You can get paid to be on TV as an extra or get paid to be in the audience. There are lots of agencies who can offer you roles as ‘extras’ in TV shows and movies. They pay up to £80 per day. Plus you can tell all your friends and family that you are on TV!
Here’s a recommended list of companies based in the UK:
BeOnScreen – Click Here to Apply
BeOnScreen is the premier source source for getting jobs in TV shows and movies. Once you become a member you can search for 100′s of jobs on TV. Its easy to search for jobs and add email alerts when new jobs are posted. You can also upload your picture to your profile and producers looking for extras can contact you.
They also offer free audience tickets for popular shows on the BBC, ITV and Channel 4. I have had a couple of jobs with these guys over the last few years. Although, I haven’t had many free days so I have had to turn a jobs down. If your looking for extra cash and want to be on TV then open your free account on BeOnScreen today. Highly recommended website!
FilmExtras – Click Here to Apply
FilmExtras.co.uk help you setup an online profile with your picture, experience, height, skills ect which can be used by production companies to match you to suitable TV jobs. Production staff will normally contact you if you fit what they are looking for. Its free to register and search for jobs.
UniversalExtras - Click Here to Apply
UniversalExtras places extras in TV and films across the UK. Their simple system is divided into students and non-students. Once you select your category and register you’ll have access to 1000′s of roles. You can search for your preferred role or setup your own profile where film and TV producers will find you if you fit the bill.
ApplauseStore – Click Here to Apply
ApplauseStore offer free tickets to television and radio shows. You can apply for tickets to X-factor, Britain’s got talent, Top gear, Million pound drop and so much more. All tickets are free to apply for. There is no limit to how many TV shows you can apply for. It’s a bit of lottery if you get any tickets. I have got free tickets to the Brit awards and Top gear in the past.
SRO Audiences – Click Here to Apply
SRO Audiences also offer free TV audience tickets. Their current shows include The Jonathan Ross show, 8 out of 10 cats, Alan Carr show, Graham Norton show and more. All tickets are free to apply for, please don’t apply for tickets if you don’t intend to go. We got tickets to 8 out of 10 cats a few months ago. They gave us free food and drink, front row seats and we were on TV. Great evening!
BBC Tickets – Click Here to Apply
BBC run their own free tickets website for TV shows on the BBC network. You can apply for audience tickets for shows including Ready steady cook, Strictly come dancing, A question of sport and lots more. Most shows are filmed at the BBC centre in White City. Apply early for popular shows like strictly come dancing, tickets go really fast.
LostInTV.com – Click Here to Apply
Lost In TV have been around for few years now. You can get access to popular shows including Who wants to be a millionaire, The Apprentice: Your Fired and more. We have received tickets for Who wants to be a millionaire in the past. Another great evening!
TVrecordings.com – Click Here to Apply
TVrecordings are a smaller free audience tickets website. They have plenty of big names including Frank Skinner and Harry Hill’s TV burp. But again you need to apply early for popular shows to avoid disappointment.
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