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The Marlowe Theatre

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Address: The Friars, Canterbury CT1 2AS, England
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Great venue modern and clean. Was easy to find. Only downside was that there wasn't much parking nearby so you may need to walk a bit. Just a heads up drinks were expensive but... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Jamie E
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Canterbury
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The studio theatre has the mostly shockingly uncomfortable seats imaginable. This theatre's sycophantic support is not well deserved.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We attended at 1415hrs on Saturday 25th March 2017 for my wife's Birthday surprise. She had always wanted to see this show in London but had to cancel, so was so excited when she saw the banners outside clearly promoting the show. The Theatre is modern, trendy, has good facilities within, good seating and layout. The show was nothing short... More 

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England
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Have visited The Marlow Theatre many times. It is an excellent venue and many "West End" shows are hosted there nowadays. Most recently I saw The Commitments on 21st March. It was an excellent show at an excellent venue. Parking is really easy and I do like the ticketless parking that Canterbury City Council have set up. Overall, the Marlowe... More 

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Dover, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to the Marlowe Theatre a handful of times now since it's complete revamp and it's a fantastic venue to have in the heart of Kent for theatre shows and plays. Not too pricey and really easy to get to. Really helpful staff and just a fantastic piece of architecture compared to what the Marlowe used to be.

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Thank thomcakey
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been here a few times recently with my partner and everything has been perfect. View of the stage has been great every time and nothing had detracted from the evening. The bar sells a good variety of drinks and is reasonably priced considering it has such a captive market. Will be going back again soon!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to see the Full Monty on 21st February and if we hadn't seen the film previously we wouldn't have had a clue what it was about due to the dreadful sound quality. We don't think they actually had any microphones on. The character Nathan was the worse as we didn't hear a word he said. It was so busy... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent pantomime as ever, also visited for other west end shows will be booking again. Lovely modern theatre in the heart of Canterbury, highly recommend a visit

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great venue modern and clean. Was easy to find. Only downside was that there wasn't much parking nearby so you may need to walk a bit. Just a heads up drinks were expensive but that's expected

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Thank Jamie E
Staines, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Why bother with the west end when you've got this gem, lovely theatre, good staff. Great seating. Nice modern theatre , good facilities. Good bars, restaurant. Located in the heart of Canterbury. Good taxi service if required

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Thank graham m
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77 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Six of us went to the Marlowe to see The Million Dollar Quartet and had a most enjoyable evening. The only downside was the foyer/bar area which is quite small and the main entrance doors open directly into the this area. This makes for a very cold and draughty time while taking refreshments.

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