REACH for the phones folks for Teignbridge songstress and NHS hero Beth Porch needs your help for a place in the final of Britain’s Got Talent.

Singing her own NHS morale-boosting composition Everyday Heroes, the Great Ormond Street Hospital nurse and former Dawlish College student pupil didn’t make it through to the judges top three and a direct trip to the BGT final tonight (Saturday).

However, the public can still vote for her for to get through to the final next Saturday and a chance to perform at the Royal Variety Performance.

Judge Ashley Banjo, sitting in for a back injury-ridden SImon Cowell said that her “performance was so pure and so simple and he had so much love and respect for her”.

Amanda Holden commented on what a credit she was to the NHS while Alesha Dixon reflected on how much the world had changed since Beth’s original audition on the show and thanked her both for her moving performance and work as a nurse.

David Walliams called her an ‘’extraordinary talent and beautifully brilliant’’, adding that the song was a “fitting tribute to those working on the frontline of healthcare”.

BGT hosts Ant and Dec asked Beth how 2020 had been for her and she said that it had been one of the hardest times working as a nurse and admitted it was hard to prepare for the BGT semi-final knowing that her first duty was that of a nurse.

Voting for Beth - the landline number is 090020 442408, mobile 4442408 (charges apply) closes at 10am on Monday and the final takes place next Saturday.