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Lloyd Webber Reveals Paralysis Horror

SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER feared he'd suffered a stroke in his sleep after waking up to find half his face paralysed. The music maestro's recent health scare - which turned out to be viral disease...

Lloyd Webber Slams Cosmetic Surgery Reports

SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER has blasted newspaper reports he underwent cosmetic surgery - but jokes it wouldn't be a bad idea. THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA creator, 58, recently underwent surgery to repair a damaged...

Johansson Snubs Sound Of Music

Hollywood beauty SCARLETT JOHANSSON turned down the lead role in a forthcoming SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER stage production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC - after auditioning for the part and gushing it was her dream...

Lloyd Webber Company Sued Over Sinatra Music Clearance

Composer SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER's theatre company is being sued for $270,000 (GBP150,000) for allegedly not obtaining permission to use some songs in its London production of SINATRA. Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Company owns the...

Lloyd Webber Sells Picasso

Composer SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER is selling a PICASSO from his own private collection to raise money for his charitable foundation. The painting of ANGEL FERNANDEZ DE SOTO, dating back to the early 20th century,...

Lloyd Webber: Domestic Incident 'A Silly Argument'

Cellist JULIAN LLOYD WEBBER has branded a recent row with his wife, which police were called out to settle, as "the silliest incident of my life." The 55-year-old brother of composer SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER...

Lloyd Webber: 'Sexual Abuse Made Me Shy'

Cellist JULIAN LLOYD WEBBER has attributed his extreme shyness to the sexual abuse he experienced as a 10-year-old on a London Underground train. The musician, brother of composer SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER, recalls he was...

Lloyd-webber Wants Air Miles For Cello

Cellist JULIAN LLOYD WEBBER is threatening to sue airlines for withholding free air mile vouchers for the seat he books for his instrument. The musician, who purchased the antique cello for $360,000 (GBP200,000) in 1983,...

Davies Urges Mccartney To Go Extreme

THE KINKS frontman RAY DAVIES is desperate to see SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY move away from middle-of-the-road music and produce something extreme. The WATERLOO SUNSET rocker is convinced the former BEATLE is hiding behind a smokescreen...

Lloyd Webbers Arrested

Cellist JULIAN LLOYD WEBBER and his third wife KHEIRA were arrested on suspicion of physically attacking each other this weekend (ends19MAR06). The 55-year-old brother of composer SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER and his wife were held...

Lloyd Webber Musical Axed

SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER's beleaguered Broadway musical THE WOMAN IN WHITE is facing the axe just three months after it opened (NOV05) following a steady decline in audiences. The show will shut a week...

Lloyd Webber Revives Evita

Celebrated composer SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER will stage a new production of his hit musical Evita in London's West End in June (06). The lead part of EVA PERON, wife of Argentine leader JUAN...

Hungary Loves Lloyd Webber

British composer SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER has been made an honorary citizen of Hungary in recognition of his contribution to music. Lloyd-Webber's musicals are popular in the European country. His soccer-inspired show THE BEAUTIFUL...

Webber: 'Even The Beautiful Identify With Phantom'

SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER only realised the power of his hit show THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA when he spent a night with a group of supermodels. The British composer's musical becomes the longest-running...

Friedman Forced To Pull Out Of More Performances

THE WOMAN IN WHITE star MARIA FRIEDMAN has again been forced to pull out of performances of the hit Broadway, New York City, musical to undergo breast cancer surgery. The Olivier Award-winning actress only...

Lloyd Webber: 'I Won't Be Like Cowell'

ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER refuses to act like SIMON COWELL in his new TV talent search - as he insists the pop mogul's harsh approach can "break people's dreams". The British composer is using reality...

Phantom Set To Race Past Cats On Broadway

ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER's acclaimed musical THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will become the longest-running musical in Broadway's history in January (06). The multi award-winning theatre spectacle will pass CATS - another Lord Lloyd-Webber musical,...

Relieved Waters Receives Mixed Reviews For Opera

Former PINK FLOYD star ROGER WATERS has received mixed reviews for his new opera CA IRA (THERE IS HOPE), which premiered in Rome, Italy, on Thursday (17NOV05). The COMFORTABLY NUMB rocker, who received a...

Friedman: 'The Show Must Go On'

LATEST: MARIA FRIEDMAN's post-cancer spirit has astounded cast and crew of Broadway show THE WOMAN IN WHITE - after she returned to the show last night (17NOV05), just two weeks after undergoing surgery to remove...

Friedman Returns To Work After Breast Cancer Op

American stage star MARIA FRIEDMAN has returned to the New York City stage only a week after undergoing surgery for breast cancer. The 45-year-old has rejoined the cast of the Broadway production of ANDREW...

Lloyd Webber Moves Forward With Renovating West End

British composer ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER is planning to refurbish his eight theatres in London's famed West End theatre district, after buying out investors. Lord Lloyd-Webber, whose theatres include the London Palladium and the Theatre...

Hopelessly Devoted To Grease

JOHN TRAVOLTA and OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN classic GREASE has topped a poll of Britain's favourite musicals, beating off stiff competition from ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER offerings, LES MISERABLES and WEST SIDE STORY. The sing-along show, which...

Madonna Laughs Off Evita State Show

LATEST: Superstar MADONNA has laughed off reports she will reprise her role as EVITA on the London stage, because she doesn't like to repeat herself. The MATERIAL GIRL played Argentine first lady EVA PERON...

Madonna Too Old For Evita

MADONNA's dreams of resurrecting her role as EVA PERON in a new stage version of EVITA have been dashed by the show's creator ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER. The hugely successful British composer was delighted...

Madonna To Reprise Evita For London Stage?

London theatre bosses are touting MADONNA to reprise her film role of Argentina's first lady EVA PERON in a new production of EVITA. The MATERIAL GIRL fought off a host of Hollywood actresses to...

Family And Friends Pay Tribute To Sir John Mills

Stars including RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH, DAME JUDI DENCH and SIR MICHAEL CAINE joined SIR JOHN MILLS' family to pay tribute to the accomplished actor at a memorial service held in London today (30JUN05). The RYAN'S...

Killers Singer Dreams Of Playing Phantom

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS dreams of quitting rock music and appearing in ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER musicals. The SOMEBODY TOLD ME singer adores the British composer's work and wants to take the lead in...

Osmond Reveals 'Wild' Past

DONNY OSMOND has shattered his wholesome image by declaring he stole an expensive costume from one of his stage shows and once trashed a hotel room. In the 1990s, the devout Mormon played JOSEPH...

Johansson Impresses Lloyd Webber With Musical Knowledge

SCARLETT JOHANSSON impressed composer ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER at the post OSCAR parties on Sunday (27FEB05) with her extensive knowledge of musical theatre. The British creator of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA believes the blonde...

Beyonce Leaves Minnie Devastated By Oscar Rejection

The news R+B beauty BEYONCE KNOWLES has replaced MINNIE DRIVER to perform at the OSCAR ceremony next Sunday (27FEB05) left the British actress-turned-singer devastated. Driver is said to be "inconsolable" after finding out she...

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