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Young Gardeners Wanted for TV Series

4 July 2011

BBC Three, a digital entertainment channel from the British Broadcasting Corporation is looking for young gardening talent. Further details from BBC Three are below.

ARE YOU A SKILLED GARDENER BETWEEN THE AGES OF 16 and 25!

BBC THREE’s ‘Young Talent of the Year’ is the show celebrates the millions of young British workers whose skills won’t win them a million pound recording contract, but deserve recognition nonetheless!

We’re looking for Gardeners between the ages of 16 and 25, who can be true ambassadors for their trade, are up for a challenge and want to showcase their skills to the world.

The programme is now in it’s third series and previously we’ve unearthed young and talented Butchers, Fishmongers, Plumbers and Chefs, to name but a few.  This year we have five brand new categories: Carpenters, Farmers, Gardeners, Tailors and Bakers.

We are currently scouring the country to find the best young Gardeners out there. Eventually 100 will be invited to an audition. Here they’ll face a written test on their professional expertise, and be interviewed by an industry expert to ensure they have the knowledge and potential to be BBC Three’s Young Gardener of the Year!

Only twenty will then be selected to go forward in the selection process.  Here they’ll have to complete a hands on skills test and our judges will then decide which four will go forward to the filming of the show in September. The final four will face challenges based on the skills of their trade. Eventually one will walk away with the recognition, trophy and title of ‘BBC Three’s Young Gardener of the Year.

The contest is a fantastic opportunity for contestants to learn from industry experts, and raise their profile.   All previous contestants have found it a wonderfully positive and exciting opportunity. 

To apply contact us TODAY!

email: youngtalent@bbc.co.uk
Or  call: +44 (0) 161 244 3716
Applications deadline: 5th August 2011
 

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