Who are the guest performers on Britain’s Got Talent?
Rita Ora and Alfie Boe are amongst the special music guest stars taking to the BGT stage throughout the live week of semi-finals. To see who’s on when, click here.
Who is the Britain’s Got Talent Wildcard?
Although the Wildcard act has yet to be announced, Simon Cowell has at least confirmed that there will definitely be an act put through from the semis to the live final who previously wasn’t voted through.
Although Ant definitely won’t be appearing during Britain’s Got Talent’s live shows, he will be featuring in all of the pre-recorded audition episodes.
This is because these theatre auditions were held in London, Manchester and Blackpool back in January and February – before Ant’s arrest on 18th March.
Ant and Dec on Britain’s Got Talent (ITV)
ITV made the decision to forge ahead and show the audition episodes as usual.
Where are Britain’s Got Talent’s live shows filmed?
For the first time, BGT has moved out of a TV studio. Instead, the live shows will all be held at Hammersmith Apollo in London.
Britain’s Got Talent judges 2018: Simon Cowell, David Walliams, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon (Syco/Thames/ITV)
“It has to be in a theatre and I’ll tell you why,” explained Simon. “We go into a studio and make it look like a theatre, it’s like buying a Mini and trying to make it look like a Rolls Royce! There’s something about the theatre element.
“So whenever we do the live shows in a studio, something, that gloss, glow, whatever you want to call it, is missing for me. So I’m thrilled because this year I have got my own way…again.”