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Treasure Island

18 May - 19 May
  • £9 & Discounts
Treasure Island - image of a skull with an X over one of the eye sockets

‘Not one of us must breathe a word of what we’ve found’

It’s a dark and stormy night. Jim, the innkeeper’s granddaughter, opens the door to a terrifying stranger. At the old sailor’s feet sits a huge sea chest, full of secrets. Jim invites him in – and her dangerous voyage begins.

We are looking for young people aged 13-18 to take part in this Make It production. Audition will be held on 2 and 28 February with a company workshops on 11 March and intensive rehearsals over Easter Holidays (2-14 April). There will also be rehearsals  on the 18-19 and 25-26 April, 2–3 and 9–10 May, with technical rehearsals on 16-17 May. Taking part is completely free. For full details please contact or check the website for up to date information.

Auditions: Auditions will open on 6 December at 6pm. More information available here.

This amateur production of “Treasure Island (Lavery)” is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, LTD.




Make a night of it by booking a pre-show meal at Food @ the Mercury. Simply add either a two (£13.95) or three course (£15.95) meal to your basket along with your theatre tickets.

No need to choose what you are having in advance – simply select from the delicious options available on the night.

This show has been paired with our Orchid menu. Click here to take a look!

Please note this offer applies to evening performances only. Click here to see our daytime menu.

Mercury Studio Theatre
  • Balkerne Gate, Colchester, CO1 1PT, Essex, UK

Box Office: 01206 573948

The Mercury's 98-seater Studio theatre, with parking nearby at St. Mary’s multi-storey car park!

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