BWW TV: New Trailer Released for West End's X Factor Musical, I CAN'T SING!
I CAN'T SING!, the brand new musical comedy from Harry Hill & Steve Brown, opens in the West End next Spring. As previously announced, Olivier Award-winner Nigel Harman will play X Factor supremo Simon, with CYNTHIA ERIVO (recent Evening Standard Award nominee for The Color Purple) and Alan Morrissey as lovestruck contestants Chenice and Max. Joining Nigel on the judging panel will be Ashley Knight as the ever-positive boyband manager Louis and VICTORIA ELLIOT as pop queen Jordy. Simon Bailey will play the overly affectionate X Factor host Liam O'Deary, with Billy Carter as Executive Producer and Simon's right hand man, Gerard Smalls.
BroadwayWorld brings you a just-released trailer below!
Written by Harry Hill and Steve Brown, the brand new comedy features 19 original songs and goes behind the microphone and under the judges' desk to reveal the (not necessarily accurate) story of heartache and laughter that keeps millions tuning in to the X Factor every week.
The X Factor launched in 2004 in the UK airing on ITV1. The X Factor's 2010 finale achieving a peak of 21.2 million viewers. The 2011 finale, held at Wembley Arena in front of a live audience of 12,000, was the most watched entertainment TV show of the year. The winner of 2012's X Factor, James Arthur, has sold more than a million copies of his debut single 'Impossible', making it the fastest selling single of last year. Other artists to emerge from The X Factor include the world's biggest pop group One Direction and Leona Lewis, who has sold more than 20 million records to date.
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