The Space returns to 88 London Road on September 29th. Legendary musical lyricist Sir Tim Rice is a special guest (EVITA, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, CHESS, THE LION KING, ALADDIN). The other guest is Oscar-visual effects supervisor Paul Franklin (THE DARK KNIGHT, INTERSTELLAR, INCEPTION, HARRY POTTER).
The Space on Thursday September 29th: interviews with musical theatre & film lyricist Tim Rice and Oscar-winning visual effects supervisor Paul Franklin
SIR TIM RICE
Tim Rice is one of the world’s most successful and respected lyricists for musical theatre. With Andrew Lloyd Webber, he wrote the highly popular Evita, Jesus Christ Superstar and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. His work for Disney includes co-writing lyrics for Aladdin and The Lion King; for the latter, he worked with Elton John, who wrote the music. He wrote new songs for the Beauty and the Beast stage show. With ABBA’s Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Anderson, Tim wrote the musical Chess. He wrote additional songs for 2011’s revival of The Wizard of Oz and his most recent musical is From Here to Eternity. Other work includes All Time High, the theme song of the James Bond film Octopussy.
Paul Franklin is the visual effects supervisor for Christopher Nolan’s spectacular space epic, Interstellar. He also supervised the visual effects for the director’s The Dark Knight trilogy and Inception. Through the company he cofounded, the highly respected Double Negative, Paul has also worked on Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and the James Bond film Die Another Day. Double Negative is also responsible for creating visual effects for Spectre, Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice and Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, among a wealth of other blockbusters. He has won two Oscars, for Interstellar and Inception.