Contestant calls for UK gameshows
Have you considered going on a UK gameshow or quiz show?
It’s a fun way to compete to win a cash prize, and there are always plenty of opportunities to apply. It’s not all about being a general knowledge buff either – there are TV gameshows for sporty types, musical types and family groups too.
This post lists current UK gameshows that are looking for contestants, with details of how to apply. Usually this will be via an online application form, with a number of questions related to your education, career, hobbies, quirky stories and details of any previous appearances.
If you’re a little nervous about applying, please have a read of my popular post Top tips to get on a TV gameshow for lots of advice on your application, audition and filming the show. I’ve appeared on eight TV game shows and it’s such a unique, brilliant experience even if you don’t win. I highly recommend having a go!
Contestants are wanted for these UK gameshows:
Apply for Lingo
Lingo is back for a third series and is looking for enthusiastic and energetic teams of two to apply! You could be in with a chance of winning THOUSANDS OF POUNDS! Are you a quick thinker? Do you have a way with words? If so, Lingo would love to hear from you!!
Apply for Lingo here – applications close on 6 August 2022.
Apply for the Squid Game: The Challenge
Squid Game: The Challenge will see 456 real players enter the game in pursuit of a prize of $4.56 million (£3,736,054). The 10-part competition will see competitors battle through a series of games inspired by the original show, alongside some new additions. Strategies, alliances, and character will be put to the test as each round contestants are eliminated.
Apply for Squid Game here – closing date for applications isn’t known, but filming is predicted to be in early 2023 and you should be 21+ and available for up to 4 weeks.
Apply for Limitless Win
ITV are looking for confident, dynamic and competitive teams of two with a mix of strengths and personalities.
Can you work as a team to make it up the limitless money ladder? Do you have what it takes to win TV’s biggest ever money prize? Have you got the general knowledge to back it up?
Apply for Limitless Win on the ITV website before 31 August 2022.
Apply for other UK gameshows
You will also see regular contestant calls for these established quiz shows:
- The Chase – https://itv.etribez.com/a/itv/thechase/welcome (plus Beat the Chasers)
- Pointless – www.bbc.co.uk/showsandtours/takepart/pointless
- Countdown – www.channel4.com/4viewers/take-part/countdown
- Mastermind – www.bbc.co.uk/showsandtours/take-part/mastermind
- Only Connect – www.bbc.co.uk/showsandtours/take-part/only-connect
And the Star Now site is a good resource for game show pilots, which are often filmed in London (you will usually be reimbursed for travel and your time)
Seen a contestant call? Leave the details as a comment – I’ll be keeping this post updated with current information!
Enjoyed this post? Also check out my top tips: Get on a TV Gameshow and check out my blog post about my own game show experiences, what’s it like on Tipping Point and what it’s like on Winning Combination.
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