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X Factor new girl Sarah-Jane joins Dermot on red carpet

Sarah-Jane Crawford is greeted by fans outside the Sage Gateshead Photo:

The new Xtra Factor presenter Sarah-Jane Crawford and regular host Dermot O'Leary were the first celebrities to arrive at the North East X Factor auditions in Gateshead.

Sarah-Jane Crawford, a DJ, was hired to replace Caroline Flack for the show in 2014.

She appeared on the red carpet outside the Sage Gateshead, close to the Baltic art gallery, where hopefuls will perform in front of a new judging panel of Cheryl Cole, Simon Cowell, Mel B and old favourite Louis Walsh.

Sarah-Jane Crawford proves she can walk a red carpet with style
Dermot O'Leary films a segment of the X Factor in front of arguably the North East's most iconic view
Host Dermot O'Leary poses for a photograph with his X Factor production team as they film for the show

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