Canterbury Theatre News and Reviews

Catherine Love: How can theatres build a wider fan base?
By Catherine Love · 17 Sep 2014

Getting audiences over the threshold is only the start; theatres have to give them a reason to stay

The Streets' Leo Ihenacho stars in Dancing in the Streets
By Editorial Staff · 10 Sep 2014

The concert show is embarking on a 37-date UK tour next month

Bennett's History Boys returns for 2015 tour with 200 tickets free
By Theo Bosanquet · 10 Sep 2014

The production is presented by Sell a Door and supported by English Touring Theatre

Catherine Love: Truth and lies in documentary theatre
By Catherine Love · 8 Sep 2014

What claim do verbatim shows like Little Revolution at the Almeida have on truth?

Anything Goes tours UK and Ireland after Sheffield run
By Editorial Staff · 2 Sep 2014

Dates have been announced for the tour, which is produced by Stage Entertainment

The Jew of Malta
By Mike Shaw · 1 Apr 2014

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

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

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

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

Blue Remembered Hills (tour - Watford, Palace Theatre)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 30 May 2013
 Children play games. They're not always as nice or as gentle as adults expect them to be. Dennis Potter's drama was written for the BBC's Play for Today series in 1979 and is now on a too-...