Britain's Got Talent 2016: Jake Rothman's game of Name That Tune hits a bad note

Jake Rothman

Britain's Got Talent 2016 turned in to a game of Name That Tune tonight thanks to a bizarre audition from Jake Rothman and his theremin.

After Peter K Rollings and his sonic sounds proved a flop on last weekend's show, circuit designer Jake hoped he'd impress the judges with his self-built theremin, an electronic musical instrument.

"When I go on that stage I hope there’s gonna be someone out there who’s inspired," he said. "This is the tenth year of Britain’s Got Talent and hopefully this could be where the theremin really takes off."

Beginning his guessing game, Jake instructed: "I'll try and do something, and you see if you can recognise it."

However, the judges were left utterly confused by his first performance. "It was meant to be Coronation Street. Always a tricky one!" he revealed.

The 53-year-old continued with a rendition of Edelweiss that sounded almost nothing like the Sound of Music track, with Alesha Dixon, Amanda Holden and David Walliams all hitting their buzzers.

Simon held off long enough to give him a third chance - and he managed to save face a little when Amanda and host Dec Donnelly identified his Amazing Grace.

It wasn't enough to save him though, with Alesha describing his audition as "painful".

Jake left for home with four nos - but at least he seemed to understand why, admitting: "I couldn’t recognise any of those myself!"

Catch more Britain's Got Talent auditions next Saturday at 8.00pm on ITV.

You can watch Jake's audition below...

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