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Beverly Knight & Matt Cardle in memphis

Beverly Knight & Matt Cardle in Memphis

Just under five years after winning Essex boy Matt Cardle won the X Factor and he’s branching out by making his west-end debut alongside Beverley Knight in the already massively popular musical “Memphis”.
Matt is set to play play Huey Calhoun who is based on Dewey Phillips, one of the first white radio DJ’s in the US to play black music.
Matt’s been talking to Thomas Magill for BBC Essex about how the change in direction.