Britain’s Got Talent 2019 live shows: Dates, times and guests confirmed!

Britain's Got Talent semi-final dates, times, and line up of guests

The Britain’s Got Talent 2019 live shows are on their way but just when do they start?


The semifinals of this year series kickoff later this month with auditions currently on Saturday nights on ITV.

In the live semi-finals, the top acts will perform live in the hope of winning the public vote and securing an all important place in the live grand final.

Stripped across the week the live semi-finals begin at the end of May and see eight acts performing each night for a chance of winning a life changing £250,000 and a spot at this year’s Royal Variety Performance

As always, Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and David Walliams will be on hand to offer up their views before the viewing public vote. Each night two acts will go through to the live grand finale.

Britain’s Got Talent live shows start date

The Britain’s Got Talent 2019 live shows will start Monday, May 27, ITV have confirmed.

As usual, the Britain’s Got Talent semi-finals will air each weeknight until Friday.


The performances will take place from 7:30PM running to 9PM before Coronation Street.

The results will then air in a separate show at 9:30PM-10PM each weeknight.

The date of the Britain’s Got Talent final has also been confirmed, taking place on SUNDAY, June 2 from 7:30PM on ITV.

Britain’s Got Talent live show guests

A line up of special guests for the BGT live shows have been confirmed.

In a UK television first, BTS will perform their new single Boy With Luv while Sheridan Smith and Jason Donovan will join the rest of the cast of Joseph to perform a medley from the new production of the West End musical.

Gloria Estefan will join the cast of musical On Your Feet! The Emilio and Gloria Estefan Musical to perform a medley of her greatest hits including Rhythm is Gonna Get You and Turn the Beat Around.

James Arthur will perform new hit Falling Like the Stars while the cast of Six will perform Ex-Wives.


On the final, Susan Boyle and Michael Ball will duet on A Million Dreams while Diversity present a fantastic high-energy dance performance.

Britain’s Got Talent 2019 tickets

The Britain’s Got Talent live semi-finals will be back at the Hammersmith Apollo in London for 2019.

It’s the second time at the venue and tickets are now available.

Tickets for the Britain’s Got Talent live shows are FREE but in short supply and high demand.

In order to be in the audience, make sure you head over to Applause Store to register now.

The minimum age is 12 with those aged 12-17 needing to be accompanied by someone 18+. You can apply for between 1 and 4 tickets.


For now, Britain’s Got Talent concludes its pre-recorded auditions on Saturday night on ITV at 8PM.

Last week’s try outs featured everything from a mind reading couple to a 15-year-old magician who cut Amanda in half.