Britain's Got Talent 2012: The wackos are back!

Genny (Britain's Got Talent 2012)

The wackos are most certainly back on Britain's Got Talent 2012 this year, and they're out in force if our experience is anything to go by.

We popped down to the show's live auditions at London's Hammersmith Apollo back in February, and saw plenty of unusual and wacky wannabes.

The opening act of the night consisted of a group of students who made the world's longest burrito on stage.

"Is there any danger?" Simon quizzed the group.

"Well, we use a knife to cut it," one of the boys sheepishly replied.

The weird act, which saw the group create the dish whilst accompanied by a stereotypical Mexican band on stage, didn't seem to win over the judges.

But that was just the start.

Other hopefuls taking to the stage included a singing duo in the form of one man and his dog, the perfect act for Simon. However when it turned out that the dog didn't actually sing, and was just there for moral support, the buzzers quickly followed.

Another highlight was an Egyptian drag queen and strip act, going by the name of Jesus. Dressed in a revealing glittery blue outfit with huge wedge shoes, Jesus proceeded to perform a dance for the panel which included showing off his bum before he was buzzed off.

Britain's Got Talent 2012 Mitsotu

Fortunately there were a few gems amongst the rubbish.

Singing trio Mitsotu had the crowd on their feet with an impressive performance of Labrinth track 'Earthquake', while Chelsea Redfern was another great singer.

Which was also a problem: Both Chelsea and Mitsotu would not be out of place on The X Factor. Indeed, both have auditioned and been rejected in the past, so it's a shame in a way that they were the stand outs of the day, rather than a true variety act.

Never the less, our small experience of the auditions suggests that this year's show will certainly feature some talent, as well as the most bizarre acts you've ever seen on the show.

Britain's Got Talent starts on Saturday at 8PM on ITV1.


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