Mercury 2020 Pantomime Postponed
A letter to our audiences, from Mercury Executive Director, Steve Mannix. To our wonderful audiences and community, Tracey, Ryan and I are devastated to announce that after much thought and consideration, we have no choice other than to postpone…Read more
In Praise of Freelancers
We love freelancers at the Mercury. We couldn’t survive without them. Nor would we want to. They are a special breed. Used to working in many different and varied organisations, they are adaptable, open to change, immediately friendly and at…Read more
The Panto Diaries: Michelle Payne looks back on Cinderella
We were delighted to welcome Michelle Payne to the Mercury as Assistant Director for last year’s sparkling pantomime Cinderella; a three month placement with us through the Regional Theatre Young Director Scheme. Below she takes us through her experience… …Read more
Bibbidy Bloggidy Boo!
Cinderella is fast approaching promising magic, fun and laughter for all of the family. To celebrate we sat down for a chat with our very own Fairy Godmother who told us all about Christmas, her credentials and of course spilling…Read more