Emmerdale actress Hayley Tamaddon, is to star in the West End production of Grease.
According to the Mirror, the soapstar, who plays Delilah Dingle, has been cast as Rizzo, leader of the Pink Ladies.
Hayley, 30, was noticed by the musical's producers after her superb performance on Soapstar Superstar.
Hayley is leaving Emmerdale this month as her contract has ended. She part of the soap for two years.
A friend said, "Hayley is made up. This is just the kind of role she wanted."