Belfast Telegraph

BGT's Dec turns Geordie translator

Britain's Got Talent co-host Declan Donnelly ended up working as an interpreter when Simon Cowell got confused by one contestant's Geordie accent.

Dec, who co-hosts the show with Ant McPartlin, said: "There was a bit of the act's explanations that were getting lost in translation so I had to come out and act as his interpreter. I think I did quite a good job, I think Simon was pleased in the end. However, I don't think he was the winner."

McPartlin said the pair were still "constantly surprised" by the variety of acts who entered the ITV talent show in a bid to find fame and appear on stage in front of the Royal Family at the Royal Variety Performance.

He said: "We have got a dog that hypnotises people, a little girl who does martial arts and went on stage with a samurai sword - not the kind of things you see every day.

"I think the talking dog is definitely one to watch. There's a young opera singer who went down really well, so she's one to look out for too."

Your Comments

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting?


From Belfast Telegraph