A group of North East street dancers have beaten off competition from thousands of other performers to reach the finals of a national television talent show.
Ruff Diamond Dance Troupe from Hartlepool have spent weeks preparing for Sunday's "Got to Dance" on Sky1.
The six-strong team, who're aged between 17 and 22, say it will be the biggest performance of their lives.
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