The BBC has announced the return of popular series Robot Wars.
The show is coming back to BBC Two having originally run from 1998 to 2001 on the channel, before moving to Channel 5 for a final series in 2003.
The six-part series promises even more innovative fighting machines thanks to a raft of technological advances in the 12 years since it was last on air, as well as a behind the scenes look at the science of the robots featured.
Alan Tyler, BBC Acting Controller of Entertainment Commissioning, promised “a mix of real people, real passion and raw power.”
The show will be recorded in Glasgow at a purpose-built fighting arena, with state-of-the-art cameras capturing every explosive moment in exceptional detail.
Kim Shillinglaw, Controller of BBC Two, was delighted to bring back “an absolute TV classic”, adding “I’m thrilled to be updating it for the next generation of viewers. With new technological advances making for an even more exciting and immersive experience, this is a fantastic example of the kind of content-rich factual entertainment that BBC Two excels at.”