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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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Fabulous Elkie

We went to see Elkie Brooke's and what a good show her stardom shines very brightly and she commands the stage and all her years of experience come across as she belts out some... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We live in Maidstone and regularly visit the Marlowe for shows. A lovely modern theatre, all seats I have had have had plenty of leg room, facilities are brilliant.

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kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fantastic fantastic. Lovely to see a full theatre with a great age range. Best musical by far that I have seen recently. The talented combination of Lee Mead, Clare Sweeny et al was genius. Brilliantly sung,acted, performed and produced.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The productions are good as many are London circuit. The cafe serves suitable meals for evening performances and you can come back to have your dessert at half time! The ice cream is to die for. The pub over the road will serve your drinks if you order beforehand as this can be a nice break from the theatre. Parking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This is an excellent venue to see performance arts from music to.dance to theatre and more. A well stocked bar and cafe compliment the experience. Comfortable seating and spacious environment. Worth a visit.

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Thank Mike M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to musical. Ate dinner in restaurant first. Beautiful. Wonderful show. Very proffessional. Totally clean and friendly. Great food and fantastic atmosphere

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West Malling, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My very first visit to the "new" Marlow used to go to the old one years ago.Went to see Elke Brooks live. Used the online booking which was fairly straightforward, picked tickets up at the booking office (easy-peasy) Clean comfortable stalls easy to find, no faults at all

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

We visited this venue to see Elkie Brooks.The acoustics were very good. The seating arrangements are excellent as you are able to see the stage in full from any position. The staff are very helpful only thing that was not clear was the public address system in the foyer as it was very difficult to hear. Buying tickets even on... More 

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kent uk
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to see Elkie Brooke's and what a good show her stardom shines very brightly and she commands the stage and all her years of experience come across as she belts out some great numbers a great voice, the backing was superlative a marvellous night .

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Deal, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shame on the Marlowe for not including a cleaning gang in the price of the tickets. No water pistols, no rice, no confetti, no no no no NO!. But apart from that, a thoroughly enjoyable evening. Even a week later we are still singing the songs. Prices could always be cheaper as well Management, but I'll forgive that if you... More 

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Chatham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Marlowe theatre to see ‘A Rocky Horror’ on a Friday night in August. This was the first time that we had visited the ‘new’ theatre having previously visited the older building. The Marlowe theatre is easy to get to being a short walk from Canterbury West mainline railway station and a slightly longer but reasonable walk from... More 

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