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Full Cast Announced for Derren Brown’s Unbelievable

Internationally acclaimed psychological illusionist Derren Brown is thrilled to announce his first-ever cast for his brand-new show UNBELIEVABLE, which opens at Mercury Theatre Colchester on 28 July 2023 prior to its run in London’s West End at the Criterion Theatre.

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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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Send us your farmyard masterpiece for the chance to win a ‘VIP’ Family Ticket!

Babe, The Sheep-Pig, is a uplifting family tale of the heights a little pig can reach when an unsuspecting Farmer believes in him. To celebrate our wonderful new Made in Colchester production, we’re offering the chance to not only have…

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Casting announced for new British musical, Pieces of String

FULL CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR MERCURY THEATRE COLCHESTER AND TBO PRODUCTIONS’ BRAND NEW MUSICAL PIECES OF STRING, BY GUS GOWLAND Developed by Perfect Pitch Co-produced by the Mercury Theatre Colchester and TBO Productions A Made in Colchester production Directed by Ryan…

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Ahead of Turn of the Screw, we speak to Co-Producer, Dermot McLaughlin!

Turn of the Screw, our first Made in Colchester production of 2018, opens here at the end of February. We spoke to our co-producer, Dermot McLaughlin about the play, our adaptor Tim Luscombe, and what it has been like working…

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Heigh Ho, Heigh Ho, it’s off to Panto we go!

Panto season is quickly approaching and we are full steam ahead here at the Mercury getting everything made, finished and ready to go for opening night on 25 Nov! Panto is one of the most exciting times here at the theatre…

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But what is a weir? The Weir Fri 8 – Sat 16 Sep

But what is a weir? You may be asking yourself after flicking through our brochure and coming across the name of our next Made in Colchester – The Weir. Simply, a weir is a barrier across the horizontal width of a…

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