Competition: Joseph and Joe McElderry are heading to Barnstaple

PUBLISHED: 11:25 25 October 2017 | UPDATED: 11:32 25 October 2017

Singing star Joe McElderry plays Joseph in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

Singing star Joe McElderry plays Joseph in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

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Here’s your chance to win tickets to see Joseph starring Joe McElderry at the Queen’s Theatre, Barnstaple. The Gazette caught up with the singing star before he comes to North Devon

Barnstaple is gearing up for the big stage production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat starring Joe McElderry with a five night run at the Queen Theatre this November.

The West End production from Bill Kenwright runs from Tuesday to Saturday, November 7-11 with X Factor winner Joe taking centre stage as Joseph.

The Gazette has teamed up with Parkwood Theatres to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a family ticket to see the show on opening night (November 7). See below for details.

Join The X factor's Joe McElderry as Joseph and Harry Metcalfe as Jacob when Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat comes to Barnstaple this autumn. Join The X factor's Joe McElderry as Joseph and Harry Metcalfe as Jacob when Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat comes to Barnstaple this autumn.

We also caught up with Joe McElderry, who told us he was looking forward to returning to Barnstaple after performing here with his solo acoustic show almost two years ago.

He said: “It was only for one night and they were a great audience.

“I have been doing Joseph for a year-and-a-half on and off between my own music and solo projects. It’s a great family-friendly show – the music and story are great and it’s an iconic show that people can come along and sing and dance to and just have a great night out.

Joe McElderry in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Joe McElderry in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

“I think Close Every Door is the highlight of the show for me, the emotional moment of the show, but it has lots of different elements – happy parts, sad parts, fun parts – it’s a great all around show.”

The show is eagerly anticipated in North Devon and it will have extra local interest with the 64 strong Stagecoach Barnstaple and Bude Choir singing alongside Joe and the cast.

The students are aged nine to 18 and have had gruelling rehearsals with 31 songs to learn before the show, carefully coached by singing teacher Jax Gibbins.

The show was written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. Tim is a family friend of Stagecoach principal Kate Ridley-Holloway and even sent a personal note wishing the choir well.

For tickets call the box office on 01271 316063 or go to www.parkwoodtheatres.co.uk/Queens-Theatre

To be in with a chance to win family tickets (four seats, a minimum of one adult and one child) to see Joseph, CLICK HERE

Tickets are for the opening night (November 7) show only, have no monetary value and cannot be exchanged. Closing date Wednesday, November 1.

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