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The Marlowe Theatre

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Address: The Friars, Canterbury CT1 2AS, England
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Great theatre!

Amazing theatre! Such an great building would love to go again! Defiantly would recommend seeing a show here it is defiantly worth it.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Have been here many a time always a great night. Wherever ever we have been seated have always had a great view. Great atmosphere and staff are always helpful and friendly.

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Thank CeeWoo
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Marlowe Theatre is a great venue, I have been many times and have never had a 'bad' seat, it has a great vibe since the refurbishment, it really feels like a London Theatre. The restaurant I have only tried once but it was outstanding.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing theatre! Such an great building would love to go again! Defiantly would recommend seeing a show here it is defiantly worth it.

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Thank Crumble C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Since been rebuilt it's a stunning building, great refreshments inside for show breaks never been disappointed and there's access for wheelchair and people who struggle to climb the stairs. Prices are very high for refreshments though and also can be a bit steep for shoes for young children I paid 20 pound for us to go and see a kids... More 

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Thank Hollie1994kent
Whitstable, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot tell you how many times I've been to the Marlowe Theatre but since it was refurbished, I've had some amazing experiences - from music gigs to comedy to thrillers to pantomimes! I love having so much culture so close by. Keep up the good work Marlowe!

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Thank Kim B
Chatham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were sat in the circle about three rows back. I would say that the seating in the middle of each of the sections would be good. The ranking seems to be such that you can see well from most places and there are booster cushions available if needed. It is a nice theatre with good facilities. We found it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Almost feels like you are in London ! Great variety and good prices too. Gives something to do in an evening that's a little different plus Canterbury is a beautiful place to be 🙂👍🏽

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to see Simon and garfunkel story. It was excellent. The seats are comfortable and I couldn't see any that appeared to have a bad view of the stage. This is a lovely size theatre with a friendly atmosphere. I would definitely recommend taking the time to experience this modern theatre especially if you have been put off in... More 

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

Excellent theatre and reasonable ticket prices. Good disabled facilities. Lovely cafe for a coffee or lunch any time.

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1 Thank Daz770
rochester, kent
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely venue. The lack of anyone about helping with seating meant we could have got in without paying as nobody even checked our tickets

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