May 27, 2009 Disappointment
for Burnham-On-Sea's 'Britain's Got Talent' hopefuls
group of rapping pensioners from Burnham-On-Sea have this week
expressed their disappointment at not getting shown on ITV's talent
show Britain's Got Talent.
was first to report in January
how the 'The Wrinkly Rappers' were heading off to perform in front
of celebrity judges Simon Cowell, Piers Morgan and Amanda Holden.
impressed the judges enough to get a second audition in February,
but their audition was not broadcast on the TV show, which ends
later this week.
group, pictured above, comprise Brenda Brooks (56), Marian Bower
(66), Belinda Marks (46) and Terry Reynolds (65).
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We are all very disappointed not
to have been shown on TV, having spent many weeks glued to our
screens each Saturday night waiting to see if we'd appear."
thousands of acts went through the auditions, and only a small
number actually get televised."
also seems as though very few acts from the auditions in Cardiff
actually got shown on the programme."
she added that it is not the end of the road for the group, who
will be performing at various events over the summer months.
be performing at Highbridge Childrens Centre's fifth birthday
party on July 17th and will also be performing at a Brean fashion
show for the local lifeboat on July 15th. We'll also be performing
at the Celtic Blue Rock Festival in Cardigan on July 31st."
promises to be a busy summer, despite the disappointment of the
TV show," she said.
above are the Wrinkly Rappers practising for their performance
and, beneath, performing at a charity fundraising event in the
town centre earlier this year. The online video below shows the
group in action...