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ITV Alan Carr’s Epic Gameshow: Sophie Ellis-Bextor’s very famous mum who hosted one of the BBC’s longest running shows


Alan Carr’s Epic Gameshow is again for one more episode, bringing to life extra iconic recreation shows of the previous.

Tonight (April 24) host Alan Carr is joined by a stay home band who are set to play a range of occasion anthems, whereas 4 hopeful contestants attempt to identify the tune in the quickest time.

Playing for a grand prize of £25,000 the contestants will probably be working onerous to call the track in the recreation of Name That Tune.

Singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor will make a visitor look at the piano for the iconic Bid-A-Note spherical, the place contestants go face to face to call the track in as few notes as doable.

The singer and songwriter first got here to prominence in the late Nineties as the lead singer of indie rock band Theaudience.

After the group disbanded she cast a profitable solo profession together with her pop and electronic-influenced songs.

Sophie Ellis-Bextor had a profitable profession as a singer

The singer seemingly is aware of what it takes to host a profitable present since her mum Janet Ellis hosted one of the BBC’s longest running and most profitable shows.

Sophie’s mum Janet is a TV presenter, actress and author, who offered the iconic youngsters’s shows Blue Peter and Jigsaw from 1979 till 1987.

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Speaking on Good Morning Britain of her time on Blue Peter, the host defined the way it was a lot simpler to have a personal life then.

“We had been at a time when it wasn’t an age of social media. Our non-public lives had been allowed to be far more non-public,” she stated.

“The line now’s very a lot blurred. I bought away with masses. Of course I did.

“We all did. It is a youngsters’s programme. We’re adults. We had grownup lives.”

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She has beforehand dismissed options she was sacked from Blue Peter for being an single mum, saying she handed in her discover as a result of it could have been unimaginable to remain on the present with the calls for of having a new child.

Since her days as a youngsters’s TV host she has printed two novels, The Butcher’s Hook (2016) and How It Was (2019).

Alan Carr’s Epic Gameshow continues Saturdays at 8.30pm on ITV.