In the Year from 1 September 2108 – 31 August 2019, 113 LTG Member Theatres mounted nearly 1000 productions of 700 different plays by 530 different authors and attracted audiences totaling 660,000. Seat prices vary between £5 and £18 with an average of £11, giving income in excess of £7 million. Apart from the cost of Royalties, most of the expenditure on these productions supports local traders.The top ten authors and plays are shown in the following tables:
This year the top Shakespeare was Twelfth Night, the top panto Dick Whittington and the top Ayckbourn Snake in the Grass.
The top female author is Agatha Christie (17), followed by Amanda Whittington (15), Moira Buffini (7), Jessica Swale (6) and Lucy Kirkwood (5).
|4||Ian Hislop & Nick Newman||15|
|1||A Bunch of Amateurs||15|
|2||The Thrill of Love||9|
|3=||The 39 Steps||7|
|3=||Dial M for Murder||7|
|6=||Alice in Wonderland||6|
|9=||A Christmas Carol||5|
|9=||The Pitmen Painters||5|
|9=||Snake in the Grass||5|
|9=||The Wind in the Willows||5|