Dara O'Briain and Angela Scanlon host the brand new series of 'Robot Wars' with commentary from the legendary Jonathan Pearce who returns from the original series with his inimitable take on the robot battles. Filmed in a huge, purpose-built fighting arena in Glasgow, 40 teams of amateur robot fighting enthusiasts battle it out over six episodes to become Robot Wars Champion 2016. The Arena contains the dangerous hazards of Fire, Spikes, The Flipper and The Iconic Pit. As well as battling it out against each other, the robot teams must avoid the infamous and intimidating House Robots. Aiming to terminate anything that strays into their Corner Patrol Zone - Sir Killalot, Matilda, Shunt and Dead Metal show no mercy as they menacingly patrol the arena ready to destroy. Welcome to the return of Robot Wars.