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Mercury Theatre

Mercury Theatre Balkerne Gate, Colchester CO1 1PT, England
+44 1206 573948
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A touch of the West End in Colchester.

For years we had been going to West End theatres, then discovered this quality gem a few miles from... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tr3vor
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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A gem

Having young children I've seen a few pantomimes and summer productions at The Mercury and I can... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Evelyn B
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Mercury Theatre Balkerne Gate, Colchester CO1 1PT, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

For years we had been going to West End theatres, then discovered this quality gem a few miles from home. We visit several times a year, and are always impressed by the high quality productions. There is also a respected community programme and a wide...More

Thank Tr3vor
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having young children I've seen a few pantomimes and summer productions at The Mercury and I can honestly say they've been some of the best shows I've seen anywhere. The company are phenomenal and the theatre gets a wide range of visiting productions as well...More

1  Thank Evelyn B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took my 4 year old twin girls and they loved it. It was their first time at a theatre and they haven't stopped talking about it. We've been to the Mercury a lot before we had kids and always enjoyed it.

1  Thank Dennis D
Reviewed 1 week ago

such a wonderful night out, parking nearby was difficult, far too many cars trying to get in but the venue made up for it and the cafe was good after

1  Thank Binkee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great theatre and a great show a non stop performance. But check out your bar prices Mercury had to remortgage the house!

Thank Coomberman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited recently after not having been for 20+ years - our friends had got us tickets for a 70's Soul Night - well we were in for a brilliant surprise as it was a fabulous night - the band had a few technical issues...More

1  Thank MJTMJN
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Saw The Crucible here with friends. Good seats, comfortable and good leg room, bar prices not overly extortionate, close to bars and restaurants for pre theatre nibbles...perfect.

1  Thank Julia P
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

The Mercury Theatre has welcoming helpful staff always on hand from the reception staff to the ushers. Comfortable seating with a good view from all seats thankfully. Good quality shows of various genres from Christmas carol concerts to pantomime to Agatha Christie plays on offer....More

1  Thank Janine S
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Interesting source of knowledge / good for families with kids / enough things to make them interested and thoughtful. Nice park in the front of the theatre where you can sit down on benches or in the back of the theatre where you can see...More

Thank Cristian B
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Absolutely love this place. The staff are so friendly and helpful. My wife is in a wheelchair and we find this so easy to get around. They have a wide range of shows so, you are bound to find something that will interest you. Well...More

2  Thank Sean F
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Andrea C
12 April 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
24 March 2017|
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Response from RichSid | Reviewed this property |
go a few seats further back if you can
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Rebecca S
25 July 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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