Tony Cow­ell speaks to Olly Murs

Since be­ing run­ner-up on The X Fac­tor in 2009, Olly Murs has sold more than 12 mil­lion records – but it hasn’t al­ways been easy…

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was that fun to make?

It was wicked. We went to the US to film, which added to the fun, and it was great that Rowan agreed to do it with us. I think he is just hi­lar­i­ous, and we had a great laugh mak­ing it.

Ed Sheeran wrote the new sin­gle. How did that come about?

We’ve been mates for a few years. He sent me the song

‘A great laugh’ – Olly with co­me­dian Rowan Atkin­son

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