A variety of acts perform in front of a live audience and a panel of judges, for a chance to win £250,000 and to perform at the Royal variety.
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Series cast summary:
Declan Donnelly ...  Himself - Presenter 198 episodes, 2007-2018
Amanda Holden ...  Herself - Judge 198 episodes, 2007-2018
Simon Cowell ...  Himself - Judge / ... 193 episodes, 2007-2018
Anthony McPartlin ...  Himself - Presenter 187 episodes, 2007-2018
Alesha Dixon ...  Herself - Judge 123 episodes, 2012-2018
David Walliams ...  Himself - Judge 123 episodes, 2012-2018
Peter Dickson Peter Dickson ...  Himself - announcer / ... 114 episodes, 2007-2015
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A variety of acts perform in front of a live audience and a panel of judges, for a chance to win £250,000 and to perform at the Royal variety.

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9 June 2007 (UK) See more »

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Британия ищет таланты See more »

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Trivia

When dance group IMD Legion was let through to the live show section, group members Lauren & Terrell, who had performed as a dance pair the season prior, became the first (and as of 2018, the only) contestants to get to the live shows two seasons in a row. See more »

Goofs

It's obvious the judges make their decision before the contestant starts performing, for example Susan Boyle. See more »

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Referenced in Gavin & Stacey: Episode #3.1 (2009) See more »

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Britain's Got Talent ? I Beg To Differ
30 May 2009 | by Theo RobertsonSee all my reviews

It's impossible to pick up a British tabloid without reading about the newest media star created by this show . I decided to ignore it since it's lumpen nonsense . The panel itself was enough to give the show a miss

Piers Morgan . A former Fleet Street editor of a rag called The Daily Mirror . Morgan's main claim to fame is that he published obviously faked pictures of soldiers " torturing " suspects at a Basra army base . Anywhere else in the world this would have led to him facing charges of treason but after being sacked by the paper his career really took off in a big way . Only in Britain

Amanda Holden . An actress who is famous for being Amanda Holden , which tells you how well she's made a career out of being an actress

Simon Cowell . Okay fair enough

The word talent is very vague . On Britain's Got Talent it seems " talent " is a euphemism of " gimmick " . You got a family pet that can tap dance then have a go on this show . If you're a talented human being who can play an invisible musical instrument or juggle wheelbarrows then audition and you'll be chosen for the semi finals . If you're even less talented than your peers then don't worry because " talent " can be an euphemism for " sob story victim "

Actually this is why the show is so objectionable - it's highly manipulative . Someone comes on and says they've had a close family relative die recently , or they've reached middle age without receiving a french kiss and everyone will fall over themselves to improve the victim's life . Perhaps the worst personification of this was ten year old Hollie Steel bursting in to tears and being told by the producers she's blown her chance . Cue more banshee like wailing from young Hollie that led to Simon saying " I don't know how but we'll find time to give you a second chance . I can see young Hollie having a career as an actress since talent or a lack of it has never stopped Amanda Holden being famous

But this show has nothing to do with anything resembling talent does it ?


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