Sunday 19 November 2017

Christopher lands TV debut

Christopher has been acting for five years.
Christopher has been acting for five years.

Local actor Christopher Burke Young will soon be gracing our screens as he recently secured a part in Eircom's - that is the newly-rebranded Eir's - latest advertising campaign.

A student of Olga Conway's 'Discovering Drama', Christopher auditioned for the role alongside hundreds of other budding actors but it was him who came out on top. The Crossabeg-native has since filmed his section of the commercial in Croke Park, playing the role of a 'GAA son'.

This was the 11-year-old's first professional acting job, following five years of training in the drama school. According to his mother Sheena, Christopher found the filming and auditioning very exciting.

'It was a very positive and enjoyable experience,' she said.

Olga said she was delighted with Christopher's success and is looking forward to see him on television.

Wexford People

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