Britain's Got Talent has returned to ITV marking the reunion of show presenters Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly.

The whole team have now been reunited along with judges David Walliams, Alesha Dixon, Amanda Holden and Simon Cowell. 

McPartlin had taken time out from TV following a conviction for drink driving.

It was straight back to business with no fanfare about McPartlin's return.

One of the first acts was a transgender queen mimic who took a swipe at Alesha Dixon and she responded by hitting her buzzer:

Walliams stripped down to his underwear as part of a ventriloquist act, in which he and Holden donned comedy masks.

A fantastic singer Faith Turner impressed with her rendition of Granada

The judge strutted towards Cowell with his trousers at his ankles to the sounds of Serge Gainsbourg.
Walliams said after his strip: "I feel that my career is over."

A Doctor Who costume clad singer didn't make the cut this time:

A scary addition came on next with Elizabeth the magician who made Amanda get involved in her act and frightened her.

Siobhan Philips wrote a song about being a mum:

A child's choir delighted the audience and judges alike:

Acrobats made their moves around knives: