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The Marlowe Theatre

The Friars, Canterbury CT1 2AS, England
+44 1227 787787
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Adams Family

What a great venue for all types shows. Has many of the London shows. Have visited many times and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
susanjholmes
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Marlow theatre

We saw sunny afternoon the kinks story We were seated at the back of the theatre and had a really... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
suz448
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Romford, United Kingdom
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“west end” (56 reviews)
“leg room” (59 reviews)
“upper circle” (27 reviews)
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The Friars, Canterbury CT1 2AS, England
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+44 1227 787787
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a great venue for all types shows. Has many of the London shows. Have visited many times and alway sit to the back which has a clear view of the stage. Plenty of leg room for the taller person. Ticket prices competitive. Went to...More

Thank susanjholmes
Reviewed 2 days ago

We saw sunny afternoon the kinks story We were seated at the back of the theatre and had a really good view of the stage Quite spacious seating There were car parks a short distance away I would defiantly see,another show at this theatre

Thank suz448
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I have just visited the theatre for the first time. This is a great venue. Best seats are in the stalls. I was in P and was just right. We saw Jools Holland. Already booked for two more visits. I don't know why I have...More

Thank nakiska1957
Reviewed 2 days ago

Loooking somewhere for a snack lunch. Staff friendly and very attentive. Food well presented and good value. Recoomend the locally bottled apple juice.

Thank Asmara0208
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic ,having been to numerous shows, it is really nice not to have to travel to London. my daughter and I have seen Anton and Erin Show, also Flavia and Vincent of Strictly Come Dancing fame,Super costumes and stage settings,Brilliant shows.Also seen other plays etc....More

Thank cyndy1thomas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to see Whitney- Queen of the Night- great show and a great modern theatre. Seats are comfortable and there is plenty of leg room. There are s number of bars which are efficiently run for a drink before and during the interval. Great value...More

Thank Alan M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always dubious of music shows in a theater but found the marlowe an excellent venue. Sound and lighting amazing . Very comfortable seats too. As for the man himself. Well what can I say Jools never seems to grow out. He's still a great showman...More

Thank Suzanne H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the Marlowe to see the Stage show Funny Girl. We all enjoyed it a lot and can recommend it. The Marlowe shows are usually very good !

Thank Tel T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous ballet in a lovely auditorium have tickets for war horse in September but hope to visit again before that.

Thank 69TracyD69
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful contemporary theatre with all the joy of a traditional proscenium arch. Great staging and a truly magical production. Comfy seats, reasonably priced, well stocked bar. The theatre is also very spacious and well located. For the ladies...there are MANY loos, didn't have to queue...More

1  Thank TallulahTLH
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Emma N
hi where abouts did you sit please?
1 February 2016|
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Lake3007
What is the seating like on the side?
11 November 2015|
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klt25
hi, has anyone sat in the top Side seats (restricted view and lean forward), just wondering how much you can actually see, and whether its best to be nearer stage of further away? thanks
22 October 2015|
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