How The Proms Became A Powerhouse

“Their chief appeal is a reputation (est. 1895) for being ridiculously cheap. You can queue for standing room at 5 pounds or get in for less than half as much on a variety of season tickets. No other attraction, not even oldies’ afternoon at your local fleapit, offers nearly as much entertainment for so little money, and that’s without the inbuilt suggestion that the Proms are the best place in town to meet a single person of similar interests.”