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Mastermind: Could You Be a Contender?

Mastermind: Could You Be a Contender?

Hat Trick / Hindsight Productions are currently casting contenders for the next series of the BBC Two quiz show Mastermind, and would like to reach out to the UK Maths Trust’s community!

Mastermind would like to cast a diverse range of people throughout the whole of the UK. Anyone can apply as long as they are aged 18 or over and are a resident of the UK (including the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man).

As well as regular quizzers, they also want to encourage people who might not usually

apply for quiz shows to get involved:

  • Do you know enough about your Specialist Subject to be forensically tested?
  • How’s your general knowledge? Are you a pub quiz whizz?
  • Many start – but only one will finish… Will it be you?


How to apply? Please click here or email

After you have submitted your application, one of the casting team may get in touch to organise a Zoom audition with you. They will 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 fun!

Although applications close at midnight on Friday 10 May, Mastermind would encourage you to apply as soon as possible as casting is currently underway!

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