Jean’s Got Talent

Embargoed to 0001 Sunday May 29''Undated Talkback Thames handout photo of contestant Jean Martyn auditioning for the ITV programme Britain's Got Talent. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Sunday May 29, 2011. The organist conquered her backstage nerves to put in a lively performance. Hasselhoff tells her: "Jean, you rock, I think the Queen would love you, I can't stop smiling." See PA story SHOWBIZ Talent. Photo credit should read: Ken McKay/Talkback Thames/PA Wire ''NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.
Embargoed to 0001 Sunday May 29''Undated Talkback Thames handout photo of contestant Jean Martyn auditioning for the ITV programme Britain's Got Talent. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Sunday May 29, 2011. The organist conquered her backstage nerves to put in a lively performance. Hasselhoff tells her: "Jean, you rock, I think the Queen would love you, I can't stop smiling." See PA story SHOWBIZ Talent. Photo credit should read: Ken McKay/Talkback Thames/PA Wire ''NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.

THE rock ‘n’ roll organist who performed on last night’s semi-finals of Britain’s Got Talent has a Morecambe connection.

Jean Martyn, who wowed judges Michael McIntyre, David Hasselhoff and Amanda Holden with her rendition of Johnny B Goode on the hit ITV talent show, is vice president of the town’s Bay Organ and Keyboard Society.

Retired music teacher Jean, who lives in Staffordshire, has performed at the group’s regular concerts at St Christopher’s Church Hall in Bare.

See The Visitor (01-06-11) for full story.