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Runner-up was Olly Hensby, a fabulous singer/songwriter who wowed everyone with the smoothness of his singing and his fine guitar-playing skills.
In third place were young dancers Mia Yeomans and Olivia Hill with a tightly-choreographed routine featuring Latin styles set to lively music.
Phebe’s win marked the culmination of a fantastic evening of entertainment and five months of amazing competition for this year’s Lichfield’s Got Talent event.
The final kicked off in impressive style with a brilliant Oliver medley performed by the LGT KIDZ.
Featuring Food Glorious Food, You’ve Got To Pick a Pocket or Two, Who Will Buy? and Consider Yourself, the youngsters showcased their singing and dancing talents and helped warm up the crowd.
The judges for the evening were Su Lindsey, the mastermind behind LGT, radio presenter Chiara Glorioso, Stu Owen, who worked extensively in the music business and Mark Eustace, a musician, designer of the LGT website and former newspaper editor.
Radio presenter Mark O’Sullivan did a brilliant job of hosting the finals and introduced each of the acts.
Jaime Gibbs (32) was the first up with a powerful rendition of Within Temptation’s Shot In The Dark.
Iain Boggis (39) then brought all the necessary swagger to Mack The Knife.
Singer songwriter Gemma Burr (21) performed one of her own impressive compositions, 9 year-old Isabella Keeling charmed with her tap dancing and singing of The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow from Annie.
Richard Beckett (33) sang Till I Hear You Sing from Love Never Dies and Lynsey Ward (18) displayed her rare singing talent through Gnarls Barkley’s Crazy.
Young singers Ella Drew and Amelia Ward (both 13) drew compliments for the blend of their voices (and their trainers!), while Alessi Summer (15) battled through illness to give a powerful singing performance.
18 year-old Olly Hensby played his own composition Solid State, Mia Yeomans and Olivia Hill gave a great dancing demonstration and Matt Brooks showcased his powerful voice with Cry Me A River. There was a fabulous dance routine from Catalyst, sisters Danielle Lycett and Nicole Harry performed For Good from the musical Wicked before Phebe Jackson gave the final competition performance of the night.
While the judges were deliberating there were performances by LGT 2015 winner Mitch Alexander, LGT 2015 runner-up Nath Brooks and Alan Hazel who came third in LGT 2014.
Head judge Su Lindsey would like to thank everyone who took part in this year’s event, her fellow judges, each and every member of the LGT committee, the competition’s sponsors including Doug Wright of McDonalds and the Lichfield Garrick.
Su herself deserves special mention as this event would not take place without the drive and determination she applies.
The event has raised over £16,000 for charity in three years and this year’s event is supporting the Teenage Cancer Trust, Sherratt’s Wood at Minster Hall and Lichfield Arts.
Lichfield’s Got Talent is looking for another main sponsor for LGT 2018.