Auditions for The X Factor 2012 visited Newcastle today, the first time the show has stopped at the city for try outs in almost 6 years.
Despite the freezing cold, thousands lined up outside the Metro Arena for their chance to become the next chart topper.
Producer Beth Hart said: "We’re so delighted that The X Factor is coming to Newcastle for auditions, we’ve missed it whilst we’ve been away.
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