Contestant Calls

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Want to be on TV to win lots of cash, have the holiday of a lifetime, test your knowledge, or generally make a prat of yourself? This is the page to help you do just that. See below for the current opportunities available.

PRODUCERS: If you wish to place an advert here, please refer to our Producer Information page.


Special calls

This section contains specific adverts placed by producers who have contacted this website. When applying for a programme, please let them know you saw their appeal on - thanks!

Relatively Clever

Are you confident, chatty, outgoing and smart? If so, we want to hear from you. We’re making a brand new primetime TV quiz show for Sky1 and we need smart and fun contestants.

We want families of two children (aged between 12 to 16, preferably siblings) and two adults (parents, grandparents, aunts or uncles) who have a good grasp of general knowledge.

We will need you to be available for filming during October half term, 25th – 30th October 2014.

If you would like the chance to show off your knowledge and be part of a brand new show please get in touch NOW! The closing date for applications is 6th October.

Please email to apply.

Deadline: 6th October 2014
Programme type: Series
Interview expenses paid?: No
Show expenses paid?: Yes
Interview cities: Nationwide

Stars In Their Eyes

Can you sing like your favourite pop star? Would you like the chance to be part of ITV’s brand new Saturday night series?

Initial (an EndemolUK company) are looking for the nation’s best sound-a-likes of the world’s biggest names in music.

STARS IN THEIR EYES, the much loved series is BACK and we will be accepting applications for series 1 until 30th September 2014

To apply, go to to complete an application form.

Or send a written request to: ‘Stars In Their Eyes’, Endemol UK, Shepherds Building Central, Charecroft Way, London, W14 0EE (stating a return address)


Deadline: 30th September 2014
Programme type: Series
Interview expenses paid?: No
Show expenses paid?: Yes
Interview cities: London, Manchester, Glasgow, Cardiff

Brand New BBC Saturday Night Game Show

Victory Television are looking for couples to take part in an exciting new BBC Saturday night game show.

We’re looking for fantastic bright, lively couples who have some big dreams and would love to win some big prizes.

The most important thing is that you know each other really well…

For an application form, please contact Victory Television on:

Or call: 0141 534 7901.

(Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles will apply)

Closing date is 8th September 2014

We will only use your information for the purpose of selecting contestants for the programme. Applicants must be 18 years of age and over. You must be resident in the UK.

Deadline: 8th September 2014
Programme type: Series
Interview expenses paid?: No
Show expenses paid?: Yes
Interview cities: UK-wide

Brand New Game Show

Victory Television, the company behind "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?" are making a brand new quiz that tests knowledge in a totally new way!

Can you think on your feet and make snap decisions?

Brave enough to bluff what you don't know?

We are looking for players to take part!

If you love a challenge and think outside the box, we want to hear from you! Must be age 18 or over to apply.

For more details, please contact:

Deadline: 15th August 2014
Programme type: Pilot
Interview expenses paid?: Yes
Show expenses paid?: Yes
Interview cities: London

Wild Things

Do you have what it takes to win Britain’s newest and funniest PRIMETIME, PHYSICAL GAMESHOW?

We’re looking for couples and relations that don’t hold back when it comes to telling each other exactly what they think!

In your pair, you’ll need to work together, with one guiding the other, to overcome a series of hilarious obstacle courses in order to have the chance of walking away with our big prize!

Think you've got what it takes?


Deadline: 31st August 2014
Programme type: Series
Interview expenses paid?: No
Show expenses paid?: Yes
Interview cities: London/Birmingham/Manchester/via Skype

General information

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This is a list of other programmes which we believe are currently looking for contestants. When applying, it is usually necessary to include details of: your name, address, age, sex, daytime and evening telephone numbers, fax or email (if appropriate), and the name of the show you are applying for.


A general email address for contestants enquiries for BBC ONLY entertainment programmes is:

Contestant calls are posted at

There is also a separate CBBC "Be on a show" page.


Specific contestant calls are regularly posted at

Bargain Hunt:

Fill in the online application form or write to:

Contestant Applications
Bargain Hunt
PO Box 229
BS99 7JN 


The application form for Countdown is now available online (Microsoft Word format only).

Alternatively, you can get a form sent to you by emailing or writing to:

The Television Centre
West Yorkshire

For audience tickets, call 0161 9520408 or email

Deal or No Deal:

Visit to be notified when applications are accepted.


Visit to fill out an application form online.

Alternatively you can email:


The online application form is available for a few months a year.


Prospective contenders can fill in the online application form or write to:

Room 4012
New Broadcasting House
Oxford Road
M60 1SJ


Pairs of players will wish to download the application form (MS Word), or write to:

Pointless Applications
Endemol UK
Shepherd's Building Central
Charecroft Way
W14 0EE

University Challenge:


Only teams from degree-issuing institutions may apply.

For audience tickets, call 0161 9520408 or email

Who Wants to be a Millionaire?:

If applications ever re-open, we can be sure they'll be at the ITV Millionaire site.

Application details are provided as a service to readers, but please note that all contestant enquiries should be directed to the named production company and not to Addresses can be found on our list of contact details for production companies.

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