Britain’s Got Talent is back on ITV this evening with another exciting and eccentric series of entertainment.
Tonight sees the return of the nation’s favourite variety talent show, celebrating 12 years on our screens. And with no shortage of variety or talent, the judging panel have been surprised, charmed and moved to tears by a whole host of acts whilst looking for 2018’s winning performance.
Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and David Walliams return on the judging panel with Ant and Dec on hand and waiting in the wings to provide support and congratulations to each of the acts performing for the judges, the live audience and viewers at home.
All four judges and Ant & Dec have had the opportunity to give the act they think has that extra special something an automatic place in the Britain’s Got Talent live semi-finals with the use of the Golden Buzzer.
The lucky act who captures the heart and imagination of the British public will secure themselves an incredible £250,000 and the opportunity to perform at the Royal Variety Performance 2018.
Britain’s Got Talent 2018: Episode 1 – Acts to look out for
Sascha Williams: 29-year-old professional Circus Performer, from Australia. Sasha performs his Rola Bola acrobatic act, assisted by his fiancée Stephanie Nock.
DMU Gospel Choir: Gospel choir from Leicester, sings a medley of “I Will Follow Him/ Oh Happy Day”.
Robert White: 41-year-old music teacher and comedian from West Sussex. Robert performs musical comedy, singing a song about the judges.
Calum Courtney: 10-year-old pupil from Essex. Callum sings Michael Jackson’s “Who’s Lovin’ You”.
Mr Uekusa: 30-year-old comedian from Japan. Kazuhisa Uekusa performs table cloth tricks whilst naked.
Laura and Rich: Laura (37) and Rich (31) are friends from South Devon, who both perform Live Action Role Play. Laura and Rich perform a sword dancing routine.
Marc Spelmann: 46-year-old magician from London, performing a mind reading routine involving the judges and his daughter.
DVJ: DVJ stands for Diversity Junior and is a dance group of 10 school children, aged 10-18 years old. The dance group have been guided by Diversity’s Ashley Banjo.
B-Positive Choir: B-Positive Choir is the official choir of the NHS Blood and Transplant, set up to encourage people to donate blood. The choir is made up of 48 members from all over the UK. The choir sings Andra Day – “Rise Up”.
Marty Putz: 55-year-old inventor and comedian from Canada, living in Los Angeles. Marty displays his inventions on stage and covers Simon in toilet roll.
Matt Johnson: 43-year-old from Rotherham, living in Canada. Matt performs an escapology trick, whilst locked and chained inside a tank filled with water.
Britain’s Got Talent airs tonight at 8pm on ITV.