ITV's Britains Got Talent auditions held in Brean
stars of the future from across the Burnham-On-Sea area took part
in the auditions for ITV's Britains Got Talent in Brean
on Wednesday evening (October 14th).
team behind the top ITV talent show were at Brean's Holiday Resort
Unity to film possible performers for the upcoming new series.
Each of the local acts was filmed performing and they will find
out in a few months whether they are through.
Ed K-T form Brent Knoll, 22, pictured top, impressed the audience
with his guitar and great vocals. "It was great fun - I previously
tried when I was 15 so I'm hoping that by trying again it will
be second time lucky."
Up-and-coming Burnham group Odds To End, below, wowed the audience
with a powerful performance, which they said had been "so
exciting" in front of the TV cameras and with so much local
support in the audience.
Local magician Luke Perry, who has been performing tricks for
eight years, said it is "my dream to make a career of it
and go from Berrow to Vegas!"
Local singer Breeze, who previously won the Sky One talent show
Don't Stop Me Now four years ago, also auditioned. "I
do it because I love the competition and I'd love to sing in front
of Simon Cowell," she told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
Wheelchair user Mark Humphries, from Street, impressed the audience
with his rapping. "I'm doing this in memory of my friend
Matt Smith, who died of kidney failure earlier this year,"
he said. "I was absolutely buzzing after performing tonight
and loved the great reaction of the crowd."
Others included Emily Thomas, a local singer, twins Caitlin and
Conor from Tamworth in Staffs. Father Mark Dodds said: "We
often come to Brean on holiday and when we heard about the auditions
we decided to come down after school so they could dance together."
Eleazar Alexander from Weston, a soul singer, added: "I
am loving the buzz here tonight - I sing at weekends and love
the energy of the music."
Jenny Bolton from Priddy gave a performance of her stirring classical
crossover music. She previously took part in the local Mendip's
Got Talent contest.
Leanne Adams from Burnham also gave a great vocal performance
during the evening. "I love singing - my friends put me forward
for this and I'm very excited to be here and would love to go
through to next year's series," she said.
Others auditioning were Alice Grant from Weston who sang Hallelujah,
having previously reached the Weston's Got Talent finals. "I'm
used to this but it's serious now and you do get nervous but I
love it," she said.
Scott Tandy on the drums, Spanish rapper Hector, and singer Sarah
Louise also gave great performances to put themselves in with
a shot of getting through the auditions onto the next series.
Britains Got Talent spokesman said: "This years
show marks our tenth anniversary, so its a really great
year to take part."
Photos from Burnham-On-Sea.com and Magic Candle Photography.