Richard Ayoade

Joe Lycett to become new Travel Man

After exploring over 40 cities across nine series, Richard Ayoade (The Crystal Maze) will pass the baton to Joe Lycett as presenter of Travel Man: 48 hours in... next year.

The series sees Ayoade explore some of the world’s most popular holiday destinations for 48 hours, each journey with a different famous companion to join him on his trip.

First look at Richard Ayoade in The Crystal Maze on Channel 4

A new image released by the broadcaster shows Ayoade taking centre stage in front of the all-new Crystal Dome. He was announced as new host at the beginning of the year taking on the role of the Maze Master.

The new series will see teams of five contestants navigate the Aztec, Medieval, Industrial and Future zones of the maze.

They will face a range of skill, mystery, physical and mental challenges to win crystals that equal to time in the the Crystal Dome.