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Britain's Got Talent: Magician Richard Jones stuns public with his magic act

The tenth Britain's Got Talent competition has come to a close, with an illusionist winning the show for the first time.

Magician Richard Jones was announced as the winner on Saturday night, beating singer Wayne Woodward and Star Wars dance act Boogie Storm to first place.

The show pulled a peak-time audience of 10.5m and a 48% share of TV viewers at around 9.55pm, compared to the average 8.5m and 42.4% share during the two-and-a-half hour broadcast.

The illusionist and army bandsman of The Household Cavalry was the bookies' favourite to take the first spot.

When Ant and Dec asked him how he felt after his win, he said: "It's unbelievable. Thank you so much.

"It's an incredible feeling. I want to thank everyone here and everyone at home watching."

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The rest of the acts finished in the following order from fourth to twelfth: Jasmine Elcock; Beau Dermott; Craig Ball;Trip Hazard; 100 Voices of Gospel; Alex Magala; Balance Unity; Shannon and Peter; Mel and Jamie. The show's interval act was X Factor 2015 winner Louisa Johnson, with her new single Clean, followed by a medley celebration of the show so far.

Acts from the last nine years took to the stage together for the first time, in a spectacular event choreographed by Diversity dancer Ashley Banjo.

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Magician Jamie Raven, Hungarian shadow dancing group Attraction, dance group Diversity, dog act Ashleigh and Pudsey, and dancer George Sampson joined dance groups Old Men Grooving, and Stavros Flatley.