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Lights, Camera, Melodrama!

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It's the one you've been waiting for. In the final episode of the series, Rory is joined by comedian Alex Stringer and actor Alex Hopwood to discuss the show's most infamous auditions gone wrong.While Ablisa's unforgettable punch-up gets put un
Rory is joined by YouTube sensation Georgina Hill-Brown aka. the Honest Vocal Coach to decide who X Factor's greatest vocalist is. Georgina's videos have seen her critique a plethora of pop royalty but who does she think deserves to be crowned
Rory speaks to X Factor styling extraordinaire Gemma Sheppard, who is responsible for some of the show's greatest looks. Starting out a stylist, Gemma ended up leading on wardrobe and worked with countless judges and contestants. From Dannii's
When girl band Eskimo Blonde entered X Factor in the show's early years, they never could have predicted that one of their auditions would remain infamous to this day. Titled ‚ÄėEskimo Blonde Dragged Out by Security at Their Audition' on YouTube,
Following Sharon Osbourne's abrupt departure from The Talk in 2020 following comments about Meghan Markle and racism, Rory is joined by journalists Tom Murray and Stephanie Guerilus to reexamine Sharon Osbourne's legacy. As one of X Factor's mo
Rory speaks to writers Michael Cragg and Shaun Kitchener to establish who X Factor's greatest ever contestants are.  Covering everything from Alexandra Burke snotting all over Beyoncé, why it's better to be so bad that you're memorable rather t
When Vanessa Threadgold auditioned for The X Factor in 2011 as part of girlband Angel, she had no idea what she was getting into. The audition went viral after Vanessa and Tulisa traded insults, but it was Vanessa who would pay the price with t
Rory discusses the greatest X Factor hits that never were by speaking to Unflopped co-hosts, Sean Vickers and Stuart Edmonds. Each discussing songs from X Factor alumni that were initially paid dust by the general public, Rory ultimately decide
Rory speaks to Track by Track hosts, Dan Bull and Will Warren in order to establish what the very best songs released by X Factor alumni truly are. With just 3 choices each, the Great X Factor Songbook is put under the melodramatic microscope a
From the moment Mason Noise hit the X Factor screens in 2015, he was a force to be reckoned with. Oozing swagger and style, Mason managed to get Rita Ora up on her feet by serenading her with a seductive first audition. But Mason is probably be
Whether you consider every episode of X Factor to be Hunmissable or you were just a casual fan, you're probably very aware of the plethora of memes, gifs and viral moments the show has served us over the years. Rory speaks to Hunsnet creator, G
When Danyl Johnson auditioned for The X Factor in 2009, he captivated audiences from the word 'go', with Simon Cowell famously describing his first audition as the best he’d ever heard. Immediately becoming a frontrunner for the X Factor crown,
Samantha Reay auditioned for The X Factor in it's inaugural year in 2004 as a fresh-faced aspiring singer who skipped her honeymoon for a chance at stardom. But nothing could have prepared her for the body-shaming she experienced from the panel
Following Misha B sharing her truth about her time on the show, Rory discusses the experience of Black women on The X Factor - both in front of and behind the camera - with Ray Sang and Teeyana Aromi, hosts of the Rhymeshe podcast.  From Gamu's
From Nicole Scherzinger's green smoke bomb to Whitney Houston singing herself out of her own dress, Rory discusses X Factor's most iconic and memorable celebrity guest performances with the hosts of Right Back At Ya, David Lim and Joel Babbingt
Amy Burdett, better known as Ariel, The Holistic Vocal Coach, gave us what is arguably X Factor's most infamous first audition when she performed an academic construction for the judges in 2008 - but in November 2019,  Ariel tragically took her
Rory speaks to former X Factor hopeful Kelly Northall, who shares her full story for the first time. Kelly's audition is probably most famous for her very, very harsh verbal smackdown of Simon Cowell, after he made the fatal error of knocking K
A welcome from presenter and producer Rory Boyle, who'll be putting The X Factor under the melodramatic microscope with the help of former contestants, journalists and super fans.
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