Supserstar Ben Forster helps next generation of Sunderland talent

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ACTOR Ben Forster will return to his old school to open a new performing arts unit.

The Sunderland singer, who shot to fame when he won the TV show Superstar and was cast in the leading role of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Jesus Christ Superstar in an arena tour, will visit Thornhill School.

Ben, who has also gone on to star in the Rocky Horror Show, will open the Thornholme Road school’s new contemporary Performing Arts Suite, on Wednesday, April 10.