Tuesday 21 November 2017

Channel 4 shares first picture of revamped 'Crystal Maze'

Richard O'Brien presented the original The Crystal Maze TV show
Richard O'Brien presented the original The Crystal Maze TV show
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

This is the first look at the upcoming Crystal Maze charity special hosted by Stephen Merchant.

In a nod to the show's original host Richard O'Brien has shaved his head and donned a flash suit.

He will be joined in the one-off revival by celebrities Sara Cox, Josh Widdicombe, Rio Ferdinand, Michelle Keegan and Sara Cox.

Channel 4 shared the picture of the full cast on Twitter on Wednesday.

The Crystal Maze special will air on Sunday, October 16 at 9pm as part of Channel 4's annual Stand Up To Cancer campaign. The creative team behind the episode have said that if it proves popular, a full series could follow.

The original show ran for 83 episodes between 1990 and 1995.

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