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Mercury Theatre

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Address: Mercury Theatre Balkerne Gate, Colchester CO1 1PT, England
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+44 1206 573948
Today
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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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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Great Panto

2016/17 panto has got to be the best one yet. I laughed so hard my face hurt. Great actors/actresses who you can see fully enjoy doing the show. The pantomime dame is the best... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Maxiene
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Colchester
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Colchester
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

2016/17 panto has got to be the best one yet. I laughed so hard my face hurt. Great actors/actresses who you can see fully enjoy doing the show. The pantomime dame is the best I've seen. Great show & experience from beginning to end.

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1 Thank Maxiene
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff was kind and help and we on the have a Rest Perfomers is very good seats and watched a show Dick Whittingon with our Tickets

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1 Thank Tracy_Clutterham
Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have just come back after seeing this years pantomime, Dick Whittington, and what a great show it was. Wasn't too sure of the story of this show but was pleasantly surprised and thoroughly enjoyed it. I went with my daughter and her two children and we were all laughing and getting the jokes and all the cast were amazing. This... More 

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1 Thank Carol G
Colchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic!!! As usual. The cast we'd absolutely amazing. The entire experience was great as it has been for the last few years. Thanks again Mercury for a great afternoon. Please never change a thing.

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1 Thank redHotsource
Colchester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant Show, lovely venue! 5 years in a role been thoroughly entertained! Will no doubt go back for Christmas 2017

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2 Thank David A
Colchester, United Kingdom
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409 reviews
95 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Panto amazing as ever !! The cast are fantastic, the staff working there need customer service training. I am giving this review based on the panto its self as you won't see a funnier performance. We use the west end a lot and I've been to the famous 'Wimbledon ' theatre and this blows the socks off that ! Love... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to panto dick whittington 1st Jan 17 .was given tickets for a Christmas present for myself husband and grown children . thoroughly enjoyed the evening with lots of laughs and audience participation. The show was well scripted and funny the actors and actresses worked hard to bring a good show to all with some ad-lib and the usual panto... More 

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2 Thank janebeauburg
Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took our grandchildren to the pantomime and we all thoroughly enjoyed it. Very well organised and the seating gave everyone a good view.

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2 Thank Malcolm T
Colchester
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always a great experience when we visit our local theatre. The standard is excellent, from the acting, to the set design and construction, the sound to the front of house. All makes for a great experience. A slight negative would be it does get hot in the theatre so dress appropriately 😉

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2 Thank tcmunsonuk
Colchester, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are lifetime Panto addicts, Dick Whittington has got to be the best we have seen. A great script, fantastically talented cast, great music, plenty of audience participation, amazing costumes and a enchanting set. The show has all the traditional Panto ingredients with lashings of great ad libs, the dame is a hoot. Our Grandchildren absolutely loved it. The Mercury... More 

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