Britain’s Got Talent: Live Semi-Final 1 (ITV1, Monday 27 May, 2024)

Britain's Got Talent

Britain’s Got Talent returns with its first live semi-final of the series, airing on ITV1 on May 27, 2024. In this episode, a variety of acts will compete for a spot in the grand final and a chance to win the £250,000 cash prize.

The semi-final kicks off with a diverse range of performers vying for the judges’ and audience’s votes. Each act will showcase their unique talent, be it singing, dancing, magic, or something completely unexpected, in the hopes of impressing the judging panel and making it through to the next round.

The fan-favorite judging panel, consisting of Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon, and Bruno Tonioli, will offer their critiques and feedback, while the dynamic hosting duo, Ant and Dec, will guide the audience through the evening’s proceedings.

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As the competition intensifies, the episode will also feature an impressive line-up of guest performers, adding to the excitement of the live semi-finals. On Monday, the West End cast of Disney’s The Lion King will take the stage, celebrating the show’s 25th anniversary in the West End.

Tuesday will see a performance from the cast of Disney’s Frozen, led by Samantha Barks and Laura Dawkes. Multi-platinum-selling singer-songwriter Calum Scott, a former Britain’s Got Talent contestant himself, will take the stage on Wednesday with an exclusive performance of his latest single.

The guest performances continue with the cast of the first-ever UK and Ireland tour of & Juliet, who will perform an iconic pop anthem on Thursday. On Friday, Britain’s Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon will treat the audience to a special performance, showcasing her skills as one of the UK’s defining female MCs.

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The week of live shows will culminate in a grand finale on Sunday, featuring a joyous performance by the West End cast of MAMMA MIA!, celebrating 25 years in London.

Britain’s Got Talent: Live Semi-Final 1 is part of the build-up to the highly anticipated grand finale, where one act will walk away with the coveted title and a life-changing cash prize. The episode promises to deliver a week of spectacular performances and edge-of-your-seat moments as the competition narrows down to the very best acts Britain has to offer.

Britain’s Got Talent: Live Semi-Final 1 airs Monday, May 27, 2024, at 8:00 PM on ITV1, with the grand finale set to take place on Sunday, June 2.

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