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Joseph to get that X Factor with Joe

Joe McElderry, who will be appearing in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat
Joe McElderry, who will be appearing in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat

X Factor winner Joe McElderry gets set to put on a dazzling coat of many colours as he steps into the title role of the UK’s longest running musical Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

The show hits the stage at the King’s Lynn Corn Exchange from Tuesday, March 15-Saturday, March 19.

Joe was just 18 when he won the sixth series of ‘the X Factor, having been mentored by Girls Aloud star Cheryl Fernandez-Versini and beating off fierce competition from Olly Murs and Stacey Solomon.

He then soared to number one on the UK Singles Charts with his rendition of Miley Cyrus’s The Climb and his debut album Wide Awake went straight in at number 3 on the UK Albums Chart.

He has since gone on to have two more top ten albums, and he became the first X Factor star to release four albums, with a fifth in the making.

Joe, who hails from South Shields, Tyne and Wear, is also the first and only celebrity to win three reality TV shows!

He was crowned the winner of the second series of ITV’s ‘Popstar to Operastar’ before strapping on his skis and slaloming his way to become champion of Channel 4’s celebrity ski competition ‘The Jump’ in 2014.

Joseph marks Joe’s first major theatrical appearance following a one-off West End gala performance as the lead in The Who’s Tommy in 2012 at the Prince Edward Theatre.

Having garnered sensational reviews and standing ovations at every performance since its inception almost 35 years ago, Bill Kenwright’s ‘amazing’, ‘superb’, ‘wonderful’ and ‘brilliant’ production of this sparkling family musical has now sold an estimated 20 million tickets.

This vibrant and exciting retelling of the biblical story about Joseph, his 11 brothers and the coat of many colours sings out to young and old alike with a score which is crammed wall-to-wall with hits, including Jacob and Sons, Close Every Door and Any Dream Will Do.

Tickets for the Corn Exchange show are priced from £13-£30.50, with concessions and group discounts available.

For more details, or to book, call the Box Office on 01553 764864 or email: cornexchangeadmin@alive leisure.co.uk

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