BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT has seen its fair share of unusual acts but Saturday’s show took the dog biscuit.
Simon Cowell may have thought he’d landed his dream act when it was revealed there would be a dancing dog during the Blackpool auditions.
However all was not as its seemed when the ‘dog’ turned out to be two veterinary nurses in a canine costume.
Despite Cowell’s dubious demeanour, he appeared to warm to the act when they began Irish dancing to the Roverdance – sorry – Riverdance theme.
During the performance, the pair displayed impressive co-ordination and synchronisation, even letting the dog 'relieve' itself.
“Different… 12 years and it’s come down to this,” said a bemused Cowell after the performance.
Yeses from judges David Walliams, Amanda Holden and Alesha Dixon ensured the pooch progressed without Cowell having to vote.
Sadly the act didn’t make the final cut, with only 40 of the 182 successful auditions progressing to next week’s live shows.
Life can be ruff sometimes…
Singing Irish priest Father Ray Kelly, described by Cowell as one of his favourite auditions ever, did make it through.
The parish priest from Oldcastle, Co. Meath, is in with a chance of performing at the Royal Variety Performance at the London Palladium in in November.