Britain’s Got Talent reveals first look at new spin-off The Ultimate Magician

ITV dropped the first look at the upcoming England has an incredible talent spin off The ultimate magician.

The first photo from the single show features Stephen Mulhern, Catchphrase and Britain has more talent host and magician himself, who showed up to present in place of Ant and Dec.

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The jury will be essentially the same, with the return of Alesha Dixon, Amanda Holden and David Walliams. Simon Cowell won’t be there, with Penn Jillette of Penn & Teller fame bringing his years of knowledge to the panel.

The special will see 10 magic numbers from Got Talent franchises around the world compete for a cash prize, with the theater audience picking the winner.

“It was nice to get the chance to host because the magicians that are in the show, I grew up watching some of them and a lot of them inspired me to get into magic “, said Mulhern. “Kevin James is a great example of that. He’s just an amazing Las Vegas magician.”

When he got the job, Mulhern received a text from Dec that read, “There’s no one better to take the reins from us. You’ll be brilliant. Don’t be too brilliant. Thank you so much for stepping in!”

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Dixon added that Mulhern was very excited to be involved with this particular show, saying, “You can also see after every act, this appreciation, this enthusiasm and this passion that he has for magic.

“He was actually involved in a lot of acts. They would often bring him on stage. But even after an act was over and he got on stage, you could see his spirit was blown as well. And that is someone who is of this world. So I think that was a big compliment to the acts.”

Meanwhile, the original England has an incredible talent winner Paul Potts has released a football-themed charity album with Peter Crouch.

Britain’s Got Talent: The Ultimate Magician airing soon on ITV.

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