Ticketmaster has operated in the UK since June 1981, launching www.ticketmaster.co.uk in 1998. The website remains the UK’s number one destination for live event tickets in the UK, attracting over 6.2 million unique visits per month, selling across all sectors of the live entertainment business, including music, sport, theatre and arts to family and special one-off events. Across its website, mobile apps, social presence and a customer database of over 11 million live entertainment bookers, Ticketmaster continues to offer its clients an unrivalled level of reach and distribution.
Having originally started its operations from the Albery Theatre box office, Ticketmaster remains a major player in the industry selling over £100m worth of West End theatre tickets in 2012. The tickets that Ticketmaster is able to sell rely on the brilliant content that is appearing in theatres across the country. Ticketmaster want to support and recognise this by sponsoring the Best New Comedy category at this year’s WhatsOnStage Awards.