Category Archives: Canterbury

Review: 4**** The Bodyguard. The Marlowe @TheBodyguardUK ‏ @marlowetheatre

Everyone knows the The Bodyguard – the 1992 film starring Whitney Houston and Kevin Cosner about the Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, who is hired to protect Rachel Marron from a stalker. As this is a romantic … Continue reading

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Review: 2** Saturday Night Fever @marlowetheatre

#Tweetingit – 2** a troubling storyline which should be updated for a modern audience and choreography that could be far more impressive particularly since the cast doesn’t sing. 5***** for the “Bee Gees” performing the classic songs. Full review to … Continue reading

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Review – 5***** The full monty The Marlowe Canterbury @FullMontyPlay @marlowetheatre @Gary_Lucy

Ok, so let’s begin with clearing something up straight away; THIS IS NOT A MUSICAL. I have seen it before and was aware it wasn’t a musical but I did hear a few people at the interval saying that they … Continue reading

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Review: 5***** Calendar Girls: The Musical. The Marlowe, Canterbury @marlowetheatre @GaryBarlow @thegirlsmusical

“I’m not crying you are” I had one or two concerns entering the theatre on this September night. No, not a single one about what I knew to be a fabulous musical (having seen it once before) but more that … Continue reading

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Review: 4**** Officer and a Gentleman the musical @officermusical @marlowetheatre

Now, before I begin, this is the time I need to tell you, I have never seen Officer and a Gentleman the film. I know, I don’t know how this has happened either, so if you want to choose right … Continue reading

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Review: 3*** Shrek @ShrekUKTour ‏@marlowetheatre

This show is a great example of how subjective productions are, and therefore, how interesting reviewing is.  I had a reviewer see Shrek at Norwich. I also bought tickets for my mum and her partner. My reviewer gave it 4 … Continue reading

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Review: 4**** Awful Auntie Marlowe Theatre Canterbury @_AwfulAuntie ‏@davidwalliams @birminghamstage,

David Walliams’ Awful Auntie is the story of unfortunate Lady Stella Saxby (Georgina Leonidas) and the unravelling of her mean Aunt Alberta (Timothy Speyer). Recently orphaned Stella is left to be ‘cared’ for by her Aunt Alberta when her parents … Continue reading

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Review: 3*** The Winslow Boys The Marlowe Canterbury @marlowetheatre

Just how much are we willing to invest in the pursuit of the truth and justice and can one ever win against the establishment? The Winslow family are tested in every way in their journey to prove Ronnie’s (Misha Butler) … Continue reading

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Review: 3*** Dollywould at The Marlowe, Canterbury @shittheatre ‏#dollywould

It’s here!!! – Mothersole and Biscuit’s “MAIN CROSSOVER HIT”!! Louise Mothersole and Rebecca Biscuit steer away from their normal influences of modern-day social issues and instead embark on a quirky exploration of their love of all things Dolly…and not just Parton.  … Continue reading

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Review 3*** Jungle Book The Marlowe Theatre @marlowetheatre #ChildrensTouringPartnership

I walked into the theatre humming, “Bare Necessities” but had to firmly remind myself that this is a new musical adaption of Rudyard Kipling’s famous book, NOT Disney. But fear not children – it is still the same much-loved story … Continue reading

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