How to be on Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway 2022

Nominate someone or yourself for a surprise or to play the ads on Saturday Night Takeaway

Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway 2020
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway 2020

Here’s how to put yourself or someone else forward to be on Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway in 2022 – or apply to play the ads!

Saturday Night Takeaway is back for the new year with its 18th series.


If you want to take part in one of Ant and Dec’s wacky games, or even play the ads, then be sure to apply to ITV.

Bosses are looking for loads of fun, enthusiastic and outgoing people to surprise live on the show.

Apply for Saturday Night Takeaway

If you would like to take part yourself or by setting up a friend or family member to be surprised by Ant and Dec live on the telly, you can nominate them behind their backs.

> Apply on now here

Nominees would need to be free on Saturdays in the new year, obviously. The last date for application is Monday, 4 April 2022. You must be aged at least 18 to apply on either your own behalf or to nominate someone. The nominee must be at least five years old.

Meanwhile, if you want to play the ads and be in with the chance of winning plenty of prizes then you can apply online now via


Saturday Night Takeaway tickets

If you just want to be in the audience, you can get FREE tickets… if you’re lucky.

In order to be in the audience, head over to ApplauseStore now to add yourself to the waiting list to get in to the show.

Tickets to Ant and Dec Saturday Night Takeaway are free but are given out entirely randomly to those who have registered so it’s pot luck if you get any offered to you!

“We invite you to join us at one of the live shows right in the heart of London!!!” the show says.


Ant and Dec Saturday Night Takeaway is filmed in central London and you need to be over 18 in order to attend the filming.

The new series currently airs at 7PM on Saturday nights on ITV and ITV Hub.

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