How do I apply for Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Fans have been treated to a special documentary series about the quiz show over the past few weeks. But how do you apply if you want to join the main program?

The Million Pound Question, the final episode of which takes place tonight (Tuesday, Jan. 5), offers viewers a look back at the show’s handful of winners – and the questions that led to its seven-figure victories.

The final part of the series deals with Charles Ingram and the infamous “Coughing Major” scandal.

Read on to learn more about how to participate yourself.


You could be on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? (Photo credit: Stellify Media / ITV)

How do I apply for Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?

It’s good news for fans of the show as applications for the next series are open and you still have a few weeks to do so.

To apply for the program, visit the Be On TV section of the ITV website Here.

Applicants must be at least 18 years old. And in order to take part in the program you must either be a UK citizen or have the right to reside in the UK.

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Another rule is that applicants – or their immediate family members – must not have been employed or contracted by the production company Stellify Media (NI) Limited or Sony Pictures Entertainment or any affiliates / affiliates.

Information on the Stellify website reads: “Jeremy Clarkson is hosting another exciting series of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? and we’re looking for candidates who can make it up to £ 1 million!

“If you would like the opportunity to sit across from Jeremy in the world-famous hot seat, please apply here! You could be just 15 questions away from becoming a millionaire! “


Charles Ingram was on the show nearly 20 years ago (Photo Credit: Stellify Media / ITV)

What about Charles Ingram about Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?

Charles was on the program in September 2001 and answered the last question correctly.

However, sound engineers working on the show recorded what they thought was a suspicious cough coming from the audience.

You could be just 15 questions away from becoming a millionaire!

They claimed that Lecturer Tecwen Whittock would cough if Charles read a correct answer. They reported their results to the show’s bosses, who opened an investigation.

After a court battle, both Charles and his wife Diana and Tecwen received suspended sentences. A judge also ordered her to pay thousands of fines and law enforcement costs.

However, they retain their innocence.


Charles wasn’t allowed to take home his seven-digit award (Image Credit: Stellify Media / ITV)

What is Charles Ingram’s Net worth?

The exact net worth of the former Army major is unknown, but the Idol Worth website claims they are $ 1.5 million (£ 1.1 million).

However, Charles and his wife have declared themselves bankrupt several times. The Sun reported that their fourth bankruptcy was in 2019.

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Just a year earlier, the newspaper reported that he was selling his country house for £ 450,000.

According to the BBC last April, the couple now sell bespoke jewelry and live in Bath, Somerset.

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