DRAG superstar The Vivienne has announced they have landed the role of their dreams.

The first RuPaul's Drag Race UK winner, who hails from Colwyn Bay, will be playing the Wicked Witch of the West in the Wizard of Oz Musical.

It follows weeks' of hints by the star, real name James Lee Williams, during trips to London.

The Vivienne posted: "Gagged! Can finally announce this!

"I am honoured with playing the Wicked Witch Of The West in the Andrew Lloyd Webber and Michael Harrison production of The Wizard Of Oz!

"I can’t believe this happening. From playing the Tin Man as a child to this iconic character."

Joining the Vivienne in the production is Aston Merrygold as the Tin Man.

The show will run at Liverpool's Empire theatre over Christmas.

Fans were quick to express their congratulations and excitement.

Georgia Colman said: "Amazing! Congratulations! Doing Colwyn Bay proud x"

Kyle Michael Sayers said: "Please tell me your dialogue is "I'm dripping! DRIPPING! What a world, what a world!"

Michael John Hetherington said: "I’m obsessed that your in this, I can’t wait to see it x"