Treasure Hunt (British game show)

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Treasure Hunt is a UK game show, based on the format of the French show La Chasse au Trésor, created by Jacques Antoine.wikipedia
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Kenneth Kendall

In the original version, the presenter was former BBC newsreader Kenneth Kendall and the "skyrunner" was broadcaster Anneka Rice.
He is also remembered as the host of the Channel 4 game show Treasure Hunt, which ran between 1982 and 1989, as well as the host of "The World Tonight" in the 1968 science fiction film 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Annabel Croft

In 1988, Rice left to have a baby, and her place was taken by tennis player Annabel Croft.
After retiring from tennis, she turned to television presenting, with such shows as Treasure Hunt and Interceptor.

Jacques Antoine

Treasure Hunt is a UK game show, based on the format of the French show La Chasse au Trésor, created by Jacques Antoine.
His most famous creations include Treasure Hunt, Interceptor, Fort Boyard and The Crystal Maze.

Anneka Rice

In the original version, the presenter was former BBC newsreader Kenneth Kendall and the "skyrunner" was broadcaster Anneka Rice.
In 1982 she landed her first major TV job as the jump-suited "skyrunner" of Channel 4's Treasure Hunt, which was hosted by former BBC newsman Kenneth Kendall.

Chatsworth Television

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For all the UK series, the programme was a Chatsworth Television independent production in association with Tele Union Paris.
The most renowned examples of their programmes are Treasure Hunt (Channel 4, 1982-1989 / BBC Two, 2002–2003), Interceptor (Thames Television for ITV, 1989–1990) and The Crystal Maze (Channel 4, 1990–1995).

Limehouse Studios

In this series, the set was revamped due to a move to Thames Television's facilities (the original studios were at Trilion in Soho, London, and then Limehouse Studios on Canary Wharf in Docklands, East London which was later earmarked for demolition to make way for One Canada Square), and Willis was promoted to sharing main billing with Kendall.
Among the many programmes made at the studios at that time were Who Dares Wins (1983–88); Treasure Hunt (1982–89), including a celebrity episode in 1985 where the studio itself was the final "treasure" location; Janet Street-Porter's "yoof tv" series Network 7 (1987–88), broadcast live from the unconverted parts of the warehouse building; and Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1988).

Suzi Perry

In the BBC's 2002–2003 version, newsreader Dermot Murnaghan presented, the "skyrunner" was Suzi Perry, and there was no adjudicator.
She appeared on the 2002–03 revival of Treasure Hunt, where she took the "skyrunner" role made famous by Anneka Rice.

Dermot Murnaghan

In the BBC's 2002–2003 version, newsreader Dermot Murnaghan presented, the "skyrunner" was Suzi Perry, and there was no adjudicator.
Whilst at the BBC, he presented BBC One's Treasure Hunt (2002–2003), a revival of an earlier format on Channel 4 Television.

Fort Boyard (game show)

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In 1980, Philippe de Dieuleveult, a co-presenter of Antenne 2's La Chasse aux Trésors (the French version of Treasure Hunt), came close to drowning while trying to reach Fort Boyard in rough seas.

Interceptor (game show)

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It was made in between Treasure Hunt and The Crystal Maze, game shows from the same production company.

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Treasure Hunt is a UK game show, based on the format of the French show La Chasse au Trésor, created by Jacques Antoine.

Channel 4

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It appeared on Channel 4 between 28 December 1982 and 18 May 1989 and was revived by BBC Two between 16 December 2002 and 2 August 2003.

BBC Two

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It appeared on Channel 4 between 28 December 1982 and 18 May 1989 and was revived by BBC Two between 16 December 2002 and 2 August 2003.

Helicopter

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A team of two contestants in the studio had to use a library of maps and reference materials to solve up to five clues, and communicate instructions via a radio link to a skyrunner who had the use of a helicopter.

BBC

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In the original version, the presenter was former BBC newsreader Kenneth Kendall and the "skyrunner" was broadcaster Anneka Rice. In the BBC's 2002–2003 version, newsreader Dermot Murnaghan presented, the "skyrunner" was Suzi Perry, and there was no adjudicator.

Television presenter

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In the original version, the presenter was former BBC newsreader Kenneth Kendall and the "skyrunner" was broadcaster Anneka Rice.

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In series 2, this was Annette Lynton ("Nettie") and from series 3 onwards, TV-am weather girl Wincey Willis.

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In series 2, this was Annette Lynton ("Nettie") and from series 3 onwards, TV-am weather girl Wincey Willis.

Thames Television

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In this series, the set was revamped due to a move to Thames Television's facilities (the original studios were at Trilion in Soho, London, and then Limehouse Studios on Canary Wharf in Docklands, East London which was later earmarked for demolition to make way for One Canada Square), and Willis was promoted to sharing main billing with Kendall.

One Canada Square

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In this series, the set was revamped due to a move to Thames Television's facilities (the original studios were at Trilion in Soho, London, and then Limehouse Studios on Canary Wharf in Docklands, East London which was later earmarked for demolition to make way for One Canada Square), and Willis was promoted to sharing main billing with Kendall.

Bell 206

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Both helicopters were usually Bell 206 JetRangers; the helicopter usually used by the skyrunner was registration G-BHXU (which crash landed at sea in 1995 due to engine/gearbox failure).

Spitting Image

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Shots from the rear as the presenter ran from clue to clue in a jump-suit were satirised on Spitting Image.

Rerun

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The 1982–1989 series were repeated on terrestrial television several times, and during the 1990s appeared on the Challenge satellite and cable channel, as well as Sky Travel.

Terrestrial television

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The 1982–1989 series were repeated on terrestrial television several times, and during the 1990s appeared on the Challenge satellite and cable channel, as well as Sky Travel.

Challenge (TV channel)

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The 1982–1989 series were repeated on terrestrial television several times, and during the 1990s appeared on the Challenge satellite and cable channel, as well as Sky Travel.