John Barrowman joins Elaine Paige to front ITV’s new All Star Musicals

The Doctor Who actor and I'm a Celeb finalist will team up with the musical theatre legend on the new edition

John Barrowman and Elaine Paige, Getty

John Barrowman won himself a new legion of British fans with his FAB-U-LOUS stint in the I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! jungle at the end of 2018. And he’s been landing TV work ever since, with ITV snapping him up once again to front another edition of All Star Musicals.

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The Doctor Who and Torchwood actor will host the show, joined by a panel led by musical theatre legend Elaine Paige and made up of a selection of yet-to-be-announced talent from the West End and Broadway stage.

All Star Musicals will once again follow seven celebrities as they prepare themselves to take to the London Palladium stage for a one-off performance of an iconic musical number.

Each celeb will be aiming to impress both the judging panel and the theatre audience, with the latter deciding at the end of the night which famous act deserves to win.

Along the way, the famous faces will receive training from choreographers and vocal coaches, and on the night will receive back up from a West End chorus line.

Viewers can also expect special performances from Barrowman, Paige and the other critics.

“I can’t wait to bring something fabulous to the TV screens, working with new friends and teaming up with some special old friends, this should be a great night of entertainment,” said Barromwan. “Let’s make All Star Musicals fabulous.”

Last seen on screens in December 2017, All Star Musicals saw the likes of Rebecca Front, Sir Tony Robinson, Sally Phillips and Denise Lewis take to the stage, with the show eventually won by Coronation Street’s Lucy Fallon whose rendition of Don’t Cry For Me Argentina wowed the audience.

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ITV are promising us an “OMG” line-up of celebrities taking part this time around…