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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.

In 1994 Percy Tucker retired as managing director of Computicket.


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.


Tucker, 1997. pp 290-291.

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