Joe McElderry at launch of Corrie musical

Joe McElderry has been at the launch of a new musical about the history of Coronation Street. The X-Factor _and Popstar to Operastar _winner from South Shields will appear alongside veterans of the soap, like Kevin Kennedy (Curly Watts) and Julie Goodyear (Bet Lynch).

Kevin Kennedy and Julie Goodyear
Kevin Kennedy and Julie Goodyear Credit: PA

The show, Street of Dreams_, will come to Newcastle on tour later this year. Full coverage of the launch on the national ITV News site.

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Joe McElderry in Corrie musical

The X-Factor winner from South Shields is starring in a new musical about Coronation Street.