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Huw, Danny, Jason, Julius and Bradley and their band Nightfall!

Photo: BBC

Ex Upstagers In BBC's Let It Shine Live Shows

Two former members of the Ilkley's performance arts group the Upstagers are through to the live shows of BBC's Let It Shine this Saturday, February 11th..

They are Danny Colligan and Bradley Johnson, pictured with the rest of their group Nightfall, one of 5 groups in The Battle of the Bands round 1 this weekend, with the final likely to feature a Take That reunion, minus Jason Orange.

Let It Shine is a talent search to find 5 contestants to join the cast of a brand new stage show. They will play the role of a boyband in a new nationwide touring musical that features the music of Take That.  The judges include Gary Barlow, Dannii Minogue and Martin Kemp, with guest judges Amanda Riley and Lulu.

The public will vote to decide ​​​the winners by phone and online at

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