UKTW - 25 years online
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25th Anniversary

UKTW enters its 25th year ...
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25th Anniversary for UKTWIt was in 1995, February 14th to be precise, that we formally launched UK Theatre Web (UKTW) after a few months of running a web/gopher service on our employer's main server (with their permission).

The initial experiment, to just list West End and Oxford,  proved so succesful during late-94/early-95 that we took out a huge loan, bought a massively expensive (and completely underpowered) laptop, server, printer, scanner, ISDN line and hosting package and set up our first site - here's what we looked like when the WayBackMachine first saw us late in 1996.

We pre-date Google and pretty well all of the "big boys" of the web. We have survived bubbles and busts in the internet business world and are still here, plugging away at what we do best.

Our archive of listings and information grows daily and currently contains 125,558 works in 199,881 productions involving 204,270 people/companies giving 1,049,500 events in 3,356 venues. As "The Mousetrap" consists of one "event" in our terminology then you can see there is a lot of information - all searchable at the iUKTDb (internet UK theatre database!) linked from our site.

Still going strong!


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6th Sep 21 :: Review: The Rocky Horror Show
Touring show seen in Plymouth
4
18th Aug 21 :: Review: Blood Brothers
Touring production seen at the Theatre Royal Plymouth
5
6th Aug 21 :: Review: Coppelia and the Supermarket Suite
Part of the Garden Theatre Festival
5
6th Aug 21 :: Review: Charlie and Stan
Touring show seen at the Minack Theatre
5
4th Aug 21 :: Review: Grease
Touring show seen at the Theatre Royal Plymouth
3
4th Aug 21 :: Review: All That
Seen at the Kings Head Theatre
4
3rd Aug 21 :: Review: I Could Use a Drink
Seen at the Garrick Theatre
4
2nd Aug 21 :: Review: Tommy on Top
Seen at Above the Stag
4
23rd Jul 21 :: Review: The Choir of Man
Seen at the London Wonderground in Earls Court
5
23rd Jul 21 :: Review: 360 ALLSTARS
Seen at the London Wonderground in Earls Court
5
15th Jul 21 :: Review: Hero & Leander Or, I Love You, But Everything's Under Water
Touring outdoor production seen at Clovelly Court
4
6th Jul 21 :: Review: Three Seagulls
Bristol Old Vic Theatre School graduation production directed by Sally Cookson.
4
2nd Jul 21 :: Review: Starting Here, Starting Now
Seen at Waterloo East.
4
22nd Jun 21 :: Review: And Then Come the Nightjars
Minack production seen at the Lost Gardens of Heligan
4
11th Jun 21 :: Review: West End Musical Celebration
Seen at the Palace Theatre
5
9th Jun 21 :: Review: Alyssa - Memoirs of a Queen
Seen at the Vaudeville Theatre
4
28th May 21 :: Review: Public Domain
Seen at the Vaudeville.
3
26th May 21 :: Review: Here Come The Boys!
Reviewed at the London Palladium
5
24th Feb 21 :: Review: Romeo and Juliet
Streaming filmed version
4
13th Dec 20 :: Review: Frostbite, Who Pinched My Muff?
Seen at Garden Theatre at Eagle London
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23rd Jul 21 :: Review: 360 ALLSTARS
Seen at the London Wonderground in Earls Court
2nd Aug 21 :: Review: Tommy on Top
Seen at Above the Stag
4th Aug 21 :: Review: Grease
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Seen at the London Wonderground in Earls Court
6th Aug 21 :: Review: Charlie and Stan
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