Posts Tagged ‘Marlowe Theatre’

Pharon Supports The Philharmonia Orchestra At The Marlowe

THE PHILHARMONIA Orchestra’s next three seasons at The Marlowe Theatre will be supported by Pharon Independent Financial Advisers Limited. Chairman of the Canterbury-based company, Roger O’Shea, and Director, Nicholas O’Shea, were at the orchestra’s latest concert at the theatre last week, which featured one of Britain’s greatest conductors, Sir Andrew Davis. Director of Residencies at […]

The “virtual Philharmonia orchestra” is proving a great success in Canterbury

Hundreds of people visited the free attraction at Christ Church University’s Augustine House over its opening weekend. Weekdays are busy with school groups from across Kent. Visitors are able to “step inside” the orchestra, and see giant live 360-degree projections of Holst’s The Planets, conducted by the Philharmonia’s Principle Conductor and Artistic Advisor, Esa-Pekka Salonen. […]

Beauty and the Beast comes to The Marlowe Theatre

Choreographed by the company’s Artistic Director, David Nixon OBE, the production premiered last year to widespread critical acclaim and recently featured in a Sky Arts documentary. Beauty and the Beast rediscovers the enchanting and magical aspects of the story, exploring the values that lie at its heart: the battle between forces of good and evil […]

A Year of Success for the Marlowe Theatre

The Marlowe Theatre is celebrating its first anniversary – and record audience numbers. Since opening a year ago today, more than 325,000 people have attended an event at the theatre. In the main auditorium, more than 318,000 watched a performance, which is 11 per cent more than was predicted. Average attendance per performance has increased […]

Gareth Gates & Toyah Wilcox to star in Sleeping Beauty at Marlowe Theatre

Gareth Gates and Toyah Willcox are the stars of this year’s Marlowe Theatre pantomime, Sleeping Beauty. Joining them are Katrina Bryan, better known as Nina from the CBeebies series Nina and the Neurons, and, making a welcome return, Ben Roddy. Gareth, who will play the Prince, was famously the runner-up to Will Young in the […]

Paul Merton returns to The Marlowe Theatre

Paul Merton returns to stand-up comedy for the first time this century in Out Of My Head, at The Marlowe Theatre later this month. His first newly written show since 1998 promises a night of sketches, music, magic and variety – and an unprecedented insight into the workings of Paul’s head. During his stand-up sabbatical, […]

The new season of workshops at the Marlowe Theatre is now on sale

Following the huge success of the first Anyone Can Act season, led by local drama lecturer and performer Gary Barber, the workshops return for a longer run, starting on 18 January. Focussing on popular TV and film scripts, the sessions allow adults to explore acting in a supportive, relaxed environment. The first performance by the […]

STARS of The Marlowe pantomime thank the theatre’s first corporate partners

John Partridge (Prince Charming) and Kate Quinnell (Cinderella) met representatives from the 29 companies at a special breakfast and presented them with certificates. The event was to recognise the support the Founding Corporate Partners (FCPs) gave to the fundraising campaign, which raised more than £4.28 million towards the new theatre. Collectively the FCPs contributed more […]

THE WORLD premiere of The Mousetrap on tour will be held at The Marlowe Theatre

The world premiere of The Mousetrap on tour will be held at The Marlowe Theatre next year. The tour of the Agatha Christie whodunit was announced on Friday, the anniversary of its 60th year in London’s West End. Producers have promised an all-star cast for the mystery, which is the world’s longest running stage production. […]

The Marlowe Theatre throws open its doors this weekend

The Marlowe Theatre throws open its doors this weekend for three days of celebrations to mark its opening. A host of events, including street arts, live music, dance, and performances, will take place, and most are free. There will also be the chance to explore the new building and meet the staff. My Marlowe Opening […]