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The Marlowe Theatre

The Marlowe Theatre

The Marlowe Theatre frontage here preserves the look of the old Odeon Cinema that existed originally. Extra glass covered wings have been added to the side to provide audience access to the auditorium.

In front of the theatre is a statue commemorating Christopher Marlowe, the dramatist, who was baptised in St. Georges Church. You'll find the Clocktower that is all that remains of the church at the other end of the city. The statue is not so prominent as it once was, the tree behind it is encroaching into the space.

The Canterbury Tour, a unique virtual walk around this ancient city Peter Collinson
This page last changed on 7th September 2008.
Photograph June 2005. © Copyright Peter Collinson, All rights reserved.