X Factor finalist Lloyd Daniels will make his musical theatre debut in the title role of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. The youngest contestant in 2009’s competition, Daniels got to the final five out of 250,000 entrants and performed in front of ten million TV viewers. Since then he has performed on a 56-date X Factor tour and released the single ‘Suburban Girl’.
Danielle Hope won the BBC talent show Over the Rainbow and made her professional debut as Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz at the London Palladium. Now, following a successful year as Eponine in Les Misérables in London’s West End, she will join the cast of Joseph as Narrator.
Matt Lapinskas will play Pharaoh in his first musical theatre role. Famed for playing Anthony Moon in EastEnders, Lapinskas was also runner up in the penultimate series of Dancing On Ice.
Bill Kenwright’s production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s family musical has now sold an estimated 15 million tickets and will embark on a new tour opening at Theatre Royal Windsor on Wednesday 23 July 2014.