Yesterday was hot. So hot. Hotter than Tony Manero’s pants at the height of disco season. Hotter than the Phantom’s lair when he’s having a crazy candle day. Hot enough to melt the Wicked Witch of the West without a bucket of water. Hotter than… well, you get where we’re going.
It was, frankly, too hot to work. So instead we took to Twitter to play silly games with show names. It was the only sensible thing to do.
We could have picked any puntastic game, but we’d just been discussing MasterCard’s free ice cream promotion at our Leicester Square ticket booth TKTS. Can’t think what could have sparked that cool and tasty discussion.
The deal is this: Until 12 July, buy your tickets at TKTS with a MasterCard and you could get a free ice cream voucher that the chilled out folks at your theatre will swap for a pot of delicious coldness. Vouchers are limited, so it’s first come first served, and the majority of the shows being sold at TKTS are taking part in the summertime treat-fest. There are full Ts and Cs on the Priceless London website.
So what did you come up with? A veritable knickerbockerglory of linguistic invention ranging from The Would You Like A Cherry On Top Orchard to Whippy Down The Wind. We were so impressed we put together a top 10 for you to enjoy.
Now, where did I put my (Hello) Lolly!