Tim Rice

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat review – firing on all cylinders
Alexandra Burke, Jason Donovan and Technicolor coat-wearer Jac Yarrow are among a cast whose performances ooze personality and mischief

Arifa Akbar

28, Jul, 2021 @10:00 PM

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Bob Swash obituary
West End theatre producer behind a string of hits including Evita and Blood Brothers

Michael Coveney

26, Mar, 2021 @5:23 PM

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Tim Rice: 'Evita was a bonkers idea'
As the great songwriter prepares to take Jesus Christ Superstar on a 50th birthday tour, he talks about penning hits, his idea for a new musical – and drinking from Lloyd Webber’s Georgian wine glasses

Rob Walker

14, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Cold war-era musical Chess hopes to capture Moscow audiences
Tim Rice’s lyrics rewritten to ‘humanise’ KGB agent and reflect new geopolitical reality

Theo Merz in Moscow

16, Oct, 2020 @1:08 PM

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Jesus Christ Superstar review – a triumphant return for live theatre
This concert version of Timothy Sheader’s revelatory 2016 production made a virtue of distancing on stage – were there a roof it would have blown off

Chris Wiegand

20, Aug, 2020 @11:12 AM

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Evita review – a work of screaming fun
A refreshing and funny take on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical

Hannah Jane Parkinson

11, Aug, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat review – stunning debutant steals a starry show
Sheridan Smith and Jason Donovan bring glitzy charisma to a jubilant production – but neither can match the young dreamer at its centre

Michael Billington

12, Jul, 2019 @8:51 AM

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Jesus Christ Superstar review – behold the wall of sound
Timothy Sheader brings his Regent’s Park rock concert indoors for a show that celebrates lung power over tenderness

Miriam Gillinson

10, Jul, 2019 @10:20 AM

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Sheridan Smith to star in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Smith will play the Narrator this summer when Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s musical returns to the Palladium

Chris Wiegand

01, Mar, 2019 @2:28 PM

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Evita review: Tina Arena is resplendent and tough as designer dictator
In Opera Australia’s production, Eva Perón wins over a nation with a Christian Dior dress and steely determination, and a killer ballad steals the show

Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore

20, Sep, 2018 @3:42 AM

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John Legend, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice become EGOT winners
With Emmys for Jesus Christ Superstar, the trio join elite winners of an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony. Legend is the first black male EGOT winner and joint youngest

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

10, Sep, 2018 @10:19 AM

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Chess review – Benny and Björn's cold war musical no match for tiddlywinks
Even Alexandra Burke can’t save this lumbering story told with tracks by the Abba songwriters

Lyn Gardner

02, May, 2018 @2:07 PM

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