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!

Beat the Brain

Beat the Brain is a brand new BBC quiz hosted by John Craven that tests the quality of your mind not the quality of your general knowledge.

Do you and your friends love sudoku, brain teasers, crossword puzzles? Have you a logic loving family or an office of orienteering experts, if so then we want to hear from you.

We are looking for fun and confident teams of 4, who have what it takes to face fiendish puzzles, challenging mind games and devilish logic problems that will test their mental capabilities to the limit, all with the hope of winning a cash prize!

Are you ready to Beat the Brain?

Contact us on or phone 020 7202 2471.

Deadline: 16th February 2015
Programme type: Series
Interview expenses paid?: No
Show expenses paid?: Yes
Interview cities: London, Manchester, Bristol, Birmingham, Glasgow

The Question Jury (w/t)

Are you fun? Confident? Outgoing?

Are you opinionated, have bags of enthusiasm, and a big personality? If 'yes' then we want you!

Monkey Kingdom Ltd is looking for a mix of great characters to participate in the recording of a TV series for an exciting new reality game show where you have the chance to win a BIG cash prize.

We are looking for people who aren't shy in getting their point across and love a quiz. Contestants will work together as a team but ultimately only one will walk away with the cash prize.

If you think you have what it takes, or know someone who does, then get in touch NOW!

You will need to be available to audition in early January in one of various locations nationwide.

The shy and retiring need not apply!

Deadline: 10th January 2015
Programme type: Series
Interview expenses paid?: No
Show expenses paid?: Yes
Interview cities: London, Bristol, Manchester, Newcastle, Birmingham

Two Tribes

The BBC Quiz Show hosted by Richard Osman Returns and is looking for lively, confident and quick thinking contestants!

From the makers of ‘Pointless’, ‘Deal or No Deal’ and ‘The Million Pound Drop’, Two Tribes is a quiz hosted by Richard Osman that puts both your knowledge and your personality to the test with a prize to be won.

Nationwide auditions will be taking place between November 2014 and January 2015, so please get in touch now:

Deadline: 25th January 2015
Programme type: Series
Interview expenses paid?: No
Show expenses paid?: Yes
Interview cities: Nationwide

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

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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