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 – check out my popular post Top tips to get on a TV gameshow for more advice on your application, audition and filming the show itself!
Contestants wanted for these UK gameshows!
Apply for Beat The Chasers
The Chasers are the superheroes of general knowledge. Each, a household name, loved and feared equally by all. Now, they’re once again teaming up and taking on anyone who thinks they can beat them. However, you can’t hide within a team, you must take on the giants of quiz alone – you could be in with a chance of winning a huge cash prize! Apply at www.itv.com/beontv before 23 June 2021.
Apply for Who Wants To Be A Millionaire
Have you got the brainpower? Are you the Fastest Finger? Can you cope with the pressure? Will you make it to £1Million?
If you would like the chance to sit opposite Jeremy in the world-famous Hotseat apply now and you could be just 15 questions away from becoming a Millionaire! Apply on the ITV website – applications close on 14 November 2021.
Apply for Lingo
Adil Ray is hosting another exciting series of Lingo and they are looking for pairs who live in the same household (partners, siblings, parents and children, flatmates/friends etc.) . If selected you could be in with the chance of winning THOUSANDS OF POUNDS! Are you fun and energetic? Are you good under pressure? Have you got a way with words? Apply for Lingo here before 20 May 2021.
Apply for The Cube
The Cube are looking for competitive teams of two from the same household/household support bubble (partners, parent/child, siblings or flatmates/ friends) with a mix of abilities and personalities. Remember, there are NO general knowledge questions to answer. The Cube will set you and your teammate a series of physical and mental challenges for the chance to win a huge cash prize of £250,000! Apply on the eTribez website before 30 April 2021.
Apply for Winning Combination
Winning Combination is back for a second series! The fast-paced quiz show where contestants battle it out to be part of the WINNING COMBINATION – a perfect storm of players, money and general knowledge questions that could see four players walk away with some serious cash. Hosted by Omid Djalili, this fun and exciting daytime quiz is for anyone who enjoys answering questions and thinks they’ve got what it takes to be part of a Winning Combination. Apply on the eTribez website before 2 May 2021.
Apply for The Wall
The Wall is the ultimate combination of strategy and general knowledge, and the BBC want to hear from teams of two to take part in the exciting big-money game show. The Wall is wildly unpredictable with heart-stopping jeopardy, so expect colossal wins and heart-breaking losses in the game that really can change people’s lives with the fall of one ball. If you, a partner, relation or close friend, think you have what it takes then apply on the BBC website and you could be taking on the biggest opponent on UK TV – The Wall! Closing date for applications is 28 May 2021.
Apply for The Hit List
The addictively play-along music quiz hosted by Marvin and Rochelle Humes is back and looking for pairs of contestants to take part. It’s simple to play because you’ve heard all the answers before, but can you name the artist and title of hit songs from the last six decades when you’re under pressure and there’s £10,000 to be won? Apply at bbc.co.uk/showsandtours/take-part/hit-list before 30 April 2021.
Apply for CelebAbility
Iain Stirling’s CelebAbility is BACK for another series and is on the hunt for teams of three to take part. This physical, comedy game show sees teams of three go up against a squad of celebrities in a series of hilarious games with the chance to win a cash prize. Groups can include friends, family, colleagues or people you share the same hobby with.If you and your team are aged 18 and over, fun and outgoing who love to play fun games and get involved in fun challenges, then we want to hear from you! To apply, please complete the online application form on the eTribez website OR email email@example.com for more information. Deadline for applications is 30 April 2021.
Apply for The Wheel
Michael McIntyre’s The Wheel gives contestants the chance to win an amazing cash prize by taking on The Wheel. But don’t worry, you won’t be alone, you’ll also have celebrity experts assisting you in answering the questions and hopefully bag you the jackpot! Apply at www.bbc.co.uk/showsandtours/take-part/the-wheel before 24 May 2021.
Apply for Tipping Point
ITV’s hit game show Tipping Point is back, and they’re looking for contestants for series 12! Apply online at https://www.shortaudition.com/Tipping-Point-12 before 7 May 2021.
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
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!
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