BUDDING actors with a Yorkshire accent are being encouraged to audition for a new TV series from the creator of This is England.

Both men and women of all ethnicities are being encouraged to audition for characters aged between 25 and 45-years-old.

The project will be directed by Shane Meadows who directed the popular This is England and will be shown on the BBC.

No previous acting experience is required and newcomers with authentic Yorkshire accents are encouraged to apply.

To apply send your name and contact details, where you are based, and a short, one minute long video clip about yourself to smcasting@shaheenbaigcasting.com.

The deadline will close on April 9.