Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Eyes Down for TV Deal; MOTHER AND DAUGHTER STAR FOR SPONSORS OF EMMERDALE

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Eyes Down for TV Deal; MOTHER AND DAUGHTER STAR FOR SPONSORS OF EMMERDALE

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Byline: ADAM JUPP

MOTHER and daughter bingo lovers Kim and Nicola Palmer are the new stars of an advert set to be screened to millions.

The pair have been selected by North East online gaming firm Tombola.co.uk for a sponsorship segment that will be played during hit soap Emmerdale.

Both are avid players of online bingo and won the chance to feature in the ads, on ITV1.

Mother-of-two Nicola, 29, of Deckham, Gateshead said: "We've never done anything like this before but we're always up for something a bit different.

"I saw their appeal and just thought 'why not? It'll be a great laugh'.

"All the family think it's great and they cannot wait to see us on TV.

"I thought it would be a nice thing to do together as mam is off to live in Barcelona at the end of the year.

"I was quite nervous before the shoot, but everyone down on set was really helpful and friendly.

"They really looked after us all. It was an unforgettable experience. …

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