Storyteller Alfie Boe pops into Asda in Up Hatherley
QUEUES formed outside Asda in Cheltenham as dozens of people turned up to meet opera singer Alfie Boe.
The 39-year-old tenor, who starred at the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Concert earlier this year, was on hand to sign copies of his new album Storyteller as part of a whistle-stop promotional tour of the UK.
He was also signing copies of his recently released autobiography My Story, which reached number two in the Sunday Times list of best-sellers.
Alfie, who took time out to chat to fans, said he was impressed by the number of people who came along.
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"It was great to see so many people come along," he said. "The atmosphere was buzzing and I loved meeting my fans.
"I am so pleased they seem to be enjoying Storyteller."
The album, which is described as a personal selection of Alfie's favourite songs, includes versions of Simon and Garfunkel's Bridge Over Troubled Water and Rolling Stones classics Shine a Light and Angie.