Crystal Maze set to return and David Tennant may host

The Crystal Maze is set to return to our screens 21 years after it was axed.

Wednesday, 31st August 2016, 4:00 pm
Updated Wednesday, 31st August 2016, 5:11 pm
Crystal Maze presenter, Richard O'Brien.

The classic game show will be back as part of the Stand Up To Cancer fundraising event, which is on Channel 4 in October.

Reports suggest former Doctor Who David Tennant is tipped to host.

The problem-solving show - which saw contestants taking part in a series of challenges in order to win “time crystals” - ran from 1990 to 1995.

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It drew up to six million viewers at the height of its success.

The programme was originally presented by Richard O’Brien, with Ed Tudor-Pole taking over for the final two series.

A spokesman for Channel 4 said: “Channel 4 is looking at a special Crystal Maze for Stand Up To Cancer.”