How to apply for Mastermind: Applications open for quizzers to sit in famous black chair

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The BBC quiz show is currently searching for prospective quizzers to take part.

BBC Two quiz show Mastermind are on the search for contenders to sit in the famous black chair.

Hosted by Clive Myrie, Mastermind is a long-standing BBC quiz show, which sees hopeful contestants answer general knowledge questions as well as on a specialist subject.

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Mastermind, which is produced by Hat Trick Productions and Hindsight Production, is looking for brand-new contestants to take part in their upcoming series. 

Mastermind are looking to cast a diverse range of people, with requirements that applicants are over the age of 18 and a resident of the UK (including the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man).

How do I apply for Mastermind? 

To apply for the upcoming series of Mastermind, prospective quizzers can either fill out an application form here or email [email protected].

Mastermind are currently casting for their upcoming series.Mastermind are currently casting for their upcoming series.
Mastermind are currently casting for their upcoming series. | Hat Trick Productions

What happens after I submit my application for Mastermind?

After you submit your application, a member of the casting may be in touch to arrange a Zoom audition. 

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During the audition (which will last for around 15 to 20 minutes), applicants will participate in a short general knowledge quiz and will be asked to explain why they have chosen their specialist subject.

When do applications close for the upcoming series of Mastermind?

Applications for the upcoming series of Mastermind will close on Friday, May 10, 2024.

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