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”.

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