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BGT Viewers' Favourite Moment Of Night, Was Wayne's Dad Falling Off Chair

Fortunately, he didn't ruin his son's big moment.

17/04/2016 10:09

Never mind all the talent on the stage, the one show-stealer that all the BGT viewers were talking about… Wayne's dad, falling off his chair.

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Whoops!

Contestant Wayne Woodward's dad was so excited to see his son perform, he started cheering, bouncing in his seat and, in his excitement managed to miss his chair altogether, much to the merriment of the audience at home. 

Fortunately, Wayne's father stealing his moment didn't hurt the singer's chances, as all four judges gave him a 'Yes' for his rendition of Frank Sinatra's 'The Way You Look Tonight'. 

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Wayne wasn't put off by his father's disappearance from his seat

Funnily enough, before Wayne's dad proved just how necessary the audience reaction shots were, viewers had been complaining on social media about the frequency of them, with some criticising them as fake, and saying if they wanted audience reactions, they'd tune into 'Gogglebox'. 

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  • Richard Jones
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    Proceeded by a montage of terrible magic acts, something tells you that 25-year-old soldier Richard is going to be good, as he performs his trick for the judges. Let’s just say it involves mind reading, origami, and making a cup of tea and will leave you so frustrated for not being able to work out how he did it.  
  • Jack Higgins
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