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Series 1 of Britain's Got Talent was held in 2007. The Judges were Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden and Piers Morgan, and the hosts were Ant & Dec. It was won by opera singer Paul Potts. This was the shortest semi final set and number of acts ever in the shows history with but 24 acts, although originally before two criminal controversies 26 acts were slated for the semi final week. The numbers went up to 5 weeknights and 40 acts later on, however series 9 was an exception with 45 acts. This was the first and only ever series to contain a total of five weeks of auditions. The first ever series also did not display ages or hometowns, this feature was added in series 2, and continued from series 2 to the present day televised broadcasts.

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Judging Panel

Piers Morgan Amanda Holden Simon Cowell
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Auditions

Main Article: Series 1 Auditions

The auditions for Series 1 were filmed between January and February 2007 in Manchester, Cardiff, Birmingham and London. Five episodes of auditions were aired between the 9th June and the 13th June. 

Semi Finals

24 acts from the auditions were chosen to perform in the Semi-Finals, the acts being revealed at the end of the second round on the 13th June.

The audience would vote for the best act, whilst the judges voted between the acts with the 2nd and 3rd most votes. However, Kit Kat Dolls and Richard Bates were both disqualified.

Semi Final 1

Symbol Meaning
No.png Buzzer
Check.png Judge's vote

Night 1

Name Act Piers Amanda Simon Result
1. MD Productions Dance Group Eliminated
2. Damon Scott Novelty Act Check.png Check.png No.png Moved On (JC)
3. Mel's Klever K9s Dancing Dog Act No.png No.png No.png Eliminated
4. Dominic Smith Singer Check.png Eliminated (JC)
5. Luke and Charlotte Dance Duo Eliminated
6. Carolyne Boyes Dancer No.png No.png Eliminated
7. The Free Runners Acrobatics Group No.png No.png Eliminated
8. Paul Potts Opera Singer Ovation1.png Ovation1.png Ovation1.png Moved On

Night 2

Name Act Piers Amanda Simon Result
1. Kombat Breakers Dance Group Check.png Check.png Moved On (JC)
2. Victoria Armstrong Novelty Act Eliminated
3. Jack Reeve* Dancer Ovation1.png Ovation1.png Ovation1.png Eliminated
4. Jake Pratt Singer & Comedian No.png Eliminated
5. The Mini-Mezzos Dance Group No.png Eliminated
6. CrazeeHorse Acrobatic Duo Eliminated
7. Craig Wormersley Baton Twirler Check.png Eliminated (JC)
8. Bessie Cursons Actress Ovation1.png Moved On
  • Simon pressed Amanda's Buzzer, for Jack Reeve.

Night 3

Name Act Piers Amanda Simon Result
1. Cheeky Bits Dance Group Eliminated
2. Mike Garbutt Impressionist Eliminated
3. Doctor Gore Magician No.png No.png No.png Eliminated
4. Tony Laf Singer & Guitarist Check.png Eliminated (JC)
5. Scott Holtom Break Dancer Eliminated
6. Crew 82 Beat Box Crew No.png Eliminated
7. The Bar Wizards Jugglers No.png Check.png Check.png Moved On (JC)
8. Connie Talbot Singer Moved On

Final

Name Act Piers Amanda Simon Result
1. Kombat Breakers Dance Group Ovation1.png Ovation1.png Finalist
2. Damon Scott Novelty Act Finalist
3. Bessie Cursons Actress Ovation1.png Ovation1.png Finalist
4. The Bar Wizards Jugglers Finalist
5. Connie Talbot Singer Ovation1.png Ovation1.png Ovation1.png Finalist
6. Paul Potts Opera Singer Ovation1.png Ovation1.png Ovation1.png Winner
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