The family of the Superstar winner Ben Forster, from Sunderland, are looking forward to watching him in Newcastle on Friday. Ben won the lead role in Jesus Christ Superstar during its UK arena tour.
His mother June Forster was at the premiere, when the audience gave her son a standing ovation.
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