BEN Hart came in third place on the most recent series of Britain’s Got Talent, despite wowing judges with his impressive magic tricks early on in the competition.
However, he might be able to redeem himself if he takes part in the spin-off show Britain’s Got Talent: The Champions. Here’s everything you need to know…
Who is Ben Hart?
Ben Hart, 28, was born October 19, 1990 and is a magician and Gold Star Member of the Inner Magic Circle, who grew up in Winchester.
In 2007, he was awarded the Young Magician Of The Year award by The Magic Circle.
Also, Ben is an inventor and designer of magic tricks and illusions.
Since auditioning on Britain’s Got Talent, the judges, viewers and even celebrities have spoken out to say how spooked they’ve been by his incredible tricks.
Last week, he appeared on This Morning alongside Strictly Come Dancing’s Anton Du Beke to perform a trick.
Afterwards, Anton was so freaked out, he screamed: “He’s a witch! He’s a witch!”
What place did Ben Hart come on Britain’s Got Talent?
Ben came third in the 13th series of Britain’s Got Talent in 2019.
He first auditioned for Britain’s Got Talent on May 11, 2019 where he wowed the judges with his disappearing act and got four yeses from the judges.
Speaking to The Sun Online he said: “Magic helps to remind us that there are mysteries in the world and that not everything has or needs an answer.
“In a world of answers, it’s nice to have a mystery. I’m not personally worried about people trying to work things out, because if they’re trying to work things out, they’re already denying themselves the feeling of amazement and that’s the bit that I find interesting.”
He stormed his way through the semi-final and received the most public votes, winning him a place in the grand final on June 2, 2019.
What has Ben Hart been up to since Britain’s Got Talent: The Champions?
Since appearing on Britain’s Got Talent: The Champions the magician has continued performing, writing and inventing magic.
He stars in the hit west-end magic show ‘Impossible’, which played at The Noel Coward Theatre in the West End in 2015 and 2016.
Also, he has been seen in Singapore, Dubai and the Philippines.
Is Ben Hart taking part in Britain’s Got Talent: The Champions?
Although the official lineup for Britain’s Got Talent: The Champions is yet to be revealed, Ben is thought to star in the new series.
His name was brought up as thought went to who the participants of the show would be.
Ben’s name featured on a long list of previous contestants, including Twist and Pulse, Collabro, George Sampson and Ashleigh Butler, among others.
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What other shows has Ben Hart done?
In 2014 Ben wrote and starred in Killer Magic on BBC Three which was awarded Best Non-Competitive Reality Show at the National Reality Television Awards.
Then in 2016, Ben starred in Ben Hart’s Life Hacks also on BBC Three, the first episode of which was directed by Matt Edmondson
He also had a regular slot on BBC One show Now You See It which was hosted by Mel Giedroyc.