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Address: Mercury Theatre Balkerne Gate, Colchester CO1 1PT, England
Phone Number: +44 1206 573948
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Free the fun in you!

The Mercury exists to put theatre at the heart of the...

Free the fun in you!

The Mercury exists to put theatre at the heart of the cultural life of the community it serves and to make work in Colchester that reaches audiences and generates critical attention regionally and nationally.

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Dick Whittington brilliant

What another fantastic panto,my seven year old grandson was shouting at the top of his voice, he loved it.brilliant cast yet again,and so funny.Well done to everyone on the first... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What another fantastic panto,my seven year old grandson was shouting at the top of his voice, he loved it.brilliant cast yet again,and so funny.Well done to everyone on the first show,even the couple of slips were really funny.the thing I love about the Mercury is the leg space you get,there's no need to ever get up to let people through.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always love coming to the mercury and my recent visit to see Sweeney Todd was no exception. The performance was brilliant, actually thought it was a west end production and when I found out it was local I was pleasantly suprises! Good value for money, I like that they do discounted rates for students and under 26s. Won't be my... More 

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Colchester
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Top quality local theatre with exceptional productions: some touring some produced by the resident company: worth keeping a lookout for a good nights entertainment!

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently went to see Sweeney Todd, thought it was amazing! All the actors were great. I have seen quite a few different versions of Sweeney over the last 30 years and thought this was very good. Would definitely go to the Mercury again for other performances. Didn't think it was that cold in the theatre and thought it added to... More 

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Maldon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Mercury Theatre is a fantastic regional theatre, with excellent productions made in Colchester and a fantastic variety of touring productions. Their seasons are always varied and offer shows for a wide range of tastes.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After seeing a review in the Colchester Gazette we decided to dip our toes in the Colchester Theatre scene, our first time as adults!. The production of Sweeney Todd was fantastic!! From the moment the curtain went up my throat was tight with the tension. The acting was brilliant and the absolutely amazing singing voices made this on par with... More 

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Chichester
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The show, Sweeney Todd was excellent. The only negative was the huge queue for the ladies, these venues should cater more for female clients

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looking forward to an evening's entertainment. We booked tickets for sweeney todd what fantastic actors/singers excellent performance BUT it was so cold, we had to sit with our costs on and during the interval noticed everybody was the same. The only warm place was the toilets. !! IT spoilt whst could have been a great evening.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a fabulous show. So much better than I expected, was a little dubious as it is a musical. Cannot fault the actors one bit. A must visit while production is showing

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited with my 7 year old grandson to see Sweeney Todd. He loves the film and he really enjoyed this performance. The staff at the theatre were very helpful and prepaying for parking is a great idea.

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