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The Really Useful Group Ltd

The Really Useful Group Ltd (RUG) was founded in 1977 by Andrew Lloyd Webber and is wholly owned by him.

At the heart of RUG’s business are the musicals of Andrew Lloyd Webber, including Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar, By Jeeves, Evita, Variations, Tell Me on a Sunday, Cats, Starlight Express, The Phantom of the Opera, Aspects of Love, Sunset Boulevard, Whistle Down the Wind, The Boys in the Photograph, The Woman In White and Love Never Dies. In addition to his own musicals, Andrew’s recent productions include A R Rahman’s Bombay Dreams, the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic The Sound of Music (London Palladium, Toronto and UK tour), and The Wizard of Oz.

RUG is an established international entertainment company, with offices in London and Sydney that produce and coordinate Lloyd Webber’s works throughout the world. The company’s theatre and concert production, recording, merchandising, music publishing and licensing divisions provide specialised services for Lloyd Webber’s works and also to other producers and authors.

Wholly owned The Really Useful Group Theatres Ltd owns six theatres in the West End including the world famous Theatre Royal, Drury Lane and The London Palladium as well as co-owning The Adelphi Theatre.

Really Useful Licensing

Really Useful Licensing is the department of RUG which manages the process of enabling Andrew’s works to be performed by schools, colleges, amateur societies and professional producers around the world.

If you wish to perform one of his works in part or in whole please contact us to obtain the necessary licences.

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