Tim Rice

Go ahead, fight a little on the holidays

22 November 2023 11:03 am

While most Americans kick off the holiday season with warm cider and festive sweaters, denizens of the commentariat have a…

Yes, it’s too early for pumpkin beer 

1 September 2023 1:33 am

The biggest purveyor of misinformation at the moment isn’t a podcast host or a foreign adversary. It’s a brewery. Since…

Why I still love the Edinburgh Fringe

20 August 2022 9:00 am

When I was in my twenties, exactly 50 Edinburgh Festivals ago, Frank Dunlop directed the first professional production of Joseph…

Tim Rice at the cricket stump surrounded by Disney characters, by Michael Heath

Tim Rice: I left Lord’s during that cricket final… to see The Lion King

27 July 2019 9:00 am

As I left Lord’s at around 3 o’clock in the afternoon to go to The Lion King European premiere I…

Tim Rice’s diary: From Eternity to here

8 March 2014 9:00 am

Last October, in these very pages, I wrote with what is now annoying prescience, ‘Like almost everyone else in the…

‘From Here to Eternity’: Darius Campbell, Rebecca Thornhill, Siubhan Harrison and Robert Lonsdale

Tim Rice: How to get ahead in musicals

19 October 2013 9:00 am

Tim Rice’s latest venture is about to open in the West End. Here he takes us through the happy accidents that have led to his hit musicals