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You Win Again

Looking for an evening out? Well, you could win your way to seeing You Win Again – Celebrating the Music of the Bee Gees at the Mercury Theatre in Colchester on the 11th April, 7.30pm? Well we’re giving you a chance to be there! Following its West End debut, You Win Again – Celebrating The Music of …

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Alison Moyet

On June 16th, Cooking Vinyl presents ‘Other’ – the brand new album by pop legend and relentless explorer Alison Moyet. As Moyet herself explains,  “For me, making a record at this age, lyrically, is a different proposition. Observation in most cases replaces emotion. The invisibility of middle/aged woman rather thrills me and instead …

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Summer at The Mercury

The Mercury Theatre in Colchester has just launched its 2017 Summer season. The Mercury’s Artistic Director Daniel Buckroyd (Dick Whittington, The Butterfly Lion) joins forces with Matthew Cullum (The Wind in the Willows, James and the Giant Peach) to direct J. M Barrie’s much-loved masterpiece Peter Pan this summer. Peter …

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Spamalot Cast Announced

Mercury favourites Simon Shorten and Dale Superville are joined by a host of new faces in the first musical of the season, prior to a UK Tour. The Mercury Theatre Colchester today announced the casting line-up for their first musical of the season, Eric Idle’s hysterical Monty Python masterpiece, Spamalot. …

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All or Nothing

ALL OR NOTHING, the new Small Faces musical sensation, will tour the UK in 2017 on its second major outing. The show opened to critical acclaim and nightly standing ovations at the Vaults Theatre in London in March 2016 and extended its sold-out run before embarking on its first UK …

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Bang Bang

Bang Bang is a Made in Colchester production – their first of 2017 in fact, and is currently playing at the Mercury Theatre.  This is a new adaptation of Georges Feydeau’s Monsieur Chasse! – which has been adapted by acting icon John Cleese and directed by veteran of theatre, television and radio, Nicky Henson. This …

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Roman River Music Update

Superb line up for our Summer Weekend, 14-16 July This year Roman River Music reaches an exciting milestone. We celebrate our coming of age at eighteen with four concerts recorded and broadcast by BBC Radio 3, reflecting our remarkable achievements in consistently championing the highest-quality music and art. Our chosen venue …

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Paolo Morena

If you thought you had seen it all music wise, you better prepare for Paolo Morena, as he unveils his stunning new single Treasure in the Trash, which is released on 27th March and taken from his forthcoming album 38. To coincide with this he will also be playing StowBlues Festival …

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Help SuperGlu get to SXSW

Local band SuperGlu from Manningtree have been invited to play at this year’s SXSW festival in Austin, Texas. A renowned showcase for new artists, SXSW has helped to launch the international careers of countless legendary acts (including The White Stripes, The Flaming Lips and Amy Winehouse). Anyone who’s SuperGlu live …

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Rab Noakes

Celebrating his 70th birthday and his 50th year touring, Scottish singer songwriter Rab Noakes launched his EP, The Treatment Tapes in January 2017. Early in 2015, Rab Noakes was diagnosed with tonsillar cancer. From March to May that year the treatments took place, thirty early morning radiotherapy sessions and two chemotherapy overnights. …

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