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Marlowe Theatre

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Address: The Friars, Canterbury CT1 2AS, England
Phone Number: 01227 787787
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Dirty dancing

Went to see the first. night of Dirty dancing at the Marlowe theatre last night. It was sensational. The dancing and the set design and the music was phenomenal, I highly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 5, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

We went to see Dirty Dancing at the Marlowe last night, first time there and was very impressed. Even though we didn't have mist expensive seats we had a brilliant view. Beautiful Theatre and look forward to going there again.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Was running late so got to the Marlowe to find out it has a restaurant (first visit!) omg what a find, food was great, service very good overall it made the show even better if that is possible, a fantastic evening. Would strongly recommend getting to the theatre early and dining there, just brilliant.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The theatre is great, but their prices are creeping-up. To pay 75 pounds per ticket for a mediocre performance of Dirty Dancing is way over the top.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Wow what a show. Our first time at this theatre since the refit and first impressions were erm its ok.We felt the theatre is lacking the wow factor considering it has had a complete refit.We were seated to the side of the middle tier i think there were 12 seats.Very cramped with no leg room, i found it very hard... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I have visited this theatre a few times it's a nice new building nice restaurant and pleasant staff, however for me it lacks the feel of a traditional theatre . On one occasion I booked a box and although I was informed about limited view it was limited to the point of coming away with a stiff neck considering it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Fantastic!! Go see it!! Every bit as good as always, high standard, fab dancing, great music and brilliant value for money

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We love the theatre, going 8 times plus a year. Cheaper and less hassle than going to the west end. The pantomime is fantastic, i go with the whole family for my birthday in January.... strongly recomnend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

The dirty dancing tour was fantastic! Excellent singing and dancing, and funny. We'll cast. It was such a shame that there were so many empty seats,, don't know if that's because it starts later on a Friday at 8.30, but this gives you time to get something to eat after work beforehand, so was great for us. It was also... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Went to see the first. night of Dirty dancing at the Marlowe theatre last night. It was sensational. The dancing and the set design and the music was phenomenal, I highly recommend it. This is the fourth time I have visited in the last couple of months and the theatre looks amazing inside. The seats were comfortable but thre. Was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This is a lovely theatre and well worth a visit. The rows in the stalls (after the first five rows) are tiered and the seats fitted in such a way that you look through the space between the two people in the row in front rather than at the back of or over someone's head. The seats are very comfortable... More 

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