Box office for St George’s Theatre, Great Yarmouth, goes live

PUBLISHED: 13:23 17 September 2012

St George's Theatre, Great Yarmouth.
Photo: Bill Darnell
For: EDP
Archant © 2006 (01603) 772434

St George's Theatre, Great Yarmouth. Photo: Bill Darnell Copy: For: EDP Archant © 2006 (01603) 772434

Archant © 2006

The box office for the preview season of performances under the St George’s Theatre banner is now up and running.

People can now book tickets for all productions and shows in the season online, in person and by phone, as the new computer ticketing system goes live.

Chris Moore, general manager of the Great Yarmouth theatre, said: “It now means people can secure seats any time they like for forthcoming shows using the internet.

“It is great to have our computerised system up and running because of the huge interest in our preview season and our new hi-tech box office will make it even easier to get the best seats for all of our popular shows.”

As well as buying online, you can also book in person at the St George’s box office which is currently located at the Drill Hall on York Road and is open Monday to Saturday 11am-3pm, plus an hour before the start of any show.

You can also book by phone on 01493 331484.

During busy periods, you may get the answering service but box office staff will return calls as soon as possible.

It means the theatre’s preview season of shows and productions, which are being presented at a number of venues around the borough while negotiations about the theatre’s opening continue, are now on sale.

These include Eastern Angles poignant coming-of-age tale I Heart Peterborough on September 25, and Mad Dogs and Englishmen’s version of the Charles Dickens classic David Copperfield – partially set in Great Yarmouth – on September 29, which will be both be performed at the Drill Hall.

Other shows up for sale include Patricia Routledge telling the story of wartime pianist Dame Myra Hess in the show Admission One Shilling at Christchurch on October 12, and the family show Puppet based on Polly Dunbar’s popular novel which is at Great Yarmouth Library on October 21.

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