Colchester, Essex, UK. 25.10.2013. THE OPINION MAKERS musical premieres at Colchester Mercury Theatre. In the cast are Mel Giedroyc, David Mounfield, Daniel Boys, Julie Atherton, Justin Edwards, Ben Stratton and Stacey Ghent. It is directed by Mercury Artistic Director Daniel Buckroyd, with design by Sara Perks, lighting by Philip Gladwell, and sound by Tom Lishman. Picture shows: Stacey Ghent, Mel Giedroyc (Lassiter), Justin Edwards (Fernsby), Daniel Boys (Penhall), Julie Atherton (Peregrine) and David Mounfield (Donaldson). Photograph © Jane Hobson.