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Remembering Percy Tucker – South Africa's ticket master

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Percy Tucker on his 92nd birthday. (Photo: Supplied)
Percy Tucker on his 92nd birthday. (Photo: Supplied)

The boykie from Benoni. Founder of Computicket. South Africa's ticket master.

Percival "Percy" Tucker, born on 10 July 1928, hailed from the same town as Charlize Theron and the same school as Princess Charlene of Monaco. He was a pioneer ahead of his time, with an unwithering and intense passion for the entertainment industry.

"I couldn't sing or dance. The only thing I was good at was selling tickets," he once told Christina Kennedy in an interview with Business Day in 2011.

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