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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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Been here three times. It's a lovely threatre with a great restaurant that's serves a good selection of food before shows. The threatre is clean with friendly, polite and helpful... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
ellefrances
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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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Whitstable
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Just returned from a fabulous production of Sound of Music. First class show, the children were little stars

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This theatre is a pleasure to visit. It is clean and well ordered. The red leather seats are comfortable and there are several cafes/bars for drinks and refreshments including interval drinks. I always enjoy myself there and frequently find there is a performance of some kind that interests me and my husband. Drinks are on the expensive side and some... More 

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Isle of Sheppey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my friend went to see the sound of music, it was a very relaxed environment and very comfortable! Thoroughly enjoyed it!

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Thank kaff18
Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Been here three times. It's a lovely threatre with a great restaurant that's serves a good selection of food before shows. The threatre is clean with friendly, polite and helpful staff. Would highly recommend anyone to go and watch a dhow here.

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Thank ellefrances
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Modern theatre with comfortable seating, and good views from all but a fraction of the auditorium; good acoustics. Good ventilation, so not too hot nor stuffy.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We regularly attend the Marlow and we take advantage of the restricted view seat which are £12 tops per show and it allows us to attend the theatre far more often than we could afford and we get to see some fabulous hit shows which the Marlow gets so often.

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Thank ruth422
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful show in a modern theatre. Try the pre show dinner. Good food and value. Excellent night all round. Good views of the stage from pretty much all seats.

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Thank David G
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been to the Marlow on half a dozen occasions. The productions have always been first class. Unfortunately, if you are forced by budget or by late booking to buy one of the less costly seats at the rear of the theatre, be prepared to have an uncomfortable evening. They seem to have packed in a row too many... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We attended for the opening night of 'The Sound of Music'. A modern theatre with comfortable seating. The show was outstanding from the ability of the cast, through to the stage sets, sound and light. One of the best theatres and performances outside attended outside of London.

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Thank mesonmeri
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Expensive tickets, uncomfortable seats, poor acoustics, I could go on. A very disappointing venue, I would avoid.

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