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The Marlowe Theatre

The Friars, Canterbury CT1 2AS, England
+44 1227 787787
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Slippery slope downhll with lots and lots of complacency.

Went to the Panto as we usually do each year for the last 5 years now and we have noticed that the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Andrew S
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Dover, England, United Kingdom
Great show

We visit this theatre often, as it gets great shows on tour. On this occasion we went to see... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sa1gon
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London, United Kingdom
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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The Friars, Canterbury CT1 2AS, England
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+44 1227 787787
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to the Panto as we usually do each year for the last 5 years now and we have noticed that the production is going downhill each year, they seem to try less and less each year and just think they can coast by on...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit this theatre often, as it gets great shows on tour. On this occasion we went to see Funny Girl, the lead was ill and the second cover was on and she was amazing. However, there were a couple at the side of us,...More

Thank sa1gon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Parked in Pound Lane I think it was. Took a short cut to the Theatre from the Car Park. You get your number checked by a machine when you go in. When you come out, you pay with the machine, it needs your reg number,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to see the Panto. It is unmissable and a highlight of every Christmas for us. Totally brilliant. The Marlowe is comfortable - the queues are quite long for the bar but that is ok.

Thank lottsb9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Panto visit with grandchild. Theatre modern and operates pretty effectively with packed audience. Not too impressed with Peter Pan ...,.same basic format and jokes as the last three despite having different titles! One concern was an incident where an elderly person in the stalls collapsed...More

Thank Tony2710
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great regional theatre in fact the best in Kent I would say Pro's Roomy large and modern Attracts great talent and plays from London Con's Expensive don't go to often Too many tourists

Thank GabbyJoHud
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another Christmas Eve spent watching the panto, it was brilliant again this year. All the actors were brilliant, kids loved Peter Pan flying in which we wasn’t expecting. Some of the jokes relating to amazon echo and current us president were great. Highly recommend!!

Thank Bains1010
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In the light of all the terrorist attacks this year, I was shocked at the total lack of security at the pantomime. We just walked in, found our seat and sat down. No one checked our ticket or searched our bags. We felt uneasy when...More

Thank TractorGirl64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my daughter to see Peter Pan. We had a wonderful time. The show and staff were fabulous. We can’t wait until next year!

Thank Dovorian1970
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This year's 2017 Peter Pan puts the Marlowe firmly back at the head of the table for Christmas entertainment. A bravura performance by everyone and so refreshing to see a relaxed, 21st century approach to people taking the occasional photo without flash rather than the...More

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sadieyoung
2 January 2018|
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Gill H
13 December 2017|
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Response from hazel b | Reviewed this property |
All though we have never sat in that area I would think that a small child would have difficulty seeing over the bar. There are booster seats but not in great supply plus they aren't that high....hope this helps
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