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See Jeans Full BGT AuditionSee Jeans Full BGT Audition

Monday 30th May

This is just in from the official Britains Got Talent YouTube site.

"Britain's Got Talent: 59-year-old retired music teacher Jean is incredibly nervous, but is looking forward to getting her performance over and done with. With an incredible passion for her music and for her Organ playing - Jean's infectious excitement seems to electrify the entire theatre! With her £5 charity shop sparkly top, her sophisticated organ, on which her name is proudly printed, and a beaming smile from ear to ear, Jean's fantastic talent comes to life, and it's clear that she's thrilled by every se... Read more.

Jean Rocks BGTJean Rocks BGT

Sunday 29th May

Many of you will have seen Jean Martyn bring the house down with a standing ovation on her Britains Got Talent audition this evening. In a performance that showed both her talent and personality, she got all three judges to say Yes!

Producers of the show saved her audition to the very last to be shown and her boogie paino performance had the audience clapping along with a great deal of enthusiasm, although it should be said not all were in time with the music.

Jean has now qualified for the live semi finals which start tomorrow. Eight acts will perform each night, a total of... Read more.

The Sun Shines On Jean MartynThe Sun Shines On Jean Martyn

Saturday 28th May

As Britains Got Talent on ITV nears the main part of its competition, things are starting to get really interesting for Jean Martyn. We have seen little flashes of her a number of times during the past few programs, but frustratingly not her main audition.

Courtesy of the Sun newspaper we can show you a clip of the audition before the show tomorrow. (click read more below)

Sun readers may have seen this mornings issue in which our Jean gets a mention.

"Bubbly Jean Martyn gets the crowds in giggles with her enthusiastic keyboard playing and even hits... Read more.

Britains Got TalentBritains Got Talent

Friday 27th May

Sunday see's the last of the audition rounds of Britains Got Talent on ITV and have been watching for weeks. We keep seeing tantalising glimpses of Jean Martyn and we know she has had her audition.

On Sunday you will see the last auditions and then who has been put through to the live semi finals. You won't be able to vote for Jean on Sunday, but make sure you have your phone next to the TV next week!

It almost goes without saying that the more support she gets the better, so spread the world. Please tell your friends, family, people down the club. TELL THE ORGAN WORLD........

Chris Evans features the Wurlitzer!Chris Evans Features 'Our Kind Of Music'!

Thursday 26th May

Following this Tuesday night's 'Organist Entertains' featuring Charlie Balogh's excellent recording of 'Pinball Wizard', Chris Evans raved about the track yesterday on his Radio 2 breakfast show and gave the organ world one of the biggest plugs that it has had in ages by replaying the track during peak airtime! As if this wasn't enough, he went further again this morning and interviewed star American organist, Charlie Balogh over the phone! 

With all the speculation about Jean Martyn's possible pending appearance on Britain's Got Talent and its publicity for 'our kind of music'... Read more.

Congratulations to Ben Scott-Hyde

Tuesday 24th May

Fantastic news from Ben Scott-Hyde... at 5.54pm he became the father of a baby Boy, Jenson - who weighed in at 7 pounds and 3 ounces. Many of you may know that Ben is already quite the family man and we wish both him and Louise congratulations and the occasional good night's sleep!

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