Anna Kennedy Online ambassador and daytime presenter Aston Avery was in attendance and interviewed some of the performers, celebrities and an audience about the show itself as well as the charity.

For anyone on the autistic spectrum wishing to take part in Autism’s Got Talent in 2020 or further on you must send an email, containing a YouTube video of your talent and a brief bio to: lisa.robins@annakennedyonline.com .

The closing date is 31st December.

Please listen to the radio interviews below.

Calum Courtney

Calum Courtney: Calum loves music, during which as a toddler he started playing the drums.

He has also been singing since he was six years old and in 2018 appeared on Britain’s Got Talent reaching the final in the process.

Please listen to the radio interview below:

 

 

Chris Hansen

Chris Hansen: Chris has loved playing the drums since he was a baby wether it’s using chopsticks or a pencil, until he got his first drum kit at the age of seven. He also won 1st place at the age of 11 at a school in Singapore, during which he was the drummer for their first rock band.

Please listen to the radio interview below:

Tom Loveless & Emily Leeves

Tom Loveless and Emily Leeves are both are fourteen years old and they have competed in Ballroom and Latin dance competitions all over the UK. Tom was diagnosed with autism at the age of 9 and the event marked the last time they would dance together.

Please listen to the radio interview below:

Tess Eagle-Swan, Kratu & Polo

Tess Eagle-Swan, Kratu & Polo: First time ever there was dogs act in the show.

Tess was diagnosed with autism a year ago and one of her dogs Kratu took part in the national dogs Crufts one year.

Please listen to the radio interview below:

 

Ollie Venning

Ollie Venning: Ollie is 14 years old and is a member of street factory, a dance club back in his hometown.

Ollie is an amazing dancer and was also a finalist at the Autism Hero Awards 2018.

Please listen to the radio interview below:

Cal Ruddy

Cal Ruddy: Cal is a 24 years old award winning rockabilly and Americana singer/songwriter.

He has worked alongside many top songwriters and producers and has a debut album in the pipeline.

Please listen to the radio interview below:

Sez Thomasin

Sez Thomasin: Sez is a poet and her first full length poetry show called “This Is Awkward” which is about social awkwardness and labels on how we apply ourselves.

Please listen to the radio interview below:

 

 

 

Daniel Docherty

Daniel Docherty: 19 year old Daniel came all the way from Ireland to perform at the event and loves to sing. He was diagnosed with autism in March 2014.

Please listen to the radio interview below:

OJ Bridges

OJ Bridges: 13 year old OJ loves anything related to dancing which includes choreographing.

OJ has been dancing since he was 6 years old.

Please listen to the radio interview below:

Madison Campbell

Madison Campbell: Madison was the youngest performer of the night at the age of eight years old and loves dancing.

Madison’s favourite dance style being hip-hop.

Please listen to the radio interview below:

 

Patrick Steele-Bodger

Patrick Steele-Bodger: Patrick is an illustrator who has a passion for cartoon and film. Patrick created an incredible video for the Anna Kennedy Online anti-bullying week campaign “Give Us a Break” – click here for details.

Please listen to the radio interview below:

Andre Adams

Andre Adams: Andre sung before he could talk and has a passion for anything music. Andre has been playing the saxophone when he was nine years old and was recently given a scholarship at the Christopher Maloney Academy.

Please listen to the radio interview below:

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