When you think Britain’s Got Talent you probably think Susan Boyle. You may think Diversity. Ashleigh and her dancing dog Pudsey or just simply Simon Cowell in one of his grey t-shirts.
They’re all hoping to bag a spot on the Royal Variety Show and impress the judges. For the fourth year in a row this year’s panel comprises of Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and David Walliams.
But forget the (sometimes literal) top dogs for a moment. From eye-popping dancing to the most excitable impressionist ever to grace the BGT stage, here’s 12 awesome and awful acts from the past eight series that are worth another airing…
The crowd love him. The Queen would probably set the corgis on him.
Donald’s reason for auditioning alone makes him a star: “I’m here to entertain myself”
Dubbed the “funniest unfunny comedian” to ever audition on the show, his knock ’em dead introduction to the cameras is that he lives near Sainsbury’s…
Copying Peter Kay and yelling ‘garlic bread’ doesn’t quite earn a spot at the semi-finals. But it does lead to a stomp-off and a rude gesture for good measure.
The Singing Souls
Well, they get off to a great start telling Simon anyone can outsell the Spice Girls as he mishears their name as The Singing Trolls
“You should probably just go” aren’t the ideal words to hear from Simon Cowell.
Never fear, Philip Green is here! From Lorraine Kelly to Louie Spence, Philip not only wowed with his impressions, but he got the best sounding laughs out of both Amanda and Alesha ever.
From a Beckham lookalike to a David Brent wannabe, this certainly isn’t what you’d expect…
In case you were wondering, this is how you play the piano.
Don’t mess with a man with a broom…
Out of the blue
Suit? Check. Tie? Check. Hilarious version of Lady Gaga’s Poker Face? You betcha…
Eye-popping (if that is such a thing) to Mr Bombastic. One to watch again and again…
Emma is RadioTimes.com’s resident reality TV expert and is most likely to be found chasing Simon Cowell down the street, cancelling her social life to keep up with the latest batch of sob stories and trying to get selfies with celebrities. Emma is a chat show addict and quotes Friends more than is probably healthy.