Pocklington teen to sign record deal

David Kuratsu, Alison Rooks, Ant Mitchell and Livvy Rooks.
David Kuratsu, Alison Rooks, Ant Mitchell and Livvy Rooks.

A talented teenager from Pocklington is set to sign a contract with an independent record label at the age of just 14.

Aspiring West End star Livvy Rooks, of The Mile, is about to be snapped up by CGM Music, based in Barmby Moor.

The Woldgate College pupil had received an offer of half a scholarship to attend the Barbara Speake Stage School in London but has decided to turn this down with the view that a record deal would be the best option for her career.

Full story in this Thursday’s paper (22 August).