Name: Tina Humphrey and Chandi (Dog)
Talent: Dog dancing
Background: Tina lives in Shropshire with her two dogs Pepper and Chandi. She's loved dogs ever since she was nine years old, when her parents bought her first dog, a Labrador. She became fascinated with dog training when she first saw a canine freestyle show at Crufts in 1998. She is one of the UK's most experienced dog trainers and specialises in canine freestyling, also known as heelwork to music.
Tina and Chandi have been performing since Chandi was a nine-month-old puppy. Tina says her dogs are her life and she is choreographing a unique routine for the show. Tina isn't worried about performing in front of millions of people - she just wants them to know how talented Chandi is!
Tina and Chandi won Show One and are delighted to be back for another taste of the big time!
Name: Crazy Dunkers
Age: 28 - 32
Talent: Basketball acrobatics
Background: Crazy Dunkers were brought together not only by a love of basketball, but also by a lack of height! All too short to dunk, they took their inspiration from the US team Budlight Daredevils, and introduced spring boards and trampolines into their act.
They soon gained a reputation for their energetic performances, delighting audiences of several thousand people. Since performing at the California Dreams Festival in 1997, they have toured America performing for the NBA at various games. It was through their relationship with the NBA that they were invited to perform at the Athens Olympics in 2004.
Name: Anton Monastrysky
Talent: Hula Hoop Act
Background: Born in Moscow in 1986, Anton's family have been circus performers for four generations. Anton first picked up a Hula Hoop at the age of ten after he noticed that there were no male Hula Hoop acts. His first performance was at a circus in Bensheim, Germany when he was 15 years old. In November 2002, Anton was awarded the Silver Prize at the European Youth Circus Festival in Wiesbaden.
Name: Tony Henry
Talent: Opera singer
Background:Born in St Albans, Tony's big break came when he won a role in Starlight Express on the West End at 24. He stayed with the production in one form or another for five years, and toured Japan and Australia with the show.
In 1991 Tony landed the lead vocal role in Miss Saigon, and it was during this time that his colleagues informed him that, with the right training, he could develop a really extraordinary voice. After a role in Carmen, Tony trained to become a professional opera singer. He's since been described by the Mail on Sunday newspaper as 'Britain's answer to Pavarotti'.
Name: Beardy Man
Background: Beardyman has pushed the boundaries of what people expect from a human beatboxer, combining his beatbox skills with a unique sense of humour and incredible musicality. He has competed in a number of beatbox events and has won the monthly Lyric Pad Beatbox Battle twice in 2004, as well as being named London's best beatboxer in the 2005 Championships, and UK Beatbox Champion in 2006. In May 2007, he will represent his country in the World Beatbox Championships in Berlin.
Name: The Faltynys
Talent: The Faltynys family have been circus performers for some fifteen generations. The team include husband and wife Emil and Svatava. Prior to meeting her husband, performer Svatava was part of her own family motorcycle circus act, but upon meeting Emil and joining the Faltynys, she switched from two wheels to one!
Name: Camut Band
Age: 33 - 51
Talent: Rap'n'tap troupe
Background: Camut Band is a show that mixes African percussion, tap dance, voice and sand dance. The troupe's six performers mix various styles of drumming and dance to deliver a performance which is original, fresh and full of energy. From drum duets to rap'n'tap routines, this group are promising a performances that'll certainly turn heads.
Name: The Skating Aratas
Age: 18 and 17
Talent: High speed acrobatic tricks on roller skates
Background: Born in a traditional circus family, Vittorio and Emilia were only six and seven years old when they started performing with their mother and elder brother, Billy. At the age of 13, they left school to study abroad and work full time, and are particularly excited to be coming home to perform on the show. The sheer speed at which they perform their act is breath-taking. Look out for their signature trick, in which Emilia hangs onto her brother's neck - by her feet!
Show One contestants