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PROJEKT EUROPA ANNOUNCES NEW PROGRAMME COLLABORATING WITH THE MERCURY THEATRE TO SUPPORT AND PROMOTE THE WORK OF 3 LOCAL MIGRANT ARTISTS PROJEKT ELEVATE will identify and support 3 migrant artists to develop ideas for co-created work for their own communities,…

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Line Up Announced for the Mercury Online Festival!

In association with the University of Essex, Signals and the Lakeside Theatre we are thrilled announce the line up of our exciting new Mercury Online Festival. Taking place over the weekend of 21-23 August 2020 the festival celebrates the creativity…

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Mercury Weinberger Playwriting Prize Winners share their work in the Studio

The Mercury Theatre recently presented the two winning entries for the Mercury/Weinberger’s Playwriting Prize. The first was Target Man, winner of the Future Voices Category, written by Mark Starling. Target Man is an imagining of the myriad implications to identity…

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Mercury Weinberger Playwriting Prize winners announced!

The Mercury Theatre Colchester and Josef Weinberger Ltd today announce the winners of their inaugural Mercury / Weinberger Playwriting Prize. The winner, who picks up a cash prize of £5,000 and a publishing deal with Josef Weinberger Ltd, is Liverpool-based…

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New writing takes centre stage in major new industry partnership

With the 2017 winner of the Mercury Playwriting Prize, Europe After The Rain, beginning rehearsals today, the Mercury Theatre Colchester announces its latest major initiative in support of new plays and new playwrights for 2018. Mercury Theatre Colchester & Josef…

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An interview with Early Career Training Programme member, Richard Bland

Richard Bland is an actor, theatre-maker, and creator of Protocol Theatre Company. He is also one of the Early Career Training Programme graduates from 2016-17. We spoke to him about his experiences as the programme opens for applications once more.…

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Catching up with two Mercury alumni on the road with Ramps on the Moon’s tour of TOMMY

The Ramps on the Moon project is currently touring a production of the rock opera Tommy – and when it stopped off at Nottingham Playhouse the team there caught up with a couple of faces who may be familiar to Mercury…

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