The Spy Wore Blue
Lord and Lady Spy series novella August 2013
Haymarket, Kings Theatre, subscribers season ticket, (1774). The sumptuous nature of the ticket reflects the affluence of the audience. Prices were always higher at the opera than the playhouse. In 1721-2 annual subscriptions were introdued at twenty guineas for fifty performances. The musical allusion of the ticket reflects the fact that the Italian Opera had its London home at the Kings Theatre.