BBC seeks talented Sidmothians for 'Chop Idol'

PUBLISHED: 12:33 18 February 2009 | UPDATED: 08:31 18 June 2010

BBC Three is on the lookout for Sidmouth s young chefs, mechanics, hairdressers and butchers to take part in a new talent show.

BBC Three is on the lookout for Sidmouth's young chefs, mechanics, hairdressers and butchers to take part in a new talent show.

Young Talent of the Year 2009 will celebrate the millions of young British workers whose skills aren't the kind to win them a million pound recording contract.

The programme, dubbed 'Chop Idol', will celebrate the country's young unsung heroes and is looking for 16 to25 year-olds who want to showcase their skills.

A BBC spokesman said: "There are talent shows for dancers, singers and entertainers but what about all those who never see the limelight? If you are a talented young chef, mechanic, hairdresser or butcher we want to hear from you. Or if you know someone who fits the bill please get in touch."

To apply e-mail youngtalent@bbc.co.uk or contact the Casting Team, BBC TVC, room 3136, Wood Lane, London W12 7RJ.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad. Coronavirus is one of the greatest challenges our community has ever faced, but if we all play our part we will defeat it. We're here to serve as your advocate and trusted source of local information.

In these testing times, your support is more important than ever. Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Sidmouth Herald