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Connie Fisher 'No Longer Has Vocal Range' For Sound Of Music

Connie Fisher, the 28-year-old singer and actress who rose to fame on reality show 'How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria?', has been forced to quit the stage production of The Sound of Music....

Connie Fisher Cancels Tour For Surgery

Connie Fisher has cancelled her solo tour to have surgery on her vocal cord condition.The Sound of Music star has been told she must have the operation if she is to perform again.Specialists said the...

By on 18 April 2009

Sir Andrew To Take Year Off From Bbc1 Talent Searches

Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber will not scour the UK for another West End star in 2009, he has confirmed.The impresario has helped Lee Mead, Connie Fisher and Jodie Prenger find fame through BBC1 reality programmes...

By on 09 September 2008

Lloyd Webber Admits Confusion At I'd Do Anything Voting

Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber has admitted his bewilderment at the public's voting patterns on BBC1's I'd Do Anything.The new talent show sees 12 hopefuls vying to win the part of Nancy in Cameron Mackintosh's revival...

By on 14 April 2008

Lloyd Webber Admits To Confusion At I'd Do Anything Voting

Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber has admitted his bewilderment at the public's voting patterns on BBC1's I'd Do Anything.The new talent show sees 12 hopefuls vying to win the part of Nancy in Cameron Mackintosh's revival...

By on 14 April 2008

I'd Do Anything Viewers Will Not Get To Choose Oliver

The BBC has confirmed that viewers of the upcoming talent show I'd Do Anything will not be able to choose the young star who will tread the West End boards as Oliver.The new show will...

By on 13 March 2008

Record Noms For Hairspray

West End musical Hairspray has earned a record 11 nominations for the Laurence Olivier awards.The 60s-set hit has beaten the previous record of nine nods for a single production in one year, shared by Carousel...

By on 07 February 2008

Record Award Noms For Hairspray

West End musical Hairspray has earned a record 11 nominations for the Laurence Olivier awards.The 60s-set hit has beaten the previous record of nine nods for a single production in one year, shared by Carousel...

By on 07 February 2008

Itv To Continue Phone-ins

Despite a raft of recent high-profile scandals involving shows such as Saturday Night Takeaway, ITV has defended its use of phone-in contests.Speaking at the launch of ITV1's winter schedule, director of television Simon Shaps said...

By on 15 November 2007

Fisher Uses Back-up Track For Damaged Vocal Chords

British theatre actress CONNIE FISHER has been forced to use a back-up track to support her damaged voice in London's West End production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC. Fisher, who was cast in the role...

Lloyd Webber Blames Himself For Fisher's Illness

Music impresario SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER has taken the blame for THE SOUND OF MUSIC star CONNIE FISHER's recent vocal injury. Fisher, who was cast in the role of MARIA after winning British TV talent...

Fisher Returns To The Sound Of Music

LATEST: THE SOUND OF MUSIC star CONNIE FISHER has returned to her role as MARIA in the London stage show after two weeks off due to illness. Fisher was cast in the role after winning...

Ill Fisher Out Of Sound Of Music

The singer who wowed theatre fans in London after winning a TV talent contest has been forced to sit out of musical THE SOUND OF MUSIC due to illness. CONNIE FISHER won British TV show...

Talent Show Winner Fisher Lands First Theatre Accolade

The wannabe who won the chance to wow London's West End in THE SOUND OF MUSIC has landed a Best Newcomer prize at the Critics' Circle Theatre Awards. The accolade is CONNIE FISHER's first honour...

Fisher To Play Maria In The West End For Another Year

British reality TV star CONNIE FISHER is proving to be such a hit on the West End stage in London, she's extending her debut in THE SOUND OF MUSIC. Fisher won her lead role as...

Fisher Wows On Opening Night

SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER has hailed reality TV show winner CONNIE FISHER after her opening night playing MARIA in THE SOUND OF MUSIC in London's West End. The 23-year-old, chosen to star in the show...

Lloyd Webber Stand-in Wracked With Nerves

LATEST: SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER's latest musical offering will get off to a nervous start tonight (15NOV06) after its leading man confessed he's not confident about the part. ALEXANDER HANSON, 45, was hired only nine...

Van Outen + Bush Sign Up For Grease Talent Contest

West End star DENISE VAN OUTEN will join US TV presenter BILLY BUSH to co-host the reality TV series aimed at finding the stars of a new GREASE musical. Based on Britain's hit TV contest...

Paige's Fears For The Future Of Musicals

British musical star ELAINE PAIGE has hit out at SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER's TV show HOW DO YOU SOLVE A PROBLEM LIKE MARIA?, insisting it could damage spurned contestants forever. Paige, who shot to stardom...

Rice And Lloyd-webber Team Up Again

SIR ANDREW LLOYD-WEBBER and TIM RICE are to team up for the first time in a decade to pen a new tune for British reality TV star CONNIE FISHER's first album. Fisher recently won the...

Sound Of Music Star Pulls Out

LATEST: Theatre reality show winner CONNIE FISHER will play MARIA in every production of London show THE SOUND OF MUSIC, after the actress hired to share the role with her resigned. Impresario SIR ANDREW LLOYD...

Idol-like Tv Contest Selects Star For London Musical

Culminating an eight-week televised casting search for an actress/singer to play the role of Maria in Andrew Lloyd Webber's upcoming production of The Sound of Music in London, 23-year-old Connie Fisher was chosen for the...

Connie Fisher Is Lloyd Webber's Maria

LATEST: CONNIE FISHER was chosen by British TV viewers on Saturday (16SEP06) to star as MARIA in SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER's new THE SOUND OF MUSIC stageshow in London. The 23-year-old beat off competition from...

Lloyd Webber Defends His Maria

SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER has rubbished reports his TV talent search to find an actress to play the lead role of MARIA in a London production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC will not provide the...

Sound Of Music Cast Announced Around Reality Tv Contest Winner

British actor SIMON SHEPHERD and opera star LESLEY GARRETT have been cast alongside an as-yet unknown TV talent contest wannabe in SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER's new THE SOUND OF MUSIC stageshow in London. Shepherd, who...

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