Apply now for Britain’s Got Talent auditions

Ant & Dec and Alesha Dixon, Amanda Holden, Simon Cowell, Bruno Tonioli.
Britain’s Got Talent: SR16 on ITV1 and ITVX. Pictured: Ant & Dec and Alesha Dixon, Amanda Holden, Simon Cowell, Bruno Tonioli. ©Thames

Britain’s Got Talent auditions are open now for the hit TV show!

As the most recent series airs on TV, you can already apply for 2025’s eighteenth series.

Once again, the nation’s favourite talent show will be scouring the length and breadth of the country to find talented acts for next year’s competition.

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Successful acts will then be in with a chance of securing a place at one of the judges’ auditions to impress the panel and make the live shows.

As always, Britain’s Got Talent auditions are open to any performer of any age, with any talent – all you need is a skill and star quality which you think will impress. Anything goes from magicians to comedians, drag acts to singers and acrobats to animals.

Aspiring acts can apply online now via

You can apply to perform in person or online by uploading a video of your act.

You can also apply on WhatsApp by sending a video message, link to a YouTube clip or an existing video.

As well as auditioning yourself, you can also nominate someone who you think deserves the BGT stage.

Successful applicants could then be headed for the judges’ auditions.

Currently the deadline for online applications is by the closing date on 31st January 2025 at 23:59 GMT.

Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and Bruno Tonioli currently making up the judging panel with Ant and Dec hosting the series.

They’re all expected to return to their roles for the next series.

Britain’s Got Talent airs on ITV1 and its ITVX streaming service.

The most recent series was won by comic Viggo Venn. He beat dancer Lillianna Clifton and magician Cillian O’Connor in the live final.