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Mercury Theatre

Mercury Theatre Balkerne Gate, Colchester CO1 1PT, England
+44 1206 573948
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Amazing Snow White

This was our family annual pantomime visit and the best ever, we havent laughed so much for ages... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
190735PaulA
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Colchester, United Kingdom
Snow White - The Adult Version

This is the first time that the Mercury have added an Adults Only performance of their annual... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
John_C_1956
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Essex
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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.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mercury Theatre Balkerne Gate, Colchester CO1 1PT, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was our family annual pantomime visit and the best ever, we havent laughed so much for ages, our party was mixed adults and children and Im not sure who enjoyed it the most, all of us had a great time and the acting quality...More

2  Thank 190735PaulA
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is the first time that the Mercury have added an Adults Only performance of their annual pantomime. It was a one night only show starting at 20.30 which made certain young ears would not be around! Well, having seen Jim Davidsons 'Sinderella' with Charlie...More

2  Thank John_C_1956
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’m not a great theatre goer but decided to go along with my wife, my son, his wife and our two grandchildren. What a treat, we laughed so much our jaws ached. I am so pleased I went, brilliant performance by all. All the best...More

2  Thank Terry H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and son third time visit for me my first. Easy access from the town centre bus stop from the cinema stop. Also the nearest car park (Balkerne Gate) is only a 5 mins walk. Actually included in the ticket for the pinto was...More

2  Thank Simon N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited theatre for the 1st time with eldest grandson to see pantomime. Fantastic show. Ate in the restaurant attached which was really good, great value and nice food.

2  Thank jc1963essex
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Reviewed last year after seeing Dick Whittington and said that was the best one I have seen and it was up until tonight. I come here every year with my parents since I can remember but doesn’t have a option on trip advisor for just...More

2  Thank James H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just brilliant. Over-acting is superb. Ad libbing and innuendos galore! You can see the cast are just having fun and this transcends to the audience. If you can get to go before it ends, you won’t be disappointed. We took my elderly parents, so not...More

2  Thank theberber
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing, thought that last years Panto was brilliant but Snow White surpassed all expectations. If you haven't booked yet, try and get a ticket.

2  Thank Geoffrey I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great time we'll worth going with the children ,, had a great time and got to meet the dinosaurs after the show which the children loved.

1  Thank Richard S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just been to the free Christmas Carol Concert at the Mercury Theatre and it was such fun. The theatre was absolutely full and the concert was a mixture of fun Christmassy readings, songs, carols and jokes with a great audience sing-a-long. All this followed by...More

1  Thank Angel57
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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
25 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
26 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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