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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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The Gruffalo is coming to Colchester! We speak to Lauren Scott-Berry who plays Mouse

Tall Stories production of The Gruffalo lands at the Mercury at the end of this month! The classic adventure will be brought to life on stage featuring the much-loved characters from the children’s book by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler. We caught…

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The Events – Q&A with the Community Choir

The Events is a brand-new Made In Colchester Production in our Studio Theatre, directed by Dan Sherer (Bully Boy) starring, Anna O’Grady and Josh Collins (Bully Boy). Featuring a live community choir. Click here for more information. In light of the…

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