Alesha Dixon is keeping everything crossed for a comedy act to win BGT 

The star loves to have a laugh on the show, but says there are important stories to tell too.

 

Britain’s Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon has admitted that she has her “fingers and toes crossed” for a stand-up comedian to win the next series.

The ITV talent show returns for its 11th season this weekend, kicking off the first round of auditions at London’s Palladium theatre.

Speaking at the show’s press launch on Wednesday, she said: “At the beginning of the series Amanda and I both said we would like to see a stand-up comedian win.