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Manx Netflix star nominated for NTA

Joe Locke appears in 'Rising Star' category

Manx actor Joe Locke has been nominated for a National Television Award.

The 18-year-old has secured a nomination in the 'Rising Star' category for his portrayal of Charlie Spring in the Netflix series Heartstopper.

Joe – who is a Ballakermeen High School student – beat 10,000 teenagers to land the starring role in the drama which he's described as a 'dream come true'.

The National Television Awards will take place at Wembley's OVO Arena on 15 September.

They're decided by public vote which closes on 6 June – you can find out more, and vote, HERE.

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