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  • Bradley Walsh and his son Barney have been announced as the hosts of the BBC's reboot of Gladiators.

    The iconic sports show ran for eight seasons on ITV between 1992 and 2000, but now it's set for an epic comeback on BBC One after two decades.

    And on Wednesday (May 3) the BBC revealed that it's father-son duo Bradley and Barney who are going to present it, following the success of their hilarious ITV road trip series Breaking Dad.

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    The Chase host Bradley said of his new role: "Wow! I can’t believe that I’ve been asked to be part of this iconic show.

    "I used to sit backstage, or in the audience, every week watching my wife be part of this juggernaut and now I get to co-host a new version of GLADIATORS!!! Saturday night family entertainment at its best…ARE YOU READY ?!“"

    Son Barney added: "Gladiators has been a massive part of our family and it’s an honour to be asked to co-host this iconic show. I’m so excited for everyone to see the spectacle, elite athletes and fantastic family entertainment that is GLADIATORS."

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