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Channel 4 has commissioned a six episode factual entertainment series Stephen Fry: Gadget Man (working title) which will see gadget fanatic Fry offering his unique and engaging insight into this wonderful world of technology.

Stephen will have unprecedented access to some of the most impressive gadgets, and will be showcasing and testing them to highlight how far technology has advanced – and show that contrary to common belief they are not just the preserve of millionaires but can be available to all.

The series will also feature a number of celebrities talking about their personal favourite gadgets as well as a big-scale consumer check to road-test rival products.

Stephen Fry said: “I am looking forward to further feeding my addiction to all things gadgetry – and having lots of fun in the process – by making this intriguing series for Channel 4.”

Liam Humphreys, said: “We’re thrilled to have Stephen back on the channel bringing his unique and entertaining take on how technology can magically transform our lives. ”

Stephen Fry: Gadget Man will be made by North One Television Ltd, executive produced by Ricky Keleher, and will air on Channel 4 later this year.