Ant and Dec return with a fresh search for the nation's brightest new star, as a wide assortment of contestants, from a hypnotising dog act to a girl with a gravity-defying hula hoop, compete for the chance to win £250,000 and a slot at this year's Royal Variety Performance. There's no change to the judging line-up, with Simon Cowell, David Walliams, Amanda Holden and Alesha Dixon all returning to give their verdicts on the hopefuls in this first audition show.
Britain's Got Talent is a reality talent show hosted by Ant and Dec. Any sort of entertainment act is able to enter the competition and hopefully impress the judges and make it through to the final stages of the competition.
The series winner's prize is £100,000 and the chance to perform at the Royal Variety Show. The judges on the show are Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and David Walliams.
Britain's Got Talent - Series 9, Auditions 1 Synopsis and Schedule