Eagle-eyed theatre-goers will have spotted a former Lichfield panto star making the live semi-finals of Britain’s Got Talent.

Kate Playdon (right) on stage with The HoneyBuns

Kate Playdon was one of the Honeybuns singing group who made it through despite Simon Cowell describing them as “a bit cruise ship”.

But theatre fans in the city will remember the trained actor from her role as Mademoiselle Brie in Cinderella at the Garrick last Christmas.

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