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Gutted – The Marlowe Studio, Canterbury

Writer: Sharon Byrne Director: Nicola Samer Reviewer: Amy Jane Smith Sharon Byrne takes us back to 1980s Dublin in new play Gutted, where a fish factory floor becomes the stage for three women’s stories of one life-changing night. Through alternating monologues, we experience the lives of Deirdre (Rose O’Loughlin), Dolores (Nancy Sullivan) and Breda (Lucia Mcanespie) – workers and women united ...

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Run The Beast Down – The Marlowe Studio, Canterbury

Writer: Titas Halder Director: Hannah Price Reviewer: Dan English Charlie suffers with insomnia, but when this is coupled with an unusual obsession with an urban fox, his life takes a dangerous turn in this bold, new one-man play at Canterbury’s The Marlowe Studio. Titas Halder’s Run The Best Down is the third original production to be produced by Canterbury’s Marlowe ...

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The Best Thing – The Marlowe Studio, Canterbury

Vamos Theatre in The Best Thing

Writer and Director: Rachael Savage Composer: Janie Armour Reviewer: Dan English   It is a visit back to the swinging sixties for the Marlowe Studio in Canterbury as Vamos Theatre bring their heartbreaking new production, The Best Thing. The talented masked company, directed by Rachael Savage, tell the story of Susan, who is caught up in the free love spirit ...

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Laid Bare Cabaret – Valentine’s Special – The Marlowe Studio, Canterbury

Eliza DeLite

Reviewer: Dan English   There is an evening of laughter and jaw-dropping talents on show at Canterbury’s Marlowe Studio as the Laid Bare Cabaret show brings its Valentine’s Special. Lloyd Hollett is on hand as the compère and brings a wicked wit that suits this raunchy affair to a tee. Hollett entertains the audience throughout and keeps the pace of ...

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A Better Woman – The Marlowe Studio, Canterbury

The cast of A Better Woman at The Marlowe Studio, Canterbury

Director: Tilly Vosburgh Writer: Simon Mendes da Costa Reviewer: Dan English   Acclaimed playwright Simon Mendes da Costa brings his new comedy, A Better Woman, to Canterbury’s Marlowe Studio, with successful results. Directed by Tilly Vosburgh, da Costa’s play, about a middle-aged man’s struggle with finding love in the eclectic dating world, is the second homegrown production from the Marlowe ...

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Every Brilliant Thing – The Marlowe Studio, Canterbury

Writer: Duncan Macmillan with Jonny Donahoe Director: George Perrin Reviewer: Victoria Bawtree   Say the premise out loud: ‘a one-man show about depression’ and it’s understandable that some may want to give it a wide berth. Put simply, nothing should put anyone off seeing this production. It is a little gem of intimate theatre which lifts the spirit through laughter ...

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Nursing Lives – The Marlowe Studio, Canterbury

Writer: Rachael Savage Director: Rachael Savage Reviewer: Dan English   Thereis an emotional powerhouse of a production in town as Vamos Theatre returns to Canterbury’s Marlowe Studio this week with their latest touring production, Cementing their status as the UK’s leading masked theatre company, Vamos Theatre leave the audience emotionally drained during this 90-minute piece. Nursing Lives tells the story ...

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Circles – The Marlowe Studio, Canterbury

Devised by: Limb2Limb Director: Amanda Collins Reviewer: Dan English   Physical theatre meets the spoken word in Circles, a production by Limb2Limb, and directed by Amanda Collins, which reaches Canterbury’s Marlowe Studio as part of its tour. Circles follows the story of Alex and Kate, two siblings recounting their childhood memories through the mediums of movement and storytelling. Oliver Theobald ...

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