The Noise Next Door, a collective consisting of Kent graduates, have performed an improvised piece on TV talent show Britain’s Got Talent which aired on Saturday 23 May 2020.
The Noise Next Door comprise the following: Sam Pacelli, who graduated with an MDrama in 2008; Tom Livingstone, also graduated with an MDrama, 2008; Matt Grant, who graduated with a BA (Hons) in Film in 2008; and Robin Hatcher, who graduated with an MDrama in 2013. The improv comedy troupe perform regularly at a range of events including the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and have also appeared BBC One, BBC Three, ITV1, BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 4. The group has performed alongside the likes of Michael McIntyre, Al Murray, and Harry Hill, an in 2014 they were nominated for a Chortle Award.
In the improvised performance, The Noise Next Door ask judges David Walliams and Amanda Holden, as well as the live audience, to shout out suggestions for a new business. The group then perform a comedy song based on the suggestions, about a business run by Britain’s Got Talent presenters Ant and Dec, where air hostesses make wellington boots. The song includes the memorable improvised lyric: ‘If David [Walliams] was making them, they’d be called Wallington Boots’.
The performance is available to watch on Britain’s Got Talent‘s YouTube channel, here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=TA1Xsid_B98