Lewis has been voted off Any Dream Will Do, the hit BBC talent contest to find the next star of Joseph.

The programme, hosted by Graham Norton and judged by judged by Joseph composer, Andrew Lloyd Webber and his esteemed panel of experts – Broadway and West End leading lady Denise Van Outen, celebrated theatre producer Bill Kenwright, Torchwood star John Barrowman and outspoken vocal coach Zoe Tyler.

Born and raised in Middlesbrough, Lewis Bradley turned 18 this week. He moved to London at the age of 13 to study at the Italia Conti School of Performing Arts.

He got down to the final 15 for the film version of Billy Elliot and has also been a member of a boyband.

He claims that he would make a “fresh, poppy and unique Joseph”.

Lewis auditioned in London, and simply describes the experience as “very surreal!”

He cried as he sang Close Every Door to Me