photos: Stars of the future flock to Brean talent contest
dancers, magicians and Elvis impersonators were the mixture of
performers who took part in a talent contest in Brean at the weekend.
Pontins teamed up with The Sun newspaper to launch its
Search For A Star competition, in which contestants try and impress
the judges with their act in a bid to win a
one year contract with a leading London talent agency and a holiday
judges in Brean at the weekend included TV presenter David Van
Day, who is a Britains Got More Talent panelist and
formerly one half of pop group Dollar, along with Sue Moxley,
The Suns Beauty Editor - both pictured right.
singer Jamie Lee sang 'My Girl' and impressed the judges enough
to reach the final ten. He's progressed through to the next round.
who is a local builder during the day, told the judges he wants
to get into the music industry.
performers during the weekend included Stevie Brown from Chard,
who sang Paloma Faith and was in the BBC's search for contestants
in Over The Rainbow and got into the final 100 for that
Cahill from Weston, who works as an Elvis Tribute Act, also wowed
the judges with his singing - as did 16 year-old Marcus Sangiouanni
Van Day told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It was a great weekend
- we had lots of interesting contestants to watch. The quality
did vary, but there were some exceptional entrants."
finalist Marcus Sangiouanni from Yeovil
winner of the competition at Brean was Andy Taylor, 19, from London
judges' verdicts on each act would have impressed even Simon Cowell
of the more ghoulish acts on show was this 'eye popping' duo!
Sun's bus was in Burnham during the weekend to promote the
event and encourage brave competitors to take part