a co-production with HighTide, in association with the Mercury Theatre Colchester, has announced the full cast for Waleed Akhtar’s debut play Kabul Goes Pop – Music Television Afghanistan which opens at Brixton House on 18th May, with…

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Leaders of local political parties to meet at Hustings event

Mercury Theatre to host an evening of debate and questions for party candidates in Colchester Today, Mercury are pleased to announce that the Election Hustings will take place at the theatre in Colchester on Tuesday 3rd May where people that…

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Projekt Europa & Mercury Theatre announce Projekt Elevate beneficiaries

PROJEKT EUROPA and Mercury Theatre are excited to announce they’re commissioning migrant theatre makers Ailin Conant, Sacha Plaige and Andreea Tudose as part of PROJEKT ELEVATE. PROJEKT ELEVATE will support a total of 9 migrant artists from across the UK…

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Mercury Theatre announces full cast for William Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors in celebration of our 50th anniversary season

Mercury Theatre today announces the full cast for William Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors in celebration of their 50th Anniversary. Creative Director Ryan McBryde directs real life twins Danielle Bird and Nichole Bird as Dromio of Syracuse and Dromio of…

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Mercury Theatre partner with Colchester Foodbank as a donation point

The Mercury Theatre in Colchester in partnership with Colchester Foodbank have arranged a drop-off point in the theatre foyer (by the box office) for regular donations, and it ties-in nicely with the Colchester Commemorates event on the 26th March. The…

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