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Boro's Got Talent Finalists Announced

By Published December 05, 2020

A TALENTED Teesside ten have been shortlisted for the finals of the first ever Boro's Got Talent.

The competition was launched in April at the beginning of the Coronavirus pandemic to give Middlesbrough residents something to enjoy during lockdown.

Scores of local people then came forward to share their talents online including singers, dancers and other performers.

Now a judging panel made up of Cllr Mieka Smiles, Middlesbrough Council's Executive Member for Communities and Education, local actress Jessica Robinson, music promoter Junior Masandi, dancer Harry Henderson and Wildcats of Kilkenny frontman Mike McGrother, have shortlisted a final ten.

They are:

Charlotte Potter


Charlotte Wadrop

Singer Songwriter

Abbie Lince

Singer Guitar

Honor Cunningham  

Dancing & Acrobatics

James Harrison


Finn Foster

Singer Songwriter

Libby Fennell


Taylor Mayd (Danielle Jade Ripley)

Singer Songwriter

Eloise Jenkins


Leddie MC


Cllr Smiles said: "We've had so many brilliant entries into Boro's Got Talent from people with so many different skills - it was difficult to put forward only ten.

"We will now look at finding a way of showcasing these wonderful talents online while we make longer term preparations for a live event at Middlesbrough Town Hall."

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