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The Lord's search for "Jesus Christ"

Starry eyed actors and singers from across the Meridian region are battling to get one of the most iconic roles in stage, film and television

Superstar, the show looking for the next Jesus Christ Superstar, starts on ITV this weekend.

The show's original creator, Andrew Lloyd Webber, has been scouring the country holding auditions. Fred went to meet Lord Lloyd Webber to ask him how it's all been going.

Fred meets the Lord

Fred Dinenage interviews Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber Credit: ITV Meridian

Fred has been speaking to Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber ahead of his new ITV show Superstar which airs on Saturday. He's been scouring the country looking for "Jesus Christ" for his new stage show Jesus Christ Superstar.

Watch Meridian Tonight at six for a behind the scenes look at the new show with Jason Donovan and Mel C.