X Factor musical announces creative team and 2014 opening

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X Factor - It's Time to Face the Musical! will open in the West End in early 2014, its producers have announced.

The show will be produced by Stage Entertainment UK and Syco Entertainment. It is written by Harry Hill, with 19 new songs by Steve Brown, and will be directed by Sean Foley. Choreography is by Kate Prince, best known for her work with Zoonation, and design will be by Es Devlin, who designed the London 2012 Olympics closing ceremony. The creative team is completed by sound designer Gareth Owen, lighting designer Hugh Vanstone and musical supervisor Phillip Bateman.

The production has yet to announce its cast or which London theatre it will be playing in.