JLS star Aston Merrygold is coming to Glasgow to join the cast of an iconic musical.

Footloose will run in The King's Theatre and the singing sensation will take the stage as Willard. 

He said: “I’m delighted to be joining the phenomenal cast of Footloose. 

"Willard is a superb role and I’m really looking forward to the challenge of stepping into such a lovable, comedy part and performing on these amazing stages.

"Footloose is just the best night out and I guarantee if you come along you’ll leave with a spring in your step and a smile on your face.

"I’m so looking forward to working with this team and I can’t wait to see you all there.”

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The iconic production will run between Monday, August 1 and Saturday, August 6.

Aston Merrygold will join Darren Day as Reverend Moore, Lucy Munden as Ariel, Oonagh Cox as Rusty, Anna Westlake as Lulu, Alex Fobbester as Bickle, Ben Barrow as Wes, Ben Mabberley as Jeter, Geri Allen as Ethel, Holly Ashton as Vi, Jess Barker as Wendy-Jo, Joshua Hawkins as Ren, Samantha Richards as Urleen, Tom Mussell as Chuck and Daniel Miles and Lucy Ireland as off-stage swings.

Footloose The Musical is based on the 1980s film which took the world by storm.

It will include cutting-edge modern choreography and classic 80s hits including Holding Out for a Hero, Almost Paradise, Let's Hear It For The Boy and Footloose.