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Rise in people applying to take part in game shows

The number of people applying to be on TV game shows rose by 68% in the last year, according to a website that recruits contestants.

The survey suggested that shows with cash prizes like Deal or No Deal and Red or Black are the most popular.

BBC Radio 5 live's Shelagh Fogarty spoke to Andy Kelly from Rochdale who had taken part in 37 TV shows.

To hear other 5 live interviews, please visit the best bits page.

  • 27 Feb 2012
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