POPULAR game show Mastermind is on the hunt for show contestants for its next series.
Do you have what it takes to sit in the famous black chair?

The BBC Two quiz show is looking for contestants in Hampshire to test their knowledge for a chance to be crowned Britain's "Mastermind".

Celebrating its 50th year in production, Mastermind is on the hunt for a pub quiz whizz that knows enough about their specialist subject to be forensically tested, with applications now open by emailing mastermind.hth@hattrick.com or clicking online here, with applications close on Monday, May 9 2022 at midnight.

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All UK residents over the age of 18 are illegible to apply, while show bosses list of requirements for applicants include:

• You do need some General Knowledge, but we’re really interested in your 3 specialist subjects – the wider the range the better!

• As well as regular quizzers, we also want to encourage people who might not usually apply for a quiz shows to get involved.

• We are looking to cast a diverse range of people. Hat Trick/Hindsight are committed to making programmes as inclusive as possible. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from under-represented groups.

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How to apply

How do you get on the show?

• After you have submitted your application, one of the casting team may get in touch to organise a Zoom audition with you. We’ll do a short general knowledge quiz and learn more about why you’ve chosen your Specialist Subjects.

• The audition will only take 15-20 minutes and is very relaxed and really good fun!

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