No news from the Tricycle Theatre.
Perhaps they are just hoping that it will all just go away.
For the benefit of new readers: there was something of a recent brouhaha when someone claiming to be the Tricycle’s marketing manager left us a comment suggesting that we not bother darkening the Tricycle’s door again.
Apart from some unsubstantiated rumours about the source of the outburst, nothing else has happened.
Andrew emailed the Tricycle to find out if they wanted to set the record straight but never heard anything back, so presumably they don’t.
So the campaign continues:
We, the undersigned theatregoers, call on the Tricycle Theatre to end its policy of unreserved theatre seating.
We do so on the grounds that:
- Unreserved seating makes it difficult for groups of friends to sit together;
- Unreserved seating does not reward the people who book earliest with the best available seats;
- Unreserved seating is a waste of people’s time, requiring them to stand around queueing in the foyer for 45 minutes or more despite the fact that they already have tickets.
You can sign the Whingers’ online petition here.
We are also considering applying for this job at the Tricycle:
It’s three days per week for a duration of 3 – 6 months for no pay but it almost seems worth it to work from the inside.
Still, neither Whinger is likely to pass muster when it comes to the qualities needed:
Be an ambitious and quick learner, and highly self motivated.
Be reliable, punctual and well presented.
Be an excellent communicator with good verbal and written skills and attention to detail.
Be prepared to undertake a wide variety of tasks, to be executed to the best of their ability.
Have knowledge of basic administrative procedures and systems.
Have experience of general IT packages including Word and Excel.
Be confident, calm and pleasant when dealing with people, both on the telephone and in person.
This does not apply when leaving comments on websites.
There is no need to be able to listen to your customers.
(OK, we made the last two up)
The closing date for applications is Friday 30 January 2009. Let us know how you get on.