Programming for I’m a celebrity … Get me out of here! 2021 has finally been announced by ITV.
Stars from this year’s series have arrived in Wales ahead of the launch episode, which airs this Sunday (November 21).
Frankie Bridge, who is best known for her stint in pop group The Saturdays, and regularly Hello Great Britain co-host Richard Madeley, who is already taunting viewers about potential Bushtucker trials.
Soap star Danny Miller (Aaron Dingle in Emmerdale) and old Come dance strictly Judge Arlene Philips also joins the series.
At 78, Philips will be the oldest I am a celebrity competitor to date.
Athlete Kadeena Cox, who won multiple gold medals at the 2016 Paralympic Games, is also expected to participate, alongside diver Matty Lee. who won a gold medal for the GB team at the Tokyo Olympics alongside Tom Daley.
Former football pro David Ginola will also join the series alongside rapper Naughty Boy, who was due to appear in 2020 before dropping out; he was replaced by eventual finalist Jordan North.
Barely gone BBC breakfast, Louise Minchin signed up for the show. BBC Radio 1Xtra DJ Snoochie Shy rounds out this year’s contestants.
Other alleged candidates, Adam Woodyatt (Ian Beale in EastEnders) and Simon Gregson (Steve McDonald in Coronation Street) were not announced by ITV, but should appear a few days after the start of the new series.
ITV has also reportedly selected a back-up candidate who will only join the show if one of the above candidates drops out.
The hit reality show ITV has moved from the Australian jungle to Wales for its most recent series in the wake of the pandemic, and will do so again for the 2021 edition.
I am a celebrity will return to ITV on November 21. Learn more about the competitors here.
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