Richard Ayoade, Gadget Man

IT Crowd star replaces Stephen Fry

IT Crowd star Richard Ayoade is to front the next series of Channel 4’s Gadget Man.

The broadcaster today announced that the series about technological innovations has been recomissioned for a second season, to air later this year, with Ayoade taking over from Stephen Fry.

He joked: ‘I'm delighted to bring my nasal, hesitant and underwhelming delivery to a formerly successful format.’

Channel 4 added: ‘ Richard will lead the viewer on a series of adventures, incorporating the very latest in consumer products, cutting edge innovative technology and even creating and designing his own fantasy contraptions.’

Published: 1 May 2013

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