Elaine Paige
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1948-03-05
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Elaine Paige

Elaine Paige Biography (Wikipedia)

Elaine Paige OBE (born Elaine Jill Bickerstaff, 5 March 1948) is an English singer and actress best known for her work in musical theatre. Raised in Barnet, Hertfordshire, Paige attended the Aida Foster Theatre School, making her first professional appearance on stage in 1964, at the age of 16. Her appearance in the 1968 production of Hair marked her West End debut.

Following a number of roles over the next decade, Paige was selected to play Eva Perón in the first production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Evita in 1978, which brought her to the attention of the broader public. For this role, she won the Laurence Olivier Award for Performance of the Year in a musical. She went on to originate the role of Grizabella in Cats and had a Top 10 hit with "Memory", a song from the show.

In 1985, Paige released "I Know Him So Well" with Barbara Dickson from the musical Chess, which remains the biggest-selling record by a female duo. She then appeared in the original stage production of Chess, followed by a starring role in Anything Goes which she also co-produced. Paige made her Broadway debut in Sunset Boulevard in 1996, playing the lead role of Norma Desmond, to critical acclaim. She appeared in The King and I from 2000 to 2001, and six years later she returned to the West End stage in The Drowsy Chaperone. She has also worked sporadically in television.

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Elaine Paige Performances & Interviews


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Memory
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Memory
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I Know Him So Well
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I Know Him So Well
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The Windmills Of Your Mind
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The Windmills Of Your Mind
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Nobody's Side
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Nobody's Side
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I Get A Kick Out Of You
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I Get A Kick Out Of You
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Nobody's Side
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Nobody's Side

Nobody's Side

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Chess Cast
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As If We Never Said Goodbye
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As If We Never Said Goodbye
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Friendship
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Friendship
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Don't Cry For Me Argentina
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Don't Cry For Me Argentina
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You're The Top
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You're The Top
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Thirty Two Feet And Eight Little Tails
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Thirty Two Feet And Eight Little Tails
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2017: Proms in the Park: Hyde Park
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Hyde Park
2017-09-09T16:51:45
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9
Sep
2017
Proms 2017: Proms in the Park: Hyde Park

Proms 2017: Proms in the Park: Hyde Park

Hyde Park
The Oliviers in Concert
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Southbank Centre, London
2016-01-25T16:51:45
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25
Jan
2016
The Oliviers in Concert

The Oliviers in Concert

19:30
Southbank Centre, London
Friday Night is Music Night: Elaine Paige
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Royal Albert Hall
2014-10-20T16:51:45
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20
Oct
2014
Friday Night is Music Night: Elaine Paige

Friday Night is Music Night: Elaine Paige

19:30
Royal Albert Hall

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