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Taha in a royal role

Taha Elamin, aged eight, auditioned for the job in June and after a six-hour long audition he was offered a year-long contract with the Disney group.

Taha Elamin
Taha Elamin

A YOUNG boy from Solihull has landed the role of a lifetime as young Simba in the Lion King.

Taha Elamin, aged eight, auditioned for the job in June and after a six-hour long audition he was offered a year-long contract with the Disney group.

He has started his performances at the Birmingham Hippodrome and will continue with the company to Edinburgh.

Taha is a member of Stagecoach Solihull, where he has been taking classes for the past year.

Principal Jennifer Pando said: “We are really excited and have booked a large group from the school to go and see Taha. We really can’t wait!”

For more information about Stagecoach, call 0121 745 4007 or visit www.stagecoach.co.uk/solihull

 

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