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It would also ensure Channel 4 can genuinely represent life outside London. We are proud to make programmes that accurately reflect the North and believe it�s only when programmes are made here, by people who live and work here, that the authentic voice of the area can be heard. We would relish a creative partnership with commissioners who share that nuanced understanding of life outside the capital.

The world-class universities, colleges and film schools in Leeds, Bradford and York are nurturing incredible new talent � and producing young people for the industry who are brimming with ideas and ready to transform the way television works.

Now is the time for Channel 4 to make a bold move to the north.