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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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Lunch of freshly made substantial sandwiches was a delight the staff were efficient and friendly and the food great

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Mary L
Christchurch, United Kingdom

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Was there for a concert, lovely from the outside of an evening all lit up in rainbow colours, very attractive. Not too big for a theatre which makes for a cosier feeling. Nice seating giving overall good view of the stage from all angles . Bar ok, with fair prices. There are two pubs in the same road from the... More 

Thank Sacred Q
Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Marlowe Theatre to watch Sue Perkins. I had never been before but found the theatre to be excellent. Facilities were v clean. Staff were friendly and polite. Will definitely we returning!

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunch of freshly made substantial sandwiches was a delight the staff were efficient and friendly and the food great

Thank Mary L
Folkestone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Marlow theatre is great! I have always loved it! Every show is amazing and takes my breathe away. Been going there since I was 5 and I don't ever intend to stop going. The seats are soft and you can always see the stage wherever you are sitting. Staff are very friendly too. 5 Stars!!!

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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't been to the Marlowe since it was rebuild and I must say what a fabulous place. What a transformation from the old theatre. Lovely comfortable seats and all round good view of the stage and the sound is awesome. The show started at 730 and finished at 1045. Carol decker was great as a warm up for the main... More 

Thank Max P
London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So pleased that there was a suitable performance on during our 3 day visit to Canterbury. Excellent modern theatre and seating. Really enjoyed the evening "Relatively Speaking"!

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've visited The Marlowe on a number of occasions in past and never been disappointed. My latest visit was to see a performance of Alan Ayckbourn's comedy Relatively Speaking.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

However poor acoustics in the circle for a regular play. Some of the lesser known actors could not be heard properly. Drinks in foyer expensive (glass of prossecco at £5.50) and access to buy ice creams sold in the entrance doors a bit awkward. Good looking theatre in very central position.Some productions are London prices which makes it an expensive... More 

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Sandwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having been to the theatre several times this year, I felt I really should leave a review. On all occasions I have booked and eaten in the Green room and can honestly say the food is fantastic. The staff are attentive and polite. All the shows I have seen were excellent and can't wait to return.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Marlow theatre is great place to see any show seats are a comfortable size we've been here before last night saw the Ultimate 80's show with my daughters. Excellent show . Marlow always has something coming up to suit everyone's taste

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