The Repair Shop stars appeal to fans to elicit an emotional reaction

Francesca Shillcock

The repair shop the stars took to social media to appeal to subscribers for their help with an upcoming special – and it drew a heartwarming response from fans.

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Kirsten Ramsaywho is the BBC programme’s resident ceramics expert, posted a video on Instagram asking fans to get in touch for their upcoming Christmas special.

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“We’re doing a Christmas special for the repair shop,” she said in the clip, adding, “If you have any ceramic Christmas items you’d like to get repaired, maybe a Christmas ornament. tree, an ornament, a candlestick, then let us know via the BBC’s entry website.”

Kirsten’s co-stars Jay Blades and Steve Fletcher also shared the video on their Instagram pages, to encourage more people to apply for the show.

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Kirsten shared the video on social media

Fans, who often praise the series for its heartwarming and heartbreaking stories, were quick to comment, sharing their own emotional stories regarding their items that may be eligible for repair.

One person shared: ‘We have a Christmas decoration that was bought for my mum’s first Christmas in 1939. After 82 years what was a glass peacock has lost its tail feathers and much of its paint colorful. Since 2018, I take care of it. “

A second wrote: “I have a broken porcelain coffee pot, which belonged to my mother, the woman who gave it to her put it in the bank vault when she went on vacation. My grandmother broke it and tried to glue it back together. together; it would be wonderful to have it restored.”

Kirsten is The Repair Shop’s ceramic expert

A third fan wrote: “Yes we have a ceramic Christmas tree that lights up, it belonged to my wife’s mum but sadly I broke it, it would be nice if you could restore it to its original condition. ‘origin.”

Fans will be happy to know that it’s super easy to apply. To throw your hat into the ring for the next season, all you have to do is head to the BBC Take Part website.

Once there, you will be asked to complete an online application form via the website of Ricochet, the production company behind the show. You will then be asked to complete an online application form through the website of Ricochet, the production company behind the show. All applicants must be 18 years of age or older.

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