Mercury Theatre Colchester

Mercury Theatre Colchester

Just an hour from London and highly accessible, the Mercury Theatre Colchester has stood proudly on its current site since 1972, with the main house and studio theatre offering a combined capacity of 586 seats.

Spamalot UK Tour

Spamalot Uk Tour

Following their acclaimed tours of Little Shop Of Horrors, Footloose and Avenue Q, Selladoor Productions in association with the Mercury Theatre Colchester will present a UK tour of Spamalot. Lovingly ripped off from the hugely successful 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail, this spammier than ever production is a riotous comedy full of misfit knights, killer rabbits, dancing nuns and ferocious Frenchmen. Join King Arthur as he travels with his hapless Knights of the Round Table on a divine mission to locate the elusive Holy Grail – with uproarious consequences. Written by Monty Python’s Eric Idle alongside John DuPrez, Spamalot won the 2005 Tony Award for Best Musical has enjoyed acclaimed runs around the world. Spamalot is directed by Daniel Buckroyd and designed by Sara Perks. Lighting is designed by David W Kidd and sound by Chris Bogg. Casting for Spamalot is to be announced soon. SPAMALOT UK … Read more

Clybourne Park Comes To Richmond Theatre

Book tickets for Clybourne Park at Richmond Theatre

The Mercury Theatre’s production of Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris will tour the UK starting at the Richmond Theatre from 25th – 30th April 2016. This razor-sharp satire lifts the lid on race and real estate in a fictional Chicago neighbourhoood. The swinging sixties are just around the corner as a black family move into a suburban white enclave, triggering all too predivtable mutterings from the neighbours. Fifty years on, we return to the same house in 2009 as gentification moves in and the roles are reversed. Acclaimed by critics and audiences alike since its debut on Broadway in 2009, Clybourne Park took the West End by storm following a sold out run at the Royal Court Theatre in London. It has been awarded Best Play at the Olivier Awards, the Evening Standard Best Play Award, the South Bank Sky Arts Theatre Award, Critics’ Circle Best Play Award and the Tony Award … Read more

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