The Crystal Maze is making a come-back

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  • Everyone's favourite nineties TV show is back

    Finally, the prayers of our inner child have been answered – The Crystal Maze is set to return to our screens.

    It’s been 21 years since the iconic nineties game show first appeared on our screens, but finally the cult show is set to return to our television in a one-off big-budget celebrity special.

    Satisfying our burning need for nostalgia, The Crystal Maze will be returning in October as part of Channel 4’s Stand Up To Cancer night.

    As well celebrities as contestants, the one-off episode is set to have David Tennant as host, proving that dreams really do come true.

    The former Doctor Who actor will be following in the footsteps of Richard O’Brien and Ed Tudor-Pole, who hosted the show when it ran from 1990-1995.

    Despite only running over five years, The Crystal Maze has since gained a cult status amongst game shows. We loved it for its awesomely electro theme tune, snazzy multi-coloured tracksuits and hilariously useless contestants.

    Worried that this one-off episode just won’t be enough to satisfying your Crystal cravings? Don’t despair – producers have suggested the possibility of a new series if ratings are good.

    And were pretty sure they are. Earlier this year, an interactive Crystal Maze experience was brought to life in central London thanks solely to crowd-funding fans.

    Letting teams of contestants battle it out in the Aztec, Futuristic, Medieval and Industrial zones just like on the TV show, the experience proved so popular that it sold out instantly. You’re now going to struggle to get tickets before March 2017.

    So producers, if you’re reading this, we reckon it’s safe to say that it’s pretty popular.

    Which means that it’s time to bring it back permanently. NOW. 

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