West End theatre

  1. Barney Wragg Named Managing Director of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group

    October 14, 2011 11:15 AM EDT Barney Wragg, a former executive at Universal Music Group and EMI in the early days of digital distribution, is extending his entertainment resume with the newly created position of managing director at The Really Useful Group (RUG), the company t ...

  2. 'Dreamboats' Compilation To Launch In U.S.

    July 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music has sold more than 1.5 million units of its three "Dreamboats and Petticoats" (UMTV) compilation albums since the first edition launched in the fall of 2007, according to the Official Charts Co. This month the compilation ...

  3. Love Never Dies For Universal, Andrew Lloyd Webber

    February 23, 2010 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group has signed a new, long-term global deal with Andrew Lloyd Webber, which renews and expands an existing agreement with the British composer whose new musical "Love Never Dies" opens in March. The arrangement with Llo ...

  4. Andrew Lloyd Webber 'Interested' In Abbey Road

    February 19, 2010 12:00 AM EST U.K. composer Andrew Lloyd Webber is "very interested" in buying the Abbey Road studios, which EMI is reportedly looking to sell. Lord Lloyd Webber's spokesman confirmed the composer's interest in taking ownership of the histor ...

  5. Live Nation Sells U.K. Theatrical Venues For $160 Million

    November 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST Live Nation has closed the sale of its remaining U.K. theatrical venues and operations to the Ambassador Theatre Group. Live Nation has also sold its one-third interest in the Dominion Theatre in London to the Nederlander Group. The portfolio bein ...

  6. Lord Lloyd Webber Leads Copyright Debate

    April 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Andrew Lloyd Webber, owner of the Really Useful Group, has led a debate in the House of Lord on the issue of online piracy. The debate today (April 2) comes ahead of the U.K. government's Digital Britain report, which is due in early summer. ...

  7. Lloyd Webber Said To Be Prepping Music Video Games

    January 13, 2009 12:00 AM EST Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group is shopping around several video game titles based on the famed composer's musicals, according to paidcontent.org . Titles thought to be under consideration include "Cats" and "Jos ...

  8. Viagogo Strikes Lloyd-Webber VIP Ticket Deal

    November 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST European secondary-ticketing operator Viagogo has been appointed the official premium ticketing partner of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group (RUG), the international theatre/entertainment production company. The deal, which Billboard. ...

  9. Woodrow Wilson Award For Lloyd Webber

    May 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Andrew Lloyd Webber will be presented with the Woodrow Wilson Award tonight, at a gala dinner in London's Guildhall. The British composer and impresario will receive the Public Service Award for his "many years of distinguished service t ...

  10. UMGI Digitizes Andrew Lloyd Webber Stage Hits

    August 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group International has sealed a landmark digital-distribution deal with Really Useful Group, the live-entertainment production company famous for its hit stage musicals by composer Si Universal Music Group International has sealed ...

  11. Lloyd Webber's RUG Hires Accountant

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Richard Hennessy has joined Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group (RUG) as CFO. Hennessy, a chartered accountant, comes to the London-based entertainment group from HSBC Bank, where he has been CF Richard Hennessy has joined Andrew Lloyd ...

  12. Hennessy Joins Really Useful Group

    January 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Chartered accountant joins Webber's RUG Richard Hennessy has joined Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group (RUG) as CFO. Hennessy, a chartered accountant, comes to the London-based entertainment group from HSBC Bank, where he has been ...