The Gadget Show

Monday 29 November, 8:00pm on Five

Jon Bentley, Suzi Perry, Ortis Deley, Jason Bradbury and Pollyanna Woodward investigate the latest technological innovations. In this episode, the presenters race each other across London in their own action-packed take on the classic Monopoly board game. Jon tests the latest wood-burning stoves, and Jason unveils his top five blockbuster video games. This week, the ‘Gadget Show’ team uses the latest in urban personal transport technology to race across London, via each of the stations featured on the Monopoly board. With each leg, the presenters’ methods of transportation become faster and more powerful – but it is not all plain sailing. Each participant must contend with random forfeits from Monopoly ‘chance’ cards, which could give opponents a head start – or even see them face an unexpected trip to jail! Elsewhere in this episode, Jon spends a chilly day in the English countryside warming his hands over the latest wood-burning stoves. Jon tests out three of the newest models on the market, including one made from recycled car parts and another that comes with a remote control for adjusting the temperature. Finally, it has been a vintage year for hotly anticipated new video games, and resident computer guru Jason is in the studio to give his view on five releases that really were worth the wait.

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