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Series 13 of Britain's Got Talent was aired in 2019, with the first episode being shown on Saturday 6th April. Ant & Dec returned as presenters, the first time Ant had appeared on TV since he was charged with drink-driving in 2018. Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and David Walliams returned on the Judging panel, with Stephen Mulhern returning to host the after-show Britain's Got More Talent.

The show was won by retired singer and Chelsea Pensioner Colin Thackery. The show saw three notable events this series. The events in order occurred as follows, Brotherhood had to drop out of the Semi-Finals due to health and safety concerns concerning their act with Libby and Charlie being drafted in as their last minute replacement. The revelation of Ant & Dec's 2018 Golden Buzzer Marc Spelmann returning under anonymity as mysterious hooded and masked figure X, as discovered when he unmasked himself in his live final performance. The third and final event of notability was the fact that Colin Thackery had become the shows oldest winner in its history winning at 89 years of age, surpassing Lost Voice Guy's newly set record. This was the first ever series of the show to contain eight weeks of auditions in total, with the eighth week remaining in Series 14.

Other controversial events that are given honourable mentions include Holden's F bomb during the duration of The Haunting and it's spooky nature. The controversy of Chapter 13's west end fame, and Holden giving them her Golden Buzzer. The misleading to some BGMT Golden Buzzer moment of David J Watson and Stephen Mulhern, and Jimmy Tamley feeling that after Simons walk-off during his Semi-Finals act that the show had 'thrown him under the bus'.

Britain's Got Talent
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Series 12
Series 13
Next Series
Series 14*

* Series 1 of Britain's Got Talent: The Champions aired between Series 13 and 14.

Judging Panel

David Walliams Alesha Dixon Amanda Holden Simon Cowell
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Auditions

Main Article: Series 13 Auditions

The auditions for Series 13 were filmed between January and February 2019 in Manchester and London. Eight episodes of auditions were aired between the 6th April and the 25th May. 

Semi Finals

40 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 25th May.

Initially Green Force Five advanced onto the Semi-Finals yet following the suicide of Jack Saunders the group withdrew from the competition and their audition was never aired. In addition to the above danger act Brotherhood were initially due to perform in the fifth Semi-Final, however they were forced to withdraw at the last minute due to safety concerns surrounding their performance and were replaced by dance act Libby and Charlie.

Semi-Final 1

Name Act David Alesha Amanda Simon Result
Akshat Singh Dancer Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Eliminated
Tony Rudd Impressionist Eliminated
Brian Gilligan Singer Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Eliminated
The Haunting Horror Magician Ovation.png Ovation.pngCheck.png Ovation.png Eliminated (JC)
Flakefleet Primary Child Choir Ovation.pngCheck.png Ovation.png Ovation.pngCheck.png Ovation.pngCheck.png Moved On (JC)
Khronos Girls Dance Group Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Eliminated
Dave & Finn Dog Magic Act Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Moved On
Rosie & Adam Roller Skating Duo Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Eliminated


Semi-Final 2

Name Act David Alesha Amanda Simon Result
The Queen Comedian No.png Eliminated
Guy First Variety Act Ovation.png No.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Eliminated
Vardanyan Brothers Stunt & Acrobatic Duo Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Eliminated
Matt Stirling Stunt Magician Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.pngCheck.png Eliminated (JC)
Giorgia Borg Singer Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Eliminated
Siobhan Phillips Comedic Singer / Pianist Check.png Check.png Check.png Moved On (JC)
4MG Magicians Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Moved On
Faith Tucker Opera Singer Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Eliminated

Semi-Final 3

Name Act David Alesha Amanda Simon Result
Angels Inc. Magicians / Illusionists Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Eliminated
Rob King Singer Eliminated
KNE Dance Group Eliminated
John Archer Comedic Magician Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Eliminated (JC)
Gomonov Knife Show Knife Throwing Duo Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Eliminated
Colin Thackery Singer Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Moved On
Kojo Anim Comedian Ovation.png Ovation.pngCheck.png Ovation.pngCheck.png Ovation.pngCheck.png Moved On (JC)
Chapter 13 Band Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Eliminated

Semi-Final 4

Name Act David Alesha Amanda Simon Result
Lil Icons Dance Group Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Eliminated
Ursula Burns Harpist No.png Eliminated
Kerr James Singer / Pianist Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Eliminated
Graeme Mathews Comedic Magician Ovation.pngCheck.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Check.png Eliminated (JC)
Duo A&J Aerial Duo Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Eliminated
Jimmy Tamley Ventriloquist Eliminated
Ben Hart Magician Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Moved On
Mark McMullan Singer Ovation.png Ovation.pngCheck.png Ovation.pngCheck.png Ovation.png Moved On (JC)

Semi-Final 5

Name Act David Alesha Amanda Simon Result
Gonzo Tambourinist Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Eliminated
X Magician / Mentalist Ovation.png Ovation.png Moved On
Jacob Jones Singer Eliminated
Fabulous Sisters Dance Group Eliminated
Leanne Mya Singer Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Eliminated
Barbara Nice Comedian Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Eliminated
Libby and Charlie Dance Duo Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.pngCheck.png Ovation.pngCheck.png Wildcard
Jonathan Goodwin Escapologist Check.png Ovation.pngCheck.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Moved On (JC)


Top 5 Acts by voting percentage:

Worst 5 Acts by voting percentage:

Final

Name Act David Alesha Amanda Simon Result
Dave & Finn Dog Magic Act Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png 5th Place
Flakefleet Primary Children’s choir Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png 6th Place
Ben Hart Magician Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png 3rd Place
Libby and Charlie Dance Duo Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png 10th Place
4MG Magicians Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png 11th Place
Mark McMullan Singer Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png 7th Place
Jonathan Goodwin Stunt Artist Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png 8th Place
Siobhan Phillips Comedic Singer / Pianist Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png 9th Place
X Magician / Illusionist Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png 2nd Place
Kojo Anim Comedian Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png 4th Place
Colin Thackery Singer Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Winner
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