Countdown is the daytime words and numbers quiz show. It was the first show to appear on Channel 4 in 1982 and has been a popular, cult show ever since.

Each day two contestants compete in 15 rounds of words and numbers to become the Countdown Champion.

To apply for Countdown you can either use the online application form by CLICKING HERE

Or you can fill in the contestant application form (PDF) and e-mail it back to us at countdown@channel4.com with a recent picture of yourself.

To be a part of the audience - check out our blog for how to apply for tickets.