UKTW - 25 years online

25th Anniversary

UKTW enters its 25th year ...

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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4th Dec 21 :: Review: Cabaret
Seen at the Kit Kat Club, London
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1st Dec 21 :: Review: Swan Song
Seen at the Turbine Theatre
5
1st Dec 21 :: Review: 9 to 5
Touring production seen at the Theatre Royal Plymouth.
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24th Nov 21 :: Review: Rumi: The Musical
Seen at the London Coliseum
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23rd Nov 21 :: Review: Hairspray
Touring production seen at the Bristol Hippodrome
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22nd Nov 21 :: Review: The Life of Pi
Seen at the Wyndhams Theatre
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19th Nov 21 :: Review: La Clique
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17th Nov 21 :: Review: Matthew Bourne's Nutcracker!
2021 Touring production seen in Plymouth
5
13th Nov 21 :: Review: Macbeth
Bristol Old Vic Theatre School production
3
11th Nov 21 :: Review: Dick Whittington: A New Dick in Town
Above the Stag's panto
5
10th Nov 21 :: Review: Heathers
Touring production seen in Bristol.
5
2nd Nov 21 :: Review: White Christmas
Touring production seen at the Bristol Hippodrome
4
1st Nov 21 :: Review: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
English Touring Theatre production seen in Southampton.
3
30th Oct 21 :: Review: Constellations
Donmar Warehouse production watched on-demand
5
28th Oct 21 :: Review: Romeo and Juliet
Birmingham Royal Ballet production seen in Plymouth.
5
22nd Oct 21 :: Review: Everybody's Talking About Jamie
Touring production seen in Bristol
4
21st Oct 21 :: Review: Wuthering Heights
Emma Rice's adaptation seen at the Bristol Old Vic
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20th Oct 21 :: Review: The Dresser
Touring production seen in Plymouth.
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15th Oct 21 :: Review: Madam Butterfly
WNO's new touring production seen in Plymouth
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Touring production seen at the Theatre Royal Plymouth.
4th Dec 21 :: Review: Cabaret
Seen at the Kit Kat Club, London
2nd Dec 21 :: Review: Beowulf:An Epic Panto
Seen at the King's Head Theatre, North London.
13th Nov 21 :: Review: Macbeth
Bristol Old Vic Theatre School production
24th Nov 21 :: Review: Rumi: The Musical
Seen at the London Coliseum
21st Oct 21 :: Review: Wuthering Heights
Emma Rice's adaptation seen at the Bristol Old Vic
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Touring production seen at the Bristol Hippodrome.
17th Nov 21 :: Review: Matthew Bourne's Nutcracker!
2021 Touring production seen in Plymouth

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