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.
An atmospheric production of Christopher Marlowe's bloody play from Fourth Monkey in Canterbury Cathedral's crypt
Christopher Marlowe's final play is revived on the south bank
Productions include a revival of The Massacre At Paris in Canterbury Cathedral
Celebrations for the 450th anniversary of the birth of Christopher Marlowe are in full swing both in his home city of Canterbury and in Cambridge, where he was a student at Corpus Christi, wrote his early plays and became involved with Elizabethan espionage and counter-espionage.
The venue, housed on the site of the historic playhouse, is timing a revival to coincide with Marlowe's 450th birthday
Director Michael Oakley explains what Christopher Marlowe's neglected masterpiece has to offer