Contestant calls for UK gameshows
Have you considered going on a TV 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 gameshows for sporty types, musical types and family groups too.
This post lists current UK contestant calls, 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!
Current UK contestant calls
Catchpoint, hosted by Paddy McGuinness, is the exciting physical game show where two teams of two compete in the ultimate battle of brains and balls. Fast thinking and quick reflexes will lead to the cash prize so long as you don’t drop the ball!
Iain Stirling’s CelebAbility is BACK for another series and is on the hunt for teams of 3 to take part. This comedy, entertainment show sees teams of 3 go up against a squad of celebrities in a series of hilarious games for the chance to win a cash prize.
Groups can include friends, family, colleagues or people you share the same hobby with. If you’re fun and outgoing, love to play silly games and get involved in fun challenges then they want to hear from you!
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 before 10th December 2019.
Very Hard Questions
Very Hard Questions is the toughest quiz ever seen on TV. They are looking for teams of three of the sharpest quiz brains in the country to do battle with another trio for the chance to win thousands of pounds. It will be filmed in London. Apply at https://youngest.submit.com/show/26 before 16th November 2019.
Apply for Tipping Point
Tipping Point applications are only open at certain times of the year – keep checking the SRO website for details of future auditions!
Apply for other game shows
You will also see regular contestant calls for these established quiz shows:
- The Chase – https://itv.etribez.com/a/itv/thechase/welcome
- 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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