image for Comedy item typeShirley Valentine at The Marlowe Theatre

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Play, Tue 16 - Sat 20 May 2017

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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
Sun 22 Jan The Snowman
Tue 24 - Sat 28 Jan La Cage Aux Folles
Tue 24 - Sat 28 Jan Run The Beast Down
Thu 26 Jan Lee Nelson
Tue 31 Jan - Sat 4 Feb Pride And Prejudice
Wed 1 Feb Josie Long: Something Better

Details

Willy Russell's Shirley Valentine.

Why do we get all this life if we don't ever use it?

Starring Jodie Prenger

Shirley is a Liverpool housewife. Her kids have left home and she makes chips and egg for her husband while talking to the wall. Where has her life disappeared to? Out of the blue, her best friend offers her a trip to Greece for two weeks and she secretly packs her bags. She heads for the sun and starts to see the world and herself very differently.

Willy Russell’s heart-warming comedy premiered in 1986 and took the world by storm, and was adapted into an Oscar-nominated film. Now, on its 30th anniversary, Jodie Prenger stars in the first major revival of this national treasure.

Recommended 14yrs+

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

Event details

Dates Times
Tue 16 - Sat 20 May 2017
Evenings: 7.30pm
Thu & Sat matinees: 2.30pm

Location: Main Auditorium.

Prices

TICKETS (bkg fees apply*)
Fri & Sat performances:
Premier Seats: £32.50
£28, £25.50, £23, £21.50
Tue-Thu performances:
Premier Seats: £29.50
£25, £22.50, £20, £17.50

DISCOUNTS
Concessions: £2 off Price Bands A & B (Tue-Thu eves)
The Marlowe Friends: £5 off top three prices (eves)
Discovery Tickets (for 16-26yrs & full-time students): £10 (Tue & Wed, limited availability, price includes bkg fee)
Groups: Bring 10 or more people and get 10% off. Bring 25 or more people and get 15% off.


*Booking Fees Apply. By phone & in person: £1 per ticket booking fee. Online: 75p per ticket booking fee. The Marlowe Friends: 75p per ticket booking fee (by phone, in person & online). The maximum fee you will be charged when booking by phone or in person is £8. Booking fees are unlimited online.

An extra charge of £1 applies if you would also like your tickets posted. Marlowe Friends do not pay a postage charge. There is no booking fee made for group bookings of 15 tickets or more or customers with access needs, when booking by phone or in person.

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: 2 miles 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 accessDisabled access
  • 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