|Birth name||Timothy Miles Bindon Rice|
|Born||November 10, 1944|
|Origin||Amersham, Buckinghamshire, England|
|Genre(s)||Musical Theatre, Film, Television|
Sir Timothy Miles Bindon Rice (born November 10, 1944) is an English Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, Tony Award and Grammy Award winning lyricist, author, radio presenter and television gameshow panelist. Events 1444 - Battle of Varna: The crusading forces of King Vladislaus III of Varna (aka Ulaszlo I of Hungary and Wladyslaw Year 1944 ( MCMXLIV) was a Leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Amersham is a Market town and Civil parish within Chiltern district in Buckinghamshire, England, 27 miles north west of Buckinghamshire (abbreviated Bucks) is a ceremonial and non-metropolitan home county in South East England. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland A music genre is a categorical and typological construct that identifies musical sounds as belonging to a particular category and type of music that can be distinguished from other Musical theatre is a form of Theatre combining Music, Songs spoken Dialogue and Dance. Television ( TV) is a widely used Telecommunication medium for sending ( Broadcasting) and receiving moving Images, either monochromatic A lyricist is a Writer who specializes in Song Lyrics, usually paid for by a band to write a custom song(s Events 1444 - Battle of Varna: The crusading forces of King Vladislaus III of Varna (aka Ulaszlo I of Hungary and Wladyslaw Year 1944 ( MCMXLIV) was a Leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The English people (from the adjective in Englisc) are a Nation and Ethnic group native to England who predominantly speak English "The Oscar" redirects here for the film see The Oscar (film. The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and Television programs given out each year during a formal dinner The Antoinette Perry Awards for Excellence in Theatre, more commonly known as the Tony Awards, recognize achievement in live American Theatre and are presented The Grammy Awards (originally called the Gramophone Awards)—or Grammys —are presented annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences A lyricist is a Writer who specializes in Song Lyrics, usually paid for by a band to write a custom song(s An author is defined both as "the person who originates or gives existence to anything" and that authorship determines responsibility for what is created Radio is the transmission of signals by Modulation of electromagnetic waves with frequencies below those of visible Light. Television ( TV) is a widely used Telecommunication medium for sending ( Broadcasting) and receiving moving Images, either monochromatic
Rice was born in Amersham, Buckinghamshire, England, and was educated at Aldwickbury school, St Albans School and Lancing College. Amersham is a Market town and Civil parish within Chiltern district in Buckinghamshire, England, 27 miles north west of Buckinghamshire (abbreviated Bucks) is a ceremonial and non-metropolitan home county in South East England. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland Aldwickbury School is an independent all boys preparatory school located on the outskirts of Harpenden, Hertfordshire in the United History By c1100 the School had built for itself such a reputation that the Norman scholar Geoffrey de Gorham applied for the post of Master Lancing College is a co-educational English Independent school, founded in 1848 by Rev He is best known for his collaborations with Andrew Lloyd Webber, with whom he wrote Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar and Evita, and his work for The Walt Disney Company with Alan Menken and Sir Elton John. Andrew Lloyd Webber Baron Lloyd-Webber (born 22 March 1948 is a British Composer of Musical theatre, the elder son of William Lloyd Webber Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is the second British Musical theatre show written by the team of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice Jesus Christ Superstar is a Rock opera by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber. Evita is a musical with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice. Alan Menken (born July 22 1949 in New Rochelle, New York) is an American Broadway and an eight-time Academy Award Sir Elton Hercules John CBE (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight on 25 March 1947 is an English pop / rock Singer, Composer He also collaborated with Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson of ABBA on Chess and with Rick Wakeman on the concept albums 1984 and Cost of Living. Björn Kristian Ulvaeus, bjœɳ ɵlˈveɵs (born April 25 1945 is a Swedish Musician, Composer, a former member of the Swedish musical group Göran Bror Benny Andersson (born in Stockholm, Sweden on December 16, 1946) is a Swedish Musician, Composer Chess is a musical with Lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson, formerly of ABBA Richard Christopher Wakeman (born 18 May 1949 in Perivale, London) is an English Keyboard player best known as the 1984 is a 1981 solo Concept album by British keyboardist Rick Wakeman, based on the classic novel Nineteen Eighty-Four by
He was a co-founder of the Guinness Book of British Hit Singles and served as an editor from 1977 to 1996. British Hit Singles & Albums is a Music Reference book published in the United Kingdom by Hit Entertainment He has also been a frequent guest panelist for many years on the radio panel games Just a Minute and Trivia Test Match. Just a Minute is a BBC Radio 4 Radio comedy Panel game which has been broadcast since 22 December 1967 and is hosted by Trivia Test Match is a British Radio programme that aired originally from 1986 to 1993 on BBC Radio and has subsequently been repeated more recently Rice often jokes that he is most recognised in America for his appearance in the film About a Boy. About a Boy is a 2002 English film directed by brothers Chris Weitz and Paul Weitz, based on the book of the same name The film includes several clips from a (real) edition of the game show Countdown on which he was the guest adjudicator. Countdown is a British Game show presented by Des O'Connor and Carol Vorderman, with regular lexicographer Susie Dent His other interests include cricket (he was President of the Marylebone Cricket Club in 2002) and maths. Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC is a private members' club founded in 1787 He wrote the foreword to the book Why do buses come in threes? by Rob Eastaway and Jeremy Wyndham, and featured prominently in Tony Hawks' One Hit Wonderland, where he co-wrote the song which gave Hawks a top twenty hit in Albania. Robert Eastaway is an Author who is active in the popularisation of Mathematics. Antony Gordon Hawksworth, better known as Tony Hawks, is an English Comedian, Author and philanthropist Antony Gordon Hawksworth, better known as Tony Hawks, is an English Comedian, Author and philanthropist
He released his autobiography Oh What a Circus - The Autobiography of Tim Rice in 1998, which covered his childhood and early adult life until the opening of the original London production of Evita in 1978. London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. Evita is a musical with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice. A sequel covering his life since then is in production.
Mr Rice married Jane McIntosh, who retains the title Lady Rice, in 1974, but the marriage broke up in the late-1980s after the British tabloid newspapers revealed that he had been conducting an affair with actress/singer Elaine Paige. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located Elaine Paige OBE (née Bickerstaff born 5 March 1948 is an English Singer and actress, best known for her work in Musical theatre
Rice is a Sunderland A.F.C. supporter, and was awarded an honorary doctorate of letters by the University of Sunderland at a ceremony at the Stadium of Light in November 2006 Rice is also a supporter of the Conservative Party. Sunderland Association Football Club is a professional Association football team based in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England, which plays in The University of Sunderland is located in Sunderland, North East England. The Stadium of Light is a football Stadium in Sunderland, North East England which opened in 1997. The Conservative Party (officially the Conservative and Unionist Party) is a Political party in the United Kingdom. His daughter, Eva Rice, is the author of the novel "The Lost Art of Keeping Secrets," which was a finalist for the British book award Best Read of the Year.
In addition to adaptations of his theatrical productions, Rice has worked on several original film and television projects:
for Sweeney Todd
|Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lyrics|