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The Marlowe Theatre

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Address: The Friars, Canterbury CT1 2AS, England
Phone Number: 441227787787
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Organized, clean and comfortable but the sound clarity was not the best.

This was my first visit to the Marlowe and as the title suggests I found it to be well organized, clean (including the toilets) and the seats were comfortable. The drinks were a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Kent
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206 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was my first visit to the Marlowe and as the title suggests I found it to be well organized, clean (including the toilets) and the seats were comfortable. The drinks were a bit pricey @ £6.95 for a large glass of wine especially when they are served in plastic cups (maybe they could offer drinks in glass if consumed... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We saw the Johnny Cash roadshow - Absolutely brilliant. First visit to the Marlowe since it has been refurbished. Fantastic seats/seating adequate bar first rate. Apart from one elderly gentleman spilt his tea on the steps which are laminate. It was reported by no one appeared to clean it up, luckily we didn't see an accident. First class and a... More 

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Thank kell2203
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Been to the Marlowe on many occasions and it's always fantastic whatever show you are seeing. Clean, modern and great staff.

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Thank Monica R
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A 2 out of 10 for me. A cobbled together show. That gets by the Anton and Erin Strictly name. As much as I love these guys I feel the compulsion to be honest. The fans deserve more and would say that they would be perfectly in their rights demand to a refund for the Westend prices charged. Saying that... More 

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Thank Joseph R
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great theatre to have in the city, they have some great shows & all at a very affordable price that doesn't break the bank. Nice bright clean airy feel in the auditorium too. I would definitely go again.

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kent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good show amazing ice skating & acrobatics. The only problems were the lights blinding the audience, the speaks to loud [& iam deaf], & just a few boring moments of repeat action.

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Thank lizfang
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love to have the Marlow Theatre in my vicinity because it offers all kinds of entertainment. Musicals, dramas, ballets, talk shows, pantomimes everything is on offer. I am more than excited to see Derren Brown again next month. And the Russian ballet in March. An evening with Roger Moore there not too long ago was another great night out.

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Thank Juditka23
Kent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

first time back to Marlowe since re firb, shrek was good show not exact to the film but was a good show to see, seats were good view. Little bit smaller but very nice décor and prices little expensive and not as much choice. Hoping to see next panto

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Thank Sian L
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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186 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We saw Tommy Steele in The Glenn Miller Story and found it to be first class entertainment. On our previous visit we really enjoyed the Frankly Sinatra evening. Although we joined as friends after this theatre opened, we dropped out after the first year due to the curious selection of shows and plays on offer. These would appear to be... More 

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408 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a chance to see a lovely play in the Marlowe Theatre and it was absolutely touching. Great artists, great performance and great facilities around. Highly recommendable for entertainment in such a small town.

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