Simon Mayo has been part of the Great British Sunday since the dawn of time, entertaining families for decades over the radio waves, and it would seem that now, after over 30 years, he is about to make the leap into television presenting.
And what better way to launch his face to meet his radio fame, than by filling the iconic seat of legendary Bob Holness whilst taking over the remake of the famous quiz show, Blockbusters.
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The late Bob Holness made iconic the sentence “Can I have a P please Bob” when his hugely popular game show Blockbusters aired at tea time between 1983 and 1994.
However, rejoice BB fans for it’s back on May 14th on Challenge, with radio DJ Simon Mayo at the helm of the revamped show.
And in today’s Daily Mirror, Simon has been talking about the daunting task of taking over such an iconic show, but he revealed that much of the format remains faithful to the original show.
He also announced that there’s to be a celebrity edition of Blockbusters, featuring Paul Daniels and his wife Debbie McGee, Konnie Huq and Blur’s Alex James… Read more & comment »