Craig's dream comes true
PUBLISHED: 13:00 11 July 2007 | UPDATED: 11:16 24 May 2010
ONE of the most popular finalists from the BBC hit series Any Dream Will Do will be starring in a production of Joseph and The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat in Bath
ONE of the most popular finalists from the BBC hit series Any Dream Will Do will be starring in a production of Joseph and The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat in Bath.Craig Chalmers will be singing his heart out in the show, produced by Bill Kenwright and written by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, at the Theatre Royal.Watched by millions every Saturday night, the TV series was produced to find a leading man for Andrew Lloyd Webber's new West End production, and the 25-year-old, chosen from thousands of wannabes, delighted audiences week after week with his vocal talents, finishing in the top five.Bill Kenwright, whose current hit West End shows include the musicals Blood Brothers and Cabaret and acclaimed drama The Letter, was on the expert panel of judges alongside Andrew Lloyd Webber, Denise Van Outen and John Barrowman and is delighted that Craig is taking on the leading role.Before Joseph, Edinburgh born Craig was a professional vocalist and entertainer. He was part of successful boyband 'No Reason' who enjoyed a top 10 hit as well as performing at the Kings Theatre in Edinburgh and Hampden Stadium alongside Blue, McFly, Sugarbabes and Girls Aloud. The show will run from August 27-September 1. Members of the public may book tickets by post from July 10 or via telephone and from the box office on 01225 448844 from July 16.