United Biscuits up for sale

first_imgBiscuit maker United Biscuits has formally put itself up for sale by sending financial packs to potential buyers.Premier Foods and RHM are both expected to have asked for the information and first-round bids are thought to be due by the end of this month. However, United Biscuits’s future will be decided ultimately by Kraft, which has a pre-emptive right to match any bid for the group. The company is expected to be worth at least £2.3 billion but it has £1.8bn of net debt to contend with.last_img read more

Kelsey Grammer Extends Finding Neverland Run

first_img View Comments Kelsey Grammer will live by the hook a bit longer than planned. The Emmy winner, who stepped back into the role of Charles Frohman in Finding Neverland on January 19, has extended his return engagement in the Broadway.com Audience Choice Award-winning musical. He will now remain at the Lunt-Funtanne Theatre through March 26 instead of the previously announced February 21.Before Neverland, Grammer most recently appeared on Broadway in La Cage Aux Folles, earning a Tony nomination for his performance as Georges. His additional Great White Way credits include Macbeth and Othello. He won four Emmy Awards for his performance as the titular radio psychiatrist in the long-running hit series Frasier.Directed by Diane Paulus and featuring a score by Gary Barlow and Eliot Kennedy and a book by James Graham, Finding Neverland follows the story of J.M. Barrie and his relationship with the family of widow Sylvia Llewelyn Davies. Llewelyn Davies’ children eventually became Barrie’s inspiration to write Peter Pan.The cast is currently led by Matthew Morrison as Barrie and Laura Michelle Kelly as Llewelyn Davies. Tony Yazbeck begins performances as Barrie on January 26. Finding Neverland Show Closed This production ended its run on Aug. 21, 2016 Related Showslast_img read more