Things to do in Essex: Robot Wars making comeback with live show in Colchester

One of the most beloved TV shows is making a return after something of a hiatus. Robot Wars is making a comeback with a live show in Colchester.

The hit 90s show will be returning as a live tour later this year where well-known robots will be battling it out in the Extreme Arena. The tour will come to Colchester with three shows planned later this year.

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Fans will have to wait till September to see the smashing and crushing of 100kg robots in person, with the two-hour shows to take place at the Colchester Leisure Centre on September 10 and 11.

Robot Wars was a huge hit with children when it first aired on BBC Two in 1998 before it was broadcasted on Channel Five between 2003 to 2004. The show was then revived in 2016 for a six-part series on BBC.

Fans will enjoy the show in a new live format with an opportunity to see their favourite robots from the show as well as special robot guests. Tickets are available now and guests have an option for standard, VIP, or Platinum tickets with tickets from the 2020/21 show for 2022 has been carried over.

However, more events are being added all the time, according to the website, so fans would have to check the site regularly for updates.

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