TV debut for mayor and Diddy MB

Honiton Community College students swap the classroom for a television studio.

The Mayor of Honiton and his bear have made their television debuts at Honiton Community College.

Councillor David Foster, accompanied by Diddy, was given a grilling when he was interviewed by students at the college last Thursday.

The interview was part of HCC Blast, which is the year 7 version of HCCTV.

Over the past month, around 20 year 7 students have been working in groups to produce their own television show.


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One group decided to interview the mayor and, on the day, took on different roles, including operating the cameras and arranging the set.

Councillor Foster said: “It was our first television interview.

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“We were very impressed with the setup and the way the students at the college put everything together.

“We were made to feel very welcome.

“Diddy was at first a little camera shy but soon got over it. Overall, we enjoyed the morning and thank the staff and students for inviting us to do their interview.”

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