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Britain’s Got Talent: Tobias Mead’s Assault On Dance

CAN Chloe Hickinbottom (move over Humperdink) be this year’s Susan Boyle and come second in Britain’s Got Talent, beaten by a bunch of photogenic dances? The show that gives the biggest TV thumbs up to monarchy since Prince Edward played his joker (first price is a chance to perform for Her Maj at the Royal Variety Show) has also tossed up Tobias Mead. Toby will “BEAT HATE MOB”. So says the Daily Star.

How’s his background story coming along?

But an emotional Tobias revealed that just like Billy Elliot, he had to sacrifice a happy family life and a football career to pursue his dream of becoming a professional dancer – with his brother even threatening to beat him up.

Promising stuff. Says Tobias:

“My dancing basically ripped my family apart. It was the spark to a big flame that has meant I haven’t spoken to either of my two brothers since I was 18.”

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Posted: 18th, April 2010 | In: TV & Radio | Comment