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The Hug - an illustration of a turtle an a hedgehog in the snow
The Hug

Showing: Fri 08 Apr 2022

Based on the heart-warming and funny book The Hug by Eoin McLaughlin and Polly Dunbar, starring a Hedgehog and a Tortoise both in search of a restorative hug....

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The Illegal Eagles - Image with The Illegal Eagles title text, with images of the band performing
The Illegal Eagles

Showing: Thu 07 Apr 2022

Celebrating over 50 years since the formation of the legendary West Coast Country Rock band The Eagles in 1971, The Illegal Eagles make a welcome return to...

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Top Secret - The Magic of Science Two scientists conduct and messy, explosive experiment with beakers on stage
Top Secret – Magic of Science

Showing: Tue 05 Apr 2022

Fusing the mystery of magic with wondrous and miraculous feats of science. Hang on to your seats as we transform the Mercury Theatre into a real life science...

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The Bone Sparrow - a photo of a young man looking out to the distance, behind him is a yellow background, with a black cloud (like a thought bubble) with illustrations inside it, on the bottom right is Pilot Theatre's logo
The Bone Sparrow
Presented by Pilot Theatre in co-production with York Theatre Royal, Belgrade Theatre Coventry, Mercury Theatre Colchester and Derby Theatre

Showing: Sat 02 Apr 2022

An adaptation of the novel by Zana Fraillon by award-winning playwright S. Shakthidharan. Subhi is a refugee. Born in an Australian permanent detention centre...

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Terror in the Old Library

Showing: Sat 12 Mar 2022

Following their Autumn East Anglian tour, Colchester’s Packing Shed are back home with a new terrifying tale for the spooking season. An out of work...

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Arts and Cultural Fund Launch Logo appears, the letters coloured artistically in different patterns and
The Arts and Cultural Fund Virtual Event by Essex County Council

Showing: Mon 28 Feb 2022

This is a virtual event Please view at the following link: The Essex County Council Arts and Cultural Fund – Launch Event – YouTube   The Mercury...

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The Best of Fleetwood Mac The band stand behind a neon orange ring with the show's title.
The Best of Fleetwood Mac

Showing: Sat 26 Feb 2022

One of the UK’s top, and some say most authentic, Fleetwood Mac Tribute Shows. UK Fleetwood Mac are a high-calibre, professional and polished band...

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The Best of British Comedy the logo appears above the British flag with the words A Comedy Extravaganza
The Best of British Comedy

Showing: Thu 24 Feb 2022

PIE Entertainment are one of the leading bespoke comedy suppliers in the UK and bring this comedy spectacular to the Mercury Theatre! Non-stop laughter with...

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The Tiger Who Came To Tea - Image with title text and an illustration of the tiger sat with Sophie
The Tiger Who Came To Tea

Showing: Sun 20 Feb 2022

Direct from the West End, the Olivier award-nominated smash hit show, The Tiger Who Came to Tea returns on tour. The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her...

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Treasure island company as pirates pulling funny faces at camera in room of Pirate ship
Treasure Island

Showing: Thu 17 Feb 2022

Le Navet Bete and Barbican Theatre present Treasure Island, a swashbuckling, smash-hit comedy for all the family. Featuring dastardly pirates, tropical islands...

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The Ballad of Maria Marten

Showing: Wed 09 Feb 2022

All performances of The Ballad of Maria Marten have been cancelled. Sadly despite all precautions being taken members ofThe Ballad of Maria Marten company have...

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame - Title Image
The Hunchback Of Notre Dame

Showing: Sun 06 Feb 2022

We regret to inform you that the performance on Thu 3 Feb will no longer be BSL interpreted. Unfortunately, the Operatic’s BSL interpreter has tested...

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