X Factor boss Simon Cowell has given the go ahead for Harry Hill’s planned musical about the reality TV show.

The Daily Mail reports that Hill and Steve Brown have written X Factor – It’s Time To Face The Musical which is a comedy play about the ITV show.

The report says that Simon Cowell’s Syco Entertainment has given the green light to the production which is believed to be costing £6m to stage.

It is expected that it will appear in the West End in London in Spring 2014 and will feature 19 songs. The characters of Simon Cowell and Louis Walsh are expected to feature in the show as well as some of the other X Factor judge such as Cheryl Cole.