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Mercury Theatre Colchester

Plans have been approved for an £8.7 million redevelopment of the Mercury Theatre in Colchester. Colchester Borough Council has given its backing to the refurbishment,...

The latest press night parties, new shows in rehearsal, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures. This week's highlights include opening nights of Midnight...

The Mercury Theatre in Colchester is to offer a creche during its forthcoming auditions for the first time, in a bid to provide more...

Director and producer Michael Grandage has announced a new trainee director position as part of his company’s bursary scheme, which has opened for applications...

The first production of the Mercury's Made in Colchester 2017 season is undoubtedly a bit of a coup. A relatively unknown play by arguably...

There is no denying that Daniel Buckroyd’s take on the perennial tale of Dick Whittington feels a little overstuffed. With co-writer Fine Time Fontayne,...

In Pia Furtado’s Much Ado About Nothing sunny Sicily has become an Essex garrison town, much like Colchester. This works pretty well: an army...

Members of the public are being called upon to sponsor items from a dressing room light bulb to technical equipment as part of a...

Plans to revamp and expand the Mercury Theatre in Colchester have received a £1 million cash injection from Essex County Council. The £8.8 million overhaul...
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