Host of the dating game

It turns out he is Karen Taylor’s ex-boyfriend – the father of her son Keegan – and he’s intent on making his mark on their family life.Roger said: “The Taylors are an established tight-knit family on the Square, so coming in as Mitch, the wild card, meant I had to hit the ground running.This was Geoff Edwards' shining moment - emotionally torturing his overly-excited contestants for laughs.

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“I don’t know these women, I’ve never heard of them but you need someone that’s going to be able to ad-lib and drive the show along. But earlier this month The Sun revealed how bosses were so unhappy with Mel and Sue’s efforts that they had cut it from four episodes to just two.

And Jim thinks the only man who could save the show is BRADLEY WALSH. Last time I spoke to him he’s going off being Doctor Who’s assistant.

THE suicide of ZOE BALL’s cameraman boyfriend Billy Yates last May has spurred her into action in his ­memory – signing up to cycle 300-plus miles from Blackpool to Brighton for Sport Relief.

The host of Strictly Come Dancing spin-off show It Takes Two – with Billy – said: “I lost someone very dear to me who really ­struggled with depression, so it was really important that I did something.” Zoe, who sets off next week, is raising money to support vulnerable people across the UK and the world to live healthier, ­happier and safer lives. SCARLETT MOFFATT brought new boyfriend Lee Wilkinson to Saturday Night Takeaway to watch her on the show.

" Geoff Edwards was the MC as a gang of players competed on one crowded stage.

,000 was the possible final prize - big money for a game show, even now.Two contestants on each episode got to choose from thirty wrapped packages displayed centerstage.They had a shot at the usual game show prizes (washer-dryers and Turtle Wax), or a chance at the grand prize - a check for ,000 (that's about 5,000 in today's dough). To heighten the suspense, Edwards would peek into the box before the contestant got a look and go through a number of fake-outs before he sprung the actual prize on them.In so many cases, the contestant was a large black woman who went absolutely berserk at the prospect of winning a big prize, jumping up and down, screaming at the top of her lungs and pummeling the poor host.This was part game show, part wrestling match - Geoff Edwards often ended the show on the floor or off to the side of the stage!He says the duo who weren’t even first choice after MIRANDA HART pulled out, are not good enough to fill legendary host SIR BRUCE FORSYTH’s shoes. far right, said: “They’re not right, they won’t know how to ad-lib. You can’t remember any of the people on it, all you remember is Bruce.” Brucie fronted the show from 1971 to 1977 and then again in the Nineties, coining his iconic catchphrase “Nice to see you, to see you nice” along the way.

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