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Do you have Theatre Tokens to spend? Whether you’re looking to use them near home or further afield, we’re here to help with ideas on what to see around the country in our monthly What’s On Highlights.

We’ll also keep you posted on new competitions, events and offers to make the most of your Tokens and your theatre visit from our participating venues.

July Theatre Of The Month > The Courtyard

July Theatre Of The Month > The Courtyard

The Courtyard Centre for the Arts is the leading arts provider in Herefordshire and a registered charity with a 436-seat main house, 120-seat studio theatre, rehearsal rooms, a gallery, meeting spa...

What's on Highlights > July

What's on Highlights > July

We've pulled together a host of shows from venues across the UK to make selecting your theatre trip even easier! This is just a small selection of theatres and what's on - visit the venue's website fo...

June Theatre Of The Month > Theatre By The Lake

June Theatre Of The Month > Theatre By The Lake

Theatre By The Lake is one of the few producing theatres in the UK which operates a repertoire system: a resident company of 14...

What's on Highlights > June

What's on Highlights > June

It's the month of beautiful weather, posh hats and horses but if you are anything like us every month involves a trip to the theatre and June will be no different!

We've pulled togethe...

May Theatre of the Month > Nuffield Theatre

May Theatre of the Month > Nuffield Theatre

About Nuffield
Nuffield is Southampton's leading producing theatre company, based at the Nuffield Theatre on the Highfield campus at the University of Southampton. We celebrated our 50th...

What's on Highlights > May

What's on Highlights > May

Read on for inspiration for what’s on in May at a theatre near you. This is just a small selection of theatres and what's on - visit the venue's website for full listings or choose another theatre ...

April Theatre of the Month > Mercury Theatre Colchester

April Theatre of the Month > Mercury Theatre Colchester

Our April Theatre of the Month is the Mercury Theatre Colchester.
About the Mercury Theatre Colchester<...

Tower Theatre & RSC

Tower Theatre & RSC

For more than 80 Years, the Tower Theatre Company has been entertaining audiences, and inspiring theatre-makers (on and off stage) with...

March Theatre of the Month > King George’s Hall

March Theatre of the Month > King George’s Hall

Our Theatre of the Month during March is the King George’s Hall in Blackburn.The idea for the Public Halls goes back to the mayoralty of Eli Heyworth, in 1885 to 1899, when there was ...

What's on Highlights > April

What's on Highlights > April

Read on for inspiration for what’s on in April at a theatre near you. This is just a small selection of theatres and what's on - visit the venue's website for full listings or choose another theatre f...

What's On Highlights March

What's On Highlights March

It's Mother's Day on Sunday 6 March and there are many shows to treat mum to, read on for inspiration for what’s on this month. This is just a small selection of theatres and what's on -...

February Theatre of the Month > The Riverfront Theatre

February Theatre of the Month > The Riverfront Theatre

It’s been over eleven years since The Riverfront Theatre and Arts Centre, situated in Newport, South Wales, first opened its doors and established itself as an exciting new venue on the city...

January Theatre of the Month > Emporium Theatre

January Theatre of the Month > Emporium Theatre

In the spring of 2012 James Weisz opened the doors of Emporium Theatre with the intention of bringing professional rep theatre to Brighton. Emporium Theatre’s mission has remained to create an indu...

What's on Highlights > February

What's on Highlights > February

Read on for inspiration for what’s on in February at a theatre near you. This is just a small selection of theatres and what's on - visit the venue's website for full listings or choose another theatr...

What's on Highlights > January

What's on Highlights > January

This new year, see a new show or revisit an old favourite one. Whether you stay close to home or go further out, there's lots to see. Read on for inspiration for what’s on in January. This is just a s...

WIN with Nick Hern Books

WIN with Nick Hern Books

This prize draw ended on 31 December 2015 and the winner has been contacted. Thank you for your entries! Look out for more prizes to be given away in 2016!

Win a massive theatre pr...

Get Into London Theatre

Get Into London Theatre

Want to see a theatre show in London from only £10? You can with Get Into London Theatre! You can get tickets to over 55 of London’s West End shows reduced to £10, £20, £30 or £40. With a hu...

What's on Highlights > Panto Special

What's on Highlights > Panto Special

Don't let the winter blues get you down! Take the family to a pantomime to get into the festive spirit and have a fantastic day out! This is just a small selection of theatres and what's on - visit th...

What's on Highlights > December

What's on Highlights > December

Read on for inspiration for what’s on in December at a theatre near you. This is just a small selection of theatres and what's on - visit the venue's website for full listings or choose another theatr...

December Theatre of the Month > Swansea Grand Theatre

December Theatre of the Month > Swansea Grand Theatre

Swansea Grand Theatre is at the heart of the city and county of Swansea’s cultural life and is one of the foremost theatres in Wales, with a long and illustrious history. Opera diva of the d...

What's on Highlights > November

What's on Highlights > November

Read on for inspiration for what’s on in November at a theatre near you. This is just a small selection of theatres and what's on - visit the venue's website for full listings or choose another th...

November Theatre of the Month > Edinburgh Playhouse

November Theatre of the Month > Edinburgh Playhouse

Currently in its 86th year, Edinburgh Playhouse is the UK's largest working theatre in terms of audience capacity. This unique venue plays host to some of the world's biggest and most successful mu...

October Theatre of the Month > The Lyceum

October Theatre of the Month > The Lyceum

Currently celebrating our 50th Anniversary year, the Royal Lyceum Theatre Company is Scotland’s leading producing theatre. With a strong reputation for excellence in both classical and contemporary...

What's on Highlights > October

What's on Highlights > October

Read on for inspiration for what’s on in October at a theatre near you. This is just a small selection of theatres and what's on - visit the venue's website for full listings or choose another theatre...

WIN A THEATRE TRIP

WIN A THEATRE TRIP

In honour of the UK Theatre Awards on 18 October, we’re celebrating theatre across the UK by giving you the chance to experience a sho...

Tower Theatre Company

Tower Theatre Company

Looking for shows to see this autumn? Find out more about The Tower Theatre Company and the upcoming productions that you can see with your Theatre Tokens, simply call 020 7353 1700 to ...

What's on Highlights > September

What's on Highlights > September

Read on for inspiration for what’s on in September at a theatre near you. You can use your Theatre Tokens to enjoy a show by booking through the theatre’s box office number or visiting in person. This...

September Theatre of the Month > Darlington Civic Theatre

September Theatre of the Month > Darlington Civic Theatre

This month we welcome Darlington Civic Theatre, in the North East of England, as our September Theatre of the Month. Find out about the venue's history dating back from 1907 and its future p...

Win a theatre themed hen party with Theatre Tokens

Win a theatre themed hen party with Theatre Tokens

Our competition is now closed. Thank you to all those who entered. Congratulations to the winner who gets to enjoy our theatre themed hen party including:

1) Theatre Tokens that can be used ...

Theatres to get married in...

Theatres to get married in...

Make your special day even more spectacular with a venue that’s as theatrical as you. Below are some stunning theatres that can help you say ‘I do’ in style.

For full details on the...

Tips for a theatre themed wedding

Tips for a theatre themed wedding

IT’S MY WEDDING! Planning a wedding? Here at Tokens HQ we want to help inspire you to have a theatrical theme to make your special day even more spectacular.

A theatre them...

August Theatre of the Month > Lyric Hammersmith

August Theatre of the Month > Lyric Hammersmith

Our August Theatre of the Month is the Lyric Hammersmith, west London. Learn about its past and how it nearly wasn’t to be, the venue’s wor...

What's on Highlights > August

What's on Highlights > August

Read on for inspiration for what’s on in August at a theatre near you. You can use your Theatre Tokens to enjoy a show by booking through the theatre’s box office number or visiting in person. This is...

July Theatre of the Month > Chickenshed

July Theatre of the Month > Chickenshed

Our July Theatre of the Month is Chickenshed in London. Read on to find out about all the brilliant work they do with people of all ages and how they do it.
Chickenshed is ...

UK Tour - Constellations

UK Tour - Constellations

Following critically acclaimed, sold-out runs in the West End and on Broadway, the Royal Court Theatre presents the first UK tour of Nick Payne’s explosive new play about free will and friendship.<...

What's on Highlights > July

What's on Highlights > July

Keep the family entertained over the school holidays with a show or two. Read on for inspiration for what’s on at a theatre near you to enjoy with your Theatre Tokens. Plus, the Southwark Playhouse, i...

What's on Highlights > June

What's on Highlights > June

Read on for inspiration to what to see at a theatre near you this June. Don't forget, it's Father's Day on Sunday 21 June so treat dad to something he'll enjoy and if you can't decide, there al...

June Theatre of the Month > Greenwich Theatre

June Theatre of the Month > Greenwich Theatre

Our June Theatre of the Month is Greenwich Theatre. Find out more about what’s on to enjoy at the venue from the runaway hit at last year’s Edinburgh Festival, a unique immersive experience, an...

Father's Day prize draw

Father's Day prize draw

The Fabulous Fathers prize draw has now ended and the winners will be contact on Monday 15 June. Thank you all for entering your amazing drawings and photos and telling us why your dad is so fa...

May Theatre of the Month > Northern Stage

May Theatre of the Month > Northern Stage

Our May Theatre of the Month is Northern Stage in Newcastle Upon Tyne. Find out more about the producing theatre and its dedication to bringing local and international talent to everyone in and around...

What's On Highlights > May

What's On Highlights > May

It’s the month of May which means there are two bank holiday weekends to enjoy more of what you love… theatres of course! Take a look below at the selection of shows to enjoy with your Theatre Tokens ...

April Theatre of the Month > Southwark Playhouse

April Theatre of the Month > Southwark Playhouse

Our Theatre of the Month during April is Southwark Playhouse in London. Find out more about the venue, its programme of shows and what makes it so special…


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What's On Highlights > April

What's On Highlights > April

There’s a lot to see this month around the country and with the Easter bank holiday there’s even more time to do it. Plus, the St. James Theatre in London has an offer for you... What will you see? ...

Ideas for Easter...

Ideas for Easter...

We love chocolate, but we hate the feeling you get when you’ve scoffed too much so we’re reinventing the traditional Easter egg hunt and making it a little more theatrical…

Whether you’...

Theatre of the Month > St. James Theatre

Theatre of the Month > St. James Theatre

With so many theatres to use your Tokens at to see a range of amazing shows, every month we’ll be celebrating a Theatre Tokens participating theatre in our Theatre of the Month by welcoming the...

Tokens prize draw

Tokens prize draw

Our friends Kids Week and National Book Tokens have teamed up for two fantastic prize draws.

  • Kids Week is giving away £50 in National Book Tokens to three winners. To ente...

Mother's Day Prize Draw

Mother's Day Prize Draw

This Mother’s Day we teamed up with our friends at Kids Week for a special Marvellous Mums prize draw for kids and big kids. The prize draw ended on 8 March and the winners will be contacted shortl...

Olivier Awards 2015 with MasterCard

Olivier Awards 2015 with MasterCard

The Olivier Awards 2015 with MasterCard winners were announced on Sunday 12 April at the Royal Opera House in London.

What's On Highlights March

What's On Highlights March

Deciding on what to see this month? Perhaps you want to treat your mum on Mother's Day (Sunday 15 March)? Here's a selection to choose from our part...

February Half-Term

February Half-Term

This February half-term check what's on at your local theatre for a fun filled day for the whole family. We have a selection of events and shows taking place around the county for kids and adults to e...

What's On Highlights

What's On Highlights

Looking for inspiration on a theatre performance this February? Whether you choose to stay close to home or head out a little further, we have a selection of shows around the country for you to enjoy....

Mega Prize is back!

Mega Prize is back!

Official London Theatre’s Mega Prize is back for a second year where they are giving away a theatregoer’s dream prize. You could be the lucky winner of all the prizes below and enj...

Official London Theatre Quiz

Official London Theatre Quiz

This competition has now closed and the winners have been contacted but do keep in touch at Facebook, T...

Get Into London Theatre

Get Into London Theatre

If you or know someone who is looking to see a show in the glittering capital city, make sure to Get Into London Theatre! Back for 2015, Get Into London Theatre is the popul...

Christmas Season

Christmas Season

Now the clocks have turned back and the chill of winter is in the air it’s time to start planning your winter trips to the theatre. Whether you’re looking for family fun with a traditional pantomime, ...

Show Names revealed

Show Names revealed

Our Guess the 30 Show Names Game celebrating our 30th birthday has ended. Thank you all for playing. We had a lot of fun and hope you did too. We’ll be contacting the 30 lucky winn...

WIN with Family Arts Festival

WIN with Family Arts Festival

This October half-term keep the whole family entertained with Family Arts Festival, which has over 2000 events taking place acros...

UK Theatre Awards

UK Theatre Awards

The UK Theatre Awards are the only nationwide Awards to honour outstanding achievement in regional theatre throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
The Awar...

Half-price parking in London

Half-price parking in London

Driving to London to see a theatre show is made affordable thanks to the half-price Theatreland Parking Scheme offered by Q-Park. Whether you live in London or further afield in th...

Shows to see this season nationwide

Shows to see this season nationwide

Whether you live in the north, east, south or west of the county, from Edinburgh to Southampton, there are several venues to enjoy a show with your Theatre Tokens. Might we say, even worth travelin...

Play our Game and Win

Play our Game and Win

Theatre Tokens’ Guess the 30 Show Names Game We’re celebrating our 30th birthday all month in September with our extra special theatre-themed online game with 30 Tokens prizes to b...

TKTS Celebrates our Birthday

TKTS Celebrates our Birthday

TKTS, the Official London Theatre Ticket Booth is celebrating our 30th year with 30 Birthday Gifts. From 1–30 September when you buy ...

Breeders - One Stage Season

Breeders - One Stage Season

In this blog we welcome our guest Vicky Graham, the producer of BREEDERS, to tell us all about the new show and what you can expect...
"With just days to go until the first preview ...

Watch Ghosts at home

Watch Ghosts at home

Thanks to Digital Theatre from 18 September you can buy and watch online Richard Eyre’s five-star, multi award-winning revival production of Henrik Ibsen’s Ghosts starring Olivier Awa...

TheatreCraft

TheatreCraft

Are you 16-25 years and would love to work in theatre? Then TheatreCraft is for you!
The event gives anyone aged 16-25 the chance to glimpse into careers ‘behind the scenes’ in the...

Edinburgh International Festival

Edinburgh International Festival

It’s all happening in Edinburgh where Scotland’s capital city will be host to the two big festivals taking place in August - The Edinburgh Festival Fringe and the Edinburgh International Festival.<...

30 years of Tokens

30 years of Tokens

As our 30th birthday approaches we’re getting sentimental, we just love looking back at how Tokens have changed over the years. They’ve really come a long way from the tiny little raffle ticket at ...

Theatreland Trail

Theatreland Trail

TKTS, the ticket booth in London’s Leicester Square, is giving you the chance to WIN £250 in Theatre Tokens and an overnight stay and breakfast at the award-winning Park Plaza County Hall London.

New Greeting Cards

New Greeting Cards

We’re really excited to launch our brand new collection of original greeting cards by celebrated Private Eye cartoonist, Guy Venables.

We have five designs all with a hint of comedy to ...

West End Wednesdays

West End Wednesdays

If you have Theatre Tokens to use and are making a trip to London then we're sure you'll love the new new promotion from TKTS...
TKTS, theatreland's ticket booth in London’s Leicest...

West End LIVE

West End LIVE

On 21 and 22 June, FREE theatre festival West End LIVE in association with MasterCard celebrates its 10th year with fantastic performances in Trafalgar Square and a Theatre Emporium in Leicester Sq...

Kids Go Free

Kids Go Free

Kids Go Free To Top London Shows! Kids Week is all about introducing children to the magic of theatre thanks to their amazing Kids Go Free offer!
During Kids Wee...

Good People offer

Good People offer

This is your last chance to see the unmissable, hit play Good People, starring the Olivier Award-winning actress Imelda Staunton and Lloyd Owen, running at the Noël Coward Theatre in London until 1...

GHOSTS on the big screen

GHOSTS on the big screen

Missed GHOSTS at the theatre? Not to worry.
The West End Theatre Series is delighted to present Richard Eyre’s "s...

Access London Theatre

Access London Theatre

Do you or someone you know have trouble seeing or hearing what's happening on stage? Many shows currently playing in London offer audio-described, captioned, signed and relaxed performances that could...

Theatreland Walking Tours

Theatreland Walking Tours

Get to know more about theatreland!
If you live in London or are making a trip to the capital, your London theatre trip won’t be complete without exploring the history of som...

What's On Bank Holiday

What's On Bank Holiday

This month we're privileged to have two Monday Bank Holidays (5th and 26th) and for some of us it means an extra day off. So here’s just a selection of what’s on nationwide to enjoy over those two ...

WIN £100 in Theatre Tokens

WIN £100 in Theatre Tokens

This competition has now ended and the winner has been notified. Congratulations to Sara. Enjoy the show! Thank you all for entering, sharing and liking, we're really grateful for all your help ...

Olivier Awards 2014 with MasterCard

Olivier Awards 2014 with MasterCard

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...

What's on for mum

What's on for mum

Don’t forget that very special day – Mother’s Day on Sunday 30 March.

Flowers, chocolates and perfume are all superb gifts but they would most definitely be complimented with a trip to...

WIN £200 in Theatre Tokens

WIN £200 in Theatre Tokens

The survey and prize draw is longer live. Thank you for taking part and helping us in our research. Good luck to the 10 winners who have been contacted on 3 April.
There are ten chances ...

Win in our Valentine's competition

Win in our Valentine's competition

This competition has now ended. Thank you all for entering, we had a great response and hope you had fun taking part. Did you match the stage couples with their shows correctly? Here are the answers a...

What to do this Valentine's Day

What to do this Valentine's Day

Remember it’s Valentine’s Day on Friday 14 February! It’s not always easy to think of ideas when it comes to this romantic time of year so we’ve asked our theatres to suggest some shows to take ...

Private Lives in cinemas

Private Lives in cinemas

In their second instalment of the West End Theatre Series, CinemaLive and Digital Theatre bring you Noël Coward’s Priv...

London Theatre Mega Prize

London Theatre Mega Prize

A theatregoer’s dream prize is up for grabs from Official London Theatre and it’s not to be missed. Not only does it include qu...

It's our birthday!

It's our birthday!

As the New Year approaches there is a lot to look forward to, but there’s one big celebration we’re particularly thinking of… our BIRTHDAY! Theatre Tokens is turning 30 years old. We know what you’...

IT'S BEHIND YOU!

IT'S BEHIND YOU!

We’re getting in the mood for Christmas and what better way than a jolly laugh out loud evening at the theatre with a good ol’ panto!

We all know what to expect when the show starts; a...

Ultimate Christmas Prize Draw

Ultimate Christmas Prize Draw

The prize draw has now ended. Thank you for helping Eddie in finding all 12 presents. He certainly is in Santa's good books.
We'd like to thank our wonderful partners who helped Edd...

WIN £150 Theatre Tokens with Time Out London

WIN £150 Theatre Tokens with Time Out London

We’ve teamed up with Time Out London to give you the chance to win £150 worth of Theatre Tokens. All you have to do is share your thoughts and rate your experiences. So next time y...

See theatre in cinema’s nationwide

See theatre in cinema’s nationwide

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...

UK Theatre Awards 2013

UK Theatre Awards 2013

This weekend the Theatrical Management Association announced the winners of the 2013 UK Theatre Awards – the only nationwide awards to honour creative excellence and the outstanding achievement see...

Win £100 of Theatre Tokens

Win £100 of Theatre Tokens

We’ve teamed up with the Family Arts Festival to offer you and your family the chance to win £100 in Theatre Tokens. The first ever UK wide Family Arts Festival takes place from the...

Summer Competition Winner

Summer Competition Winner

We’re delighted to announce the winner of our Summer 3 Cups Game Competition as Ryan Colefax. Ryan correctly guessed which ice cream tub the Theatre Token was hidden under. Did you play the game? T...