Susan Boyle is to return to the Britain’s Got Talent stage for a Christmas special.

Amanda Holden has confirmed the talent show will imminently record a festive episode – the first in the programme’s 13 year history.

Speaking on her Heart Breakfast Show, she joked the episode would “help boost itv’s ratings over the festive period”.

This year’s Britain’s Got Talent continues on Saturday nights on itv. Stream it via itv hub.