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Tim Rice Has Health Problems

British songwriter Sir Tim Rice is battling a number of health woes, and has to use a pacemaker to keep his heartbeat in check.The 69-year-old lyricist, best known for his theatre productions with Lord Andrew...

Andrew Lloyd-webber And Tim Rice Reunite On Animated Joseph

Hit British songwriters Andrew Lloyd Webber and Sir Tim Rice have teamed up once more to work on Sir Elton John's animated production of Joseph And The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat.It was announced in February (14)...

Sir Tim Rice Honoured With Bmi Icon Award

Sir Tim Rice will receive the BMI Icon award.The lyricist will be presented with the accolade at the BMI London Awards, which will be held at the Dorchester Hotel on October 13, 2014.The famed songwriter...

Tim Rice To Receive Bmi Award

British songwriter Sir Tim Rice will be honoured with the Bmi Icon Award next month (Oct14).The lyricist, best known for his theatre productions with Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber, has been chosen to receive the prestigious...

Gemma Arterton Sings At Tim Rice Tribute Concert

British actress Gemma Arterton battled nerves ahead of her performance at a tribute concert for musical theatre legend Sir Tim Rice.The former Bond girl was joined a host of musicians including The Who star Roger...

Stars Pay Tribute To Gerry Goffin

Neil Sedaka, Sir Tim Rice, and Diane Warren have led tributes to legendary songwriter Gerry Goffin following his death on Thursday (19Jun14).Carole King's ex-husband and former songwriting partner passed away aged 75 at his home...

Tim Rice Hints At Retirement From Musical Theatre

Acclaimed lyricist Sir Tim Rice fears he will never write another stage musical as the public seems to prefer shows featuring well-known pop songs to original material.The songwriter helped create hugely successful musicals including Joseph...

Sir Tim Rice Set For Tribute Show In London

Legendary lyricist Sir Tim Rice is set to be feted with a career retrospective in London this summer (14).Andrew Lloyd Webber's longtime collaborator, who helped pen songs for hit musicals Evita, Jesus Christ Superstar and...

Sir Elton John To Executive Produce Musical Adaptation

Sir Elton John's Rocket Features banner will adapt musical 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' for the big screen.The 66-year-old singer's production company has acquired film rights to Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's famed...

Phil Everly Remembered By Sir Tim Rice, Nancy Sinatra, Eric Idle And More Following Passing

Phil Everly sadly passed away on Friday, 3 January, leaving the entertainment world in shock at the sudden and unexpected passing of one half of the music world's most celebrated and influential musical duos. Phil...

Sir Tim Rice Names Mick Jagger Top Lyricist

Acclaimed songwriter Sir Tim Rice has ranked British knight Sir Mick Jagger as the greatest lyricist of all time.The man behind the lyrics for stage hits such as Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jesus...

Sir Tim Rice Pens Poppy Appeal Single

Acclaimed lyricist Sir Tim Rice has penned a song for the Royal British Legion's annual Poppy Appeal to raise money for war veterans and their families.The Oscar and Grammy-winning writer has teamed up with Army...

Tim Rice Announces West End Return

Acclaimed lyricist Sir Tim Rice is heading back to London's famed West End to open his first show in 10 years.The Oscar and Grammy-winning writer has teamed up with composer Stuart Brayson to make a...

Robin Gibb's Funeral Takes Place

Robin Gibb's funeral took place in his hometown of Thame, Oxfordshire, today (08.06.12).The Bee Gees singer - who died last month aged 62 after a long period of ill health - arrived for the private...

Sir Cliff Richard And Sir Tim Rice Offer Tributes To Tragic Gibb

British music heavyweights Sir Cliff Richard and Sir Tim Rice have joined the flood of celebrities paying tribute to Robin Gibb, who died on Sunday (20May12).Sad Richard insists the Bee Gees star is "gone too...

Nicole Scherzinger To Star In Jesus Christ Superstar Tour

Nicole Scherzinger will play Mary Magdalene in the UK tour of 'Jesus Christ Superstar'. The former Pussycat Doll singer will star in the Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice rock musical alongside Tim Minchin...

Keane Suffered 'Constant Abuse' In Early Career

Keane suffered ''constant abuse'' in their earlier career. The 'Everybody's Changing' band are returning with fourth album, 'Strangeland', and are more confident in the own abilities, having overcome prejudice in their early career from people...

Rice: 'No More Musicals With Webber'

Famed lyricist Sir Tim Rice has no plans to team up with his longrunning writing partner Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber for another musical in the future, admitting: "We're not relevant as a team any more."The...

Sir Tim Rice Fumes Over Britain's Wind Turbines

Famed lyricist Sir Tim Rice has taken aim at the British government for backing wind turbine schemes, branding the environmental initiative "a scam".Prime Minister David Cameron's coalition government wants renewable sources to provide 15 per...

Stars Out In Force For Jesus Christ Superstar's Broadway Return

The stars were out in force last night for the revival of Jesus Christ Superstar on Broadway (March 23, 2012). The 1971 musical, written by Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice has enjoyed something...

Sir Tim Rice Lands Special Olivier Award

Famed lyricist Sir Tim Rice will be the toast of the upcoming Olivier Awards after he was unveiled as the recipient of the ceremony's top honour.The songwriter made his name by teaming up with Andrew...

Rice Fuming Over Webber's 'Tacky' Tv Hunt

Famed lyricist Sir Tim Rice has slammed his longrunning writing partner Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber's decision to hunt for a new lead for their hit musical Jesus Christ Superstar via a TV talent show, dismissing...

Kyle Falconer A Perfect Judas

The View frontman Kyle Falconer wants to play Judas in 'Jesus Christ Superstar'.The Scottish singer practices songs from the 1971 rock opera on the band's tour bus, but was once turned down from his dream...

Elton Credits Rice And The Lion King With Big Career Break

SIR ELTON JOHN has celebrated lyricist SIR TIM RICE to thank for transforming him into a superstar, because he had grown bored of his career before agreeing to write music for Disney hit THE LION...

Rice & Menken Keen To Restage King David

Disney score collaborators TIM RICE and ALAN MENKEN are in talks to bring their theatre flop KING DAVID back to the stage.The production ran for just nine shows in 1997 and was panned by critics,...

Jesus Christ Superstar To Be A Star-studded World Tour?

ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER and TIM RICE's upcoming global tour of their JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR musical looks set to be a star-studded affair - everyone wants to be a part of the spectacular.Composer Lloyd Webber has...

Rice Helps Peaches Live Out Her Jesus Christ Superstar Dream

Provocative indie rock star PEACHES has TIM RICE to thank for helping her stage arty one-woman show PEACHES CHRIST SUPERSTAR - he came to her defence when German theatre bosses banned her from going ahead...

Rice Remembers Wisdom

Acclaimed British songwriter SIR TIM RICE has paid tribute to SIR NORMAN WISDOM, who died on Monday (04Oct10).The veteran entertainer, 95, passed away at a nursing home on the Isle of Man after an ongoing...

Keane And Killers' Desolation

Members of Keane, the Killers and Mumford and Sons worked together on new album 'Mt. Desolation'.The record is a side project helmed by Keane members Jesse Quinn and Tim Rice Oxley - who had originally...

Rice To Join Lloyd Webber For New Oz Musical

ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER and TIM RICE are to recreate their musical magic for the revamp of the WIZARD OF OZ, according to reports.Rice has let it slip that he'll join his former songwriting partner for...

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