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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...

Church To Host Talent Show

Singer CHARLOTTE CHURCH has signed on to present British composer ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER's new TV talent contest. The 21-year-old - whose singing abilities were discovered on U.K. reality programme Big, Big Talent Show in 1998...

Lloyd Webber Fights Over Picasso Ownership

British composer ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER's art charity is battling in court to sell a $66 million (GBP33 million) PICASSO painting that is alleged to have been looted by Nazis. The theatre impresario's charity has begun...

Lloyd Webber Slams Lip-synching Pop Stars

SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER has hit out at pop acts who mime their songs - insisting that music should be focused on live performances. The theatre impresario is glad that more bands are concentrating on...

Musical Plans For Franz Ferdinand

Rockers FRANZ FERDINAND could follow in the footsteps of SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER and write their own stage musical. The Glaswegian band, who were critically acclaimed for their soundtrack in BAFTA winning film Hallam Foe,...

Lloyd Webber Stands Up For Winehouse

Music impresario SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER has praised troubled singer AMY WINEHOUSE - and has hailed her Birmingham, England gig last week (ends18Nov07) as "one of the greatest concerts of all time". The Rehab singer...

Lloyd Webber Fears Internet

SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER refuses to use a mobile phone or the internet because he fears hackers will uncover his most intimate secrets. The theatre impresario snubs all modern technology, admitting he is paranoid about...

May Slams Lloyd-webber's Bbc Tv Talent Shows

QUEEN rocker BRIAN MAY has blasted SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER's use of TV talent shows to find new recruits for his stage shows. The guitarist, who penned long-running Queen musical We Will Rock You, which...

Malfunction Fails To Dampen Opening Of Joseph

A technical hitch with the stage failed to dampen the opening of night of Joseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.Critics were won over by leading man Lee Mead's performance, as the 26-year-old made his debut...

By on 18 July 2007

Lloyd Webber Distraught By Cat's Death

Composer SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER is devastated after his rare-breed Turkish Van cat Otto was run over and killed outside his country estate in Berkshire, England. The Oscar winner, whose latest musical Joseph is due...

Lloyd Webber + Rice Pen New Joseph Tune

ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER and TIM RICE have penned a new tune for the West End revival of their stage musical JOSEPH + THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT. The duo's new composition is the first new Lloyd...

Diana Fondly Remembered At Wembley Concert

A host of artistes from music, theatre, comedy and television performed at Wembley in tribute to Princess Diana. Over 63,000 people, including celebrities such as David Beckham, were in attendance at the charity event which...

By on 02 July 2007

Lloyd Webber Musical Suffers A Setback

Rehearsals for SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER's latest JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT revival have suffered a setback after two cast members were crushed by moving scenery. The unfortunate actors suffered foot injuries when part...

Lloyd Webber's Theatre Tribute To Diana

Theatre impresario SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER has paid tribute to the late DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES by putting on a special medley with songs from famed musicals including JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, CATS and PHANTOM OF...

Gay Pride Goes Ahead

The annual Gay Pride festival is going ahead in central London today after meetings between organisers and the police in the wake of yesterday's car bomb scares. Pride London, the charity which oversees the event, says...

By on 30 June 2007

Lee Chases First Number One

Any Dream Will Do winner Lee Mead is only 1,500 copies behind Rihanna in the race for the number one single spot this weekend.The West End's new Joseph has recorded the song Any Dream Will...

By on 20 June 2007

Brightman's Heartache Over No Children

English soprano SARAH BRIGHTMAN is saddened she has never been able to have children of her own, after suffering two miscarriages and an ectopic pregnancy. The former wife of musical impresario SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER...

Lloyd Webber's Cat Ruins Phantom Sequel

Composer ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER is going to have to rewrite parts of his PHANTOM OF THE OPERA musical follow-up from scratch after his pet cat ruined the score. The British theatre mogul was creating the...

Lee "Slightly Nervous" At Joseph Role

Any Dream Will Do winner Lee Mead has admitted he is "slightly nervous" ahead of his biggest West End role to date.Lee was crowned the winner of the hit BBC show and will now star...

By on 11 June 2007

Lee Lands West End Joseph Job

Lee Mead promised "a hell of a show" after winning the BBC's Any Dream Will Do contest last night.The 25-year-old from Southend-on-Sea was handed the lead role in a forthcoming West End production of Joseph...

By on 10 June 2007

Joseph Favourite Wins West End Role

A star was born last night (09Jun07) as LEE MEAD was named as the winner of SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER's TV talent contest, ANY DREAM WILL DO. The programme saw the theatre impressario stage a...

Lee Mead Favourite For Joseph Crown

West End understudy Lee Mead is the short-priced favourite to win the role of Joseph on the BBC programme Any Dream Will Do. The hit BBC show reaches its climax on Saturday as the three...

By on 08 June 2007

Josephs To Sing For Children In Need

All three finalists from the hit BBC show Any Dream Will Do are set to head into the recording studio to record the next Children in Need single.Lee Mead, Keith Jack and Lewis Bradley are...

By on 05 June 2007

Ben Misses Out Of Joseph Final

Joseph contestant Ben Ellis has missed out on the final of the hit BBC show Any Dream Will Do after failing to impress Andrew Lloyd Webber enough to save him.The composer picked Lewis Bradley over...

By on 03 June 2007

Lloyd Webber's A Fan Of Little Britain

Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber has said he sees no reason why a Little Britain musical adaptation would not be a success.Speaking on The Graham Norton Show, Lloyd Webber said that his children were fans of...

By on 30 May 2007

Lloyd Webber Desperate To Team Up With Eminem

SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER is desperate to team up with EMINEM for a new stage show. The music impresario is keen to collaborate with the rapper on a new project - and believes the star's...

Lloyd Webber Wants Brightman Back In Phantom Follow-up

LATEST: SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER is hoping to persuade his ex-wife SARAH BRIGHTMAN to return to the stage role that helped turn her into a superstar. The musical impresario is interested in Brightman reprising her...

Lloyd Webber Signs Up Forsyth For Opera Sequel

Music impresario SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER has enlisted the help of spy writer FREDERICK FORSYTH to write a sequel to his hit musical, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA. The pair will work together on The...

Webber Refuses Tv Search For New Phantom

Theatre impresario SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER is adamant he will find the next star of Phantom Of The Opera the old-fashioned way, instead of using a TV talent show. Webber is currently trying to find...

Webber Explains Manhood Lawsuit

Music impresario SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER only threatened to sue his ex-wife SARAH BRIGHTMAN for publicly discussing the size of his penis, because of bad timing. Lord Lloyd-Webber was horrified when Brightman appeared on British...

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