For those who missed the first episode of ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent this weekend, two Lincolnshire stars are quickly joining the show’s most talked about acts – and both for very different reasons.
The popular TV show, which is this year celebrating its 10th anniversary, saw nervous talents perform in front of a live audience, infamous judge Simon Cowell, and co-judges Alesha Dixon, Amanda Holden and David Walliams.
One performance, from ‘part-time gardener’ Peter K Rollings, 49, from Lincoln, led David Walliams to brand his act “rubbish”, after he arrived on stage with his homemade ‘experimental, sonic instruments’.
Dressed in creative, foil attire, he explained that his Lincoln audiences love his unusual out-of-this world performances, but the judges weren’t so keen.
Simon Cowell concluded, after Peter’s rendition of ‘Stranger World’: ” If nothing else, after 10 years, I can safely say that’s the worst song we’ve ever heard on this show and for that I salute you.”
Also from Lincolnshire was pretty dancing pooch Trip Hazard and his owner and trainer Lucy Heath, 30.
Trip, who is a cross between a Pomeranian and a Maltese, is described by Lucy as a “crowd pleaser” and a “dog with a difference”.
He made all the right moves in his dance act, achieving a resounding “yes” across the board and charming his way through to the next round.
Could Trip Hazard from Lincolnshire be Britain’s Got Talent’s best dog act to date?
Back in the first audition stage, The Lincolnite got an exclusive preview of the city’s hopefuls.