Britain's Got Talent The Champions: Who's taking part?

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Britain's Got Talent returns to our screens this weekend, but this time it's a supercharged version, featuring past champions.

BGT: The Champions will bring back winners from the last 13 series, competing to be crowned the ultimate champion.

Regular judges, Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and David Walliams will all be back and the series won't just show off the talents of British stars.

International acts who took part in their own version of the show, from different places around the world, will also be taking part.

Contestants taking part in the new series include Series One champion Paul Potts, street dancer George Sampson, father-and-son act Stavros Flatley, who are whipping off their shirts and slapping their bellies again.

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Paul Potts also took part in the American version of BGT: The Champions

Ashleigh Butler is returning without Pudsey, who is replaced by a new dog, Sully.

Connie Talbot, who first appeared on the talent show when she just six-years-old, will be competing on the show with an original song.

Comedians Lost Voice Guy and Jack Caroll are also back for the new series along with current champion Colin Thackery.

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Lost Voice Guy won the talent competition in 2018 and got to perform in front of royalty at the Royal Variety Show

However, iconic champion Susan Boyle and BGT series 3 winners Diversity won't be taking part in this year's competition.

Britain's Got Talent: The Champions comes to the UK following the success of the American version, which aired in the US earlier this year.

The series, which was recorded at Wembley Arena, will air over six weeks, with two acts each week going through to the grand finale for the chance to compete for a cash prize and a trophy.

Britain's Got Talent: The Champions starts on 31 August on ITV.

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The Britain's Got Talent judges Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon, David Walliams, and Simon Cowell, and presenters Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly

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