Planned reality TV show could make town 'butt of jokes', warns mayor

We are Watford producers say show will not be like Geordie Shore (pictured above).

We are Watford producers say show will not be like Geordie Shore (pictured above).

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A bid to create a The Only Way is Essex-style reality show in Watford could set the town’s reputation back years, the elected mayor has warned.

Dorothy Thornhill said she had worked the last decade to stop the town being "the butt of jokes" and was not pleased at prospect of We Are Watford making onto the nation’s TV screens.

However the people behind the show, which auditioning for cast members, insisted it will be "fun" and "family orientated" affair.

The show hopes to follow in the successful footsteps of other scripted reality series such as Made in Chelsea, which is are essentially soap operas based around real people.

Mayor Thornhill said: "They would undo in one fell swoop 10 years of my work. I have spent 10 years trying to turn [around] a town where people thought we were a joke, and the butt of people’s jokes, because whatever bad you want to find in a place you’ll find it.

"Watford is a microcosm of the whole country - all life is here. And if they are looking for bad and negativity, they’ll search until they find it. It won’t be a true and accurate reflection of our town. And it will set back all the work we have done promoting Watford in one reality TV show. [To say I am] disappointed would be an understatement."

This week Helen Crook, We Are Watford spokesman, said the show would be "family orientated" rather than seek to offend people.

She distanced We Are Watford from more salacious and trashy series such as Geordie Shore.

He said: "We are not looking to do it like Geordie Shore. We are focusing on the fun element. If footage contains bits that are not appropriate or are likely to offend people - stuff that might happen on a night out - we would take that out the programme.

Watford Observer:

Scene from Geordie Shore.

Creators say We Are Watford will not be like Geordie Shore

"We’re making it more family orientated. It will include people drinking and arguments, but mostly we’re just looking to show normal everyday life."

Ms Crook said the programme would start filming in January next year, with filming locations set to include Watford, Kings Langley, Abbots Langley, Radlett and Bushey.

Auditions for the cast will begin at the end of the month in Watford nightclub Cameo to find a cast of about 30 18-20-year-olds to star in the town’s answer to reality hits Made In Chelsea and The Only Way is Essex.

One applicant told the Watford Observer would promote the town as a fun and safe place to live and boost its economy by attracting people to the area.

Cassiobury resident, Sonya Ahmed, 26, said: "If they do it like The Only Way Is Essex, I think this show will improve Watford’s reputation.

"And it will bring people to the area - fresh faces, new boys.

"There’s been a bit of a slump in Watford businesses and I think this will really help draw more people in.

"And with all the redevelopment - it’s a big year for Watford next year.

"I want people to know how amazing Watford is."

On why she want to take part, Sonya added: "Everyone else has always told me to do it. I have drama in my life every week - it follows me, or I walk into it. I thought this is what they might be looking for."

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2:13pm Fri 16 May 14

garston tony says...

Pot and kettle springs to mind.

'10 years of my work', yep it must be tiring trying to get into the WO as much as possible everyweek
Pot and kettle springs to mind. '10 years of my work', yep it must be tiring trying to get into the WO as much as possible everyweek garston tony
  • Score: 13

2:26pm Fri 16 May 14

analyst99 says...

Why is a 26 year old going to audition when they are looking for 18-20 year old participants? She's not going to lie about her age, is she?
Why is a 26 year old going to audition when they are looking for 18-20 year old participants? She's not going to lie about her age, is she? analyst99
  • Score: 7

2:57pm Fri 16 May 14

elmo75 says...

If annoys Dottie then I'm all for it!!!
If annoys Dottie then I'm all for it!!! elmo75
  • Score: 12

3:17pm Fri 16 May 14

andyandyandy says...

If you want to be in this show or even think its a good idea you're an idiot and part of what's wrong with this country.
If you want to be in this show or even think its a good idea you're an idiot and part of what's wrong with this country. andyandyandy
  • Score: 13

3:22pm Fri 16 May 14

TRT says...

"a cast of about 30 18-20-year-olds to star"

So not a show about families at all. And obviously only 18-20 year olds "have fun". I know what kind of fun they have, and it's neither my kind of fun or, indeed, anything I would even call fun. No doubt it involves getting drunk, larking about in a state of semi-undress and bowking the old rich brown into people's hedges!

"And it will bring people to the area - fresh faces, new boys."
Confirmed then. I know what's on your mind. Watford's well known for its meat market - it's why we used to have a double step along the high street, you know, for droving cattle up there without getting sh** on your shoes.

"boost its economy by attracting people to the area." Yep, the wrong kind of people.

"...I have drama in my life every week - it follows me, or I walk into it..."" Yeah, so do I -I'm regularly getting police deal with an errant but I don't want to air my laundry on national TV (or even local newspaper). Why, in the name of all that's Holy, would anyone want that? Or even want to watch that?

But as elmo75 says... if it annoys Dotty, it can't be all bad!
"a cast of about 30 18-20-year-olds to star" So not a show about families at all. And obviously only 18-20 year olds "have fun". I know what kind of fun they have, and it's neither my kind of fun or, indeed, anything I would even call fun. No doubt it involves getting drunk, larking about in a state of semi-undress and bowking the old rich brown into people's hedges! "And it will bring people to the area - fresh faces, new boys." Confirmed then. I know what's on your mind. Watford's well known for its meat market - it's why we used to have a double step along the high street, you know, for droving cattle up there without getting sh** on your shoes. "boost its economy by attracting people to the area." Yep, the wrong kind of people. "...I have drama in my life every week - it follows me, or I walk into it..."" Yeah, so do I -I'm regularly getting [...] police [...] deal with an errant [...] but I don't want to air my laundry on national TV (or even local newspaper). Why, in the name of all that's Holy, would anyone want that? Or even want to watch that? But as elmo75 says... if it annoys Dotty, it can't be all bad! TRT
  • Score: 10

3:24pm Fri 16 May 14

TRT says...

Oh and it seems the WO site strips out square brackets hence why my last post reads funny.
Oh and it seems the WO site strips out square brackets hence why my last post reads funny. TRT
  • Score: 3

4:11pm Fri 16 May 14

Supreme Defender says...

This show is crap and it will only damage Watford's reputation. We should not even allow it.
This show is crap and it will only damage Watford's reputation. We should not even allow it. Supreme Defender
  • Score: 7

4:21pm Fri 16 May 14

watfordrick says...

F**k Dorothy and her self righteous ego !
F**k Dorothy and her self righteous ego ! watfordrick
  • Score: 3

9:31pm Fri 16 May 14

G_Whiz says...

Well, she is right this time, Watford WILL become a butt of jokes. And if this Town has any backbone it will ban it!

As for me, i will do and say anything controversial, lose my manners and morals for a bit of fame - so i will be auditioning! Stuff society and the kids it influences..... stardom awaits!
Well, she is right this time, Watford WILL become a butt of jokes. And if this Town has any backbone it will ban it! As for me, i will do and say anything controversial, lose my manners and morals for a bit of fame - so i will be auditioning! Stuff society and the kids it influences..... stardom awaits! G_Whiz
  • Score: 9

11:31pm Fri 16 May 14

bishopofwatford says...

Undoing 10 years of her work? Does that include

a) hundreds of drunken individuals in the high street after midnight

b) running down a good market

c) trying to sell allotments to property developers

d) allowing building on flood plain land

e) spending millions on paving and a bridge over the pond

Well thats five reasons that iwatford has gone downhill !
Undoing 10 years of her work? Does that include a) hundreds of drunken individuals in the high street after midnight b) running down a good market c) trying to sell allotments to property developers d) allowing building on flood plain land e) spending millions on paving and a bridge over the pond Well thats five reasons that iwatford has gone downhill ! bishopofwatford
  • Score: 20

9:36am Sat 17 May 14

TRT says...

bishopofwatford wrote:
Undoing 10 years of her work? Does that include

a) hundreds of drunken individuals in the high street after midnight

b) running down a good market

c) trying to sell allotments to property developers

d) allowing building on flood plain land

e) spending millions on paving and a bridge over the pond

Well thats five reasons that iwatford has gone downhill !
Dorothy Downhill.
[quote][p][bold]bishopofwatford[/bold] wrote: Undoing 10 years of her work? Does that include a) hundreds of drunken individuals in the high street after midnight b) running down a good market c) trying to sell allotments to property developers d) allowing building on flood plain land e) spending millions on paving and a bridge over the pond Well thats five reasons that iwatford has gone downhill ![/p][/quote]Dorothy Downhill. TRT
  • Score: 4

9:39am Sat 17 May 14

TRT says...

To be fair, they have put a much needed footbridge over the river in Oxhey Park, kept Council Tax the same for several years and... and... and... errr... that's it.
To be fair, they have put a much needed footbridge over the river in Oxhey Park, kept Council Tax the same for several years and... and... and... errr... that's it. TRT
  • Score: 3

6:26pm Sat 17 May 14

Andy Wylie says...

These programmes are awful. I saw an episode of a welsh version recently called "The Valleys" and it was dire.
Away from the political knock about, there are some serious players who are involved in investing in Watford and the last thing any Council, of whatever political colour, wants is this kind of publicity putting them off.
P.s. to be fair, add two new leisure centres into the last 12 years. The building on the flood plain and conversion of the parade into a vertical drinking paradise also happened a few years before the current mayor was in post.
These programmes are awful. I saw an episode of a welsh version recently called "The Valleys" and it was dire. Away from the political knock about, there are some serious players who are involved in investing in Watford and the last thing any Council, of whatever political colour, wants is this kind of publicity putting them off. P.s. to be fair, add two new leisure centres into the last 12 years. The building on the flood plain and conversion of the parade into a vertical drinking paradise also happened a few years before the current mayor was in post. Andy Wylie
  • Score: -1

8:18pm Sat 17 May 14

bishopofwatford says...

Andy Wylie wrote:
These programmes are awful. I saw an episode of a welsh version recently called "The Valleys" and it was dire.
Away from the political knock about, there are some serious players who are involved in investing in Watford and the last thing any Council, of whatever political colour, wants is this kind of publicity putting them off.
P.s. to be fair, add two new leisure centres into the last 12 years. The building on the flood plain and conversion of the parade into a vertical drinking paradise also happened a few years before the current mayor was in post.
Two new leisure centres ...? I know where one is. , the other was just upgraded. So are you telling me that no alcohol selling licenses were
approved whilst she was mayor? For that matter planning permission for
the new access to the" health campus" didnt involve traversing a flood plain!

Pull the other one, its got bells on!
[quote][p][bold]Andy Wylie[/bold] wrote: These programmes are awful. I saw an episode of a welsh version recently called "The Valleys" and it was dire. Away from the political knock about, there are some serious players who are involved in investing in Watford and the last thing any Council, of whatever political colour, wants is this kind of publicity putting them off. P.s. to be fair, add two new leisure centres into the last 12 years. The building on the flood plain and conversion of the parade into a vertical drinking paradise also happened a few years before the current mayor was in post.[/p][/quote]Two new leisure centres ...? I know where one is. , the other was just upgraded. So are you telling me that no alcohol selling licenses were approved whilst she was mayor? For that matter planning permission for the new access to the" health campus" didnt involve traversing a flood plain! Pull the other one, its got bells on! bishopofwatford
  • Score: 4

9:58pm Sat 17 May 14

Andy Wylie says...

Upgraded, it was taken right back to the steel! Flood plains have been fair game for development since the 1990's thanks to the then Government although we all had a good laugh when the hotel in Water Lane, which all parties thought was a bad idea and got permission on appeal, flooded before it even opened!
You now have to properly show what you are doing with any flood plain in any redevelopment plan that involves one and that is no bad thing.
Upgraded, it was taken right back to the steel! Flood plains have been fair game for development since the 1990's thanks to the then Government although we all had a good laugh when the hotel in Water Lane, which all parties thought was a bad idea and got permission on appeal, flooded before it even opened! You now have to properly show what you are doing with any flood plain in any redevelopment plan that involves one and that is no bad thing. Andy Wylie
  • Score: 2

10:14pm Sat 17 May 14

bishopofwatford says...

Andy Wylie wrote:
Upgraded, it was taken right back to the steel! Flood plains have been fair game for development since the 1990's thanks to the then Government although we all had a good laugh when the hotel in Water Lane, which all parties thought was a bad idea and got permission on appeal, flooded before it even opened!
You now have to properly show what you are doing with any flood plain in any redevelopment plan that involves one and that is no bad thing.
I notice you dont dispute the granting of more and more alcohol licenses
both on and off the premises.........may
be you think Watford is a better place
with drunken individuals urinating in the streets and gardens as well as cloggging up A and E at the hospital!

You might like that idea . I do not!
[quote][p][bold]Andy Wylie[/bold] wrote: Upgraded, it was taken right back to the steel! Flood plains have been fair game for development since the 1990's thanks to the then Government although we all had a good laugh when the hotel in Water Lane, which all parties thought was a bad idea and got permission on appeal, flooded before it even opened! You now have to properly show what you are doing with any flood plain in any redevelopment plan that involves one and that is no bad thing.[/p][/quote]I notice you dont dispute the granting of more and more alcohol licenses both on and off the premises.........may be you think Watford is a better place with drunken individuals urinating in the streets and gardens as well as cloggging up A and E at the hospital! You might like that idea . I do not! bishopofwatford
  • Score: 1

10:24am Sun 18 May 14

Andy Wylie says...

No accetance, I just hadn't got to that bit. Once you designate an area for an activity like clubbing, you can't just say "enough" when it suits you. That was the problem both the Labour and this LD council, in it's early years faced. Unless the police objected, how do you turn it down? You didn't have the absolute right to do so because the legal presumption was on accepting the application.
Fortunately sanity at Government level seems to have prevailed in recent years (going back to late Labour days) and councils now have more powers to act but they still cannot take away licences because they feel there are too many.
No accetance, I just hadn't got to that bit. Once you designate an area for an activity like clubbing, you can't just say "enough" when it suits you. That was the problem both the Labour and this LD council, in it's early years faced. Unless the police objected, how do you turn it down? You didn't have the absolute right to do so because the legal presumption was on accepting the application. Fortunately sanity at Government level seems to have prevailed in recent years (going back to late Labour days) and councils now have more powers to act but they still cannot take away licences because they feel there are too many. Andy Wylie
  • Score: 3

11:22am Sun 18 May 14

bishopofwatford says...

Andy Wylie wrote:
No accetance, I just hadn't got to that bit. Once you designate an area for an activity like clubbing, you can't just say "enough" when it suits you. That was the problem both the Labour and this LD council, in it's early years faced. Unless the police objected, how do you turn it down? You didn't have the absolute right to do so because the legal presumption was on accepting the application.
Fortunately sanity at Government level seems to have prevailed in recent years (going back to late Labour days) and councils now have more powers to act but they still cannot take away licences because they feel there are too many.
Presume = assume

All that does if you follow that break it down. **** -u- me it makes an **** out
Of you and me.

To coin another phrase " the law is an ****" so those presuming are guilty
Of inflicting us the council tax payers of watford with no go areas after
Certain times .

You might like idea ...do you live anywhere near these clubs?
[quote][p][bold]Andy Wylie[/bold] wrote: No accetance, I just hadn't got to that bit. Once you designate an area for an activity like clubbing, you can't just say "enough" when it suits you. That was the problem both the Labour and this LD council, in it's early years faced. Unless the police objected, how do you turn it down? You didn't have the absolute right to do so because the legal presumption was on accepting the application. Fortunately sanity at Government level seems to have prevailed in recent years (going back to late Labour days) and councils now have more powers to act but they still cannot take away licences because they feel there are too many.[/p][/quote]Presume = assume All that does if you follow that break it down. **** -u- me it makes an **** out Of you and me. To coin another phrase " the law is an ****" so those presuming are guilty Of inflicting us the council tax payers of watford with no go areas after Certain times . You might like idea ...do you live anywhere near these clubs? bishopofwatford
  • Score: -1

11:22am Sun 18 May 14

bishopofwatford says...

Andy Wylie wrote:
No accetance, I just hadn't got to that bit. Once you designate an area for an activity like clubbing, you can't just say "enough" when it suits you. That was the problem both the Labour and this LD council, in it's early years faced. Unless the police objected, how do you turn it down? You didn't have the absolute right to do so because the legal presumption was on accepting the application.
Fortunately sanity at Government level seems to have prevailed in recent years (going back to late Labour days) and councils now have more powers to act but they still cannot take away licences because they feel there are too many.
Presume = assume

All that does if you follow that break it down. **** -u- me it makes an **** out
Of you and me.

To coin another phrase " the law is an ****" so those presuming are guilty
Of inflicting us the council tax payers of watford with no go areas after
Certain times .

You might like idea ...do you live anywhere near these clubs?
[quote][p][bold]Andy Wylie[/bold] wrote: No accetance, I just hadn't got to that bit. Once you designate an area for an activity like clubbing, you can't just say "enough" when it suits you. That was the problem both the Labour and this LD council, in it's early years faced. Unless the police objected, how do you turn it down? You didn't have the absolute right to do so because the legal presumption was on accepting the application. Fortunately sanity at Government level seems to have prevailed in recent years (going back to late Labour days) and councils now have more powers to act but they still cannot take away licences because they feel there are too many.[/p][/quote]Presume = assume All that does if you follow that break it down. **** -u- me it makes an **** out Of you and me. To coin another phrase " the law is an ****" so those presuming are guilty Of inflicting us the council tax payers of watford with no go areas after Certain times . You might like idea ...do you live anywhere near these clubs? bishopofwatford
  • Score: -1

11:46am Sun 18 May 14

Andy Wylie says...

Yes, I do actually and have to walk across that area going home from or to work, sometimes at night when all the mayhem is going on. It is less intense now than, say, a decade ago but it is still a bit lively.
I would like to see Councils able to control the number of licences premises within a certain measured area.
Yes, I do actually and have to walk across that area going home from or to work, sometimes at night when all the mayhem is going on. It is less intense now than, say, a decade ago but it is still a bit lively. I would like to see Councils able to control the number of licences premises within a certain measured area. Andy Wylie
  • Score: 2

3:46pm Sun 18 May 14

Roy Stockdill says...

I often think John Logie Baird, the inventor of television, must be turning in his grave if he could see what his marvellous invention has become!

The people who make so-called reality television are parasites and a disgrace to their profession and the idiots who take part in these programmes are simply attention-seeking cretins and wanna-be-famous idiots. The simple fact is that reality television is CHEAP television because it turns members of the public into the cast, so they don't have to pay proper actors or spend money on real drama programmes.

The sort of people who will be queueing up to take part in this show will be pathetic little nobodies like Sonya-whatever-her-n
ame-is who wants to be famous. When she says "I have drama in my life every week" perhaps she should either sign up for drama school and learn how to become a serious actress or talk to a psychiatrist about how to become a normal person.
I often think John Logie Baird, the inventor of television, must be turning in his grave if he could see what his marvellous invention has become! The people who make so-called reality television are parasites and a disgrace to their profession and the idiots who take part in these programmes are simply attention-seeking cretins and wanna-be-famous idiots. The simple fact is that reality television is CHEAP television because it turns members of the public into the cast, so they don't have to pay proper actors or spend money on real drama programmes. The sort of people who will be queueing up to take part in this show will be pathetic little nobodies like Sonya-whatever-her-n ame-is who wants to be famous. When she says "I have drama in my life every week" perhaps she should either sign up for drama school and learn how to become a serious actress or talk to a psychiatrist about how to become a normal person. Roy Stockdill
  • Score: 1

4:59pm Sun 18 May 14

crazyfrog says...

Well Dorothy has made us the watford residents a "butt of jokes" with her health campus scheme to toche Dorothy !!
Well Dorothy has made us the watford residents a "butt of jokes" with her health campus scheme to toche Dorothy !! crazyfrog
  • Score: 2

5:08pm Sun 18 May 14

Roy Stockdill says...

Everybody seems to be missing the point here.

Turn it into an attack on Dorothy Thornhill if you like but that was hardly the point of the story, was it? The question is whether Watford needs a so-called "reality" TV programme shot in the town and what it will do for Watford's reputation.

Having myself been involved in a few television programmes over the years, I can tell you that TV producers and programme makers are unmitigated but clever charlatans and will make people jump through hoops to obtain the results and the film they want!

You have been warned! Nothing whatsoever to do with Dorothy. It's all about what television people want to make of Watford and anybody who can't see this must be very stupid and ignorant.
Everybody seems to be missing the point here. Turn it into an attack on Dorothy Thornhill if you like but that was hardly the point of the story, was it? The question is whether Watford needs a so-called "reality" TV programme shot in the town and what it will do for Watford's reputation. Having myself been involved in a few television programmes over the years, I can tell you that TV producers and programme makers are unmitigated but clever charlatans and will make people jump through hoops to obtain the results and the film they want! You have been warned! Nothing whatsoever to do with Dorothy. It's all about what television people want to make of Watford and anybody who can't see this must be very stupid and ignorant. Roy Stockdill
  • Score: 2

6:12pm Sun 18 May 14

bishopofwatford says...

crazyfrog wrote:
Well Dorothy has made us the watford residents a "butt of jokes" with her health campus scheme to toche Dorothy !!
There will be no health campus

Money appears to have run out .

There has to be another court case , that will take more money.

Guess where from ....
[quote][p][bold]crazyfrog[/bold] wrote: Well Dorothy has made us the watford residents a "butt of jokes" with her health campus scheme to toche Dorothy !![/p][/quote]There will be no health campus Money appears to have run out . There has to be another court case , that will take more money. Guess where from .... bishopofwatford
  • Score: 0

6:16pm Sun 18 May 14

bishopofwatford says...

Roy Stockdill wrote:
Everybody seems to be missing the point here.

Turn it into an attack on Dorothy Thornhill if you like but that was hardly the point of the story, was it? The question is whether Watford needs a so-called "reality" TV programme shot in the town and what it will do for Watford's reputation.

Having myself been involved in a few television programmes over the years, I can tell you that TV producers and programme makers are unmitigated but clever charlatans and will make people jump through hoops to obtain the results and the film they want!

You have been warned! Nothing whatsoever to do with Dorothy. It's all about what television people want to make of Watford and anybody who can't see this must be very stupid and ignorant.
Quite agree Roy but some believe there is no such thing as bad publicity !
[quote][p][bold]Roy Stockdill[/bold] wrote: Everybody seems to be missing the point here. Turn it into an attack on Dorothy Thornhill if you like but that was hardly the point of the story, was it? The question is whether Watford needs a so-called "reality" TV programme shot in the town and what it will do for Watford's reputation. Having myself been involved in a few television programmes over the years, I can tell you that TV producers and programme makers are unmitigated but clever charlatans and will make people jump through hoops to obtain the results and the film they want! You have been warned! Nothing whatsoever to do with Dorothy. It's all about what television people want to make of Watford and anybody who can't see this must be very stupid and ignorant.[/p][/quote]Quite agree Roy but some believe there is no such thing as bad publicity ! bishopofwatford
  • Score: 0

6:41pm Sun 18 May 14

Roy Stockdill says...

You may have a point there, but I suspect the programme will not show Watford in a very good light.

I have dealt with television people before and they have very few scruples or principles and will go to any lengths to get the sort of programme and image they want to achieve. Do you have any idea what they can do with editing?
You may have a point there, but I suspect the programme will not show Watford in a very good light. I have dealt with television people before and they have very few scruples or principles and will go to any lengths to get the sort of programme and image they want to achieve. Do you have any idea what they can do with editing? Roy Stockdill
  • Score: 0

11:08am Mon 19 May 14

jag000 says...

bishopofwatford wrote:
Undoing 10 years of her work? Does that include

a) hundreds of drunken individuals in the high street after midnight

b) running down a good market

c) trying to sell allotments to property developers

d) allowing building on flood plain land

e) spending millions on paving and a bridge over the pond

Well thats five reasons that iwatford has gone downhill !
The market is being run down as its going to be demolished to make way for the new Intu extension. A cinema, new leisure facilities and more shops is far better, in my opinion, than a concrete monstrosity and a very shabby looking market. Plus a new market is being built up the road.
[quote][p][bold]bishopofwatford[/bold] wrote: Undoing 10 years of her work? Does that include a) hundreds of drunken individuals in the high street after midnight b) running down a good market c) trying to sell allotments to property developers d) allowing building on flood plain land e) spending millions on paving and a bridge over the pond Well thats five reasons that iwatford has gone downhill ![/p][/quote]The market is being run down as its going to be demolished to make way for the new Intu extension. A cinema, new leisure facilities and more shops is far better, in my opinion, than a concrete monstrosity and a very shabby looking market. Plus a new market is being built up the road. jag000
  • Score: -1

11:57am Mon 19 May 14

badddaaaman says...

Just a PR stunt by Cameo to bring in more people to their club. 1 there is no production company or show called we are Watford. 2 a legit production company would have a legit email address. Not a @mail or gmail email. 3 producers casting agents and scouts for these type of shows NEVER go scout in clubs. Especially for like 6 nights. What it actually is Cameo have found out about the real reality show being produced in HERTFORDSHIRE and one of the cast is from WATFORD. So they thought they can pull this PR stunt. The real show producers are going to sue cameo and the lovely fake production company that doesn't even exist...............
.
Just a PR stunt by Cameo to bring in more people to their club. 1 there is no production company or show called we are Watford. 2 a legit production company would have a legit email address. Not a @mail or gmail email. 3 producers casting agents and scouts for these type of shows NEVER go scout in clubs. Especially for like 6 nights. What it actually is Cameo have found out about the real reality show being produced in HERTFORDSHIRE and one of the cast is from WATFORD. So they thought they can pull this PR stunt. The real show producers are going to sue cameo and the lovely fake production company that doesn't even exist............... . badddaaaman
  • Score: 0

12:26pm Mon 19 May 14

bishopofwatford says...

jag000 wrote:
bishopofwatford wrote:
Undoing 10 years of her work? Does that include

a) hundreds of drunken individuals in the high street after midnight

b) running down a good market

c) trying to sell allotments to property developers

d) allowing building on flood plain land

e) spending millions on paving and a bridge over the pond

Well thats five reasons that iwatford has gone downhill !
The market is being run down as its going to be demolished to make way for the new Intu extension. A cinema, new leisure facilities and more shops is far better, in my opinion, than a concrete monstrosity and a very shabby looking market. Plus a new market is being built up the road.
The market has been starved of invstent for over the last 10 years!

I do not consider portakabins with no parking/unloading for market traders
an improvement.

What was needed in the place of the old market was a bus station/ transport hub NOT more soulless shops in the hideously named intu !
[quote][p][bold]jag000[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]bishopofwatford[/bold] wrote: Undoing 10 years of her work? Does that include a) hundreds of drunken individuals in the high street after midnight b) running down a good market c) trying to sell allotments to property developers d) allowing building on flood plain land e) spending millions on paving and a bridge over the pond Well thats five reasons that iwatford has gone downhill ![/p][/quote]The market is being run down as its going to be demolished to make way for the new Intu extension. A cinema, new leisure facilities and more shops is far better, in my opinion, than a concrete monstrosity and a very shabby looking market. Plus a new market is being built up the road.[/p][/quote]The market has been starved of invstent for over the last 10 years! I do not consider portakabins with no parking/unloading for market traders an improvement. What was needed in the place of the old market was a bus station/ transport hub NOT more soulless shops in the hideously named intu ! bishopofwatford
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12:32pm Mon 19 May 14

bishopofwatford says...

badddaaaman wrote:
Just a PR stunt by Cameo to bring in more people to their club. 1 there is no production company or show called we are Watford. 2 a legit production company would have a legit email address. Not a @mail or gmail email. 3 producers casting agents and scouts for these type of shows NEVER go scout in clubs. Especially for like 6 nights. What it actually is Cameo have found out about the real reality show being produced in HERTFORDSHIRE and one of the cast is from WATFORD. So they thought they can pull this PR stunt. The real show producers are going to sue cameo and the lovely fake production company that doesn't even exist...............

.
Interesting , you have obviously knowledge of this type of endeavour.

My previous entry ...the 7th word should read investment!
[quote][p][bold]badddaaaman[/bold] wrote: Just a PR stunt by Cameo to bring in more people to their club. 1 there is no production company or show called we are Watford. 2 a legit production company would have a legit email address. Not a @mail or gmail email. 3 producers casting agents and scouts for these type of shows NEVER go scout in clubs. Especially for like 6 nights. What it actually is Cameo have found out about the real reality show being produced in HERTFORDSHIRE and one of the cast is from WATFORD. So they thought they can pull this PR stunt. The real show producers are going to sue cameo and the lovely fake production company that doesn't even exist............... .[/p][/quote]Interesting , you have obviously knowledge of this type of endeavour. My previous entry ...the 7th word should read investment! bishopofwatford
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12:32pm Mon 19 May 14

bishopofwatford says...

badddaaaman wrote:
Just a PR stunt by Cameo to bring in more people to their club. 1 there is no production company or show called we are Watford. 2 a legit production company would have a legit email address. Not a @mail or gmail email. 3 producers casting agents and scouts for these type of shows NEVER go scout in clubs. Especially for like 6 nights. What it actually is Cameo have found out about the real reality show being produced in HERTFORDSHIRE and one of the cast is from WATFORD. So they thought they can pull this PR stunt. The real show producers are going to sue cameo and the lovely fake production company that doesn't even exist...............

.
Interesting , you have obviously knowledge of this type of endeavour.

My previous entry ...the 7th word should read investment!
[quote][p][bold]badddaaaman[/bold] wrote: Just a PR stunt by Cameo to bring in more people to their club. 1 there is no production company or show called we are Watford. 2 a legit production company would have a legit email address. Not a @mail or gmail email. 3 producers casting agents and scouts for these type of shows NEVER go scout in clubs. Especially for like 6 nights. What it actually is Cameo have found out about the real reality show being produced in HERTFORDSHIRE and one of the cast is from WATFORD. So they thought they can pull this PR stunt. The real show producers are going to sue cameo and the lovely fake production company that doesn't even exist............... .[/p][/quote]Interesting , you have obviously knowledge of this type of endeavour. My previous entry ...the 7th word should read investment! bishopofwatford
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12:42pm Mon 19 May 14

TRT says...

STOP PRESS!!!

Question Time is coming to Radlett. Close enough to Watford to count, maybe, but that's more my idea of reality TV.
STOP PRESS!!! Question Time is coming to Radlett. Close enough to Watford to count, maybe, but that's more my idea of reality TV. TRT
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6:20pm Mon 19 May 14

watfordrick says...

Andy Wylie wrote:
Yes, I do actually and have to walk across that area going home from or to work, sometimes at night when all the mayhem is going on. It is less intense now than, say, a decade ago but it is still a bit lively.
I would like to see Councils able to control the number of licences premises within a certain measured area.
Dotty dreamer come back down to earth!
[quote][p][bold]Andy Wylie[/bold] wrote: Yes, I do actually and have to walk across that area going home from or to work, sometimes at night when all the mayhem is going on. It is less intense now than, say, a decade ago but it is still a bit lively. I would like to see Councils able to control the number of licences premises within a certain measured area.[/p][/quote]Dotty dreamer come back down to earth! watfordrick
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