The Crystal Maze

This week's top TV: 21 August - 27 August

Food: Jamie's Quick and Easy Food


Channel 4, 8pm

Jamie Oliver is back with a feast of quick and easy recipes that contain just five ingredients for those in a hurry to fit into their busy schedules. 

His new flash dishes range from rib-eye steak, to egg and mango chutney flatbreads, to a delicious plate of scallops with black pudding, mashed potatoes and peas.

Celebrity contestants announced for Crystal Maze return

The Crystal Maze

The celebrated adventure game show has been absent from television screens for 21 years and is returning in October for a one-off celebrity special.

The Office co-creator Stephen Merchant will replace Richard O'Brien in hosting the show, and will guide the team of contestants through the Aztec, Medieval, Futuristic and Industrial zones before sending them into the show’s iconic Crystal Dome.

Crowdfunding: the future of television?

The Crystal Maze

Sites such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo allow fundraisers to outline their plans, offering investors benefits such as signed merchandise and exclusive events in accordance with the size of their donation, rather than a financial return.

Nineties game show The Crystal Maze hit headlines earlier this month when its creators launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise £500,000 to bring the show back as a live immersive experience.