Anneka Rice reveals return of beloved C5 show - and we can't wait

Challenge Anneka is back!

Ready for a reboot?! Anneka Rice has announced the very exciting news that the beloved series Challenge Anneka is making a comeback - and we can’t wait!

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The Channel 5 series will see Anneka and her team of volunteers tackling some epic new challenges, responding to the new set of problems that people are facing while shining a light on everyday heroes. 

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The synopsis reads: "True to form we’ll see Anneka pulling up at secret locations to meet the individuals at the heart of the challenge and be briefed on the task at hand. With a mountain to climb, her trusty mobile, buggy, lorry and Dave the Soundman in tow - Anneka will be calling in big favours from big brands, big names and big groups of volunteers all keen to lend a hand."

Anneka announced the exciting news

It has been 30 years since the original series, with the new challenges reflecting Britain in 2022. Speaking about the hugely exciting news, Anneka said: "I can’t believe this is actually happening. The last few years have shown us all the power of community and how it’s good to be part of something bigger than ourselves.  

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"Dave the Soundman and I may have 130 years between us but the whole team is as motivated as ever to make a difference and shine a spotlight on people and organisations who need help. 30 decades on, the issues may look different but at their core they are the same; they’re about people and communities. And we may look a bit different too but our hearts and willingness to get stuck in are the same."

The show last aired 30 years ago 

Channel 5’s commissioning editor for non-scripted UK originals, Guy Davies, added: "I’m delighted to see the return of this series and also welcoming Anneka to Channel 5.  There’s never been a better time to bring back such a loved series to our screens. The challenges promise to be timely, relevant and packed full of passionate and heart-warming." 

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