Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast - silhouettes of Beauty and the Beast in front of a stained glass window featuring a rose, to the right there is the text
Show Information
Shows from:
Shows to:
Sat 26 November 2022
Sun 15 January 2023
Price:
£15.00 - £32.50
Genre:
Children
Venue:
Mercury Theatre
Accessibility:
British Sign Language Interpretated Performance Icon Relaxed Perfromance Icon Captioned Performance Icon Touch Tours Performance Icon Audio Described Performance Icon
Age Guidance:
5+

Join us this Christmas for our magical Mercury panto, Beauty and the Beast!

It’s a tale as old as time and a panto that will be unmissable for the whole family. Discover what it takes for true love to conquer all and whether love is all you really need?

The mysterious Beast imprisons Beauty in his enchanted castle. Can she escape with the help of her family and melt the Beast’s icy heart before it’s too late? Will Cupid’s plan work before the last rose petal falls?

Leading our talented cast in this delicious treat are pantomime royalty, Antony Stuart-Hicks and Dale Superville. Written by Andrew Pollard (Aladdin, Cinderella) and directed by the Olivier awarding-winning Donnacadh O’Briain.

Come to Colchester this Christmas and fall in love all over again!

Booking for a school?

We can’t wait to welcome schools back to the marvellous Mercury pantomime this festive season!

Early bird tickets for schools are £11.50 (including levy) and for every 10 tickets you buy the 11th is free for a teacher or member of support staff. To secure your tickets at this exclusive price you need to pay for your order by the end of the Summer term (July 2022).

You can book today (and even pre-order your ice cream) by filling in our form or by calling our customer experience team on 01206 573948. Please be aware the form will ask you for your first and second choice performances dates and times, so please do have a look through the performance schedule below before heading over to the form.

Schools Order Form

Join our Panto Chorus!

Are you a budding performer aged between 12 and 17? Then please apply for our panto chorus auditions!

Our panto chorus are on stage for all of the big show-stopping numbers, taking part in lots of singing and dancing and they will play a variety of roles.

Strong vocal and movement skills are a must and as a thank you, parents will be given two complimentary tickets to come and see the show.

Auditions take place on Sun 7 Aug with applications closing on Mon 1 Aug.

Find Out More & Apply

Cast

Antony Stuart-Hicks headshot - a photo of Antony smiling, wearing a yellow jumper.

Antony Stuart-Hicks

Dale Superville Headshot

Dale Superville

Creatives

Writer – Andrew Pollard
Director – Donnacadh O’Briain

Book Tickets

Date
Time
Price
Accessibility
Book Now
Date
Sat 26 November 2022
Time
14:00
Price
£15.00 - £25.00
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Date
Sat 26 November 2022
Time
19:00
Price
£15.00 - £25.00
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Date
Wed 30 November 2022
Time
10:15
Price
£15.00 - £25.00
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Date
Wed 30 November 2022
Time
14:00
Price
£15.00 - £25.00
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Date
Thu 1 December 2022
Time
10:15
Price
£15.00 - £25.00
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Sold Out
Date
Thu 1 December 2022
Time
14:00
Price
£15.00 - £25.00
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Date
Fri 2 December 2022
Time
14:00
Price
£15.00 - £25.00
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Date
Fri 2 December 2022
Time
19:00
Price
£15.00 - £25.00
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Date
Sat 3 December 2022
Time
14:00
Price
£15.00 - £25.00
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Date
Sat 3 December 2022
Time
19:00
Price
£15.00 - £25.00
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Date
Sun 4 December 2022
Time
12:00
Price
£15.00 - £25.00
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Date
Sun 4 December 2022
Time
16:30
Price
£15.00 - £25.00
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Date
Tue 6 December 2022
Time
10:15
Price
£15.00 - £25.00
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Date
Tue 6 December 2022
Time
14:00
Price
£15.00 - £25.00
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Date
Wed 7 December 2022
Time
10:15
Price
£15.00 - £25.00
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Date
Wed 7 December 2022
Time
14:00
Price
£15.00 - £25.00
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Date
Thu 8 December 2022
Time
10:15
Price
£15.00 - £25.00
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Date
Thu 8 December 2022
Time
14:00
Price
£15.00 - £25.00
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Date
Fri 9 December 2022
Time
14:00
Price
£15.00 - £25.00
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Date
Fri 9 December 2022
Time
19:00
Price
£15.00 - £30.00
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Date
Sat 10 December 2022
Time
14:00
Price
£15.00 - £30.00
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Date
Sat 10 December 2022
Time
19:00
Price
£15.00 - £30.00
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Date
Sun 11 December 2022
Time
12:00
Price
£15.00 - £30.00
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Date
Sun 11 December 2022
Time
16:30
Price
£15.00 - £30.00
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Date
Tue 13 December 2022
Time
10:15
Price
£15.00 - £25.00
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Date
Tue 13 December 2022
Time
14:00
Price
£15.00 - £25.00
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Date
Wed 14 December 2022
Time
10:15
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£15.00 - £25.00
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Sold Out
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Wed 14 December 2022
Time
14:00
Price
£15.00 - £25.00
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Date
Thu 15 December 2022
Time
10:15
Price
£15.00 - £25.00
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Date
Thu 15 December 2022
Time
14:00
Price
£15.00 - £25.00
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Date
Fri 16 December 2022
Time
14:00
Price
£15.00 - £25.00
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Date
Fri 16 December 2022
Time
19:00
Price
£15.00 - £32.50
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Date
Sat 17 December 2022
Time
14:00
Price
£15.00 - £32.50
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Date
Sat 17 December 2022
Time
19:00
Price
£15.00 - £32.50
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Date
Sun 18 December 2022
Time
12:00
Price
£15.00 - £32.50
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Date
Sun 18 December 2022
Time
16:30
Price
£15.00 - £32.50
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Date
Wed 21 December 2022
Time
14:00
Price
£15.00 - £32.50
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Date
Wed 21 December 2022
Time
19:00
Price
£15.00 - £32.50
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Date
Thu 22 December 2022
Time
14:00
Price
£15.00 - £32.50
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Date
Thu 22 December 2022
Time
19:00
Price
£15.00 - £32.50
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Fri 23 December 2022
Time
14:00
Price
£15.00 - £32.50
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Fri 23 December 2022
Time
19:00
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£15.00 - £32.50
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Sat 24 December 2022
Time
12:00
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£15.00 - £32.50
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Sat 24 December 2022
Time
16:30
Price
£15.00 - £32.50
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Tue 27 December 2022
Time
14:00
Price
£15.00 - £30.00
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Tue 27 December 2022
Time
19:00
Price
£15.00 - £30.00
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Date
Wed 28 December 2022
Time
14:00
Price
£15.00 - £30.00
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Date
Wed 28 December 2022
Time
19:00
Price
£15.00 - £30.00
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Thu 29 December 2022
Time
14:00
Price
£15.00 - £30.00
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Date
Thu 29 December 2022
Time
19:00
Price
£15.00 - £30.00
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Fri 30 December 2022
Time
14:00
Price
£15.00 - £30.00
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Fri 30 December 2022
Time
19:00
Price
£15.00 - £30.00
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Sat 31 December 2022
Time
12:00
Price
£15.00 - £30.00
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Sat 31 December 2022
Time
16:30
Price
£15.00 - £30.00
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Date
Sun 1 January 2023
Time
14:00
Price
£15.00 - £30.00
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Date
Sun 1 January 2023
Time
19:00
Price
£15.00 - £30.00
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Date
Thu 5 January 2023
Time
10:15
Price
£15.00 - £25.00
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Date
Thu 5 January 2023
Time
14:00
Price
£15.00 - £25.00
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Fri 6 January 2023
Time
14:00
Price
£15.00 - £25.00
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Date
Fri 6 January 2023
Time
19:00
Price
£15.00 - £25.00
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Captioned Performance Icon
Date
Sat 7 January 2023
Time
12:30
Price
FREE
Accessibility
Touch Tours Icon
Note: This is a touch tour ONLY, please ensure you also book the following performance.
Date
Sat 7 January 2023
Time
14:00
Price
£15.00 - £25.00
Accessibility
Audio Described Performance Icon
Date
Sat 7 January 2023
Time
19:00
Price
£15.00 - £25.00
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Date
Sun 8 January 2023
Time
12:00
Price
£15.00 - £25.00
Accessibility
British Sign Language Interpretated Performance Icon Relaxed Perfromance Icon
Date
Sun 8 January 2023
Time
16:30
Price
£15.00 - £25.00
Accessibility
Date
Tue 10 January 2023
Time
19:30
Price
£15.00 - £32.50
Accessibility
Note: Adult Performance (18+)
Date
Wed 11 January 2023
Time
19:30
Price
£15.00 - £32.50
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Note: Adult Performance (18+)
Date
Thu 12 January 2023
Time
19:30
Price
£15.00 - £32.50
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Note: Adult Performance (18+)
Date
Fri 13 January 2023
Time
19:30
Price
£15.00 - £32.50
Accessibility
Note: Adult Performance (18+)
Date
Sat 14 January 2023
Time
14:00
Price
£15.00 - £25.00
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Date
Sat 14 January 2023
Time
19:00
Price
£15.00 - £25.00
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Sun 15 January 2023
Time
12:00
Price
£15.00 - £25.00
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Date
Sun 15 January 2023
Time
16:30
Price
£15.00 - £25.00
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