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Mercury Reads – Evelyn

Showing: Wed 25 Nov 2020

Sit back, put your feet up and listen to brand new plays being read for the very first time, from the comfort of your own home. We’re thrilled to be able to...

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A Night In With Sandi Toksvig

Showing: Thu 26 Nov 2020

Join one of Britain’s best-loved celebrities, Sandi Toksvig – writer, broadcaster, activist, comic on stage, screen and radio for nearly forty years,...

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Cinderella: Online – For Schools

Showing: Tue 01 Dec 2020

You shall go to the ball! We are bibbidi, bobbidi, back with this streaming of our production of the charming pantomime Cinderella, filmed in front of our live...

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A Night In With Nadiya Hussain

Showing: Wed 09 Dec 2020

After winning 2015’s Great British Bake Off, Nadiya Hussain went on to capture the hearts of the nation with her own food inspired travelogues, several...

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Cinderella: Online

Showing: Sat 19 Dec 2020

You shall go to the ball! We are bibbidi, bobbidi, back with this streaming of our production of the charming pantomime Cinderella, filmed in front of our live...

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Grayson Perry – A Show For Normal People

Showing: Sat 28 Aug 2021

Despite being an award-winning artist, Bafta-winning TV presenter, Reith Lecturer and bestselling author, Grayson Perry is a normal person – and just like...

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Aladdin 2021

Showing: Sat 27 Nov 2021 - Sun 16 Jan 2022

Make all your Christmas wishes come true with a trip to the Mercury’s magical pantomime, Aladdin! Journey with us to distant Persia where the penniless...

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The Jolly Christmas Postman

Showing: Wed 08 Dec 2021 - Fri 24 Dec 2021

‘Once upon a Christmas Eve Just after it had snowed The Jolly Postman (him again!) Came down the jolly road; And in the bag upon his back An…interesting...

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