Hull’s finest fugitives are being sought to find out if they can outwit some of the country’s best trackers in Channel 4’s popular show Hunted. The company behind the show, Shine TV, is specifically looking for people from East Yorkshire to take part in the third series of the reality programme. It focuses on a group of everyday civilians who are willingly sent on the run from a team of former police and intelligence professionals, known as hunters, for 28 days.
The hunters try to use the same methods of surveillance employed by the state, including cyber expertise and interrogating friends and family. They also use CCTV cameras and even hack into phones and social media sites to gain information on the fugitives. Those that remain on the run after 28 days and reach the secret extraction point win a share of £100,000.
A spokesman for Shine TV said: “We are looking for applicants for the new series of Channel 4’s Hunted. “We’ve never had anyone from the Hull area take part in the show and we would love to hear from people who think they have what it takes to evade capture from the Hunters.
“The series will follow a number of volunteers as they try to go off grid and become a fugitive in the UK. “We are looking for men and women of all ages to try and evade capture from a team of expert trackers. “We want people from a variety of backgrounds and professions who think they have what it takes to disappear in 21st century Britain. They could be going it alone or with friends, family or colleagues. “A prize of £100,000 will be shared equally between the fugitives who successfully evade capture. “We will cover reasonable pre-agreed loss of earnings for everyone who participates.”
If you feel you have what it takes then visit www.huntedapplications.com to apply. You need to be 18 years old or over, a British national and in good health.
You can also go to Twitter and look for @HuntedTakePart and also www.facebook.com/Channel4HuntedHQ on Facebook. The closing date for applications is January 31.