Suffolk's Got More Talent

Dec 2010

Following the massive success of last year's competition, Leiston Film Theatre will once again be producing another talent contest, which will offer the lucky winner an opportunity to perform at a national talent showcase.

Suffolk's Got More talent is scheduled to appear at the Leiston Film Theatre on Sunday 27th February 2011 and will feature a cast of the counties hopefuls, who will compete for the 250 cash prize, plus a gold spot, performing in front of booking agents from the leisure industry, including Butlins, Haven and even Thomson Gold Resorts.

The competition is open to any Suffolk resident, aged five years and over and there is no restriction to any considered talent from entering the contest, as producers want to hear from singers, dancers, musicians, magicians, comedians and even talented pets!

The competition will be overseen by a panel of professional judges, consisting of experienced agents, personalities and artistes, who will comment on each individual act and select the overall winner from the contestants participating in the event.

2010 winner, Maddie Coelho from Charsfield, has appeared all over the county since winning Suffolk's Got Talent in February. Maddie's appearances have included 'Star for a Night' at the Regent Theatre, Ipswich, a Help for Heroes concert in Bury St. Edmunds, plus her prize of an appearance at a national showcase, in front of talent spotters for the leisure industry.

Leiston Film Theatre manager, Wayne Burns, is determined to discover another Suffolk star. "Suffolk has a huge variety of talented acts and the aim of this competition is to showcase those talents in front of a live audience and to make an impression on those judges." he said.

Auditions for Suffolk's Got More Talent will be held at Leiston Film Theatre on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd January 2011 and application forms are now available from Leiston Film Theatre on 01728 830549, or via the venue's website at: The closing date for entries is 31st December 2010.

Tickets for Suffolk's Got More Talent are now available from Leiston Film Theatre, priced 12.50 and 10.50, or by clicking here.

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