Inspiring Futures with the Mercury Theatre

Creating representative and diverse models of teaching through storytelling and theatre making.

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Mercury Reads: Bindweed

We are pleased to announce our next Mercury Reads will be Bindweed by Martha Loader on Thursday 28 July. Bindweed is about Jen, who works with a domestic abuse perpetrator group. She has also just started dating… Martha Loader is…

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Mercury Theatre announces full cast for summer production of Alice in Wonderland

Mercury Theatre today announces the full cast for their summer production of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland, reimagined by Olivier award-winning playwright Mike Kenny with music by Ivan Stott. Emma Earle directs Ruby Ablett as Alice, Miiya Alexandra (Dora/Doormouse), Hannah…

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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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