Canterbury Theatre News and Reviews

Stones in His Pockets returns for UK tour
By Editorial Staff · 10 Jul 2014 · Nationwide

The comedy centres on the impact of a Hollywood film crew on a small Irish town

Rehearsal Pics: Nigel Harman and cast of Shrek tour

Rehearsal images have been released for the upcoming UK tour directed by Harman, which stars Dean Chisnall, Faye Brookes, Idriss Kargbo and Gerard Carey

Two-hander Pride and Prejudice set for UK tour
By Rebecca Donn · 8 Jul 2014 · Salisbury

A new adaptation of the classic novel will be touring the UK this autumn

Catherine Love: Transforming the funding landscape
By Catherine Love · 7 Jul 2014 · Nationwide

Does the Arts Council need to start looking beyond buildings and offering more support directly to theatre-makers?

Dreamboats sequel tours UK from August
By Editorial Staff · 4 Jul 2014 · Nationwide

Dreamboats and Miniskirts features a range of 60s hits

The Jew of Malta
By Mike Shaw · 1 Apr 2014 · Canterbury

Accents are important in theatre. Done right, they can give a performance more depth. Ignored, they can make a performance feel half-baked. Done wrong, however, and they can sour things altogether.

The Massacre at Paris (Canterbury Cathedral)
By Mike Shaw · 28 Mar 2014 · Canterbury

An atmospheric production of Christopher Marlowe's bloody play from Fourth Monkey in Canterbury Cathedral's crypt

The Play That Goes Wrong (Canterbury)
By Mike Shaw · 23 Jan 2014 · Canterbury

It moved from the Old Red Lion to the Trafalgar Studios and enjoyed a sell-out run at Edinburgh; now sleeper hit "The Play That Goes Wrong" has embarked on a UK tour, playing to bigger houses than ever before.

Jack and the Beanstalk (Canterbury)
By Rachel Shaw · 9 Dec 2013 · Canterbury

This year, the Canterbury Marlowe Theatre's festive offering is "Jack and The Beanstalk" – and what a tremendous offering it is

Some Like It Hotter (tour - Ipswich, New Wolsey Theatre)
There's a lot to be said for having second thoughts. Take, for instance, Richard Hurford's fantasy Some Like It Hotter. I saw this in its earlier incarnation two years ago. For this extend