If you’ve got “Yorkshire grit” you could be the star of a new film

The producers of a film about Yorkshire are looking for people with stories to share about overcoming life challenges thanks to a bit of ‘Yorkshire grit’.

Monday, 28th June 2021, 3:16 pm

Filming for the Evolution of Yorkshire is taking place throughout the summer and will feature a range of personal stories from people to show the continual change throughout

Yorkshire and Yorkshire-folk.

Having interviewed the likes of former Great Britain Rugby League captain, Jamie Peacock, and playwright John Godber, filmmakers Storyboard Media, are calling out

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for Yorkshire residents to step forward or nominate someone.

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Director, Iain Thompson, said: “It’s been great to interview many of the most well-known sons and daughters from across Yorkshire, but now it is the turn of our most colourful

characters who represent the spirit and occasional eccentricity of our county.”

“We are interested in people who have stories of resilience, but we would also like to hear from characters who confirm or deny Yorkshire stereotypes.”

Anyone interested in taking part should email [email protected]

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