Simon Cowell attends the opening of 'I Can't Sing'
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 01:20
A musical based on the world famous talent show hits London's West End. Holly Rubenstein reports
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Music mogul Simon Cowell and comedian Harry Hill were joined by celebrity friends at the opening of their joint venture 'I Can't Sing! The X Factor Musical'.
The £6 million production put on at the London Palladium parodies the famous talent show, telling the story of two lovestruck singers who audition for Simon and his panel of judges.
After the performance Cowell took to the stage.
Crowds seemed enthusiastic as they left the theatre, UK X Factor judge in particular.
SOUNDBITE (English) UK X Factor judge, Louis Walsh, saying:
"I thought it was fantastic. I'm going to come back again and again. It's funny, it's brilliant and it's got the X Factor."
Harry Hill who penned the musical seemed equally pleased with the night's events.
SOUNDBITE (English) Comedian, Harry Hill, saying:
"Thrilled. It's never gone, it's never gone better. The cast were fantastic and it sounded great too. It was a brilliant audience reaction and I've talked to Simon and he's very pleased too."
'I Can't Sing!' is open in the West End now.
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