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Sleeping Beauty

Mercury Theatre

Saturday 25th November 2023 - Sunday 14th January 2024
14:00 - 16:30
The Mercury Theatre
Balkerne Gate
General Admission - 25th November 2023
Min: £10
Max: £42

The magical world of Sleeping Beauty is brought to life in this spectacular, fun-filled, family pantomime, led by Mercury panto legend Dale Superville and ‘the best Dame in the country’ (British Theatre) Antony Stuart-Hicks.

Once upon a time in Colchesteria, Princess Luna is turning 18 but all celebrations have been banned by her wicked Aunt Carabosse, who is determined to stop Luna from taking her rightful place as Queen.

Carabosse tricks her niece into pricking her finger on a spinning wheel needle, cursing her to everlasting sleep. Only true love’s kiss can break the curse and wake the princess.

Now it’s up to her friends, Fairy Fizz, Dame Maris Piper and Brian to find her Prince, defeat the evil Carabosse and save Luna!

Will the curse be lifted? Will true love conquer all? Join us this Christmas on an unforgettable wintery adventure to find out!

Directed by Mercury’s Artistic Director Ryan McBryde (Aladdin, The Comedy of Errors), Sleeping Beauty jumps off the page in a side-splitting adaptation by Guy Unsworth (Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em).

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