The Chase’s Mark Labbett reveals insights into his future on the popular game show

May 16, 2024
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As The Chase continues to captivate audiences across the globe, quizmaster Mark Labbett has reflected on his time on the popular game show while hinting at what the future might hold for him.

Labbet joined the quiz show in 2009 and quickly gained recognition for his towering presence and formidable knowledge. In addition to his presence on The Chase UK, Labbett has also appeared on The Chase Australia.

Although some fans might fear that Labbett’s lengthy tenure in the role could signal a potential departure from his quizmaster duties, they can rest assured that he has no intentions of stepping away anytime soon.

“I’ve been doing it for 15 years now, we’ve got a 15th anniversary special which will be shown later on this summer. Shaun [Wallace] and I have been there since the start, and Bradley [Walsh],” he revealed during a recent appearance on the British talk show Loose Women recently.

“We’re just part of the furniture, we appreciate it. I’m lucky, I reckon I can probably keep going until I’m 75, 80 in this job, if I keep myself fit.”

Fellow Chase quizmaster Anne Hegerty also recently opened up about her future on the iconic show, hinting that retirement is not on the horizon just yet.

When asked about her plans, the 65-year-old quizmaster responded with enthusiasm, no doubt leaving fans buzzing.

“As long as they’ll have me. I don’t have any plans to retire. This is the little workhorse that makes everything else possible, and I love doing it,” she revealed.

In addition to his work on The Chase, Labbett has been dominating headlines recently for his incredible weight loss, shedding over 63kg.

Last year while celebrating his birthday, Labbett shared a remarkable picture showcasing his impressive weight loss efforts.

The jaw-dropping image he posted to mark his 58th birthday revealed a strikingly slimmer figure, no doubt leaving fans amazed and inspired.

The birthday snapshot surfaced on Instagram, courtesy of Labbett’s girlfriend Hayley Palmer, capturing a candid moment as he took his seat for a birthday meal.

The picture showcases a delectable spread of sausages, mashed potatoes, peas, and gravy placed before him.

“Bangers and mash for the birthday boy!!” she wrote alongside the photo.

As The Chase continues to draw in viewers across the globe, fans can rest assured they can continue to look forward to seeing their favourite quizmasters on their screens for some time to come.



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