Recently I was on TV. That’s right – the telly. Episode 5 of Debatable. I won £1,400. Being on tv isn’t as hard as you’d think…

All TV shows need an audience. Getting tickets is a lot easier than you’d think. The BBC does LOADS of shows each year and they need people to clap, cheer and laugh at terrible jokes.


These tickets are FREE, so you get
what you pay for…


The great thing about gameshows is that you have the chance to win fabulous prizes!


You’ll need to go for a screen test to make sure you’re not a nutter…

TIP: They are looking for characters. Even on a gameshow.


Extra work isn’t just for trainee actors. Crowd scenes need bodies to fill them up – and it’s paid! Some of the hours might be long.


They seek specific looks, ages and body types. You’ll need to send recent photos to make sure you look the part.

If you are an aspiring journalist who is looking to get your work published on our Student Pocket Guide website, did you know you can create your own Author account? By doing so, you will be able to submit your own content for our approval. You’ll be able to create you own profile including links to your social media accounts, whilst writing a bit about yourself in the ‘about’ section.

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