Matt Cardle Will Join Beverley Knight in London’s Memphis

first_imgMatt Cardle will turn up that dial! The U.K. X Factor winner has been tapped for the West End production of Memphis the Musical, starring Beverley Knight. Cardle is scheduled to step in as radio DJ Huey Calhoun from July 6, replacing original cast member Killian Donnelly.Memphis will end its engagement at the West End’s Shaftesbury Theatre on October 31. As previously reported, it is expected that Motown will move into the venue in spring 2016.With an original score by Bon Jovi founding member David Bryan and a book by Joe DiPietro, Memphis takes place in the segregated ’50s, where a young white DJ named Huey Calhoun fell in love with everything he shouldn’t: rock and roll and an electrifying black singer. The show won four Tony Awards in 2010, including Best Musical. View Commentslast_img read more