Lloyd Webber to hunt for new Joseph

Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber has signed up for a TV show to find an unknown to fill to lead role in a new production of his Joseph And The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat musical.

Lloyd-Webber cast Connie Fisher in a London West End production of The Sound Of Music after she beat out competition on hit BBC show How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria earlier this year.

He's hoping for similar success with Any Dream Will Do, which will air next summer.

Lord Lloyd-Webber says: "The success of How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria this summer was a real boost for musical theatre in Britain and I cannot wait to get them involved in Any Dream Will Do.

"Joseph started in schools and I am looking for a great school choir.

“To play in the West End, we need a smashing girl, a great boy and of course a pharaoh/Elvis."

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