Come and meet those dancing feet. 42nd street returns to Drury Lane
Andrew Lloyd Webber has pulled out of a deal to sell four of his theatres
Lloyd Webber sells four London theatres to Grade
Michael Grade, of the legendary Grade and Delfont entertainment dynasty, is eyeing up the West End as his next conquest: buying four London theatres.
BBC Radio 2 will broadcast a major new documentary on the history of West End and Broadway musicals this autumn. Produced by the BBC’s Malcolm Prince, who also produces Elaine Paige’s show on a Sunday, The Musical will reveal the enduring appeal of West End and Broadway shows. Running for eight weeks, the programme will explore the 80-year history of musical theatre from its humble beginnings to a multi-billion pound industry. No official scheduling information has been announced for the programme, although it is expected to play from week beginning 6 September. Also on Radio 2 this autumn, and also …