Getting the App
Check out the Android Marketplace UKTW Application page.
The UKTW app is available via the Android Marketplace on your Android powered phone or tablet, search for 'UKTW' and install it today, its free!.
The app is sometimes updated with fixes and new features.
The UKTW App - V2.3
UK Theatre Web have now developed version 2 of the UKTW Android Application for UK theatre and concert details. The system is powered by the main UKTW database which drives this website. The main features of the new system are
- Search for any show in the listings or for any performer, venue, town, author, cast or crew member
- Application update news, UKTW News feed (stories and reviews) and SeatChoice blog all available to read on-line.
- Show Pages
- Each show listings page provides (where known/available);
- Information including synopsis, address, star rating, poster
- Company cast and crew details
- Reviews UKTW and user reviews plus add your own star rating and review
- Basic details
- Shows all current listings for this venue
- Info any additional venue information
- Archive what shows have been here in the past!
- Current dates and times for this show
- Tour any other venues/dates where this production is appearing
- Specials any known audio described or signed performances
- Tickets one or more of; button to call the UKTW Ticket Shop, list of STAR suppliers plus links to their websites, details of venue box office and website
- Search the huge archive on UKTW, over 1.2 million records, on-line.
- Search facility updated to improve/correct Town, Venue and Person searching. Archive search was not affected.
- V2.3 released. Poster recognition removed.
- V2 updated to work with the latest releases of Android
- V2 now released. Complete rebuild direct to Android SDK. Faster, smaller, easier. Full archive access. Instant poster recognition - no upload required.
- Master app updated. Download new version to save updating database live.
- Version 1.7: Just a database tidy up edition, no urgency to upgrade unless you haven't updated your database recently. App got some Press mentions today.
- Archive now greatly improved allowing search and drill down to outline production and performance details.
- Version 1.6: New database uploaded - if you have not updated for a while then getting an update of the application will be faster than trying to update the database. New posters recognised.
- Version 1.5 released; includes experimental West End poster recognition ... photograph a show poster and let the system try to identify it ... top 25 shows only at present but we can extend it if its popular
- Version 1.4 released; layout fixed, play search fixed. Android Market will update shortly.