Delving into Audience Finder ticketing data to understand the impact of COVID-19 on venue incomes.

This regularly updated set of reports uses Audience Finder trends to summarise sales information, including what the sector is missing in terms of income and audiences through lockdown. Check in to the Evidence Hub for more sector-wide reports and updates.


Five Years of Sales

This brief summary shows an overview of Audience Finder sales data over the last five financial years (2015/16 to 2019/20).

See the five year summary


Back Light Report

The initial Back Light Report provides a comparative baseline of what ticket sales look like in a typical theatre year, taken from averages from 2017-2019.

Download the baseline report


Ghost Light Snapshots

The Ghost Light Snapshot - updated monthly - tracks sales data from Audience Finder for 2020, compared to that baseline, to help understand the impact of COVID-19 on the cultural sector and particularly ticketed arts organisations.

See the latest snapshot


Revenue Tracker Dashboard

This dashboard shares the data from the Ghost Light and Back Light reports in an interactive format that makes it easier to focus on and compare the art forms, audiences and time-periods that you are most interested in.

Explore the data interactively



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