X Factor hopefuls to face double auditions

All acts in the new series of the X Factor will first face just the judges in a room. If they get a 'yes' then they must go on to perform in front of 4,000 people in the Arena auditions.

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There has also been some changes to the auditions, find out more here.

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Dermot: X Factor 'feels nostalgic'

X Factor host Dermot O'Leary has said the new series of The X Factor, which begins on Saturday on ITV, has a "nostaligic feel" and is much "warmer" than in previous series. Traditional "intimate" closed auditions have been restored.