BBC Two is going back for more action from the famous House Robots as Robot Wars is set to return for a second series after its reboot this summer
BBC Two is going back for more action from the famous House Robots as Robot Wars is set to return for a second series after its reboot this summer. Mentorn Scotland, part of the Tinopolis Group, has been re-commissioned to produce another series of the hugely successful entertainment show.
Dara Ó Briain and Angela Scanlon shall once again take up the reins in hosting another six-part series.
The show returns to the purpose-built fighting arena in Glasgow, which allows viewers to get even closer to the action, with state-of-the-art cameras capable of capturing every crushing, sawing and scorching moment in incredible detail. The House Robots are back to stamp their authority on the competing robots and make their time in the arena more difficult than ever before, while reigning champions Team Apollo will return to defend their title.
The returning series of has been commissioned by BBC Two Channel Editor, Patrick Holland, Controller of Entertainment Commissioning, Kate Phillips, and Alan Tyler, BBC Commissioning Editor. Produced by Mentorn Scotland in association with SJP Media, it will be executive produced by Andrew Robertson of Mentorn Scotland and Alan Tyler for the BBC.
Patrick Holland, Controller of BBC Two, said: “Robot Wars is a brilliant BBC Two show, full of passion, specialism and spectacle. I am delighted that Dara and Angela will be once again challenging Britain’s finest robot builders to take on the dreaded House Robots.”
Kate Phillips, BBC Controller of Entertainment Commissioning said: “The return of Robot Wars with Dara and Angela at the helm has proven that BBC Two viewers, like our robot creators, haven’t lost their passion for creative wizardry and mechanical warfare. With even more formidable House Robots and very determined teams we can’t wait for the battles to begin!”
Andrew Robertson, Executive Producer for Mentorn Scotland, said: “We’re delighted that the first series proved such a success and we can’t wait to see more amazing teams with the next generation of incredible robots in the arena.”