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Mercury Theatre

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Always enjoyable

We saw Ballet Black here just recently and thought they were excellent. The Mercury never... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
silverfox026
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Colchester, United Kingdom
A Lovely Evening's Entertainment

For the second time this month my wife and I attended the Mercury Theatre, Colchester. The first... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Angus M
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Witham, United Kingdom
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About
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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Mercury Theatre Balkerne Gate, Colchester CO1 1PT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw Ballet Black here just recently and thought they were excellent. The Mercury never disappoints with such a wide variety of programmes on offer and a great atmosphere with an intimate feel to it. There is an adequate small bar upstairs and I think...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For the second time this month my wife and I attended the Mercury Theatre, Colchester. The first show was John Williams the wonderful guitarist and the second show was the hilarious American comedian Rich Hall and his ‘Hoedown’ show. On both occasions we very much...More

1  Thank Angus M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well we saw the Illegal Eagles last year and were impressed...so, when we saw they were back at The Mercury again this year we had to book tickets. From the opening chords of their first song we knew we were in for another amazing evening....More

1  Thank johncU5922AC
Audiences, Front Office Manager at Mercury Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review John. We're glad you enjoyed The Illegal Eagles. We look forward to seeing you at the Mercury Theatre again soon.

Reviewed October 2, 2018

Went to see Moll Flanders at the Mercury last night & had a brilliant evening. The show was hugely entertaining with great music, singing & comedy. The set as always was fantastic, such detail. Left with a huge smile on our faces.

2  Thank Angel57
Audiences, Front Office Manager at Mercury Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for letting us know how much you enjoyed Moll Flanders. We had really positive responses from all our audiences. Thank you for letting us know your thoughts and we look forward to seeing you at the Mercury Theatre again soon.

Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Brilliant show, would go again. Theatre is nice good views from any seat. Good disabled axes. Parking is across the street & you can purchase parking ticket from theatre at reduced price.

1  Thank sjj662018
Audiences, Front Office Manager at Mercury Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We're really glad you enjoyed the show. We look forward to welcoming you to the Mercury Theatre again soon.

Reviewed October 2, 2018

Great place to enjoy live music, though it is a small venue it is easy to access with a great atmosphere. Also puts on plays and many more productions. Well worth a visit

1  Thank Goldenyears2016
Audiences, Front Office Manager at Mercury Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Mercury Theatre again soon.

Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff, good access and wonderful performance, expensive ice-cream but still a fantastic night at the theatre

Thank Gemma N
Reviewed September 14, 2018

Cannot fault the show. Excellent singing, dancing, acting and music. We’ve been to many shows ar The Mercury and they never disappoint.

1  Thank Andy B
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

We went to see the Wizard of Oz which was great! As a venue the Mercury shines. The staff are friendly and very helpful. The facilities are clean and well kept. The variety of snacks, drinks and ice cream is brilliant! We look forward to...More

1  Thank LanithLoves_
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Recently saw an excellent production of Babe. Show lasted 2 hours with an interval. Seating is extremely good with plenty of leg room. I think that apart from a few seats no matter where you sat in the theatre you would get a good view...More

1  Thank jackierenn24
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Andrea C
April 12, 2017|
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Response from Audiences | Property representative |
Hi Andrea, all of our seats have a good view of the stage :) On the rare occasion that a seat has a limited view, this will be indicated by a little 'i' on the seat when you're looking at the seating plan - you can hover... More
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mummyisyummy
March 24, 2017|
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Response from RichSid | Reviewed this property |
go a few seats further back if you can
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Z8224WLrebeccas
July 25, 2015|
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Response from rfenwick | Property representative |
Hi, The view from Row O is unrestricted. Hope this helps!
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