Joe McElderry to play Joseph at Broadway in January

Joe McElderry as Joseph

Joe McElderry as Joseph - Credit: Archant

Joe McElderry, of X Factor fame, will play Joseph in the lead role of Joesph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat when it comes to the Broadway Theatre in Peterborough next year.

He won the sixth series of the talent competition in 2009 – at the age of 18 – and reached the top of the UK chart with his debut single, The Climb.

Joe has since gone on to have three top 10 albums, as well as notching up two more reality TV show victories, winning ITV’s Pop Star to Opera Star and Channel 4’s The Jump.

The show will run from Tuesday 26 to Saturday 30 January for a range of 2.30pm and 7.30pm performances.

Tickets, which range from £19.50 to £55, are available by calling the box office on 01733 822225.