Norfolk man gets Ant and Dec worried on Britain’s Got Talent

Britain's Got Talent presenter Declan Donnelly gets a fright from a Norfolk man's crazy audition on the hugely popular TV show tomorrow night.

Hoveton's Shaun Jones, better known as Mr Remarkableman, took his of feats of strength and duration to the Britain's Got Talent stage earlier this year.

At the time he wasn't sure whether his audition would make it into the show or not, but at the end of last week's spin-off show Britain's Got More Talent on ITV2 his audition was shown in the preview for this week's show.

The 50-year-old of course can't reveal whether he had made it through to the next stage of auditions but he has hinted at the chaos he caused.

Rather than performing alone, the Norwich painter and decorator decided to get Mr Donnelly - one half of the famous Geordie duo Ant and Dec - to give him a hand.

He put 'Dec' on the spot by dragging him out on stage with him, which sparked worry from the show's producers as they did not know what was about to happen.

Medics had to be called in to stand by in case the act went wrong and at the end the famous TV personality ran off the stage and said 'never ever again'.

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Mr Jones said: 'At one time I actually thought that the security crew wear all going to pile on the stage and rescue Dec as he was trembling holding me up by my legs, as I could see the security staff back stage ready to come on.

'It was just really crazy as the judges had no idea what was going to happen. I was surprised that they let me carry on with my act as it's really bizarre and dangerous.

'But I was warned before I went on the stage to just calm down as one of the security people was watching me getting pumped up for the act and was very concerned about what was going on.'

Find out if Mr Jones' bizarre act kept him in the running for a place in the Royal Variety Performance on ITV1 from 8pm on Saturday night.

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