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When Piers Met Andrew Lloyd Webber: TMI

Producers of the Michael Ball Show, Spun Gold Productions, have kept the theatrical theme going by bringing us the forthcoming ALW scoop When Piers Met… Andrew Lloyd Webber (this Sunday 9 April 2011, 9.10pm on ITV1).

West End Eurovision 2011

The organisation behind West End Bares brings its West End Eurovision fundraiser back for its fourth year

Wizard of Oz West End

Wizard of Oz West End: Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Group will produce a brand new, multi-million pound production of The Wizard of Oz in 2011, starring Over The Rainbow winner Danielle Hope.

Over The Rainbow – Tickets

Over The Rainbow Tickets: Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Group will produce a brand new, multi-million pound production of The Wizard of Oz in 2011, starring Over The Rainbow winner Danielle Hope.

The Wizard of Oz at the London Palladium

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Group will produce a brand new, multi-million pound production of The Wizard of Oz in 2011. The show will start performances on 29 March 2011 at the London Palladium (CLICK HERE TO BOOK TICKETS). Sister Act is currently playing at the theatre. Sign up here for news, casting and ticketing information on The Wizard Of Oz. Lord Webber has been searching for a lucky newcomer to star in the show in BBC One’s Over The Rainbow, and the winner has now been announced as DANIELLE HOPE, 18 years old from Greater Manchester. She will pop …

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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

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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London Theatre – 2009 Preview

  If theatre mirrors life then you would expect 2009 to be a bad year for the performing arts in London: economic downturns and credit crunches sound like gloomy news for our discretionary entertainment spending. But West End theatre box office figures have kept on going up in recent years, and the huge number of new productions sailing into town during 2009 could mean that Theatreland manages to buck the trend. THE GREAT REVIVAL The RSC, National Theatre, Donmar and Old Vic dominated straight drama in the West End in 2008, and they haven’t finished yet. Big hitters coming to …

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