YOUNGSTERS are being encouraged to join the cast for Bacup Royal Court Theatre’s youth group production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

Eight to 18-year-olds are welcome to join the show, which will be staged at the playhouse in Rochdale Road from October 23 to 25.

The musical based on the story of the ‘coat of many colours’ from the Bible’s Book of Genesis and was written by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber.

A spokesman for the theatre said: “We are looking to recruit new members to be in a spectacular production of this well known show.”

The first rehearsal for the show will be held on Sunday, August 10, from 4pm to 6.30pm.

Call 01706 874080.