Show Boaters is X Factor at sea: 1 job as a cruise ship singer, 10 wannabes
The decks factor: One lucrative job as a cruise ship singer up for grabs, ten wannabes desperate to win it – cue a battle royal on the high seas!
1:25 AM on 13th August 2011
Left to right: Karl Mullen, Claudia Luke-Taylor, Martin Whiteley, Loretta Odozi, Ross Dixon, Emma Murphy, Adam Humphrey, Gillian Brown, Benjamin Johnson, Ashani Kemp
Contestants were flown to a luxury liner in the Caribbean to do battle
Karl lost ten stone after a theatre school rejected him for being too fat