What did you think of the return of The Crystal Maze on Channel 4, hosted by Ipswich’s Richard Ayoade?

The Crystal Maze - Presenter Richard Ayoade. Picture: RAY BURMISTON/PA

The Crystal Maze - Presenter Richard Ayoade. Picture: RAY BURMISTON/PA - Credit: PA

The cult game show was the top UK trend on Twitter on Friday night after getting its official revival. What did you make of the return?

The cult game show was synonymous with the 90s but has been revamped for a return on Channel 4 after a successful one-off event for the broadcaster’s fundraiser Stand Up To Cancer in October.

Replacing Richard O’Brien as the task master in the new series was Richard Ayoade, who attended St Joseph’s College in Ipswich after his family moved to the town from London.

He acted as guide through the Aztec, Medieval, Industrial and Future zones towards the Crystal Dome.

Six things you might not know about Ipswich’s Richard Ayoade.

Comedian Stephen Merchant presented last year’s charity episode, which featured Rio Ferdinand, Sara Cox, Michelle Keegan, Jonnie Peacock and Josh Widdicombe as contestants.

In the new version, celebrities took on the physical and mental challenges to win crystals. First up were Strictly Come Dancing winner Ore Oduba, Geordie Shore’s Vicky Pattison, The Last Leg star Alex Brooker, The Only Way Is Essex’s Lydia Bright and dancer Louie Spence.

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