Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

Episode 14 of Tim Rice's GET ONTO MY CLOUD Podcast Will Feature New Songs From David Essex, Joss Ackland, and Elaine Paige

Plus, Rice will discuss Hal Prince's first thoughts on Evita, and more!

Episode 14 of Tim Rice's GET ONTO MY CLOUD Podcast Will Feature New Songs From David Essex, Joss Ackland, and Elaine Paige

Tim Rice has revealed the guests on the upcoming 14th episode of his podcast, Get Onto My Cloud!

Rice revealed on Twitter that, in the episode, Hal Prince's first thoughts on Evita will be discussed. In addition, there will be songs from David Essex, Joss Ackland, and Elaine Paige.

The episode will be released Monday, August 3, and will be available wherever you listen to podcasts.

In Get Onto My Cloud, Tim Rice talks about his career in theatre and music, his colleagues and friends (plus the odd foe) and sometimes roams off stage to discuss other important matters in his life such as cricket, astronomy, Sunderland FC and boxer dogs. He plays recordings of some of his favourite lyrics (not always the obvious ones) and reveals how and why some shows worked brilliantly and some didn't. Relaxed, casual, essential listening for musical theatre fans and historians.

Sir Tim Rice is an author and Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, Emmy Award, Tony Award, and Grammy Award-winning lyricist. 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; with Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson of ABBA, with whom he wrote Chess; for additional songs for the 2011 West End revival of The Wizard of Oz; and for his work with Alan Menken on Disney's Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, and the musical King David. He also worked with Elton John on Disney's The Lion King, the musical Aida, and DreamWorks Animation's The Road to El Dorado and Ennio Morricone.

One of the most celebrated lyricists in British popular culture, Rice was knighted by Elizabeth II for services to music in 1994. He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, is an inductee into the Songwriter's Hall of Fame, is a Disney Legend recipient, and is a fellow of the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors. The 2016 Sunday Times Rich List values Rice at £150m; the 15th-richest music millionaire in the UK. He is one of fifteen artists to have won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony award.


BroadwayWorld Shop
Shop BroadwayWorld

Shop this season's new musicals! Get dressed up for a night at the theatre, or just a night at home, with merch from some of Broadway's biggest hits including SOME LIKE IT HOT, KIMBERLY AKIMBO, and more!

Start Shopping



Related Stories
Tony-Nominee Lilli Cooper Stops by The Theatre Podcast with Alan Seales Photo
This week The Theatre Podcast with Alan Seales: welcomes Tony- nominee Lilli Cooper.

LISTEN: Rachel Bay Jones, Marja Harmon, Morgan Anita Wood and Jamie Greenberg Join LEADING Photo
Fitness expert Steph Wilberding and award-winning producer Katie Rosin, in association with the Broadway Podcast Network, have announced the new health and wellness podcast, Leading Lady Fitness Podcast.

Listen: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine & Alyssa Limperis Photo
Today's episode of Little Known Facts features comedian Alyssa Limperis. Alyssa first trained at UCB, and continues to do stand up all over the country. She has performed her solo show “No Bad Days”, in which she uses stand-up, sketches and even Zumba to look back on losing her father to brain cancer, at multiple festivals including Providence Fringe, Cinderblock and Improv Boston

Katrina Lenk, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Ashley Park, Betty Gilpin & More Stars Join MOTHERH Photo
With the pandemic last year shutting down Broadway and other live shows, fiction podcasts such as Motherhacker and Red Frontier provided opportunities for Broadway actors to continue performing and entertaining audiences, via an alternative medium. 


More Hot Stories For You


VIDEO: ROOM Releases Trailer Featuring Adrienne WarrenVIDEO: ROOM Releases Trailer Featuring Adrienne Warren
February 4, 2023

Watch the new trailer of ROOM on Broadway featuring Tony Award-winner Adrienne Warren.

VIDEO: Ben Platt and Noah Galvin Talk New Film THEATER CAMP on PBS NewsHourVIDEO: Ben Platt and Noah Galvin Talk New Film THEATER CAMP on PBS NewsHour
February 4, 2023

Watch Ben Platt and Noah Galvin discuss their engagement and new film Theatre Camp with PBS NewsHour.

Melinda Dillon, Original Honey in WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? Passes Away at 83Melinda Dillon, Original Honey in WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? Passes Away at 83
February 4, 2023

Melinda Dillion, known for countless screen and stage roles, including her Tony Award nominated performance as Honey in the original production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? passed away on Monday, January 9, at the age of 83. 

Review Roundup: Irish Repertory Theatre Presents ENDGAMEReview Roundup: Irish Repertory Theatre Presents ENDGAME
February 3, 2023

Endgame officially opened last night, February 2, at Irish Repertory Theatre. Check out reviews for the show below!

Review Roundup: SUNSET BOULEVARD Starring Stephanie J. Block, Derek Klena, and Auli'i Cravalho Opens At The Kennedy CenterReview Roundup: SUNSET BOULEVARD Starring Stephanie J. Block, Derek Klena, and Auli'i Cravalho Opens At The Kennedy Center
February 3, 2023

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents the highly-anticipated Broadway Center Stage production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony Award-winning Best Musical, Sunset Boulevard starring Tony Award- winner Stephanie J. Block. Read the reviews!