HC Deb 07 March 1988 vol 129 c22W
Mr. Simon Coombs

To ask the Minister for the Arts what information he has on total annual attendance figures at(a) London theatres, (b) provincial theatres, (c) London concerts, (d) provincial concerts, (e) London opera and (f) provincial opera.

Mr. Luce

The most recently available and comparable figures (1984) are as follows:

(a) 10,471
(b) 5,557
(c) 1,118
(d) 1,348
(e) 565
(f) 474

The figures at (c) and (d) refer to "symphony concerts".