What Happened to Darren Watson in BGT 2024?

Darren Watson is best known for his stand-up comedy on Britain’s Got Talent 2024.

Darren Watson BGT 2024
Age (at audition)47 Years
Home TownStockport
ActStand-Up Comedy
Position ReachedAccepted
Darren Watson BGT 2024

On the third episode of BGT 2024( Season 17), Darren Watson, a 47-year-old plumber from Stockport, did a stand-up comedy. Last year in season 16, he “bottled it” and admitted it openly, but this year his performance got four yeses from the judge’s panel, and he’s moving on to the next stage of BGT 2024. 


Darren Watson hails from Stockport, a town in Greater Manchester, England. He works as a plumber in Stockport. He loves doing stand-up comedy.


Darren is a plumber from Stockport, England. He was 47 years old at the time of the BGT 2024 audition. 

Real Name Darren Watson
Age47 Years
BGT 2024

Family & Relationships

There are currently no published facts about Darren’s family or relationships.

What happened in Britain’s Got Talent?


Darren Watson came to the stage with the confidence that he could make it this time. Initially, the judges couldn’t understand the jokes, but after that, everyone got into the flow and started enjoying it.  Simon Cowell actually enjoyed Darren’s performance; we can tell that from his reaction. But it appeared that Bruno Tonioli couldn’t understand his jokes since he pricked up his ears at Darren’s performance. 

Simon Cowell

It’s like you bought a thousand Christmas crackers, opened them up, and read them to us as fast as possible. That’s what made it so funny. 

Amanda Holden commented, ‘I love you; I don’t know how funny those jokes were’. Following the performance, Darren was ready to leave the stage before the judge’s comment, but Alesha Dixon stopped him from leaving. Simon gave standing applause. With four yeses, he is moving on to the next level.


Darren Watson, a plumber from Stockport who “bottled it” last year (season 16), impressed the judges with his stand-up comedy, receiving four yeses and advancing to the next level of Britain’s Got Talent season 17. 

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