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April 2014

Thank you for taking part in our Egg Hunt over the Easter weekend, we hope you enjoyed it! Did you guess all the clues? Here are the answers...

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The winner be contacted on 22 April so make sure to keep an eye on your emails!

Thanks to our friends for helping out:  Ripley's Believe It Or Not!  |  Radisson Blu Edwardian, Leicester Square  |  Scoff & Banter, Leicester Square  |  Rainforest Cafe  |  Muriel's Kitchen  |  Chinese Community Centre

We'll be giving out a voucher to the attractions and restaurants above. Keep updated on our Facebook and Twitter pages for more details.

The Royal Opera House watch a live stream of Les Misérables performing in the Covent Garden Piazza (Photo: Alastair Muir)

Watch The Olivier Awards 2014 with MasterCard on ITV Player

April 2014

The 38th Olivier Awards with MasterCard took place on Sunday 13 April at the Royal Opera House. A glittering event hosted by Gemma Arterton and Stephen Mangan, the incredible evening of celebration not only included prestigious prize-giving, but unbelievable live performances too. Don't panic if you missed the highlights on ITV you can catch up now on ITV Player.

For a full list of all the winners plus photo gallery and video footage from the night head to the Olivier Awards website. And if all the glamour of the awards gets you in the mood to see a show, check what we've got on sale.

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See a show on us!

March 2014

Win tickets to see a show of your choice by sending us a picture of yourself at the TKTS booth. It’s up to you how creative you want to be, you can send a selfie, a group shot of your friends outside the booth, holding the show tickets you just bought or waiting in the queue. We look forward to them all (we just ask you keep it clean!). See our example on the right of Gavin, from the TKTS team.

To enter this prize draw, simply post your picture on the TKTS London Facebook page or on Twitter with the handle @TKTSLondon by 31 March. Make sure to use the hashtag #ILOVETKTS in both cases.

The lucky winner will be picked at random and can choose a pair of tickets to any show available at TKTS during April 2014. You must either ‘Like’ or ‘Follow’ the TKTS London accounts for us to be able to notify you as the winner.

Full terms and conditions here.

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Buy tickets from Theatreland’s very own ticket booth and earn stamps towards FREE Digital Theatre productions with the TKTS Digital Theatre Card.

TKTS have partnered with Digital Theatre so you can enjoy the best of British Theatre whenever you want and wherever you are.

To earn you FREE online Digital Theatre productions, simply pick up a TKTS Digital Theatre Card at the TKTS booth and every time you book for a show you’ll receive a stamp.

3 stamps gets you a FREE Digital Theatre Rental worth up to £3.99
6 stamps gets you a FREE Digital Theatre Production worth up to £8.99
9 stamps gets you a FREE HD Digital Theatre Production worth up to £10.99

When you get your 3rd, 6th or 9th stamp the TKTS team member will give you a Digital Theatre postcard with a unique number that can be used to claim your free online production from a choice of 12 specially selected shows.

For more information about Digital Theatre's library of productions, how to claim your free online productions and for full terms and conditions please visit:

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Award-winning TKTS Team!


We’re happy to say that two years running the TKTS team has WON the OUTSTANDING CUSTOMER SERVICE Award! The award is voted by the public so it’s thanks to all of you for voting for us and making us winners in 2012 and 2013. A very big well done to the TKTS team!

Awarded by STAR (Society of Ticket Agents and Retailers) at the SOBOM (Society of Box Office Managers) awards ceremony.


TKTS Easter Egg Hunt

WIN £250 of Theatre Tokens in our TKTS EASTER EGG HUNT

April 2014

We’ve joined with some of our friends in Leicester Square and Piccadilly Circus to produce an extra special Easter Egg Hunt.

You’ll need to pick up a clue-sheet from the booth, available 16-21 April 2014, match the map references to the clues and journey around the local area to find our hidden eggs. Each egg has a letter and once you’ve found all the letters you’ll be able to fill in our mystery word. Completed clue sheets simply need to be dropped back to TKTS and you’ll be in with a chance of winning £250 of Theatre Tokens to treat the whole family with.

The hunt is fun for everyone, so you don’t have to have kids to take part. Finding all the letters should only take about 30mins, so it’s easy to fit into your day if you’re passing our way.

TKTS Easter Egg Hunt Terms and Conditions 2014

Summer Strallen poses for the paparazzi (Photo: Sarah Jeynes)

Olivier Awards 2014 with MasterCard - tickets on sale at TKTS

As of Friday 11 April 2014 at 18:00 we have a limited number of tickets available at TKTS to attend the Olivier Awards 2014 with MasterCard on Sunday 13 April. Tickets are £60 each and are in the rear Amphitheatre. Tickets are on a first come first served basis and can only be purchased in person at the booth with a MasterCard or cash.

Please read the terms and conditions below before purchase.

Olivier Awards 2014 with MasterCard - ticket terms and conditions

The Olivier Awards 2014 with MasterCard

The prestigious ceremony will take place on Sunday 13 April at the Royal Opera House. Hosted by Gemma Arterton and Stephen Mangan, the incredible evening of celebration will not only include prestigious prize-giving, there will also be unbelievable live performances from some of this year's nominated shows.

There's no excuse to miss the celebrations with so many ways to stay tuned in:

- Join at London’s Covent Garden Piazza (just a short walk from the booth) where you can watch the entire ceremony live on a big screen  from 18:15 as well as live performances from West End stars from 17:00

- If you’d prefer to stay in, you can enjoy the awards on your sofa by watching the highlights on ITV just minutes after the end of the ceremony from 22:15

- Listen on BBC Radio 2 hosted by Michael Ball including exclusive interviews from 18:00

- Folllow on social media usuing #Oliviers on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram

More details on how to follow the awards.

Please note: The following competition and events have closed.

WIN £200 of Theatre Tokens
Theatre Tokens have teamed up with the Olivier Awards to give away £200 of Theatre Tokens. Simply head to the Olivier Awards Facebook page by 9 April to take part and be in with a chance of winning.

Enter on Facebook here

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Shop with the stars at Fenwick
To celebrate the Olivier Awards and in aid of the charity Acting for Others, Fenwick of Bond Street will be hosting a special shopping event taking over the whole store.

Stars of the stage and screen will take to the shop floor on Thursday 10 April 2014 from 18:00 to 20:00 to raise funds and awareness for the charity, manning the tills, packing bags and even being personal shoppers! Stars already confirmed include Joanna Lumley, Sheila Hancock, Kara Tointon, Natalie Gumede, Maria Friedman, Emilia Fox, Jim Carter and Julian Fellowes (all names are subject to availability). Fenwick of Bond Street will be donating a percentage of all sales made during this period to the charity.

Acting for Others is the collective name for the 15 Combined Theatrical Charities that between them offer financial and emotional assistance and support to those in the entertainment profession of all ages who have fallen on hard times.

Customers are also offered the chance to join in two exclusive events:

In conversation with Dame Judi Dench - SOLD OUT
Dame Judi Dench, President of Acting for Others, multi Olivier Award winner and nominee for Best Actress for her performance in Peter And Alice.
This event will begin promptly at 19:15 at Fenwick of Bond Street in their Bond & Brook restaurant. Tickets are priced at £100 (including champagne and nibbles) with £100 from each ticket sold donated to Acting for Others.

In conversation with Julian Fellowes
Julian Fellowes, the lauded screenwriter behind international TV sensation Downton Abbey and Oscar-winning film Gosford Park will join Harper’s Bazaar for an informal question & answer session.
The evening begins at 18:15 at Fenwick of Bond Street in their Bond & Brook restaurant. Tickets for the evening are priced at £110 (including a subscription to Harper’s Bazaar, champagne, nibbles and a goody bag) with £100 from each ticket sold donated to Acting for Others. Book now



The fantastic team at TKTS are on a mission – a mission to get your nominations.

Have you bought tickets at the booth before? Were you dazzled by the customer service?

If you were then please nominate the team at TKTS to win the 2014 STAR/SOBOM Award for Outstanding Customer Service.

Head to before midday on 27 March.

How can you say no to these hopeful faces?


Month of love Prize Draw - WIN Theatre Tokens & Love Hearts Hamper

We’ve teamed up with Love Hearts (yes, the lovely sweets!) to offer you a Love Hearts Hamper full of goodies and £100 in Theatre Tokens to enjoy with that special someone.

To be in with a chance of winning, simply hand in the coupon at the booth when you buy your tickets from TKTS before 28 February.

You can download the coupon here (or if you have the 10-23 February edition Official London Theatre Guide, it's in there!)

The following terms and conditions apply in addition to the prize draw rules available to download here: TKTS Valentine's prize draw full terms and conditions. You must buy a ticket at TKTS to be eligible to enter. The closing date for entries is 28 February 2014. Only completed coupons will be accepted. Prize is subject to individual terms and conditions.

Vote and Win

The excitement of the Olivier Awards with MasterCard is building up and it’s time to vote for your favourite long-running London show in the BBC Radio 2 Audience Award. The award is the only category to be chosen entirely by you, the theatregoers.

Plus, by voting you'll also be entered into a prize draw to win a pair of tickets to each of the shortlisted Audience Award shows. Make sure to get your vote in by 4 March.

Vote and enter the prize draw now

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London Theatre Mega Prize

January 2014

Official London Theatre are offering a theatregoer's dream prize. Not only will one lucky winner will be treated to a special TKTS service, the prize is full with:

Make sure to enter the mega prize now - all details here

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Private Lives - in cinemas

January 2014

If you missed Noël Coward’s West End hit Private Lives or want to see it again you can enjoy a screening in cinemas in London and across the UK from 6 February for a limited run.

Elyot Chase (Toby Stephens) and Amanda Prynne (Anna Chancellor) are glamorous, rich, reckless...and divorced. Five years later, their love for one another is unexpectedly rekindled when they take adjoining suites in a French hotel while honeymooning with their new spouses. This explosive production proves Noël Coward still has the power to thrill, provoke and delight.

Originally a Chichester Festival Theatre production, Private Lives was captured live in London at the Gielgud Theatre, a Delfont Mackintosh Theatre. Brought to you in cinemas by CinemaLive and Digital Theatre.

Find a list of venues here



26 November 2013

Today, Tuesday 26 November, we're supporting 'STAR Day'!

STAR – the The Society of Ticket Agents and Retailers - is a membership organisation that ensures ticket agencies sell secure tickets by adhering to their Code of Practice, which requires agencies to treat customers fairly and make all transactions clear and straightforward. Click on the STAR logo on the right hand side column to see our membership verification.

Here at the TKTS booth we recommend that you purchase tickets only from members of STAR - like us, the award-winning OUTSTANDING CUSTOMER SERVICE team (see details below about our awards voted by you.)

More information about the society can be found at or download a brief Background Information About STAR.

More information about safe ticket buying can be found on the About TKTS tab above.

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Carol Singing - don't miss out

21 November 2013

We brought so much cheer to Leicester Square last year we thought we’d do it again! Our carol singing is back on 20 December from 16:00 with stars of the stage led by the West End Gospel Choir.

This year’s sing-a-long is held in aid of the Sir Simon Milton Foundation, a charity committed to helping young people find employment and caring for elderly Westminster residents.

Read more about the event here.

Win with TKTS this Christmas


21 November 2013

This winter we’re offering the ultimate Christmas prize, where you could WIN £200 of Theatre Tokens, a VIP tour of M&M’s World London and dinner at Scoff & Banter, Leicester Square! What more fun can you ask for?!

To be in with a chance of winning, simply pick up one of our Official London Theatre Guides or download the coupon via the link below, fill in the coupon and hand in before 31 December when buying your tickets from the booth.

Download coupon here - TKTS Christmas competition 2013

The following terms and conditions apply in addition to the prize draw rules available to download here: TKTS Christmas competition 2013 - Full terms and conditions. You must buy a ticket at TKTS to be eligible to enter. The closing date for entries is 31 December 2013. Only completed coupons will be accepted. Each prize is subject to individual terms and conditions.

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Theatreland Hunt - answers revealed

6 November 2013

Congratulations to our winner who won £250 of Theatre Tokens in our Theatreland Hunt with Kids Week! We can now reveal the answers for you in this picture. Thank you all for taking part and we hope you enjoyed the adventure! Let us know what you think on our Facebook page.

The Family Arts Festival will be returning in 2014 with more arts activity around the UK for all the family. More details here

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October 2013

We’ve teamed up with TheatreCraft to give one lucky 16 to 25-year-old the chance to WIN an exclusive opportunity to work shadow us at the booth and find out what it's like to be part of the TKTS team! Find out details and how to enter here.

TheatreCraft takes place on 22 Nov at the Royal Opera House giving 16 to 25-year-olds the chance to explore a career behind the scenes of the theatre industry. This free event offers the chance to take part in workshops run by theatre professionals, explore the vibrant marketplace packed with theatres, arts organisations and education providers, plus to book into Ask The Experts for one-to-one advice and interact with others in the networking hubs. Book your place now at

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Have fun and WIN with the Theatreland Hunt

October 2013

To celebrate the Family Arts Festival from 18 Oct to 3 Nov, TKTS and Kids Week have teamed up to bring you a fun Theatreland Hunt where you can WIN £250 in Theatre Tokens!

To take part simply head to the TKTS booth to collect your clue sheet and Kids Week pencil (subject to availability) and then you're all set for your adventure around theatreland. When you're done, hand your answers back in at the booth before 4 November and the TKTS team will pick one lucky winner who will receive the £250 in Theatre Tokens. Good luck and have fun!

Theatre Tokens is the only national theatre gift voucher scheme you can use at over 240 theatres nationwide so you can choose to see a show and theatre of your choice.

Kids Week is all about encouraging young people to get involved in theatre. During the month of August, a child aged 16 or under can go free to a participating London show when accompanied by an adult paying full price.

he Family Arts Festival is the first ever UK-wide festival aimed at encouraging families to engage in the arts together with exciting theatre, dance, music and visual arts events.



October 2013

If you missed this summer’s most critically acclaimed musical, MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, you can check out the filmed production in cinemas across the UK. Brought to you by CinemaLive and Digital Theatre, catch it for ‘One Night Only’ from 24th October. For a list of venues click here.

Set over three decades in the entertainment business 'Merrily We Roll Along' charts the relationship between three friends Franklin, Mary and Charley. Travelling backwards in time, this powerful and moving story features some of Stephen Sondheim's most beautiful songs including 'Good Thing Going', 'Not a Day Goes By' and 'Old Friends'.

"This production of Merrily We Roll Along is not only the best I've seen, but one of those rare instances where casting, direction and show come together in perfect combination, resulting in the classic ideal of the sum being greater than the parts." Stephen Sondheim

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Where to buy Theatre Tokens at Brent Cross


Although the curtain came down on TKTS Brent Cross, you can still buy Theatre Tokens in Brent Cross shopping centre from WHSmith on the Lower Mall. Alternatively you can buy online at, over the phone through Tokeline on 0844 887 7878 and at participating theatres

Theatre Tokens are the perfect present vouchers for any occasion. With no expiry date the recipient can pick exactly when and where to exchange them from over 240 theatres nationwide including all of London's West End. The perfect gift because... There's A Little Theatre In Us All!

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