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Marlowe Theatre

Address: The Friars, Canterbury CT1 2AS, England
Phone Number: 01227 787787
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Ranked #10 of 40 Activities in Canterbury
Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts
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Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Was apprehensive seeing the touring cast instead of going to the west end but biy was I wrong outstanding show great music funny sad fun had it all. Tim Driesen fantastic as Frankie Valli loved every second.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Fantastic brilliant a sell out. Well worth the money. Would love to see it again. So much energy and so many songs very enjoyable. The foyer was crushed With people and it's still a shame the management have not sorted out a more reasonable number of seats for people to use before they can be seated in the auditorium. Please... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

My first visit to the "new" Marlowe and was very impressed. Big improvement on the old converted cinema. The evening made all the more enjoyable by an amazing show. I've been eagerly awaiting this show to tour the provinces, and it was well worth the wait. Great songs, slick scene & costume changes, and outstanding performances by Tim Driesen and... More 

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Minster on Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This was one of the best performance I have seen it appealed to both the young audience it was aimed at but entertained the adults as well, the cast was excellent, and improvised extremely well when something went slightly wrong, if you get the chance to see this go it's not to be missed. The Marlowe is such a lovely... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I attended a recording of BBC radio show 'Just a Minute'. The ticket was free through the ticket allocation lottery. The BBC advised to get to the venue early as there may be queues - there was. The staff at the Marlowe Theatre seemed very reluctant to do anything to alleviate the queues, in fact the interaction that I had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

The Marlowe cannot fail to impress. Stunning design and architecture easy access and close to parking. Stunning at night when lit up, Great line-ups for music, theatre, dance and much more. well layed out and good facilities. The acoustics are very good and last night I went to The Studio, a small theatre in the building but in keeping with... More 

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Sheerness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Every year we take our children and Grandchildren to see the pantomime at the Marlowe and have never been disappointed. This years Aladdin was so well done and the scene changes were amazing. All the performers worked so hard to make it so very good. Our ages span from 4- 67 years old and we all really enjoyed it. There... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We had an amazing time at the pant, as we do every year, BUT sadly the visit was awful for the 4 females in our party as the loos had no seats, the explanation I have been given is that they were very busy putting on 3 shows a day, sadly that is not good pr, if toilet seats are... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Seen many shows and Panto's here Every year.. Im liking the newer Marlowe too! Nice little Cafe on the bottom floor *Not Majorly expensive either* On show nights this gets busy but there is a Bar on a Higher Floor which comes in Handy ESPESH during the Intervals lol. Went to Panto today with MIL, Kids & Niece .. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend (both in our early 20's) hadn't been to the pantomime since we were both little. We decided one night to go and wasn't sure we would enjoy it, we went with two other friends, and was the best night out in ages. We were laughing, smiling and joining the whole way through! We also left on... More 

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