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Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake

Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake

TUE 6 - SAT 10 MAY

Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake


See it! Or live to regret it. THE INDEPENDENT

The legendary work by Matthew Bourne.

Firmly crowned as a modern day classic, Matthew Bourne’s powerful, provocative and totally original interpretation of Swan Lake turned tradition upside down and took the dance world by storm, dazzling audiences in the West End and Broadway, and across Europe, Asia and Australia.

Boldly shattering the traditional concept of swans in tutus, Matthew Bourne has created a passionate and contemporary Swan Lake for our times.

This thrilling, audacious and original production has been unquestionably established as one of theatre’s great events. Now Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake comes to our theatre for the very first time.

Evenings: 7.30pm
Thu & Sat matinees: 2.30pm

TICKETS (bkg fees apply*)
Evenings & Sat matinee:
£35.50, £32, £26.50, £20
Premier Seats: £40
Thu matinee:
£29, £25, £20, £17.50
Premier Seats: £33.50

£3 off (Tue-Thu & Sat mat)
The Marlowe Friends: £4.50 off top two prices and Premier Seats (Tue-Thu, limited availability)
Discovery Tickets (for 16-26yrs & full-time students): £10 (Tue & Wed eve, limited availability, bkg fees apply*)
Groups: Bring 10 or more people and get 10% off. Bring 25 or more people and get 15% off (not Fri & Sat performances, limited availability)

*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.

"As bold and as beautiful as ever."

"One of Britain's most spectacular artistic triumphs."

To book tickets on-line, click on the Book Now button. 

The Marlowe Theatre Box Office is open from 9am to 6pm Monday - Saturday. 
When there is a show, we remain open until 30 minutes after the performance begins.

Tickets can be booked on 01227 787787 with all major debit and credit cards 
(except American Express).

The Marlowe Theatre Box Office is open for personal bookings Mon - Sat 9am - 5.30pm.
Telephone bookings can be made between Mon - Sat 9am - 6pm.
If paying by cheque or postal order, please make it payable to Canterbury City Council.

Tickets can be reserved without payment for up to four days, or 24hrs prior to the performance - whichever is the soonest.


The following per ticket fees apply when booking tickets at our theatre:

  • Booking by phone and in person at our Box Office: £1 per ticket booking fee
  • Booking online: 75p per ticket booking fee
  • The Marlowe Friends (booking by phone, in person at the Box Office and online): 75p per ticket booking fee
  • For all productions in The Marlowe Studio (booking by phone, in person at the Box Office and online): 75p per ticket booking fee

The maximum booking fee you will be charged, when booking your tickets in person or over the phone, is £8. If you book more than 15 tickets per transaction, in person or over the phone, you will not be charged a booking fee.

If you book online, you will be charged a per ticket booking fee for all of the tickets that you book, with no maximum booking fee charge. Customers with access needs are not charged a booking fee if booking by phone and in person.

An extra charge of £1 applies if you would like your tickets posted. The Marlowe Friends do not pay a postage charge.

Booking fees do not apply for creative workshops, school group bookings, artist talks and gift vouchers.


Booking tickets on-line as a Marlowe Friend.

If you are a Marlowe Friend, you need to login with your email address and password to get your Friends discount and priority booking online.

If you are a Marlowe Friend who has not registered for on-line bookings before, please read our guide to on-line bookings.

Good Companions Event: Sat 12pm. A talk from the company, with a programme and soft drink. Only £2 when booking for the show. (The Marlowe Friends only)


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