Strictly Come Dancing runner-up Joe Sugg had landed his first West End role - as a replacement for Inbetweeners actor Blake Harrison

The 27-year-old will take over from as Ogie in the hit musical Waitress from September 9.

Sugg, who found love with his professional partner Dianne Buswell on Strictly, said the role "topped off an incredible year".

He said: "I'm so excited I've been given the opportunity to play Ogie in Waitress starting September 9.

I got to see the show a couple of months back and it's absolutely fantastic. I'm excited to be a part of the cast and to have now landed a role in the West End really has topped off an incredible year for me.

I hope I do everyone proud and thanks to all my supporters for making it all possible and the best year yet."

Sugg is just the latest star to fill the role of Ogie as the part has also been played by Jack McBrayer, best known as Kenneth Parcell in NBC comedy 30 Rock.