Issy casts her spell to reach live Britain's Got Talent shows

Young magician Issy Simpson is through to the live semi finals of Britain's Got Talent.

Saturday, 27th May 2017, 10:13 pm
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 9:38 pm
Schoolgirl magician Issy Simpson wins her place in the live semi finals of Britain's Got Talent

The Blackpool schoolgirl wowed judges on screen last month on the ITV reality show, having auditioned at The Lowry theatre in Salford earlier this year.

She was seen running to her mum Jessica, saying "I got through", after being given the good news by judges Simon Cowell, Alesha Dixon, Amanda Holden and David Walliams.

Now she faces last minute preparations for an appearance on the live shows, which take place from Monday at 7.30pm.

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Schoolgirl magician Issy Simpson wins her place in the live semi finals of Britain's Got Talent

Mentored by her grandad, former Pleasure Beach Mystique star Russ Stevens, eight-year-old Haweside Academy pupil Issy will now have to keep her cool in front of a massive TV audience.

Schoolgirl magician Issy Simpson wins her place in the live semi finals of Britain's Got Talent