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Cast members from the musical Top Hat arrive for the Lawrence Olivier Awards for theatre at the Royal Opera House in London on April 28, 2013.
He has come back at just the right moment. I think that one thing that you talk to people about inside the BBC and outside the BBC and everybody seems to feel that there is one level at least of middle management that could be sacrificed and not replaced. There’s too much middle management at the BBC ... The interesting thing is that the middle management and possibly the higher management crisis at the BBC is very similar to the situation that the Royal Opera House was in when Tony arrived there. There were all those stories about rifts.
Now, this one is too hot and this one is too cold, but this bowl of porridge/iPod player/packet of crisps/ticket for the Royal Opera House is just right.
She didn’t hog any box at the Coliseum or the Royal Opera House ... For the trendies, she was anathema. She was very middle-brow and didn’t like crudity or swearing. Was she prudish? Yes. Like Mary Whitehouse? A little bit. She refused not to be one of the ordinary people.More quotes »
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but not unintelligent conceit, which excited the wrath of the Gods - unfairly, I thought. Their idea is to locate the opera inside an Enlightenment museum in which the characters are historical specimens emerging from vitrines to be observed by a chorus of from The Telegraph Read more »
Beauty Maths: How To Get Cara Delevingne's Cannes Style
Year at the 2012 British Fashion Awards, wears a design created by Matthew Williamson during London Fashion Week, at The Royal Opera House in west London, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP) Unique Catwalk - London Fashion Week 2013 Cara from The Huffington Post Read more »
ballet]," he says, "I think in terms of experimenting. Otherwise you don't do anything interesting." "Raven Girl" is at the Royal Opera House May 24-June 8, roh.org.uk; "Raven Girl" by Audrey Niffenegger is published by Jonathan Cape, £18.99. Write to Sarah from Wall Street Journal Read more »
Lloyd Webber’s £2m Royal restoration
Giving the Standard a tour ahead of the official launch tonight, Lord Lloyd-Webber said: “This is a far better space than the Royal Opera House, a much better building. I’m very pleased about it. It’s by far the most wonderful interior of its day, not just from This Is London Read more »
Sir David Frost calls upon Tony Hall to take a knife to BBC's management structure
the middle management and possibly the higher management crisis at the BBC is very similar to the situation that the Royal Opera House was in when Tony arrived there. There were all those stories about rifts.” Sir David, who came to prominence at the BBC presenting from The Independent Read more »