Tag: The Marlowe Theatre

Theatre Review: Pride and Prejudice at the Marlowe, by Francesca Baker

Benjamin Dilloway and Tafline Steen as Mr Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet. Pride and Prejudice Tour 2017. Photo Johan Persson

‘Pride & Prejudice’ regularly tops lists of the most loved novels. Austen’s novel lends its text to numerous adaptations, of all kinds, including those with zombies, set in Bollywood, and a wet Colin Firth. As with Shakespeare, it is a truth universally acknowledged that sentences from it can be quoted by those who have never…

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Theatre Review: Peppa Pig’s Surprise! by Anna Morell (5 Stars)

Peppa Pig's Surprise!

I’m almost vegan these days. I have one caveat: bacon. But only if it’s made from Peppa Pig. Or really, her family. Seriously, what is there to like about her tiny irritating brother who can only respond ‘Dinosaur, grrr!’ to anything? Or Daddy Pig, whose hobo-scruffy beard, sense of self-importance and total absence of intelligence…

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Theatre Review: Every Brilliant Thing by Sam Froudist

Every Brilliant Thing WOW Kent

There’s not much that strikes fear into the heart of the intrepid theatre-goer, but the words “audience participation”, does exactly that. Even the harshest critic quakes in their seat at the thought of getting up and getting involved. I am at The Marlowe Studio in Canterbury to see ‘Every Brilliant Thing’, a one man show…

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Review: Kneehigh Theatre’s ‘Rebecca’, by Sam Froudist

It’s a Monday evening, and (not unhappily) I find myself at the Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury to see ‘Rebecca’ by Cornish theatre company Kneehigh. I’ve been bundled off with promises of greatness – friends from around the country sing Kneehigh’s praises, and I am happy to report that these promises were fulfilled. I spent two…

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