Craig Charles steps down as presenter on The Gadget Show

Craig Charles steps down as presenter on The Gadget Show

Craig Charles steps down as presenter on The Gadget Show

Craig Charles has stepped down from his role as presenter on The Gadget Show.

the old coronation street The actor revealed that he chose to quit after five years on the job in order to pursue other projects.

The actor-turned-presenter presented The Gadget Show alongside Ortis Deley, Jon Bentley and Georgie Barrat.

“I don’t think I’ll be co-presenting anymore Gadget shows, so here we go. I love new adventures – I always look forward rather than backward,” he said (via The sun).

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Explaining his reasons for wanting to explore other work projects, he continues: “When I was in the [I’m a Celebrity] jungle my brother died and that made me leave coronation street because it made me realize that there were things I wanted to do – that I didn’t have time for while I was in Corri – before it is too late.”

Charles added that he was also considering whether or not it was time to “slow down” in terms of work as well.

“Last summer I was doing a UFO show for Sky History, The Gadget Showthe first series of Money bagsmy radio from Monday to Friday, then I played all weekend,” he said.

“I should slow down.”

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Charles, who had played Lloyd Mullaney on coronation street between 2005 and 2015, currently hosts the Channel 4 game show Money bags – a project with which he is more than delighted.

“People came to me with quizzes and game shows for so many years, but none of them matched my personality,” he continued. “Money bags it’s exciting – £1m hits the treadmill every week.”

“It’s a cliche but it’s a life-changing amount of money.”

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