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The X Factor: Series 7 - Auditions 2

This week's guest judge is Katy Perry. The auditions start in Dublin where group Temple Fire fail to impress the judges. After more dreadful auditions Stephen Concannon and Sadbh O'Donnell manage to make it through after impressing all the judges except Simon. When 18 year old Rebecca Creighton performs though she manages to impress all the judges and sales through to the next stage of the competition. 50 year old Mary Byrne also manages to impress both the judges and audience and makes it through to the next stage of the competition. The judges are then subjected to more awful auditions when the auditions return to London. Boy band Reason manage to impress the judges though with their version of one of Cheryl's songs and make it through. Anastasia Baker who made it through to the judges house's two years ago returns to give it another shot. Simon isn't impressed by her though and asks her to sing another song. After performing again all the judges decide to put her through.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 7x2
Airdate: Saturday August 28th, 2010
Special Airtime: 08:00 pm

Director: Ben Thursby

Guest Stars
Reason 4Reason 4
As Themselves
Rebecca CreightonRebecca Creighton
As Herself
Sadbh OSadbh O'donnell
As Herself
Katy PerryKaty Perry
As Herself
Annastasia BakerAnnastasia Baker
As Herself
Mary ByrneMary Byrne
As Herself
Stephen ConcannonStephen Concannon
As Himself
Temple FireTemple Fire
As Themselves
Main Cast
Simon CowellSimon Cowell
As Judge
Louis WalshLouis Walsh
As Judge


The search for the next X Factor moves to Dublin and Louis Walsh needs to find talent in Dublin, being a fellow Irishman himself. Simon has false hope for the talent and Cheryl Cole is ready to go. Guest Judge Katy Perry is ready to go as well. There are high hopes from Louis and there are many things that are going to happen and it has been two years since going to Dublin and there are thousands of hopefuls ready to impress with their talent. ..

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Episode Quotes
Cheryl: (to Temple Fire) I’m speechless!

Cheryl: (to Mary) That was my favourite audition of Dublin so far, full to the brim with emotion and passion.

Simon: (to Annastasia Baker) I’ve heard trannies do better versions!

Other Episode Crew

CreatorSimon Cowell
Executive ProducerNigel Hall  |  Richard Holloway  |  Claire Horton
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