BGT viewers concerned over Simon Cowell 'disappearing' in episode cliffhanger

Did you see the moment Simon Cowell disappeared on Britain's Got Talent? <i>(Image: ITV)</i>
Did you see the moment Simon Cowell disappeared on Britain's Got Talent? (Image: ITV)

More talented acts tried to impress judges Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and Bruno Tonioli tonight (May 25) on Britain's Got Talent (BGT).

This included Magicians Assemble, made up of former BGT stars Ben Hart, Colin Cloud and Elizabeth The Haunting, who claimed they had arrived from the future.

Finishing each other’s sentences, the trio told the judges and audience in Manchester that they “found a journal” where they can enter “someone’s memory” during the episode.

They then performed tricks such as turning liquid into sand, before the substance began streaming on to the stage – and teenage magician and 2020 BGT finalist Aidan McCann was pulled through to join the other illusionists.

Aidan shaved Ben’s hair off before the audience, and the number that was revealed was the same as the one the judges had made during dice earlier.

Inviting Cowell on stage was Colin, who reassured him he was “completely safe” as he put a blindfold on him.

Ben then threw a sandglass and Simon was gone with bits of confetti paper streams left in his place.

Holden and Tonioli asked “where is Simon?” before Cowell’s voice was heard posing a similar question, and Sunday’s episode was teased as a cliffhanger.

BGT fans react to Simon Cowell magic trick disappearance

This person on X shared: "NOO DON'T END IT THERE!!! #BGT"

Another added: "That was so good and where was Simon #BGT"

"Where did Simon go, haha," asked one viewer.

Meanwhile, a fan posted: "Can't believe this show has resorted to p***ing cliffhangers #bgt"


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Ant and Dec will be hosting the week-long BGT semi-finals from Monday, May 27 until Friday, May 31, according to Radio Times.

Each live show is set to air from 8pm on ITV1 and ITVX.

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Britain’s Got Talent continues tomorrow (May 26) on ITV1 and ITVX from 8pm.