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Mercury Young Company

Mercury Young Company work in partnership with Tamasha, The Belgrade Theatre and Pilot Theatre to bring new writing to the stage. Two of Satinder Chohan’s plays, Made in India and Half of Me, come to the Mercury Theatre for a weekend of new writing inspired by issues of diversity and …

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Mercury Rising

On Monday 6th February the Mayor, Cllr. Julie Young, joined the Mercury Theatre’s Executive Director, Steve, to draw the first ever Mercury Rising Raffle. With prizes donated from local businesses including Fenwick, Greyfriars Hotel, Marks & Spencer, Beth Chatto Gardens, the Barn Brasserie and many more, the raffle raised a fantastic …

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Apply to DanceEast CAT

DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training (CAT) is one of ten national centres that identify children and young people, aged between 10 and 18 years, with exceptional potential in dance. The nationwide scheme aims to develop, create and inspire the next generation of dance artists, choreographers and dance leaders. By cultivating …

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Bang Bang

One of Britain’s most revered comedy icons, John Cleese, will collaborate with the Mercury Theatre Colchester to bring his brand new adaption of Georges Feydeau’s hysterical farce, Bang Bang, to the stage this Spring. Leontine (Caroline Langrishe), a respectable lady of high society is in danger of being hoodwinked by …

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Room To Move

Let’s make ROOM TO MOVE! Let’s create space to celebrate intercultural musical fusion. A special 3-day workshop of participatory musical journeying within an enriching, creative environment, lead by internationally recognised musicians, Sefo Kanuteh (Gambia) and Ling Peng (China) and supported by British kora player Josh Doughty and music educator Hilary …

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T.Rextasy

T.Rextasy have been performing all over the world for 25 years, a career that ironically out-lives Marc’s very own T.Rex. In 2017, the band returns to venues across the UK to transport audiences back to the 70s for the Marc Bolan 40th commemorative anniversary tour. Marc Bolan, with his band …

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Dipper Malkin

Dipper Malkin are a captivating new duo, whose beginning was but a whisper. That whisper has steadily grown to become a clamour over the last year. Dipper Malkin are rapidly earning a reputation for elevating traditional music to new heights of sturdy beauty and sophistication. With their highly-anticipated debut release, …

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Dick Whittington

Mercury Theatre, Colchester 3rd December 2016 Among all the seasonal shows, the character of Dick Whittington is based on a real person – albeit very loosely based.  But yes, Richard was Mayor of London and did marry Alice Fitzwarren.  History doesn’t record anything regarding cats, camels or rats! Ratty King …

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Olly Murs for Forest Live

Following on from his spring arena tour, Olly Murs, one of British music’s biggest stars, announces his biggest headline shows yet; 20 outdoor dates across the UK including two dates as part of Forest Live, the summer concert series organised by the Forestry Commission. Since Olly shot to fame in …

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Mercury Announcement

The Mercury Theatre has announced its packed 2017 Spring/Summer season which sees the theatre collaborate with one of Britain’s most revered comedy icons. John Cleese collaborates with the Mercury Theatre in brand new adaption of Feydeau’s hysterical farce Bang Bang. Dale Superville is to star in award-winning musical Spamalot and …

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