A BAPTIST minister from Bootle wowed the judges with his stand-up skills on Britain’s Got Talent at the weekend.
The ITV show returned to our screens on Saturday, April 25 with a batch of fresh hopefuls – and one funny contestant was Liverpudlian Allan Finnegan, 52, the third comedian to try their luck on this series of Britain's Got Talent.
Allan, who has been gigging since 2012, appeared on stage wearing his dog collar, prompting Amanda Holden to ask if he really is a man of the cloth.
"For real - you don't wear this for a laugh," he joked back.
His hilarious set covered a range of topics - including his day job, marriage and where he lives, Bootle. The minister revealed he ‘came to it (comedy) late’ and professed to not be ‘very good at it’ causing the judges and audience to laugh.
Alesha called him a ‘breath of fresh air’ while Amanda admitted he made her ‘want to go to church.’
Simon Cowell added: “The audience love you, you've got four yeses.”