Britain's Got Talent's Steve Royle
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Britain’s Got Talent comedian Steve Royle has worked with Peter Kay multiple times

He's called the BGT hopeful a brilliant comedian

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Britain’s Got Talent stand-up comic Steve Royle charmed the judges on the series opener, but it seems he already has some famous fans.

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Britain’s Got Talent’s Steve Royle already has an impressive CV (Credit: ITV)

The dad of three from Lancashire carries a shout-out from comedy royalty Peter Kay on his website.

It says: “A brilliant comedian.”

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Praise indeed. And Peter should know; he’s had Steve on three of his shows –  Max & Paddy’s Road to Nowhere, Phoenix Nights and, more recently, Car Share.

The stand-up has also appeared alongside Robson Greene and Mark Benton on Christmas Lights, playing a very naught Santa, according to his IMDB page.

Steve also has some impressive ball skills! (Credit: ITV)

Ball skills!

As well as making everyone laugh, Steve showed off a very impressive skill for juggling balls – with his mouth!

Most viewers were bowled over by his talent.

However, the odd critic felt he shouldn’t be in the show as he’s already ‘a professional’.

He’s hardly a household name, though… what’s so wrong in him chasing his moment in the sun?

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