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The Marlowe Theatre

The Friars, Canterbury CT1 2AS, England
+44 1227 787787
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Went to watch hairspray and was really good. Didn’t get any food or drink so can’t comment on... read more

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Well worth going to, good cast , interesting characterisation and still very pertinent today with... read more

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went to watch hairspray and was really good. Didn’t get any food or drink so can’t comment on those. Good atmosphere and friendly staff.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Well worth going to, good cast , interesting characterisation and still very pertinent today with regards to how government works.

Thank Dominic E
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The film about Kent coalfields and mining presented in the Marlowe Studio. An interesting experience. This film is a series of sections which will eventually accompany different presentations of the history of mining exhibition at Betteshanger. Interesting audience too. A mixture of history buffs, sociologists...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a man of a certain age I can't say the thought of Hairspray the musical was high on my bucket list but my partner and daughter had seen it before at Dartford and dragged me along for a second helping at our local theatre......More

Thank Simon M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Comfy seats, good view & sound, and easy to get in and out. Right in the City centre so plenty of places to eat and drink nearby.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took my 6 year old to see the musical jungle book - fantastic production, great theatre with good access and facilities. Only thing was they ran out of booster seats - not surprising though considering it was a show aimed at children.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely little theater and a fab show. Its bigger inside than expected and every seat gives a decent view

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

More like a pantomime than a musical although some good performances particularly from Morris, Joseph and Oylade. Shame about the set more a building site than a jungle - what was it with all the ladders?

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

have been to this theatre many times seem some good plays, listened to great music, one complaint not enough pre show seating, buy a drink but have nowhere to it, not fun. Lots of local car parks.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Marlowe on a sunny Sunday in April to see Sunset Boulevard. Was very impressed with the theatre. The large glass windows and open atrium were very impressive especially on such a sunny day. Good access to the bars and quick service. Seats were...More

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Debbie J
3 March 2018|
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Response from Hatfield_visitor | Reviewed this property |
From twitter in 2015 When someone asked the same question: They're our best seats - these tend to be our most popular seats that our customers really love. Makes sense to give them a quick call and ask for details... More
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Debbie J
1 March 2018|
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Response from hanspans83 | Reviewed this property |
A more expensive ticket in the centre/front of the auditorium. The actual seat is no bigger or different than the rest.
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sadieyoung
1 January 2018|
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Response from Hatfield_visitor | Reviewed this property |
Yes, several car parks near. Large one, Pound Lane, 5 mins walk away. You pay prior to leaving car park. Fees payable until 9pm. There can be queues at payment machines when theatre closes. Can register on web so that... More
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