Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway returned this week and saw Anna Maxwell Martin become the Star Guest Announcer. 

The actress is known for her performances in TV shows such as the BBC's Line of Duty, Motherland and Hollington Drive to name a few.

Maxwell Martin's contagious laugh made her time on stage during the game Read My Lips that much more fun. 

Viewers of the ITV show were delighted to see the actress appear as the announcer, with some taking to Twitter to express their excitement. 

One tweeted: "Full on loving Anna Maxwell Martin on Saturday Night Takeaway!! Hilarious!"

Another tweeted: "Anna Maxwell Martin on Saturday Night Takeaway is just a TREAT!"

Along with a clip of laughter, a third said: "Anna Maxwell Martin is a national treasure. She’s so entertaining to watch! #SaturdayNightTakeaway"

A variety of celebrities have been Star Guest announcers in recent weeks, including Paloma Faith, Richard E. Grant and Ru Paul. 

Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway continues on Saturdays at 7pm on ITV.