Ainsley Harriott reveals he's in talks to bring back classic ITV show Ready Steady Cook

Mail Online | 5/22/2019 | Joanna Crawley For Mailonline
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Ainsley Harriott has big plans to bring back his wildly popular BBC cooking show Ready Steady Cook after nearly ten years off air.

The cooking show first aired in October 1994 and ran until February 2010, and now Ainsley has revealed he's in talks to revive the show alongside its resident chef James Martin.

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Speaking to The Sun's Bizarre TV column: 'Me and James have been discussing it recently, he is at the forefront of the production side of things, and he is saying that people are talking about it.'

'Fingers crossed they go for it. It's a unique format and there's nothing else on TV quite like it - it's so easy for people to follow. Me and James would do it, along with a raft of new chefs.'

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Ready Steady Cook was first hosted by Fern Britton until 2000 and then Ainsley for the following 10 years.

Ainsley previously predicted that the show would win a ratings war against current TV hits Great British Bake Off and MasterChef if it ever were to make a return because the key to its appeal was that cooking was done in 'real time'.

He explained:...
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