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Mercury Theatre

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Address: Mercury Theatre Balkerne Gate, Colchester CO1 1PT, England
Phone Number: +44 1206 573948
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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 theatre

Been going for years. The pantomime shows are always good. Generally clean and well kept and a good experience

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
jayjerry
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Been going for years. The pantomime shows are always good. Generally clean and well kept and a good experience

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Been this evening to see Michael Jackson and have tickets for 2 more shows next month. Staff always extremely friendly and helpful. Good deals on tickets and parking. Great venue!

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1 Thank Sophie M
Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Just been to the Mercury Theatre to hear Ian Lavender tell his tales of Dad's Army days. Fantastic evening, well worth going to. If this isn't your sort of thing, the Mercury has plenty of variety from Comedy to musicals, classical theatre and youth events. It feels as though the Mercury punches well above its weight! The friendly staff are... More 

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2 Thank Sean F
Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just been to see Carousel, it was one of the best shows I have seen. Everyone was fantastic, The Theatre is small but lovely, all the staff are very helpful.

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2 Thank Angela S
Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant rendition of an old favourite. All Actors very talented both as actors and musicians and genuine ability to communicate with young children. Most enjoyable performance and made a great three year old's birthday treat.

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1 Thank stevengaunt
Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Often go to the Mercury and they really put on some splendid productions. My favourite is the Christmas panto, it is always brilliant. The cast put so much work into it, and when I was there at Christmas there were people there from many parts of the world and the cast brought them into the show.

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1 Thank rosemary946
Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just seen Carousel put on by CO2 young performers. Spellbinding performance by a very young cast.

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Thank RSTdragon
Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great venue for an intimate evening of theatre , comedy or music. Local and national talent perform here.

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Thank paulino18
Colchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the theatre as a birthday treat for friends and saw an extremely good show but I was very impressed with the venue. The seats were comfy and well spaced so that you had a clear view of the stage no matter whether you were short and the person in front was tall - avery enjoyable experience.

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1 Thank Joyce H
Colchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great Panto and lovely experience at the theatre. Easy to book and love being able to book my car parking in advance - much cheaper and more convenient.

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