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Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Would-be popstars have the chance to audition for The X Factor in Norwich tomorrow as ITV’s talent spotting show heads to the city.
The X Factor is holding mobile auditions at Epic Studios, in Magdalen Street, in Norwich tomorrow from 10am and people can just turn up and audition for a chance to follow in the footsteps of the likes of Leona Lewis, Little Mix and Alexandra Burke.
Linda Thursby, Epic Studios part owner, said: “We’re very excited to be hosting these auditions. They are the first phase selection so we’re not expecting Simon Cowell but I am sure there will be a lot of interest from talented performers all over Norfolk. Who knows? It could be the start of a fantastic journey for someone.”
The X Factor mobile auditions last came to Norwich in May 2012 when crowds of people hoping for a shot of superstardom gathered outside the Forum. This time around Norwich is one of 34 locations The X Factor team is visiting with its mobile audition van to search for people to appear on the 2014 version of the show.
The X Factor website said: “With so many auditions taking place this year, if you’ve ever wanted to audition for the X Factor, now is the time to do it. Whether you’ve never auditioned before, auditioned before but not got a break, or if you’ve already got a manager - we want to hear from you!”
Those who make it through to TV show later this year will face a judging panel that includes Cheryl Cole and Simon Cowell. • The X Factor auditions are at Epic Studios,in Magdalen Street, Norwich tomorrow from 10am until 4.30pm. Auditions take place until 3pm for people who are not in school education, and until 4.30pm for those who are in school education. You must be aged 14 or over to audition. Auditions are on a first come first served basis and not guaranteed.
• Do you know somebody who is soon to appear on TV? Email arts correspondent Emma Knights at firstname.lastname@example.org