Day: 25 March 2010

Over The Rainbow tonight

BBC One begins its new talent search Over The Rainbow tonight on BBC One. The show will find a new Dorothy to star in a major West End production of The Wizard Of Oz. Over The Rainbow, hosted by Graham Norton, will start at 9pm tonight (Friday) on BBC One, followed by a live feature-length studio show on Saturday at 6.30pm. Westendtheatre.com has launched a special micro-site to follow the show, from the start of auditions up to the opening night of the show in the West End. Following the success of BBC musical talent shows How Do You Solve …

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Over The Rainbow – Interviews

JUDGE: ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER Following the success of How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria?, I’d Do Anything and Any Dream Will Do, Andrew Lloyd Webber is back to trawl the length and breadth of the UK for performers with extraordinary talent. One of the richest men in the UK, the 61-year-old composer has written some of the greatest musicals of all time including The Phantom Of The Opera, Cats, Evita, Joseph And The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar, Starlight Express, Sunset Boulevard, The Woman In White and Aspects Of Love – and recently launched his new musical …

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Over The Rainbow – TV Show

OVER THE RAINBOW TV SCHEDULE BBC ONE: Friday 26 March 2010 9pm – 10pm  Episode 1 (of 11): Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber looks for a Dorothy to take the starring role in The Wizard of Oz BBC ONE: Saturday 27 March 2010 6.30pm – 8pm Episode 2 (of 11): The final 20 girls audition for the part of Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz. BBC ONE:  Saturday 3 April 2010 – 7.25pm -8 .40pm Episode 3 (of 11): Start of the live studio shows featuring the 10 Dorothys and the Wild Card Dorothy as voted for by you BBC ONE: …

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Over The Rainbow

Welcome to our special westendtheatre.com celebration of all things Over The Rainbow.  Over The Rainbow, which finished on 22 May on BBC One, saw 20 contestants battle it out to play the role of Dorothy in a multi-million pound new production of The Wizard of Oz. The lucky winner was Danielle Hope, 18 from Greater Manchester, who won the show in a closely fought final with runner-up Sophie Evans, 17 from Wales. “Henry! Henry! I can’t find Dorothy! She’s somewhere out in the storm! Dorrrrrrotheeeeeee!” Andrew Lloyd Webber is bringing the classic musical The Wizard of Oz to the London …

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