Jim Davidson reveals talks with Channel 5 to bring back Big Break

Jim Davidson has revealed he is talks to revive his snooker-based game show Big Break.

The 60-year-old comedian is hoping to revive his TV career after winning Celebrity Big Brother and revealed the may be bringing back the popular Saturday night game show, which originally ran on BBC One between 1991 and 2002.

Jim told The Sun: "Channel 5 are keen to work with me and build on the success of Big Brother. We are discussing a couple of formats. The favourite is Big Break and I'd be up for that."

Snooker player John Virgo, 68, was also a regular star on the show.

And Jim also revealed he is considering taking part in I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! after his recent reality TV success.

He tweeted: "Think I'll go for the double and do the jungle! What d'yer think?"


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Patrick McLennan is a London-based journalist and documentary maker who has worked as a writer, sub-editor, digital editor and TV producer in the UK and New Zealand. His CV includes spells as a news producer at the BBC and TVNZ, as well as web editor for Time Inc UK. He has produced TV news and entertainment features on personalities as diverse as Nick Cave, Tom Hardy, Clive James, Jodie Marsh and Kevin Bacon and he co-produced and directed The Ponds, which has screened in UK cinemas, BBC Four and is currently available on Netflix. 

An entertainment writer with a diverse taste in TV and film, he lists Seinfeld, The Sopranos, The Chase, The Thick of It and Detectorists among his favourite shows, but steers well clear of most sci-fi.