Corton's Got Talent! Inspirational pupils' show for hundreds of parents

The full cast at Corton's Got Talent 2022.

The full cast at Corton's Got Talent 2022. - Credit: Mick Howes

The skills of talented youngsters were showcased as an exciting annual event made a welcome return.

George Thorne and Milo Davey at Corton's Got Talent 2022.

George Thorne and Milo Davey at Corton's Got Talent 2022. - Credit: Mick Howes

Singers and dancers took centre stage once more as a group of talented children created their own version of the popular ITV television programme BGT - as Corton's Got Talent 2022 hit all the right notes.

Millie Cook and Keira King at Corton's Got Talent 2022.

Millie Cook and Keira King at Corton's Got Talent 2022. - Credit: Mick Howes

Pupils from the village's primary school lined up to perform either a song or dance - with all impressing a big audience - as the event, which returned after a two-year break amid the continuing coronavirus crisis, was hailed another resounding success.

Autumn Halse at Corton's Got Talent 2022

Autumn Halse at Corton's Got Talent 2022 - Credit: Mick Howes

With the Player’s Theatre - home of the Lowestoft Players - hosting this year's talent show on Saturday, July 2, Corton Primary School headteacher Nicola Rowland, Emma Welton and previous winners Katie Blyth and Millie Watson took on the judging roles.

Summer Ward at Corton's Got Talent 2022

Summer Ward at Corton's Got Talent 2022. - Credit: Mick Howes

They were full of praise for all the children that took part, as 17 acts performed in front of more than 120 people at the theatre in Battery Green Road.

Finlay Cassidy at Corton's Got Talent 2022.

Finlay Cassidy at Corton's Got Talent 2022. - Credit: Mick Howes

Proud parents and family members applauded the efforts of the children who were all from key stage two.

Lily Finch at Corton's Got Talent 2022.

Lily Finch at Corton's Got Talent 2022. - Credit: Mick Howes

The show, which was held in association with the Friends of Corton Primary School and supported by Totally Wicked School of Dance, also featured two performances from the after-school dance club - choreographed by Mrs Nicola Whall - after the interval.

The After School Dance Club at Corton's Got Talent 2022.

The After School Dance Club at Corton's Got Talent 2022. - Credit: Mick Howes

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The winners of the talent show were:

Ella McAllen at Corton's Got Talent 2022

Ella McAllen at Corton's Got Talent 2022. - Credit: Mick Howes

Singers: 1st Ella McAllen, 2nd Finlay Cassidy, 3rd George Thorne and Milo Davey.

Francesca Dale at Corton's Got Talent 2022

Francesca Dale at Corton's Got Talent 2022 - Credit: Mick Howes

Dancers: 1st Francesca Dale, joint 2nd Izzy Braddick and Autumn Halse, joint 3rd (two groups) group 1 Polly Jacobs, Isla Tabiner, Ffion Bailey, Poppy Finch and group 2 Millie Cook, Keira King.

Corton's Got Talent 2022

Corton's Got Talent 2022. - Credit: Mick Howes

Organisers were praised for helping to make this "a really successful event" once more, with the Lowestoft Players thanked for allowing use of the theatre.

Corton's Got Talent 2022.

Corton's Got Talent 2022. - Credit: Mick Howes

Headteacher Nicola Rowland said: "It was another fantastic show that went absolutely brilliantly.

Freya Smith at Corton's Got Talent 2022

Freya Smith at Corton's Got Talent 2022. - Credit: Mick Howes

"We are extremely proud of all the children for being so brave and stepping out in front of so many people.

Jessie Doddington at Corton's Got Talent 2022

Jessie Doddington at Corton's Got Talent 2022. - Credit: Mick Howes

"Our singers and dancers made it such an uplifting, inspirational event that makes everyone feel really happy.

Poppy Bagshaw at Corton's Got Talent 2022

Poppy Bagshaw at Corton's Got Talent 2022. - Credit: Mick Howes

"Thank you to the staff, parents and friends for their support."

Izzy Braddick at Corton's Got Talent 2022

Izzy Braddick at Corton's Got Talent 2022. - Credit: Mick Howes

Finn Davey at Corton's Got Talent 2022

Finn Davey at Corton's Got Talent 2022. - Credit: Mick Howes

Madison Prue at Corton's Got Talent 2022

Madison Prue at Corton's Got Talent 2022. - Credit: Mick Howes

Polly Jacobs, Isla Tabiner, Ffion Bailey and Poppy Finch at Corton's Got Talent 2022

Polly Jacobs, Isla Tabiner, Ffion Bailey and Poppy Finch at Corton's Got Talent 2022. - Credit: Mick Howes