Welcome to the OFFICIAL home of Britain's Got Talent on YouTube. Watch your favourite highlights from the current or previous series of Britain's Got Talent. Britain's Got Talent (often shortened to BGT) is a British television talent show reality TV competition which started in June and originated from the Got. This Simon Cowell reality show brings another big hit for ITV. Singers, dance troupes, impressionists, performing dogs, magicians and other variety acts audition. Ken WarwickSimon Cowell. Auditions precede live semi-finals, where the final 45 contestants 24 in series 1; 40 in series 2—5, 11 perform nightly for a week in order to impress the British public. Escala Series 2, 4th placeSlots tricks der Schweiz wird das Format unter dem Namen Die grössten Schweizer Talente auf SRF 1 ausgestrahlt. Opera duo Jonathan and Charlotte came second and Welsh boys choir Only Boys Aloud took the third place. The series also ran for longer, lasting for seven weeks instead of one.