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    Richard Ayoade Has Been Announced As The New Host Of "The Crystal Maze"

    A new 20-episode series has been confirmed by Channel 4.

    Channel 4 has confirmed that The Crystal Maze will return with a brand new series and a brand new Maze Master: Richard Ayoade.

    The new 20-episode series will feature members of the public tackling challenges in the famous Aztec, Medieval, Industrial, and Future zones.

    A new purpose-built maze will be built in Bristol, spanning 30,000 square feet. It will be created by the original Crystal Maze designer, James Dillon.

    Channel 4 said the person playing Mumsie has yet to be confirmed. In the 2015 Stand Up to Cancer special, the character was played by Maureen Lipman.

    Members of the public will also be able take part. Channel 4 said details of how you will be able to apply will be revealed soon.