Musical Joe’s on song

Joe McElderry will star at the Theatre Royal in St Helens
Joe McElderry will star at the Theatre Royal in St Helens
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X-Factor winner Joe McElderry will put on the 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 at St Helens Theatre Royal in next year.

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 three on the UK Albums Chart.

Joe 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 last year!

Chantelle Nolan, manager of St Helens Theatre Royal, said: “Following the success of Blood Brothers, we are absolutely thrilled to present Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and are sure Joe McElderry will be perfect for the role of Joseph.”