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Lee Mead
After two months, the BBC One reality TV show Any Dream Will Do crowned 25-year-old Lee Mead to play the title role in the upcoming revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, which begins previews July 6 at the West End's Adelphi Theatre.

Mead's castmates will include Preeya Kalidas as the Narrator, Dean Collinson as Pharaoh, Stephen Tate as Jacob, and John Alastair as Brother Reuben. Mead, a professional actor, has previously appeared in the West End production of The Phantom of the Opera.

The new staging of the record-breaking 1990s production at the London Palladium, which was directed by the late Steven Pimlott, will once again be designed by Mark Thompson and choreographed by Anthony Van Laast.

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