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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
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10:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
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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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We always say we don't go to the Mercury Theatre enough after each visit. It's an easily accessible theatre for all (I've used the disabled lift with my Nana in a wheelchair... read more

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We always say we don't go to the Mercury Theatre enough after each visit. It's an easily accessible theatre for all (I've used the disabled lift with my Nana in a wheelchair previously) and car parks are just a five minute walk away. Book your car park ticket at the same time as buying your theatre tickets for ease of... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have been going to the Mercury for over 30 years and they always put on excellent shows, whether it is drama you are after or comedy or music along with wonderful performances for children.You can see wherever you sit with no problems. If you book online you can also pre-book a car park space nearby and enjoy a very... More 

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1 Thank Teresa P
Colchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely local theatre with a very varied programme from comedy, drama, music, dance etc. Comfortable seats and good views from most points in the auditorium. Booking easy from box office or on line.

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1 Thank Susi J
Colchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

went to lee marshal king a great show,great theatre ,always good entainment ,good value and good small bar.

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1 Thank john t
Colchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Seen several shows here recently and each one has been hugely entertaining - thoroughly recommended for a great evening; off to see The Crucible next!

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1 Thank Kerry S
Colchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

very good would go again always enjoy a good pantomime I went with my 2 boys 11years and 8 years they enjoyed it too.

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1 Thank Julie12015
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to see Spamalot tonight at the mercury theatre. Its highly entertaining from start to finish, with scenes just getting better and better. I'd highly recommend this to anyone looking for a fun night out. It's bound to put a smile on your face.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This theatres is centrally located and is near a large car park so access is easy. It is well maintained and run professionally. I have seem many great productions there over the years and it never disappoints.

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1 Thank Norma G
Maldon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is good to hear that The Mercury Theatre is to undergo changes to enable better facilities for the practice, set designs, cast and the public. All leveled at making your experience in the visit to the Theatre so much more of an experience. The Theatre produces a programme of entertainment through out the year. From local theatre, visiting bands... More 

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2 Thank Terry C
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great place to see a show. great town to eat in. great transport links. friendly staff and wonderful front of house restaurant serving great meals

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