Britain’s Got Talent is back! The team will be visiting six cities across the UK as part of the show’s open audition tour, looking for the best talent around.
The ITV show has today announced the new national tour, which could give you the chance to stand in front of Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, David Walliams and Alesha Dixon.
The open audition tour kicks off in Birmingham on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd October. The tour then continues to Cardiff on Saturday 29th October, London on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th November.
Then, Blackpool on Sunday 13th November, Edinburgh on Saturday 19th November, Manchester on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th December and it then returns to London for a final set of auditions on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th December.
Successful acts will then be in with a chance of securing a place at one of the judges’ auditions in 2017. The judges’ auditions will visit Blackpool, London, Manchester and Birmingham, where the judges will see talented acts from across the country.
The show is open to any performer of any age, with any talent – all you need is a skill and star quality which they think will impress.
Anything goes from magicians to comedians, drag acts to singers and acrobats to animals.
Aspiring acts can apply now via www.itv.com/talent and register for one of the audition days or you can just turn up on the day. You can also apply by sending in a video audition of your act.
Executive Producer, Amelia Brown, said “We’ve had some amazing winners over the last ten series, from this year’s champion Richard Jones, who was the first magician to ever win the show, right through to Paul Potts, Diversity and Collabro.
We can’t wait to see what the UK has to offer.”
The show has made some worldwide stars over the last ten years too. Susan Boyle has sold over 20 million records worldwide, Diversity have had five sell-out nationwide tours, Paul Potts is a multi-platinum selling artist with over 5 million records sold worldwide and in excess of 600 concerts performed and 2014’s winners, Collabro have had a number one album.
Britain’s Got Talent returns to ITV in 2017.