BGT finalist Jasper Cherry is praised for his 'incredible performance'

He had one carton that poured any drink you wished for and Jasper Cherry pulled it off stunningly leaving the judges and viewers at home scratching their heads!

Monday, 12th October 2020, 12:30 pm
Jasper Cherry

Britain's Got Talent's final five finalists as voted for by the British public were unveiled on Saturday's show and 14-year-old Jasper was delighted to once again take centre stage and show off his talent to the nation.

The pupil of Rbblesdale High School performed a unique magic trick involving the judges's favourite drinks and was praised by all four judges.

David Walliams said: "I just loved how original it was. It was an incredible performance and I have never seen a magician to that before. So, I think you've made a big impact tonight."

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Jasper and judge Ashley Banjo

Alesha Dixon said: "I'm just really happy for you. The public obviously love you that;s why you are here. You deserve to be here tonight. You nailed it once again. Well done.

Amanda Holden said: "Your execution, your confidence and the way you delivered this entire act was absolutely superb. Well done."

Ashley Banjo added: "You are so brilliant and you make what you do look so easy. In a night of strong magic, you really really held your own."

Despite Jasper's strong performance, musical comedian Jon Courtenay was crowned winner of Britain's Got Talent 2020.

Jasper with winner of BGT 2020 Jon Courtenay

Speaking after the show, his proud mother, Claire said: "It has been the most amazing and magical experience. Making it to BGT finals is such an achievement and Jasper has made everybody incredibly proud. We have made many happy memories and met some lovely friends along the way.

She added: "A huge thank you to everyone that liked, shared, messaged and voted for Jasper. The support has been incredible and winning the public vote means so much. Also a special thanks to Ribblesdale High School who have been so supportive sending messages and kind wishes from staff and pupils."

When asked what's next for Jasper, she replied: "He needs to recharge his batteries and focus back on his school work! This is certainly the start of his next magical journey and we are looking forward to what happens next!"

Also proud of the teen's achievements, are staff and pupils at Ribblesdale High School. The school's headteacher, Mrs Horrocks, said: "Everyone here at Ribblesdale is so pleased for Jasper.

"He is a great ambassador for the pupils of our school – and for all young people. The last few months have been really testing for children and teenagers. They’ve missed out on school, haven’t been able to spend time with their friends as they usually would and have had many of their hobbies and pastimes restricted. Jasper didn’t let this get him down or stop him following his dreams. He kept us all cheerful with his Magic Wednesdays throughout lockdown and his success in BGT is a massive morale boost for us all."

She added; Jasper is a great example of the resilience, resourcefulness, imagination and optimism of our young people. We are so proud of you."