Britain’s Got Talent has announced it’s show-stopping line up of guest performers taking to the stage as the 16th series draws to a spectacular close.
Across the week, 40 of the very best acts from the series will battle it out in front of judges Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon, Bruno Tonioli and the audience at home in the hope of securing their place in the grand finale. Each night, adding to the magic of the show, will be one very special guest performance.
On Monday, 2009 winners Diversity will take to the world famous BGT stage once more, with an outstanding routine, giving us a taste of their upcoming tour, which is set to be their biggest yet. Ashley Banjo will lead the charge in putting on an energetic spectacle, not to be missed.
The cast of worldwide smash-hit musical We Will Rock You will blow the roof off the Eventim Apollo on Tuesday, ahead of its return to the West End stage this summer, written and directed by Ben Elton, who will also make his stage acting debut as Rebel Leader. The performance will also star Brenda Edwards as Killer Queen and Lee Mead as Khashoggi.
Ahead of his highly anticipated 5th album, James Arthur will perform on Wednesday’s semi-final. Since winning The X Factor in 2012, James has become one of the most celebrated artists of the last decade with 10 platinum selling singles in the UK alone and 16 billion streams worldwide.
On Thursday will be last year’s Britain’s Got Talent winner, comedian Axel Blake. From the moment he took the BGT crown in 2022, Axel’s life has changed dramatically. Currently undergoing a huge UK tour, Axel has played 51 dates and counting – with more added due to popular demand. He has also sold out Hammersmith’s Eventim Apollo – the very venue he was crowned champion!
In a UK TV exclusive, ahead of performances starting at the London Palladium later in June, the cast of The Wizard of Oz will follow the yellow brick road all the way to the BGT live semi-final stage on Friday. The brand-new production will star Diversity’s Ashley Banjo as the Tin Man, Jason Manford as The Cowardly Lion and Georgina Onuorah, who will play Dorothy.
Performing in the grand-finale on Sunday night, is the cast of iconic musical Les Misérables. Now in its record-breaking 38th year in London’s West End, the musical has been seen by over 120 million people worldwide in 53 countries and in 22 languages, making it one of the world’s most popular and contemporary musicals.
The Britain’s Got Talent semi-finals kick start on Monday 29th May at 8pm on ITV with five awe-insiring shows hosted by the nations favourite presenting duo, Ant and Dec. The grand-finale takes place on Sunday 4th June where two finalists from each semi-final will return for the performance of their life in the hope of winning a coveted spot at the prestigious Royal Variety Performance and a life changing £250,000 prize fund. So who will follow in the footsteps of series 15 victor Axel Blake and win over the public to be crowned BGT champion 2023?
The Britain’s Got Talent live semi-finals start on Monday 29th May at 8pm on ITV1 and ITVX.
The grand-finale will take place on Sunday 4th June at 7:30pm