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Sponsor a Brick

The Mercury Theatre Colchester is offering supporters the chance to sponsor a brick and become part of the Theatre’s history, with proceeds going towards their vital redevelopment project. Mercury Rising was launched in 2016 to raise funds for the £8.7million project to redevelop the Mercury Theatre for the year 2020. …

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Wannabe!

WANNABE – The Spice Girls Show is the first major tour of a Spice Girls themed theatre show and it shall be touring theatres across the UK during Autumn 2017.  The 90’s have been coming back with a bang over the past few years. TAKE THAT have a new album, new …

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Anna & Elizabeth

Anna & Elizabeth The Arts Centre, Colchester 11th May 2017  An overcast Thursday evening in Colchester, a pint sized crowd at The Arts Centre, all hear to listen to Appalachian ballads and other old time songs of America performed, unsurprisingly, by two women called Anna Roberts-Gevalt and Elizabeth LaPrelle. But …

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Rip It Up

Strictly Come Dancing’s Natalie Lowe has announced she is to star alongside Strictly Come Dancing champions Louis Smith MBE and Jay McGuiness in a new theatre show called ‘Rip It Up’. Rip It Up promises to bring the fabulous soundtrack of the 1950’s to life in an explosion of song & …

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Islands In The Stream – CLACTON

Need a night out? Well, you could be seeing Islands In The Stream (The Music of Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers) at the West Cliff Theatre, Clacton on the 24th June, 8pm if you enter this easy competition… The show is stacked with some of country music’s greatest hits; Jolene, Ruby, 9 to 5, Lucille, Here …

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Live On Mars

LIVE ON MARS is a bold new stage production celebrating iconic pop hero David Bowie; his music, artistry, style and showmanship… Influenced by Bowie’s legendary concert performances, LIVE ON MARS fuses sound and vision to portray the essence of Bowie, his alter egos and creative muses, with elements of mime, dance, and stunning …

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Things I Know To Be True

Following a hugely successful 2016 Australian and UK tour, Frantic Assembly and State Theatre Company South Australia’s critically acclaimed Things I Know To Be True returns to delight audiences in the UK from 27 September 2017. Andrew Bovell’s new play will tour to Colchester’s Mercury Theatre, as well as to …

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Jazz Musings

Suffolk jazz star Polly Gibbons is about to release a new album. The timing couldn’t be better as the Framlingham lass has been nominated for a Jazz FM award. Polly is up for a Vocalist Of The Year gong and must stand a very good chance of collecting it. After …

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Spamalot

Spamalot Mercury Theatre, Colchester I grew up with Monty Python.  In their day they were fresh, anarchic and downright weird. And yet, despite having once worked in an office where we competed to find obscure Life of Brian quotes, I had not seen Spamalot until last night. The show is …

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Scouting For Girls

2017 officially marks a decade since the release of Scouting For Girls’ unstoppable million-selling self-titled debut album and to celebrate the 10th anniversary, SFG return with the release of an extended, deluxe version on May 19th. The deluxe anniversary reissue of the eponymous debut album will boast 14 additional tracks …

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