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How The Overtones painted their way to a record deal

The Overtones, a five-part vocal-harmony boy-band, specialise in vintage pop including doo-wop and Motown. They were discovered by a record-label talent scout last year, while decorating an office in Oxford Street where they sang together in their tea break. A few days later they were in the boardroom at Warner Music being offered a demo deal, which led to a five-album recording contract.

Veterans triumph in TV awards

Veteran stars triumphed at the National Television Awards as seasoned stars Bruce Forsyth and Sir David Jason carried off big prizes.