David Tennant tipped to host Crystal Maze comeback

Rumours are afoot that David “Doctor Who” Tennant will host a one-off comeback edition of arguably the greatest game show of the 90s, Crystal Maze. The show will return as part of Channel 4's Stand Up To Cancer programmes in October to raise money for cancer charities.

Originally hosted by the fabulously-attired Richard O'Brien in 1990-95, The Crystal Maze saw contestants collecting as many 'time crystals' as they could in a series of puzzles and challenges, before entering the Crystal Dome for the chance to win a prize.

It was hugely popular back in the day, regularly reaching up to six million viewers, and fans have been itching for a comeback for years. There's even been an interactive Maze experience installed in London that you can take part in - crowdfunded by fans donating £930,000.

Finally, Channel 4 has confirmed that it's "looking at a special Crystal Maze for Stand Up To Cancer", but it's keeping schtum on who will present it… though secret sources and reports say it's none other than David Tennant.

A Channel 4 source told The Sun: "Even two decades after it last aired, there are very few shows that have been as magical and action-packed as The Crystal Maze. It is still remembered extremely fondly today.

"Channel 4 are hoping to tap into that nostalgia and believe viewers will jump at the chance to finally take on the show's adventurous challenges themselves."

Keep your eyes and ears peeled, folks.

Source: Independent | Telegraph

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