CONTESTANTS are being sought to take part in a new series of Who wants to be a Millionaire?

The hit ITV quiz show, which is hosted by former Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson, is on the lookout for people who fancy their chances at getting the £1million prize pot.

A spokesman from the programme said: “We are searching for the brightest brains to take part.

“Applications for the next series are now open, and we would love for people to be in with a chance to win big.

"Those wanting the chance to sit opposite Jeremy in the world-famous hotseat should apply now.

“You could be just 15 questions away from becoming a millionaire.”

Entries for the show close on Thursday, October 24.

Applicants must be 18 or over.

Auditions to be on the programme will end on November 1.

Visit to register.