Britain’s Got Talent tour set to make a comeback for 2018

The Britain’s Got Talent tour is set to make a comeback in 2018.


For the first time in seven years, the live stage show will run following the TV series.

The BGT tour – sister show to the live X Factor tour – was dropped in 2011 following reportedly poor ticket sales.

However it’s on course to return for 2018 with a new look.

Jonathan Shalit, who manages acts from Britain’s Got Talent, revealed: “We are bringing it back. It is going to be announced soon.”

“I think they have brought it back over the realisation that the show is so successful,” he explained. “There is a demand for the acts. People like them.

“Those acts are so popular and the popularity of BGT is phenomenal.”


Jonathan revealed there would be a big change for the comeback tour, telling The Sun: “It won’t be arenas this time.

“I think X Factor belongs to arenas and BGT belongs to theatres. The popularity is unbelievable.”

Auditions for the new series of BGT wrapped up filming earlier this year.

As well as the usual singers and dancers there was also a plate smashing routine that ended in chaos and a moving performance from a victim of the Manchester Arena bombing.

Only a few hundred made it through after showing off their talents in front of this year’s Britain’s Got Talent judges, Simon Cowell, Alesha Dixon, David Walliams and Amanda Holden.


Auditions for Britain’s Got Talent 2018 will start on TV from next month.

No air date has been revealed just yet, but rumour has it the show will begin on Saturday, April 14.