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Mark Benton to host new BBC One game show ‘The Edge’

Mark Benton is to host a new weekday game show for BBC One. The Edge will see four contestants stationed at podiums where they will answer questions for the right to roll balls down cash lines.  The nearer their ball gets to ‘The Edge’ the more money the players will bank; go over ‘The Edge’ and they could face elimination. In the final round the remaining high-roller has one target remaining

Eighth Celebrity Exits Strictly Come Dancing

It was another evening of sequins and sparkles on Saturday night as Strictly Come Dancing waltzed back home to Elstree Studios following last weekend’s phenomenal seaside special brought from the dizzy heights of the iconic Blackpool Tower Ballroom. Hosts Sir Bruce Forsyth and Tess Daly welcomed the remaining eight couples onto the Strictly dance floor for another chance to impress judges Len Goodman, Darcey Bussell, Bruno Tonioli and Craig Revel Horwood, and the viewers at

Waterloo Road: Mark Benton reprises ‘Chalky’ role

Mark Benton is to reprise his role as Daniel ‘Chalky’ Chalk during Waterloo Road‘s ninth series. The news broke on Twitter after Melanie Hill, who plays Maggie Bugden, revealed that she is “happy” to be working with him and will be “gutted” when he leaves again. Hill later confirmed Chalky’s return after being tweeted by fans “yes!! You heard it here first…” Benton bowed out from the role of the hapless