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Embargoed: For publication from February 3rd 2015'FROM ITV STUDIOS ''GET YOUR ACT TOGETHER'Tx 4 Sunday 8th February 2015 on ITV ''Pictured:  Elliot Wright with mentor Cyr Wheel performer Billy George on Get Your Act Together  ''Get Your Act Together will see some of our best-loved stars join forces with some of the world's most talented variety acts to put on a unique performance.    ''Each week, host Stephen Mulhern will be joined by five different celebrities who battle it out to learn jaw dropping talents, from contortion to fire dancing, ventriloquism to acrobatics, juggling to plate spinning.  ''Under the watchful guise of the world's most talented acts and performers, the celebrities will have intensive training to master their chosen skill.  Viewers will see unique collaborations as the celebrity and their mentors then take to the stage together to perform in front of a studio audience. ''� ITV ''Photographer: Matt Frost ''For further information please contact Peter Gray '0207 157 3046 peter.gray@itv.

Embargoed: For publication from February 3rd 2015'FROM ITV STUDIOS ''GET YOUR ACT TOGETHER'Tx 4 Sunday 8th February 2015 on ITV ''Pictured: Elliot Wright with mentor Cyr Wheel performer Billy George on Get Your Act Together ''Get Your Act Together will see some of our best-loved stars join forces with some of the world's most talented variety acts to put on a unique performance. ''Each week, host Stephen Mulhern will be joined by five different celebrities who battle it out to learn jaw dropping talents, from contortion to fire dancing, ventriloquism to acrobatics, juggling to plate spinning. ''Under the watchful guise of the world's most talented acts and performers, the celebrities will have intensive training to master their chosen skill. Viewers will see unique collaborations as the celebrity and their mentors then take to the stage together to perform in front of a studio audience. ''� ITV ''Photographer: Matt Frost ''For further information please contact Peter Gray '0207 157 3046 peter.gray@itv.

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Talented Leeds acrobat Billy George is set to put TV viewers in a spin with his gravity-defying Cyr Wheel performance.

The athletic 23-year-old, who attended Intake High School in Bramley, is one of the mentors on new ITV show Get Your Act Together.

Elliot Wright with mentor Cyr Wheel performer Billy George in Get Your Act Together. Picture: Matt Frost

Elliot Wright with mentor Cyr Wheel performer Billy George in Get Your Act Together. Picture: Matt Frost

And on Sunday night he will take to the stage alongside his celebrity protege, The Only Way is Essex star Elliott Wright, to showcase the jaw-dropping skills he has instilled in him.

Billy, who is one of the UK’s best Cyr Wheel performers and has performed for star-studded audiences including the Beckhams, said Elliott had impressed him with the level of difficulty he had achieved.

“It was very, very good for someone who has never even touched a piece of circus equipment before and never done a live performance before.”

Despite putting his partner through six weeks of punishing training sessions, leaving the reality TV star “battered and bruised”, the pair have become firm friends.

Elliott said: “I have made a really great mate. We’ve had a real laugh.”

And if they manage to reach the final, Billy has ambitious plans for them both.

Elliott said: “We will perform a trick that only three people in the UK can do. It has never been seen on telly before.”

The show, hosted by Stephen Mulhern, pairs celebrities with some of the world’s most talented variety acts.

Last week Emmerdale’s Matthew Wolfenden and Natalie Anderson revealed their new costume transformation skillls in Keelan Leyser’s Quick Change Act.

This weekend, former Steps star Claire Richards will attempt fire-eating; TV personality Nancy Dell’Olio will turn illusionist and Ann Widdecombe will perform alongside some tiny feathered friends.

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