FARMER OF THE WEEK Charlotte Barrett


In the spotlight, this week is our very own Salford Queen Charlotte Barrett.

As well as being a new mum, day to day, Charlotte heads up the huge operations department for BBC Sports in Media City, but what actually makes her tick?

How did you become a Farmer?

My friend Zell who was a runner at The Farm introduced to me Mr Mark W and after an extensive interview process of come in for a trial and we'll see how it goes, the rest is history


What is the best part of your job?

Working with an amazing team who never fail to surprise me on how many rabbits they can pull out of a hat.


What have you missed most in Lockdown?

My family as I'm a southerner who relocated to Manchester


What’s the one thing that most people do not know about you?

I hate swimming in the sea as I'm scared a fish will bite me!!


What’s the last thing that made you smile?

Declan my gorgeous one year old


The funniest thing that’s happened to you at the Farm?

As a runner I was asked by Suse to get a lightbulb for The Shed office i happily went to Handy Andy's on Berwick Street in Soho (you'll see why I added this detail) picked one up and dropped it at the office then got a call to pop back into the office as the light had been switched on ... I'd bought a red light bulb!!!


How do you unwind and de-stress after a busy day?

with red wine and dark Chocolate


What three words best describe you?

smiley, friendly, kind


Your favourite Farm Animal?