(The scene cuts to the inside of the Hammersmith Apollo and to an aerial view of the studio)

(Audience applauses)

Ant's Voice: (narrating) This is the first semi-final of Britain's Got Talent.

Dec's Voice: (narrating) Please welcome your hosts.... Anthony McPartlin....

Ant's Voice: (narrating) And Declan Donnelly!

(Audience cheers and applauses)

(The scene cuts to the stage. Ant and Dec come out of the doors)

(Ant and Dec stop)

(Audience cheers and applauses)

Dec: Thank you very much.

Ant: Thank you very much. Hello. And welcome to the first of this year's live semi-finals.... of Britain's Got Talent!

(Audience cheers loudy)

Ant: Wow. We've got a fantastic audience tonight.

Dec: Indeed we have. And we also have 45 live semi-finalists all chasing a place in this year's final where the prize of a lifetime awaits.

(The scene cuts to an aerial view of the stage. The words "£250,000" appear and then the words Royal Variety Performance appear and then the Britain's Got Talent logo appears on the screen)

Dec: 250 thousand pounds.... and a place on the bill at the Royal Variety Performance!

Ant: And....

(Audience cheers)

(The scene cuts to Ant & Dec)

Ant: Thank you. And.... we have some big news.

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