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First Look At Rylan Clark-Neal’s ‘Ready Steady Cook’ Has Just Dropped

First Look At Rylan Clark-Neal’s ‘Ready Steady Cook’ Has Just Dropped

Prepare for some serious nineties nostalgia, because the first look is here for the BBC's Ready Steady Cook revival. revival.

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Yes, the iconic cooking show is being recommissioned by the BBC for 2020, although there'll be no Ainsley Harriott at the helm this time round.

Instead, This Morning and Supermarket Sweep star Rylan Clark-Neal will be fronting the cooking competition, which is this time set to reflect "contemporary food themes" such as healthy eating and cooking on a budget.



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Other relatable issues the competition will tackle include "managing food waste," and "feeding the whole family".

In the first image from the BBC revamp, Rylan can be seen beaming alongside a group of audience members, who are all holding up signs depicting either a red tomato or a green pepper.

While the BBC hasn't revealed exactly when the show will be launching, it teased that the show would be "coming soon," to BBC One and BBC iPlayer.

Rylan Clark-Neal is being joined by a string of up and coming chefs (Credit: BBC)
Rylan Clark-Neal is being joined by a string of up and coming chefs (Credit: BBC)

"Ah I can't wait to watch this, another great show making its comeback to our TV screens!," one fan wrote after spotting the new snap.

As another gushed: "I'm so happy Rylans doing this! He's going to be amazing! I can't wait".

Ready Steady Cook sees two contestants paired up with a chef who comes armed with a bag of ingredients within a £10 budget. The first challenge sees them against the clock to create a delicious dish in just 20 minutes that will wow the studio audience.

Ainsley Harriott used to front the hit show (Credit: BBC)
Ainsley Harriott used to front the hit show (Credit: BBC)

While the second challenge will see the teams given just 10 minutes to create dishes - this time with ingredients based on the audience's ingredients cards.

The show - responsible for launching the careers of many celebrity chefs such as Gino D'Acampo - will feature a host of up and coming chefs to take on the challenges, including Romy Gill, Akis Petretzikis, Anna Haugh, Mike Reid and Ellis Barrie.

Ready Steady Cook is the latest in a string of TV gigs for former X Factor hopeful Rylan, after he recently brought back the late Terry Wogan's Supermarket Sweep, on ITV.

Rylan Clark-Neal has landed a lot of hosting gigs since finding fame on X Factor (Credit: PA)
Rylan Clark-Neal has landed a lot of hosting gigs since finding fame on X Factor (Credit: PA)

Rylan also hosted last year's Strictly Come Dancing's spin-off show It Takes Two, while past hosting jobs include The Xtra Factor, Big Brother's Bit On The Side and Eurovision 2019.

Speaking about the reboot and his upcoming hosting gig, Rylan said: "I'm so excited that Ready Steady Cook is finally coming back to our screens.

"To be asked to host such an amazing show for the BBC is such a privilege. After making the finals of Celebrity Masterchef I know how tough cooking under pressure can be."

Featured Image Credit: BBC

Topics: BBC, TV News, TV Entertainment

Joanna Freedman

Joanna is a journalist at Tyla with a particular interest in highlighting women's issues and telling inspiring first person stories. She's also their resident foodie, and loves covering exciting new beauty launches, too. Contact her at [email protected]

 

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