ITV News Central correspondent Alison Mackenzie met up with X Factor hopeful Sam Bailey today.
Sam, a prison warden from Leicestershire, got through to the boot camp round of the show after wowing the judges and an audience of 4,000 at Wembley.
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Mostly dry with some bright intervals. Feeling warm.