In the midst of the pre-Christmas doom and gloom, how sweet it is to experience an exciting story that involves generosity, hard work, and brings a community together. This is what is presented as a file DIY children in need Special is back – featuring a rotating cast of Radio 2 stars, incl Zoe Ball And the Sarah Cox.
This was a convenient telly with a huge bonus for helping a good cause. Wearing hard hats and cheering on over 200 volunteers was the presenter and chief cheerleader Nick Knowles.
He is assisted by his regular DIY team of Chris, Jules and Billy. and by designer Gabrielle Blackman, who shed tears when the crew made her vision a reality. in the midst of carnage I’m a celebrityIt fell like a balm.
The SOS challenge They presented at Seacroft, Leeds, to build a brand new facility for Getaway Girls, which provides a community space for vulnerable young women. Their arrival was just in time. Getaway Girls has seen the need for its services increase rapidly: it had 60 regular users in 2012, compared to more than 800 currently.
Celebrities were on hand as shovels and top jackets were handed out. In general, though, the A-listers preferred to leave the grafting to Knowles and the gang.
They had plenty of other things to keep them occupied. Cox visited the Getaway Girls Music Workshop, where young women expressed their hopes and fears through song. Positively impressed, Cox recalled how, as a teenager, she was confused about her place in the world as well.
The choir also received a visit from Joe Athey. Made a special guest Emily SandyThe singers prepared for a live performance on Radio II.
She warned singers that even if they are feeling weak or less inspired, they should remember that there is an audience out there for them. Sandy added that she has “always surrounded herself with people who tell the truth” and that you should “remind yourself why you’re doing it… it’s for other people”. The choir hung every word on it.
The tone became more serious when Aoi met choir member Shades. She explained that she loved to dance. But she continued to live with the childhood trauma of displacement – and it affected her in all sorts of ways.
“The performance is too scary for me,” she said, with her eyes filled with tears. She added that she sometimes felt unable to leave the house. “Not being able to get out of bed,” she said. “Feeling guilty about it, beating yourself up about it.”
“I didn’t want to make you cry,” she said while.
Such harsh moments made the feel-good land even more powerful. Halfway through, Knowles realizes they are behind schedule. “We have one thing out of place that has a huge impact,” he said.
And so on DIY SOS Put out… Mayday. Two radio hosts Ken Bruce He called for more volunteers. And with many of the original collaborators agreeing to stay on, the project is back on track. Nobody adjusts DIY SOS For gripping drama. As expected, construction was completed and the Getaway Girls volunteers were thrilled with their new facility.
One of them said, “There is no drought in the place.” But then, not everything on the airwaves is so tense-filled. This was a downright optimistic short-form of good as the ceremonial, if predictable, ending was entirely deserved.
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