Carlisle singer part of winning Collabro group on BGT

A singer from Carlisle was part of a five-piece operatic boyband who have won Britain's Got Talent 2014. Matt Pagan and the group impressed the nation and the judges in the final, with one describing it as 'the perfect performance'.

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BGT winners are 'overwhelmed' by support

Collabro, a classical boy band, have won by public vote in this year's Britain's Got Talent.

The group, which includes Carlisle's Matt Pagan, were in the final three with Bars and Melody and Lucy Kay, but they were named the winners after delivering what was described as the "perfect performance" by one of the judges.

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We got over a quarter of the total votes last night out of eleven acts We are so overwhelmed by that amount of support. We love you!

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Les Miserables stars congratulate BGT winners

Previous cast members of the musical Les Miserables have sent their congratulations to BGT winners, Collabro.

The classical boy band sang 'Stars' from the worldwide musical.

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Bravo @collabroglobal great performances throughout #BGT. Deserved winners in an outstanding final. Brilliant nights telly.

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@collabroglobal smashed it!!! You were always the winners for me. This is truly what you deserve. Enjoy it boys. #aproudwestend

Carlisle Youth Theatre boss remembers a 'shy boy who didn't think he was good enough'

David McNeill runs StagedRight Youth Theatre in Carlisle. Collabro member Matt Pagan was a member for several years and appeared in different productions. David told ITV News he was initially shy but they quickly realised he had huge potential.

He spoke to reporter Hannah McNulty and started by telling her where he was when Matt and his group were crowned winners of Britain's Got Talent 2014:

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Collabro win Britain's Got Talent 2014

Operatic boyband Collabro have won the final of Britian's Got Talent.

The group, which includes Carlisle's Matt Pagan, were in the final three with Bars and Melody and Lucy Kay, but they were named the winners after delivering what was described as the "perfect performance" by one of the judges.