Britain’s Got Talent 2020 Christmas special date, time and line up of contestants

Whenis Britain's Got Talent Christmas special on TV? Air date, time and cast

A Britain’s Got Talent Christmas special is coming to ITV – here’s when it’s on TV tonight and who’s on the line up.

The festive one-off is set to feature some of the best acts to appear over the past 14 series.

Ant and Dec will host with a judging panel made up of Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon, David Walliams and Ashley Banjo, who continues to stand in for Simon Cowell following his recent back injury.

What time is Britain’s Got Talent Christmas special on TV?

ITV have confirmed the special will be a part of their festive line up, airing Christmas Day – Friday, 25 December.

The show will run for just under two hours, starting at 8PM and ending at 9:55PM.

Britain's Got Talent Christmas Special. Picture: ITV
Britain’s Got Talent Christmas Special. Picture: ITV

The Britain’s Got Talent Christmas line up will feature a selection of acts from the past 14 years of competitions.

There will be special collaborations between acts, who will not be judged on the performances, to entertain viewers.

Plus, all four judges will be stepping out from their seats and into the limelight for the very first time in what promises to be a festive filled show.

Britain’s Got Talent Christmas special line up

Some of the acts appearing include choir Sign Along With Us and 2012 winner Ashleigh Butler, joined by dogs Sully and Eliza.

Also back will be 2019 winner, singer Colin Thackeray, magician Marc Spelmann (aka X) and comedian Robert White.

2014 winners musical theatre group Collabro, 2017 winner musician Tokio Myers and 2018 winner comedian Lost Voice Guy are all also on the line up.

2009 champions Diversity and 2008 street dancing winner George Sampson will both be back as well.

Further acts appearing are singer Fayth Ifil, magician Richard Jones and dance group DVJ aka Diversity Juniors, plus comedians Robert White, Daliso Chaponda, Francine Lewis and Steve Royle.

More acts on the show are Stavros Flatley, Asanda Jezile, Sourpanika Nair, Jon Courtenay, Calum Scott, Attraction, MerseyGirls, Sarah Ikimu, Ben Hart and Beau Dermott.

Britain’s Got Talent recently concluded its latest series after its semi-finals were delayed from the Spring.

It was comedy singer Jon Courtenay who won Britain’s Got Talent 2020, securing a £250,000 cash prize and spot on the bill of the next Royal Variety Show.

Picture: ITV