Candid new interviews with Hamlisch's family, friends and A-list collaborators include wife Terre Blair Hamlisch, Barbra Streisand, Carly Simon, Steven Soderbergh, Quincy Jones, Christopher Walken, Sir Tim Rice
, Joe Torre, Woody Allen, John Lithgow, Lucie Arnaz, Ann-Margret, Sir Howard Stringer, Kelli O'Hara, Brian D'Arcy James, Idina Menzel, Melissa Manchester, songwriter Carol Bayer Sager and many others.
That's what puts me off cinema - lyricist Sir Tim Rice
There was Shadow Chancellor Michael Howard MP, hotel tycoon Sir Rocco Forte, legendary musical wizard Sir Tim Rice
, a very dapper-looking ex-Radio 1 DJ Mike Read, singer Rick Wakeman and celebrity chef Anthony Worrall Thompson.
Sir Tim Rice
tells us about a very special gig at Sage Gateshead, Martin Longstaff (aka The Lake Poets) and Dave Stewart talk about their fruitful collaboration and you'll find out where you can see Guy Fawkes' lantern.
BIRTHDAYS: Albert Hall, actor, 77; Sir Tim Rice
, lyricist, 70, above, left; Greg Lake, rock musician, 67; Roland Emmerich, film director, 59; Mackenzie Phillips, actress, 55; Eddie Irvine, former racing driver, 49; Steve Brookstein, singer, 46, above; Eve, rapper and actress, 36.
They say "I don't see why rich twits like me should be paid to put up everybody's bills" - Lyricist Sir Tim Rice
who declined more than PS1 million to allow a wind farm on his Scottish estate.
They don't work, are hideous to look at, destroy birds and bats, are bad for people's health and put up people's bills" Lyricist Sir Tim Rice
It would appear nobody else, especially Sir Tim Rice
, even gets a mention.
Lord Lloyd Webber has also set his sights on productions on a grander scale, with an arena tour of his 1970 rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar, co-written with Sir Tim Rice
However, Sir Tim Rice
, with whom Lord Lloyd-Webber wrote such hit West End musicals as Evita and Jesus Christ Superstar, does not believe that he will be called upon to write any lyrics,
RACEHORSE Owners' Association members and guests attending last week's post-annual meeting lunch were treated to an address by Sir Tim Rice
that for appropriate brevity and enthralling entertainment could serve as a template for others.
WKLOS chairman Tony Clare says: "In 2005 members of the society had the privilege of meeting Sir Tim Rice
when he called in to support us in the run up to our production of Titanic the Musical at the Empire.