A GROUP of youngsters has finally realised their dream of becoming recording stars in their own right.

Children at the Church of England primary at Barton, near Richmond, were so enthusiastic about their festive show So This Is Christmas that music teacher Clare French arranged to have a professional recording made.

The youngsters were devastated when the original recording company failed to keep to the arrangements.

However, that disappointment turned to delight when John Taylor, of Mirage Music, Cleveland, stepped in at short notice and saved the day