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Funny lad Jack to host courage awards

Teenage comedian Jack Carroll will be taking to the stage in Leeds tonight to honour some of Yorkshire's bravest and most inspirational youngsters.

The Britain's Got Talent runner up from Halifax is hosting the Children of Courage Awards and has become an ambassador for the event after winning an award himself two years ago.

Jack Carroll in action Credit: itv


Jack Carroll's big BGT final

It's the biggest night of Jack Carroll's life as he heads into the Britain's Got Talent live final tonight. The 14 year old from Halifax has so far charmed the nation with his comedy routine. You can see the final on ITV tonight at 7:30pm.

Jack Carroll, 14 from Halifax, is into tonight's Britain's Got Talent final with his comedy routine. Credit: ITV/Talkback Thames

Watch Jack Carroll's winning act

Halifax comedian Jack Carroll, 14, won his semi final of Britain's Got Talent and is into next week's final Credit: ITV/Thames

Jack Carroll, the 14 year old comedian from Halifax, got a standing ovation following his performance last night, with judge David Walliams saying he could be "the next Peter Kay" and Simon Cowell calling his performance "genius."