Jessica's Dorothy dream over

Jessica Robinson’s dream of becoming the next Dorothy at the West End has come to an end.

The 18-year-old contestant of Over The Rainbow has been eliminated from the show after she found herself in the bottom two.

Jessica joined Danielle Hope with the least amount of public votes and the pair were forced to battle it out with renditions of Take That Look Off Your Face from Tell Me One A Sunday.

Andrew Lloyd Webber chose to save Danielle but commented on the talent that was leaving the show: “I say this with the heaviest heart in the entire world, Jessica you are so wonderful and quirky, you’re a real star in the making.”

Jessica spoke to Graham Norton following her elimination: “I’ve had the best experience

of my life so far. I’ve got the opportunity to go and train in September, and that’s what I’m going to do.

“This has changed my life, it’s changed my life as a performer and as a person, I’m stronger than ever. I’ve loved it, and these girls. Well I can’t wait to go and see one of them on stage.”

Jessica was the second contestant eliminated from the BBC One show this week with Jenny Douglas from Edinburgh leaving earlier on Saturday.

After placing in the bottom two with Lauren Samuels, her rendition of Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon and Garfunkel failed to impress the judges enough to keep her in the running.

The four remaining contestants still vying for the coveted Dorothy gig are Steph Fearon, Danielle Hope, Lauren Samuels and Sophie Evans.

Over The Rainbow continues next Saturday on BBC One at 7.10pm.

Source: Digital Spy


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