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Theatre: Young People

Volume 507: debated on Monday 15 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many tickets have been (a) made available and (b) used in relation to each theatre participating in the free theatre tickets scheme. (317186)

Arts Council England has provided a regional breakdown of the number of tickets allocated and distributed to the 'A Night Less Ordinary' scheme between February 2009 and November 2009. Further information will be available in April. Details for individual theatres are commercially sensitive and therefore cannot be provided.

Region

Ticket allocation

Ticket distribution

East

3,721

2,033

East Midlands

7,751

7,125

London

61,165

38,942

National

3,008

2,247

North East

4,575

2,540

North West

30,579

15,083

South East

19,281

13,929

South West

10,549

7,770

West Midlands

22,818

20,208

Yorkshire

16,834

12,147

Total

180,281

122,024

This is an updated table which includes data from three venues that had not reported when figures were announced in January.