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Show, Wed 27 Feb - Sat 16 Mar 2019

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The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Contact

The Marlowe Theatre Box Office

01227 787787

Address

The Friars,
Canterbury,
CT1 2AS

Events at this Venue

date event
Thu 14 Dec John Kirkpatrick: Carolling And Crumpets
Fri 24 Nov - Sun 14 Jan Peter Pan
Sat 16 Dec The Abominable Snowman
Tue 19 Dec Santa In Love
Fri 22 Dec The Christmassy Christmas Show
Sun 24 Dec The Nutcracker

Details

The National Theatre present War Horse.

The National Theatre's acclaimed play, based on Michael Morpurgo's novel.

An unforgettable theatrical event.

Based on the beloved novel by Michael Morpurgo, this powerfully moving and imaginative drama, filled with stirring music and songs, is a show of phenomenal inventiveness. At its heart are astonishing life-sized horses by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company, who bring breathing, galloping, charging horses to thrilling life on stage.

War Horse is an unforgettable theatrical event which takes audiences on an extraordinary journey from the fields of rural Devon to the trenches of First World War France.

On our blog, you can read about how the puppet horses are brought to life, and also read about Michael Morpurgo’s Canterbury connections.

Based on the beloved novel by Michael Morpurgo.
Adapted by Nick Stafford.
In association with the award-winning Handspring Puppet Company.

Recommended 10yrs+

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Wed 27 Feb - Sat 16 Mar 2019
Time: 7.30pm (not Wed 6 Mar) | Wed (6 Mar), Thu & Sat matinees: 2.30pm
Length: 2 hours 40 minutes

Location: The Theatre

Prices

Tickets: £60.75 - £19.25
Discounts (on selected seats): The Marlowe Friends (Mon-Thu eves) | Discovery Tickets (Wed 27 & Thu 28 Feb) | Groups (Mon-Thu)
Schools: £16 tickets (Mon-Wed & Thu matinees, booking by phone or in person)

All of our ticket prices include a £1.25 per ticket booking fee.
The Marlowe Friends do not pay a booking fee.

Location

Directions

See location of The Marlowe Theatre on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TR 148580  Lat: 51.28093 Long: 1.07872

Centre of Canterbury, nearest car park is Pound Lane. Disabled parking on forecourt.

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Canterbury West station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
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