ANDREW CONGRATULATES GILLIAN LYNNE ON HER NEW YEAR HONOUR
It was announced that Gillian Lynne CBE, 87, has had the title of Dame Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (DBE) conferred upon her in the 2014 New Years Honours List for her services to Dance and Musical Theatre.
Andrew congratulated Gillian Lynne on her Damehood saying:
Other long-time collaborators, Sir Cameron Mackintosh, Arlene Phillips CBE and Dame Monica Mason have spoken out today to congratulate Gillian.
Commenting on her award, Gillian Lynne said:
MICHAEL CRAWFORD RECEIVES CBE
Michael Crawford, who created the role of the Phantom in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera in 1986, received a CBE for honoured for services to children’s charities. He said it was: “the most wonderful surprise“. He also went on to say: