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The X Factor - Week Five

Week five of the auditions saw the return of some familiar faces, including onetime hopeful Ceri Rees
Week five of the auditions saw the return of some familiar faces, including onetime hopeful Ceri Rees

Images from the fifth week of auditions from The X Factor 5

Week five of the auditions saw the return of some familiar faces, including onetime hopeful Ceri Rees

Week five of the auditions saw the return of some familiar faces, including onetime hopeful Ceri Rees

The Cardiff auditions got off to a bad start - with Rachel Roberts among those given the thumbs down

The Cardiff auditions got off to a bad start - with Rachel Roberts among those given the thumbs down

The Cardiff auditions got off to a bad start - with Rachel Roberts among those given the thumbs down

Fiftysomething auditionee Susan Keech also failed to impress

Fiftysomething auditionee Susan Keech also failed to impress

Fiftysomething auditionee Susan Keech also failed to impress

While Lisa Meredith's singing partner didn't turn up - and Simon said he wasn't surprised

While Lisa Meredith's singing partner didn't turn up - and Simon said he wasn't surprised

While Lisa Meredith's singing partner didn't turn up - and Simon said he wasn't surprised

However girl duo Adante - supported by their entire Welsh village - made it to boot camp

However girl duo Adante - supported by their entire Welsh village - made it to boot camp

However girl duo Adante - supported by their entire Welsh village - made it to boot camp

In London, Ryan Cummings appeared over-confident - but made it to the next round

In London, Ryan Cummings appeared over-confident - but made it to the next round

In London, Ryan Cummings appeared over-confident - but made it to the next round

And girl group Pure Elements also left the panel in two minds

And girl group Pure Elements also left the panel in two minds

And girl group Pure Elements also left the panel in two minds

Teenager Melanie McCabe divided the judges

Teenager Melanie McCabe divided the judges

Teenager Melanie McCabe divided the judges

Nor could the panel agree on housewife Shelley Morefield

Nor could the panel agree on housewife Shelley Morefield

Nor could the panel agree on housewife Shelley Morefield

Student Ashiq had sincerity in spades - but it wasn't enough

Student Ashiq had sincerity in spades - but it wasn't enough

Student Ashiq had sincerity in spades - but it wasn't enough

However it was better news for teenager Mali, who was one of Simon's favourites

However it was better news for teenager Mali, who was one of Simon's favourites

However it was better news for teenager Mali, who was one of Simon's favourites

Stacey Phipps also made it through

Stacey Phipps also made it through

Stacey Phipps also made it through

The judges loved new mum Anastasia Baker

The judges loved new mum Anastasia Baker

The judges loved new mum Anastasia Baker

And so did office worker Hannah Bradbeer, whom Simon described as one to watch

And so did office worker Hannah Bradbeer, whom Simon described as one to watch

And so did office worker Hannah Bradbeer, whom Simon described as one to watch

Adebola compared herself to Whitney Houston - but sounded nothing like her

Adebola compared herself to Whitney Houston - but sounded nothing like her

Adebola compared herself to Whitney Houston - but sounded nothing like her

Louis likened all-female quartet Bad Lashes to a group of hairdressers

Louis likened all-female quartet Bad Lashes to a group of hairdressers

Louis likened all-female quartet Bad Lashes to a group of hairdressers

And 2005 auditionee Anthony Little returned - complete with his piano key tie

And 2005 auditionee Anthony Little returned - complete with his piano key tie

And 2005 auditionee Anthony Little returned - complete with his piano key tie

He removed it to reveal a new image - but even that didn't win him a place at boot camp

He removed it to reveal a new image - but even that didn't win him a place at boot camp

He removed it to reveal a new image - but even that didn't win him a place at boot camp

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