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Lee Mead is the winner of BBC's "Any Dream Will Do"
Lee Mead is the winner of the BBC's "Any Dream Will Do" and will now play 'Joseph' in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, which opens at the Adelphi Theatre 17 July 2007, following previews from 6 July 2007 - booking to 5 Jan 2008.
He was picked by a public phone vote.
Lee Mead told presenter Graham Norton: "I want to thank everyone so much. I'm going to go out there and give you a hell of a show."
Lee Mead's (25) first professional job was in the Joseph touring production (Pharaoh and Brother Levi) where he was doing 12 shows a week. He did get the chance to perform in the West End version to fill in for the Pharoah twice out of 700 shows. Since then he has performed professionally in 'Phantom of the Opera' (understudy Raoul), 'Tommy' (understudy) and 'Miss Saigon' ((understudy for Chris).
The rest of the cast includes Preeya Kalidas (Narrator), Dean Collinson (Pharaoh), Stephen Tate (Jacob/Potiphar/Guru), Ensemble members are - John Alastair, Kate Alexander, Jennifer Ashton, Paul Basleigh, Verity Bentham, James Bisp, Tyman Boatwright, Simon Coulthard, Lucie Downer, Tom Gillies, Emma Harris, Pip Jordan, Louise Madison, Emily Mascarenhas, Sarah Meade, Nathaniel Morrison, Mark Oxtoby, Adam Pearce, Tamlyn Platts, Pippa Raine, Fiona Reyes, Ricky Rojas, Craig Scott, Jonathan Stewart, Kate Tydman, Russel Walker, Neal Wright, Danielle Young.
This is a new staging of the 1990’s London Palladium production, which was directed by the late Steven Pimlott, and will, once again, be designed by Mark Thompson and choreographed by Anthony Van Laast.
The show has music by Andrew Lloyd Webber & lyrics by Tim Rice.
The musical retells the biblical story of Joseph, his eleven brothers and the coat of many colours. Themany famoussongs include 'Any Dream Will Do', 'Close Every Door To Me', and 'One More Angel min Heaven'.