Mercury Theatre

Mercury Theatre
Balkerne Gate
Colchester, Essex CO1 1PT
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About

Stage and part of back stage hit by fire 9th Sep 96, refurbishment was planned anyway! Venue closed May97 to Oct97. Winner of 2000 Barclays Theatre Award for Special Achievement in Regional Theatre. 2018 - Mercury to operate from a temporary theatre during refurb.

Current Productions

Rude Science!

Performances begin: 13 April 2024

The Marvin Gaye Songbook

Performances begin: 16 April 2024

The Importance of Being…Earnest?

Performances begin: 18 April 2024

Julius Caesar

Performances begin: 23 April 2024

Money for Nothing

Performances begin: 26 April 2024

Joe PasqualeThe New Normal

Performances begin: 27 April 2024

The Magic of the Bee Gees

Performances begin: 24 May 2024

King Arthur

Performances begin: 28 May 2024

Charlie Cook’s Favourite Book

Performances begin: 31 May 2024

Rich HallShot From Cannons

Performances begin: 06 June 2024

Calling Planet Earth

Performances begin: 07 June 2024

Punt and Dennis

Performances begin: 08 June 2024

The Mousetrap

Performances begin: 16 July 2024

La VoixThe Red Ambition Tour

Performances begin: 25 July 2024

In the Night Garden Live

Performances begin: 02 August 2024

Legally Blonde

Performances begin: 24 October 2024

Pop Princesses

Performances begin: 31 October 2024

There’s a Monster in Your Show

Performances begin: 01 November 2024

Lou SandersA Show Called Thursday

Performances begin: 22 February 2025

Past Productions

Wisdom of a Fool

Closed: 09 April 2018

Soul Legends

Closed: 19 September 2018

Moll Flanders

Closed: 13 October 2018

Silence

Closed: 20 October 2018

Illegal Eagles

Closed: 19 October 2018

Stick Man

Closed: 24 October 2018

Rock for Heroes

Closed: 27 October 2018

The Goon Show

Closed: 31 October 2018

Ballet Black

Closed: 01 November 2018

Annie

Closed: 09 February 2019

The Mousetrap

Closed: 23 February 2019

Noughts and Crosses

Closed: 09 March 2019

Caroline’s Kitchen

Closed: 13 April 2019

Oliver!

Closed: 12 October 2019

Radio Ga Ga

Closed: 25 October 2019

Avenue Q

Closed: 09 November 2019

Illegal Eagles

Closed: 13 November 2019

Cinderella

Closed: 05 January 2020

Cinderella

Closed: 01 January 2021

Rock for Heroes

Closed: 27 August 2021

Grayson Perry

Closed: 28 August 2021

The War of The Worlds

Closed: 08 September 2021

Tell Me on a Sunday

Closed: 12 September 2021

Our White Skoda Octavia

Closed: 13 October 2021

Dracula: The Untold Story

Closed: 10 November 2021

Aladdin

Closed: 16 January 2022

The Ballad of Maria Marten

Closed: 09 February 2022

Princess Essex

Closed: 19 February 2022

The Bone Sparrow

Closed: 02 April 2022

Pop Princesses

Closed: 06 April 2022

The Hug

Closed: 08 April 2022

The Paradis Files

Closed: 23 April 2022

Evelyn

Closed: 11 June 2022

Fascinating Aida

Closed: 11 June 2022

Offside

Closed: 22 June 2022

Venue Tour

Closed: 12 November 2022

We Will Rock You

Closed: 02 July 2022

Fame – the Musical

Closed: 18 September 2022

Good Luck Studio

Closed: 15 October 2022

Illusion: Impossible

Closed: 21 October 2022

Crimes on Centre Court

Closed: 28 October 2022

Sir Geoff Hurst

Closed: 12 November 2022

Beauty and the Beast

Closed: 15 January 2023

Shrek – The Musical

Closed: 04 February 2023

Charlie & Stan

Closed: 11 February 2023

From Gold to Rio

Closed: 18 February 2023

SAP

Closed: 29 March 2023

Breathe

Closed: 06 April 2023

Buffy Revamped

Closed: 13 April 2023

Macbeth

Closed: 20 April 2023

Venue Tour

Closed: 22 April 2023

5 Years

Closed: 12 May 2023

G4

Closed: 13 June 2023

Zog

Closed: 18 June 2023

Venue Tour

Closed: 20 October 2023

Gogols Underdogs

Closed: 19 August 2023

Rosie JonesTriple Threat

Closed: 20 September 2023

Oh What a Lovely War

Closed: 23 September 2023

UB40 – The Legacy

Closed: 27 September 2023

Yippee Ki Yay

Closed: 28 September 2023

Strategic Love Play

Closed: 30 September 2023

Splinter

Closed: 11 October 2023

Emerald Storm

Closed: 24 October 2023

The Amazing Bubble Man

Closed: 26 October 2023

Paul ZerdinPuppetman

Closed: 28 October 2023

Do You Believe in Ghosts?

Closed: 04 November 2023

Metamorphosis

Closed: 11 November 2023

Women Who Gave No F*cks

Closed: 08 November 2023

Sleeping Beauty

Closed: 14 January 2024

Jonathan PieHeroes & Villains

Closed: 14 December 2023

My Fair Lady

Closed: 04 February 2024

Viva Burlesque

Closed: 10 February 2024

Houdini’s Greatest Escape

Closed: 16 February 2024

Country Superstars

Closed: 17 February 2024

Tap Factory

Closed: 20 February 2024

Pop Divas Live!

Closed: 21 February 2024

Lost in Music

Closed: 22 February 2024

Wild BoysBack to the 80s

Closed: 24 February 2024

Self-Raising

Closed: 09 March 2024

BroadcastNT: Vanya

Closed: 28 March 2024

Skydiver

Closed: 16 March 2024

Feel Me

Closed: 20 March 2024

Gamble

Closed: 22 March 2024

Buffy Revamped

Closed: 22 March 2024

An Evening with Aggers

Closed: 04 April 2024