'I would get hurt just to get that for free,' says impressed host
Andrew Lloyd Webber
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Wednesday 02 March 2011
Thursday 23 December 2010
Andrew Lloyd Webber doesn't wring his hands when things go wrong. Well, maybe he does, but he takes action as well. Some years ago he closed down his show Sunset Boulevard, had the direction spiced up and then reopened a slicker version. He's now performed the same trick with his latest, the Phantom of the Opera sequel Love Never Dies. Deciding after several months that he was unhappy with parts of the (and possibly with the number of bums on seats) he invited the canny West End impresario Bill Kenwright to tweak Jack O'Brien's original direction.
Thursday 28 October 2010
Michael Grade, the broadcast executive known for his red braces and cigars, has at last made his West End debut – not by treading the capital's boards but by taking ownership of them.
Thursday 30 September 2010
You can see why Sebastian Faulks's great 600-page First World War novel Birdsong would make a good film: horrendous scenes of trench warfare, literally book-ended by a lost, idyllic world of rivers and fields and a new dawn rooted in the modern-day honour paid by the hero's investigative granddaughter.
Wednesday 29 September 2010
Monday 20 September 2010
Monday 19 July 2010
The Prisoner of Second Avenue, Vaudeville, London<br/>Aspects of Love, Menier Chocolate Factory, London<br/>The Critic/The Real Inspector Hound, Minerva, Chichester
Sunday 18 July 2010
Tuesday 01 June 2010
Sir Tom Jones is to be honoured for his outstanding contribution to music at a respected charity event, it was announced today.
Wednesday 21 April 2010
Tuesday 16 March 2010
Andrew Lloyd Webber has not watched any of his TV shows or even seen himself on the small screen, the impresario said.
Saturday 13 March 2010
Wednesday 10 March 2010
Comment is free, but in the case of an Andrew Lloyd Webber show it can prove very expensive. A Lloyd Webber hit has every chance of becoming an international franchise. Playing on several continents for years, it will make a fortune – as The Phantom of the Opera, Cats and Evita have proved spectacularly.
Friday 26 February 2010
Wednesday 18 November 2009
Andrew Lloyd Webber has been re-admitted to hospital after developing a "chronic infection" following surgery for prostate cancer.
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