January 26, 2009
head off to ITV's Britain's Got Talent!
A group of fun-loving musicians from Burnham-On-Sea are
set to entertain millions of people across the UK by appearing
on ITV1's Britain's Got Talent.
'Wrinkly Rappers', who comprise Brenda Brooks (56), Marian Bower
(66), Belinda Marks (46) and Terry Reynolds (65), are heading
to Cardiff next week to perform in front of VIP judges Simon Cowell,
Piers Morgan and Amanda Holden in the first round of the popular
TV talent show.
group went along to the show's auditions last December and were
thrilled on Monday (January 26th) to get a phone call from the
producers, inviting them along to the recording of the programme.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com on Monday (January 26th) that the tongue-in-cheek
group aims to prove that "older people can still be a lot
of fun and make people laugh."
added: "We know our singing's not that good, but the producers
thought our self-written rap was hilarious and very original."
been waiting to hear whether we'd made it through to the first
round of the show for several weeks and thought we hadn't made
then today we got a phone call out of the blue inviting us to
appear at the New Street Threatre in Cardiff next week."
shocked and absolutely delighted - we'll be performing in front
of an audience of 2,000 people, so it's going to be quick an experience!"
and Marian both come from Burnham-On-Sea, while Belinda's from
Bridgwater and Terry lives in Corsham. They met while taking part
in a folk music event for the Caravan Club.
will be following the group's progress during the series