UKTW - 25 years online
CORONAVIRUS: 22Feb21 UpdateAll UK venues closed on 16th March 2020. After the Prime Minister's announcement it would appear that, subject to continued control of the virus, venues may re-open with social distancing and limits on audiences from 17th May. Social distancing restrictions may be removed from 21st June. We will continue to update our listings as much as possible to reflect the changes as/when they are reported.

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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24th Feb 21 :: Review: Romeo and Juliet
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13th Dec 20 :: Review: Frostbite, Who Pinched My Muff?
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13th Dec 20 :: Review: Dick Whittington - A New Dick In Town
Seen at Above the Stag
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13th Nov 20 :: Review: What a Carve Up
Streamed performance by Henry Filloux-Bennett, based on the book by Jonathan Coe.
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4th Nov 20 :: New Server
UKTW is moving to a new server.
26th Oct 20 :: Review: Next Thing You Know
Seen at the Garden Theatre at Eagle London.
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19th Oct 20 :: Review: Buyer & Cellar
Seen at Above the Stag
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11th Aug 20 :: Review: Wonder Walk
A walking theatrical experience in the woods
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6th Jul 20 :: Government Rescue Package
Government to provide a £1.57 billion rescue package for the arts.
23rd Jun 20 :: Utilita Live From The Drive-In
A range of live drive-in concerts across the UK.
3rd Jun 20 :: ATG Theatres
Extending the closure date.
22nd May 20 :: The Drive In
New drive-in venue in North London

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24th Feb 21 :: Review: Romeo and Juliet
Streaming filmed version
6th Jul 20 :: Government Rescue Package
Government to provide a £1.57 billion rescue package for the arts.
13th Nov 20 :: Review: What a Carve Up
Streamed performance by Henry Filloux-Bennett, based on the book by Jonathan Coe.
26th Oct 20 :: Review: Next Thing You Know
Seen at the Garden Theatre at Eagle London.
13th Dec 20 :: Review: Dick Whittington - A New Dick In Town
Seen at Above the Stag
23rd Jun 20 :: Utilita Live From The Drive-In
A range of live drive-in concerts across the UK.

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