I'd Do Anything visit means we're now 'Isle of Sam'

PRODUCERS of the BBC show I'd Do Anything are visiting the Island this week as tourism chiefs rename our home the Isle of Sam, in honour of Laxey teen star Samantha Barks's efforts in the show.

A film crew will pay a visit to Laxey, Sam's home village.

Sam is down to the final seven in the BBC talent show following a series of strong performances that have impressed the judges.

In recognition of her achievements, tourism bosses will rename the Island, with welcome signs at the Sea Terminal and the airport being changed to say Isle of Sam.

And the Three Legs of Man will don dancing shoes!

The renaming ceremony will be conducted by Tourism and Leisure Minister Adrian Earnshaw today (Wednesday).

Footage of the event is due to be aired on Saturday's screening of I'd Do Anything, on BBC1 at 7.05pm.

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