YOUNG northerners are being sought to star in an upcoming BBC drama.

No acting experience is necessary for the drama, which will be filmed between September this year and February next year.

The casting call has gone out for men and women from the north and between the ages of 19 and 25 for lead roles.

Young women who can sing are particularly being looked for by casting agents Julie Harkin Casting.

Those applying should be free for the filming period.

  • Email with name, age, picture, mobile number and location to apply.
  • An audition workshop will take place in Manchester in April and May for successful applicants.