ITV has secured the rights to produce and broadcast the Royal Variety Performance for the next decade
'So bad is the RVS these days, they are more than welcome to it' (Ed)
It has been claimed that 'Wizard Of Oz' has a £30m advance!! Andrew Lloyd Webber should be forced to give back a large percentage of that to the BBC as it is they and the license payer that have given it so much 'free publicity' (Ed)
The new kid DEAN CHARLES CHAPMAN earnt a five minute standing ovation after his number Electricity His First Night !!! For BILLY ELLIOT
'LOVE NEVER DIES'
'I would like this show to go everywhere because I think it's just the best,' Says Lloyd Webber commenting of the Melbourne Production of 'Love Never Dies'
'This is the show that should go to Broadway without any question, but it depends on how it all goes." Many financial negotiations will still be needed to open the show on the Great White Way.
The Harold Pinter Theatre
The phenominal 'Smash Hit' 'Book Of Mormon' not only has it sold out for weeks to come but a ticket tout has actually sold a single seat for $900 !!!
Top that Webber !! (Ed)
Globally, Billy Elliot the Musical has played to 7.5 million people and has grossed $600,000,000. The triumphant show has been the recipient of 81 awards worldwide, including the Laurence Olivier Best Musical Award (London), the Helpmann Award for Best Musical (Australia), as well as multiple Dora Awards (Toronto) and Korea Musical Awards. Billy Elliot the Musical continues its incredibly successful run in London's West End where it is currently playing its seventh year. Billy Elliot also continues to play on tour across America and further international productions are planned.
TEA WITH THE OLD QUEEN
Tamara Rojo, one of the world's most highly regarded ballerinas, is to become artistic director of English National Ballet
To Close After A Run Of 24 Years
Some blame the Olympic Games, I blame the management's obscene greed.