According to TellyMix, the first live audition will take place at Manchester's EventCity on May 18, meaning that the full judging lineup must be confirmed by this date.
As well as further dates in Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow, Cardiff and London, the X Factor live auditions will apparently also take place in Liverpool for the first time.
Members of the public can apply for tickets for the X Factor live auditions via ApplauseStore.
The closing date for video applications for this year's show is Tuesday, May 17 at 5pm.
The full reported dates are as follows:
- May 18 - Manchester, EventCity
- May 19 - Manchester, EventCity
- June 1 - Birmingham, NEC
- June 2 - Birmingham, NEC
- June 6 - Glasgow, SEC
- June 29 - Cardiff, CIA
- July 6 - London, O2 Arena
- July 7 - London, O2 Arena
- July 8 - London, O2 Arena
- July 13 - Liverpool, Echo Arena
- July 14 - Liverpool, Echo Arena
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