Singer lands lead part in hit West End musical

Will Young is set to follow in the footsteps of Martine McCutcheon and Kym Marsh and star in a West End musical.

The Pop Idol winner, 27, will take the lead male role of Fiyero in Wicked – the untold story of the Witches of Oz.

He has already had an audition to replace current lead Adam Garcia when the Aussie actor’s contract runs out in six monhts.

Will was recently spotted getting VIP treatment at the show.

A source told The Sun: ‘Will had the best seats, and was put in the VIP room, something which isn’t the norm for celebrities.

Thety’re really trying to woo him and he seems keen to get started with rehearsals.’