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Work Experience

We offer one unpaid work experience placement per week on our long running Liverpool based drama, Hollyoaks.

How to apply:

There are two windows of opportunity to apply each year.

Application dates for 2018 are:

  • ·2nd January 2018 – 13th January 2018 for placements between 1st July 2018 and 21st December 2018
  • ·3rd July 2018 – 14th July 2018 for placements between 1st January 2019 and 30th June 2019

We will only consider applicants who have completed an application form. To request an application form, please email Completed applications should be sent back to the same address.

What next?

Once you have submitted your application it will come through to our team to be reviewed. If you are successful, we will be in contact with you within one month from the deadline date. Unfortunately, if you do not hear from us, your application was unsuccessful and due to the number of applications we receive, we will be unable to provide feedback.

We are proud to be a ‘two-tick’ disability symbol holder, meaning we are recognised for our support and retention of talented individuals with disabilities. This support extends to anyone on a placement and we will do everything we can to make sure you have the support and adjustments you need to get the most out of your time with us.

Speculative CVs

We make our non-scripted programmes like The Only Way is Essex and Geordie Shore from our London office. If you have relevant skills and experience to work on those, and similar, programmes you can send a speculative application to

For our Liverpool office, please send a speculative application to

Include a CV and details of productions you’ve worked on. Please note due to the large number of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone who contacts us.

Apply to be an extra

Always fancied being a background artist on leading Channel 4 soap Hollyoaks then your luck is in. Lime Pictures are currently casting fun, dynamic and fresh new faces to add to their newly opened ‘Extras’ database.

If you’re aged 17-30, are based in Liverpool, Manchester or surrounding areas and have a passion for TV then this is the opportunity for you.

Applicants should have good availability and flexibility Monday - Friday and be prepared for early call times at the studios in Liverpool.

To apply please send your name, age, contact details, a current photograph (No Filters) and little about yourself to using subject “EXTRAS DATABASE”

Please note all of our Supporting Artistes are fully paid in line with current UK Equity rates.

We look forward to hearing from you!

We also regularly use The Talent Manager to find new talent, so please make sure you follow us on there to stay up to date with our new vacancies.