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Talent Show Winner Fisher Lands First Theatre Accolade

The wannabe who won the chance to wow London's West End in THE SOUND OF MUSIC has landed a Best Newcomer prize at the Critics' Circle Theatre Awards. The accolade is CONNIE FISHER's first honour...

Grant Was Taught Piano By Lloyd Webber's Mum

Movie star HUGH GRANT has theatre impresario SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER's mother to thank for his new role as a fallen 1980s pop star - because she once gave him piano lessons as a child....

Lloyd Weber Launching Another Unknown

Fresh from filling the lead role of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER is launching another unknown singer set to take the world by storm. The PHANTOM OF THE OPERA composer was blown...

Lloyd Webber Fears For Future Of British Theatre

SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER has blasted UK media regulator Ofcom over plans to sell radio frequencies to the highest bidder - claiming theatres who use the essential technology would not be able to afford to...

Lloyd Webber Undergoes Eye Surgery

Composer SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER is recovering after undergoing surgery on his eye yesterday (04JAN07). It is thought the theatre impresario was suffering damaged tear ducts when he was admitted to London's Wellington Hospital. A...

Ian + Lloyd Webber Share Stage Honours

The brains behind Britain's reality TV hit HOW DO YOU SOLVE A PROBLEM LIKE MARIA? have topped the annual list of the 100 Most Influential People in British Theatre. ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER and producer DAVID...

Simpson Drops Parton Tribute

Jessica Simpson pulled out of a tribute to Dolly Parton after fluffing her lines, it has been revealed.The buxom blonde figure was to sing 9 to 5 to the more legendary buxom blonde Parton at...

By on 22 December 2006

Cowell Announces Grease Talent Search

Simon Cowell has announced that his next TV challenge will be a talent search for a new stage production of Grease.The music supremo is on the lookout for two unknown people to star as Danny...

By on 21 December 2006

Simpson Edited Out Of Parton Tribute

LATEST: JESSICA SIMPSON has asked producers to pull her portion of a tribute to DOLLY PARTON at the Kennedy Center Honors out of the upcoming televised show. Simpson drew unwanted attention earlier this month (DEC06)...

Johansson Wants To Remake Evita

SCARLETT JOHANSSON is desperate to surpass the precedent set by MADONNA in a proposed big screen remake of EVITA. The LOST IN TRANSLATION beauty fell in love with the SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER musical as...

Tv Search For Musical Joseph

Budding West End stars could see their dreams coming true in a new TV talent search programme for the musical Joseph and His Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat.Any Dream Will Do comes hot on the heels of...

By on 20 December 2006

Fisher Knew She Had Made It When Tabloids Targetted Her

THE SOUND OF MUSIC leading lady CONNIE FISHER knew she had become a star when British tabloids printed false stories about her cheating on her boyfriend. The 23-year-old, who was chosen to star in the...

Lloyd Webber To Hunt For New Joseph In Maria Follow Up

Composer SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER has signed up for a TV show to find an unknown to fill to lead role in a new production of his JOSEPH AND HIS AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT musical. Lord...

Maria Singer Nominated As Breakthrough Artist

Connie Stevens, currently starring as Maria in the stage version of the Sound of Music, is one of ten newcomers nominated as breakthrough artist of the year at the South Bank Awards.Stevens, who won her...

By on 19 December 2006

Spice Girls To Reform For Diana?

Princess Diana's tribute concert could provide the impetus for a Spice Girls reunion, according to Baby Spice herself.Emma Bunton told the Sunday Mirror that she would love it for the five girls to get back...

By on 18 December 2006

Ticket Touts Sour Diana Gig

Tickets for the concert organised by PRINCE WILLIAM and PRINCE HARRY to commemorate the tenth anniversary of their mother DIANA's death have sold out in minutes.But touts had reportedly started to sell the tickets at...

By on 13 December 2006

Elton John Heads Diana Memorial Concert

Elton John will be among the stars performing at a concert held at Wembley Stadium next summer in memory of Princess Diana, Clarence House has announced.Princes William and Harry revealed the details of the July...

By on 12 December 2006

Julian Lloyd Webber Splits With Third Wife

Acclaimed cellist JULIAN LLOYD WEBBER has split from his third wife KHEIRA. The brother of composer SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER has reportedly filed for divorce after five years of marriage, and has moved out of...

Lloyd Webber Honoured For Arts Contribution

British theatre composer and producer Andrew Lloyd Webber was one of five international stars honoured last night for his contribution to the arts.Other artists awarded the honour from the Kennedy Centre, a US organisation supporting...

By on 04 December 2006

Us Legends Honoured For Cultural Contributions

Producer STEVEN SPIELBERG was among a group of American showbiz legends who were honoured for their contribution to the arts last night.The Kennedy Centre for the Performing Arts in Washington DC also bestowed accolades on...

By on 04 December 2006

Kennedy Center Honours Spielberg, Parton And Robinson

STEVEN SPIELBERG, DOLLY PARTON, SMOKEY ROBINSON, SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER and ZUBIN MEHTA have been awarded Kennedy Center Honors for their lifetime contributions to the arts and American culture. US Secretary of State CONDOLEEZZA RICE...

Lloyd Webber Calls On Copperfield Magic For Musical

Theatre impresario SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER is hoping to add a few magical touches to his next musical - he has asked illusionist DAVID COPPERFIELD to provide effects for the stage show. The composer and...

Lloyd Webber Aims To Take Maria Tv Contest To Us

British theatre impresario SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER is hoping to revive his hit THE SOUND OF MUSIC reality TV contest in America. The Tony Award-winning composer and producer won both acclaim and scorn when he...

Sound Of Music Star Fisher Fighting To Save Relationship

THE SOUND OF MUSIC leading lady CONNIE FISHER is fighting to save her relationship with her soldier boyfriend after photographs of her purportedly kissing a sound engineer where published by a British newspaper yesterday (19NOV06)....

Lloyd Webber's Brother Slams Tv Companies' 'Cold Feet'

SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER's brother JULIAN has hit out at reality TV after his proposal for a talent show focusing on classical music failed to land a commission. The acclaimed cellist cites his brother's hit...

Lloyd Webber Turns Back On Tv

SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER has no intention of starring in another reality TV show following the success of HOW DO YOU SOLVE A PROBLEM LIKE MARIA? BBC bosses hoped to sign up the CATS composer...

Fisher Wows On Opening Night

SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER has hailed reality TV show winner CONNIE FISHER after her opening night playing MARIA in THE SOUND OF MUSIC in London's West End. The 23-year-old, chosen to star in the show...

Lloyd Webber Stand-in Wracked With Nerves

LATEST: SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER's latest musical offering will get off to a nervous start tonight (15NOV06) after its leading man confessed he's not confident about the part. ALEXANDER HANSON, 45, was hired only nine...

Lloyd Webber Withdraws Picasso Painting

LATEST: British composer SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER's art foundation has withdrawn the valuable PABLO PICASSO painting at the centre of an ownership controversy from a New York sale. The sale yesterday (08NOV06) at Christie's auction...

Lloyd Webber Gets Go-ahead For Art Sale

LATEST: British composer SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER's art foundation has been granted permission to sell a valuable PABLO PICASSO painting, after a German collector's ownership claim was dismissed in court. The sale, scheduled for later...

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