Organiser of the Skipton Waterways Festival Mark Waddington says they have been getting a great reaction to an appearance by the town's Britain's Got Talent star Martyn Crofts who performed a novelty dalek routine on Saturday's show wearing a saucepan on his head.
Britain's Got Talent star Martyn Crofts meets people in his home town of Skipton at the annual Waterways Festival after his appearance on the show was screened on Saturday.
Novelty dalek performer Martyn Crofts has been the guest of honour at this weekend's Skipton Waterways Festival. The 42 year old has told us how he has been getting a great reception from fans since his appearance at the Britain's Got Talent auditions was screened on Saturday.
Mortgage underwriter Martyn Crofts from Skipton proved he 'has talent' when he impressed the judges on Britain's Got Talent with his novelty dalek singing routine. The 42 year old is now through to the next round of the competition.
(Footage from Britain's Got Talent, © Syco/FremantleMedia/ITV1)
A man from Skipton has made it through to the next round of Britain's Got Talent after impressing judges with his novelty dalek routine.
Martyn Crofts, 42, has been performing with a saucepan on his head, singing in the style of one of the Doctor Who show's creatures, for the past 20 years.
– Britain's Got Talent judge, Alesha Dixon
I actually did enjoy it. That's what's confusing me. I'm not supposed to like you but I weirdly did.
Millions of people tuned in to last night's final audition show on ITV1 and saw the entertainer admit that he wants to win the talent contest so that next year he can be invited to open an annual gala in his home town of Skipton. But the mortgage underwriter didn't impress all of the judges:
– Britain's Got Talent judge, Simon Cowell
I came back from America to do this show because I'm looking for somebody who I could possibly put on in Las Vegas, but with the greatest respect, if you turned up with a saucepan on your head, pretending to be a dalek, you would empty stadiums.