Gap in UK society between rich and poor – means sufficient punters won’t blink at any price from promoters or touts, while the majority are excluded.
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Friday 05 July 2013
Friday 22 March 2013
Farewell to Girls Aloud, who have decided to go their separate ways. The split, although devastating to some, will likely have been met by many with the same reaction that greeted the news that Westlife had split, ie.: “I didn’t know they were still together.”
Tuesday 05 March 2013
Advertising has crept into everyday life so subtly that we now forget to be outraged - this is a case of corporate identity replacing female identity
Monday 04 March 2013
Blur have announced their first Irish gig in four years.
Wednesday 30 January 2013
It looks like “dsrific LCDAppr” but computer says “no”. Ticketmaster is to dump the jumble of hard-to-read nonsense words it requires customers to enter in order to prove that they are human.
Wednesday 12 December 2012
Outlook Talking of regulators and monopolies, with the weekend fast approaching many people will be finalising plans to take in a show, or a concert, or maybe a theatre production.
Monday 22 October 2012
The unpopular £2.50 Ticketmaster charge for printing your own concert tickets could become a thing of the past, as a major new rival promises to revolutionise the online buying experience and sweep away hidden charges.
Friday 27 July 2012
A senior London 2012 figure has admitted that serious problems in the distribution of tickets ahead of the football matches at Newcastle's St James' Park yesterday were "appalling" and "unacceptable".
Saturday 30 June 2012
Missing Glastonbury this year? Not to worry: the Scottish festival that usually welcomes an exodus of Glasto survivors takes up the slack as its bill ranges from big tunes to big beats via all points in between.
Saturday 19 May 2012
The producers of this irresistible show, a freely adapted version of the Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers movie, don't subscribe to the precept of deferred gratification. Once the deliciously orchestrated overture is over, Matthew White's production unleashes a knock-'em-dead account of "Puttin' on the Ritz".
Monday 30 April 2012
Games organisers keen for website to remain stable as final batch of seats go up for grabs
Tuesday 17 January 2012
London 2012 will relaunch their Olympic ticket re-sale site this afternoon but the public will not be able to buy the newly available tickets until April.
Saturday 07 January 2012
Thousands of us haven't got tickets – but training camps around the UK mean you don't have to miss all the action
Saturday 12 November 2011
Outlook: So Warner Music, the only one of the four major record label companies to be based in the US, has had EMI snatched from under its nose by French-owned rival Universal Music. Warner has coveted EMI for so long, the outcome of the auction looks almost like a tragedy, but it may yet have the last laugh.
Saturday 25 June 2005
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Russell Brand calls for Israel boycott: Comedian urges big businesses that 'facilitate the oppression of people in Gaza' to pull funding
Ukip MEP calls for reintroduction of death penalty on fiftieth anniversary of last deaths
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
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