Faye Dunaway has 'worked hard on her vocal technique' and won the role of Norma Desmond in the LA production of Sunset Boulevard . . . The Bolshoi Ballet is to open a school in Britain, training nine- and 10-year-olds this autumn, run by Natalia Bessmertnova, wife of Bolshoi director Yuri Grigorovich . . . The Britten estate is to take action against producers of pirate recordings of 'live' performances by Benjamin Britten appearing on CD . . . Cats is thirteen years old today, not eleven as previously reported . . .