The winners of each nationwide heat make it through to the semi-finals, joined by two of the heats' runners-up, who won an online vote. Three contestants from each semi-final (pictured above) have made it through to the live final on Saturday 18 June in London.
1. Semi-Final 1: Edinburgh
2. Semi-Final 2: Bath
3. Live Final: London
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