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Jodie Prenger Wins I'd Do Anything

Jodie Prenger has won the final of I'd Do Anything to play Nancy in the upcoming production of Oliver! in the West End.The 28-year-old from Blackpool beat fellow finalist Jessie Buckley, 18, in a telephone...

By on 01 June 2008

Barrowman: We All Have Our Own Ideal Nancy

John Barrowman has revealed that each of the I'd Do Anything judging panel already know who they personally want to win the role of Nancy.Just three contestants are left on the BBC1 reality show, with...

By on 31 May 2008

Sir Andrew: I'd Do Anything Final Will Be Interesting Ride

Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber says it is impossible to choose between the three remaining contestants on I'd Do Anything.Jessie Buckley, Jodie Prenger and Samantha Barks have made it through to the live final of the...

By on 30 May 2008

Lloyd Webber Votes To Eliminate Rachel From I'd Do Anything

Rachel Tucker has become the latest contestant to be eliminated from the BBC One show I'd Do Anything.The 26-year-old received the fewest number of public votes along with 17-year-old Samantha Barks after their performances on...

By on 25 May 2008

Three Boys Win Chance To Play Oliver On I'd Do Anything

Gwion, Harry and Laurence have been named as the three boys chosen to play Oliver on I'd Do Anything.After weeks of intense competition, a trio of young thespians have been picked to take the role...

By on 24 May 2008

Niamh Sent Packing From I'd Do Anything

Niamh has become the latest Nancy wannabe to be given her marching orders by Andrew Lloyd-Webber on BBC1's I'd Do Anything.The 17-year-old Northern Irish singer's exit had failed to impress the judges in yesterday's performance...

By on 18 May 2008

Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber Wins Outstanding Achievement Brit

Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber has been awarded the outstanding achievement prize at the Classical Brits.The West End impresario was presented with the award by ITV chairman Sir Michael Grade at the Royal Albert Hall ceremony...

By on 09 May 2008

Lord Lloyd To Receive Classical Brit

Theatre impresario SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER will be honoured with a Classical BRIT Award at an upcoming ceremony. Lloyd Webber, 60, is best known for his work in the realm of musicals - but he...

Keisha Won't Be Nancy After I'd Do Anything Exit

Keisha Amponsa-Banson has become the latest contestant to see her dreams of playing Nancy ended after being sent home from I'd Do Anything.The 23-year-old from north London had impressed the judges with her performance of...

By on 28 April 2008

Lloyd Webber Defends Talent Shows After Spacey Criticism

Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber has joined Graham Norton in defending the BBC's talent shows after attacks from Oscar-winner Kevin Spacey.The American Beauty star had criticised shows such as I'd Do Anything and Any Dream Will...

By on 17 April 2008

Lloyd Webber Hits Back At Spacey

LATEST: Theatre mogul SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER has hit back at actor KEVIN SPACEY after the Hollywood star criticised the BBC for airing West End TV talent contests. Spacey accused the broadcaster of putting people...

Lloyd Webber To Sell Picasso For Charity

Kind-hearted composer SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER is selling a valuable painting by PICASSO and donating the multi-million dollar (pound) proceeds to charity. The Phantom Of The Opera creator hopes to raise $70 million (GBP35 million)...

Lloyd Webber Admits Confusion At I'd Do Anything Voting

Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber has admitted his bewilderment at the public's voting patterns on BBC1's I'd Do Anything.The new talent show sees 12 hopefuls vying to win the part of Nancy in Cameron Mackintosh's revival...

By on 14 April 2008

Lloyd Webber Admits To Confusion At I'd Do Anything Voting

Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber has admitted his bewilderment at the public's voting patterns on BBC1's I'd Do Anything.The new talent show sees 12 hopefuls vying to win the part of Nancy in Cameron Mackintosh's revival...

By on 14 April 2008

Elton Lands Phantom Sequel

British funnyman BEN ELTON is set to reunite with ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER for the much-anticipated PHANTOM OF THE OPERA sequel. Elton and Lloyd Webber worked together on 2000 London musical The Beautiful Game and now...

Lloyd Webber To Collect Award At Classical Brits

Veteran composer SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER will pick up the Outstanding Achievement Award at the Classical Brits ceremony in London in May (08). The Phantom Of The Opera creator will be honoured at the 8...

Fourth Series Of Doctor Who Attracts 8.4m Viewers

The return of Doctor Who to Saturday night television has proved a ratings success for the BBC.Some 8.4 million viewers tuned in to the BBC1 show at the weekend with the Time Lord's adventures in...

By on 07 April 2008

Lloyd Webber: 'Rice Is Holding Up Phantom Sequel'

Musical king SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER is begging writing partner SIR TIM RICE to hurry up and finish the lyrics for the pair's PHANTOM OF THE OPERA sequel. Lloyd Webber boasts he's finished the score...

Lloyd Webber's Posthumous Chart Tracks Revelation

Theatre impresario SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER has secretly written a number of chart-topping tracks - but they won't be revealed until he dies. The Cats musical mogul wants to posthumously let fans know he can...

Johansson Snubbed Musical Role

SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER was left devastated after Hollywood actress SCARLETT JOHNASSON snubbed a starring role in his hit musical adaptation of THE SOUND OF MUSIC. The musical maestro fell for the screen starlet's vocal...

I'd Do Anything Viewers Will Not Get To Choose Oliver

The BBC has confirmed that viewers of the upcoming talent show I'd Do Anything will not be able to choose the young star who will tread the West End boards as Oliver.The new show will...

By on 13 March 2008

Hairspray Best New Musical At Laurence Olivier Awards

Hairspray was the big winner at last night's Laurence Olivier awards after claiming victories in four of the 11 categories it was nominated in.Callow actress Leanne Jones was named best actress in a musical for...

By on 10 March 2008

Rice: 'New Collaboration With Lloyd Webber Is Unlikely'

Lyricist SIR TIM RICE has ruled out a future collaboration with composer SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER - because no new score will be able to match the high standard of their previous efforts. The pair,...

Lloyd Webber: 'Close And Streisand Are Desperate For Sunset Role'

LATEST: Veteran actresses GLENN CLOSE and BARBRA STREISAND are battling it out to land the lead role in the SUNSET BOULEVARD remake, according to composer SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER. The theatre impresario - who...

Phantom Delayed By Lloyd Webber's Workload

Theatre impresario ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER blames his heavy reality TV workload for delaying the much-anticipated launch of his PHANTOM OF THE OPERA sequel. The composer has been working on the music for the untitled extravaganza,...

Lloyd Webber Reveals Hollyoaks, Sound Of Music Trick

The actress playing the Hollyoaks character looking for her West End breakthrough is set to play the lead role in The Sound of Music, Andrew Lloyd Webber has revealed. Viewers have watched Summer Shaw looking...

By on 01 February 2008

Van Outen's Dreamcoat Love

Denise Van Outen and Lee Mead were dating for months before she got together with the Any Dream Will Do winner, she has revealed.But in an interview with the Sun newspaper Van Outen insists she...

By on 13 January 2008

Lloyd Webber Searches For New Stars Of Oliver!

SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER is launching a U.K.-wide TV search for the next big theatre stars to front a new London production of OLIVER! The theatre impressario is looking to follow the success of previous...

Oliver! Talent Search Launched

TV's latest talent search has been unveiled as a hunt for people to play Nancy and Oliver in the stage musical of the famous Dickens tale.Called I'd Do Anything, the show will be broadcast on...

By on 21 December 2007

Lloyd Webber To Star In Hollyoaks

SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER is to make his soap opera debut in hit British TV show HOLLYOAKS. The music impressario, 59, has signed up to guest star in three episodes of the programme next month...

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