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Deriving from [[Show Service]], a centralized booking office for theatres and cinemas founded by [[Percy Tucker]] in 1954, Computicket was created in 197* and was the first truly successful ticketing organisation in the world able to provide a single access point for tickets to all live performances, utilizing a national computer network. Not only the first workable and fully functioning such national system in the world, but to date still one of the most comprehensive and efficient. [[Aubrey Louw]] joined Percy Tucker after a successful career in production. ** In 199* Tucker sold it to the [[Rennies Group]].  (Tucker, 1997) Computicket: TUCKER, Percy,
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[[Computicket]] was created by [[Percy Tucker]] (1928-2021) in 197*, having been derived from from [[Show Service]], a centralized booking office for theatres and cinemas founded by [[Percy Tucker|Tucker]] in 1954.   
  
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It was the first truly successful ticketing organisation in the world able to provide a single access point for tickets to all live performances, utilizing a national computer network. Not only the first workable and fully functioning such national system in the world, but to date still one of the most comprehensive and efficient.
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[[Aubrey Louw]] joined Percy Tucker after a successful career in production. **
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In 199* Tucker sold [[Computicket]] to the [[Rennies Group]].
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In 1994 [[Percy Tucker]] retired as managing director of Computicket.
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== Sources ==
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[[ESAT Bibliography Tra-Tz|Tucker]], 1997. pp 520, 538-539.
  
 
== Computicket Award ==
 
== Computicket Award ==
  
  
Computicket Toekenning ("Computicket Award") Part of the DALRO Awards (1972-2003/4)   Awarded for the best performance by an actress in an Afrikaans production in Johannesburg and Pretoria, sponsored by Computicket.
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Computicket Toekenning ("Computicket Award") Part of the DALRO Awards (1972-2003/4)Awarded for the best performance by an actress in an Afrikaans production in Johannesburg and Pretoria, sponsored by Computicket.
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== Sources ==
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[[ESAT Bibliography Tra-Tz|Tucker]], 1997. pp 290-291.
  
  

Latest revision as of 05:57, 2 February 2021

Computicket.

Computicket was created by Percy Tucker (1928-2021) in 197*, having been derived from from Show Service, a centralized booking office for theatres and cinemas founded by Tucker in 1954.

It was the first truly successful ticketing organisation in the world able to provide a single access point for tickets to all live performances, utilizing a national computer network. Not only the first workable and fully functioning such national system in the world, but to date still one of the most comprehensive and efficient.

Aubrey Louw joined Percy Tucker after a successful career in production. **

In 199* Tucker sold Computicket to the Rennies Group.

In 1994 Percy Tucker retired as managing director of Computicket.

Sources

Tucker, 1997. pp 520, 538-539.

Computicket Award

Computicket Toekenning ("Computicket Award") Part of the DALRO Awards (1972-2003/4). Awarded for the best performance by an actress in an Afrikaans production in Johannesburg and Pretoria, sponsored by Computicket.

Sources

Tucker, 1997. pp 290-291.


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