The Real Extras

About the Show

About the Show

Delving into the extraordinary and often highly amusing world of extras in the UK, this series promises to lift the lid on what really goes on behind the doors of one of the biggest extras agencies in the UK, The Casting Suite, and the clients that use them. From Page 3 wannabes to successful models and ageing transvestites to bulky body builders, whoever you want they can provide. The series features eccentrics and one-off characters as they embarrass, astound, shock and entertain us through auditions for every imaginable vacancy. But for some, being an extra isn’t all it’s cracked up to be; dressed as a mascot on the hottest day of August or selling car insurance isn’t exactly living the life of an A-List celeb.

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