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Susan Boyle, Sir Paul McCartney lined up for Glee

Image caption Glee has been nominated for 19 Emmy Awards

Singer Susan Boyle and the music of Paul McCartney are set to feature in the new season of TV musical comedy Glee.

Glee creator Ryan Murphy has said that Britain's Got Talent star Boyle will feature in a Christmas episode.

She is expected to play a high school lunch lady.

Murphy also said that former Beatle McCartney had written to him suggesting his music be included in the hit series, about a high school choir.

"I received some fantastic mixed tapes from Paul McCartney a couple of weeks ago. I thought I was being punked!," Murphy said, in a reference to a prank TV show.

"It came out of blue in a package, handwritten, and it had two CDs and it said 'Hi Ryan, I hope you will consider some of these songs for Glee'.

"I had heard that he is a fan of the show. I was gob-smacked... so of course we are going to do something with him," Murphy said.

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