I’m a celebrity… Get me out of here! will finally return to Australia for its next 2022 series after moving to Wales for two years.
The popular reality TV show has taken place at Gwrych Castle in Wales for the past two series due to travel restrictions amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
But ITV has confirmed that I’m A Celebrity will finally return to its usual home in the Australian jungle this fall for the final episode of the long-running show.
He is back! I’m a celebrity… Get me out of here! will finally return to Australia for its next 2022 series after moving to Wales for two years. Pictured: Hosts Ant and Dec in 2020
In a statement, ITV said: “Autumn also brings I’m A Celebrity, making a welcome return to ITV from the Australian jungle.”
The 2021 series saw Danny Miller crowned King of the Castle, while Giovanna Fletcher was the first person to win the Welsh version of the show the year before.
Following news of I’m A Celebrity returning to Australia, Gwrych Castle took to Twitter to thank ITV for the “honour” of hosting the show.
The castle, in Abergele, said in a statement: ‘It was such an honor to host I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!’ for the past 2 years.
Winners: The 2021 series saw Danny Miller crowned King of the Castle, while Giovanna Fletcher was the first person to win the Welsh version of the show the year before
Temporary home: The popular reality TV show has taken place at Gwrych Castle in Wales for the past two series due to travel restrictions amid the Covid-19 pandemic
“As a small charity, we will always be grateful to ITV and I’m A Celebrity for the opportunity to host one of the most-watched shows in the UK.”
“The show showed the true beauty of the castle to millions and enabled us to carry out urgent repairs after years of neglect, vandalism and arson.
“We have a lot to do to restore the castle to its former glory, but we are delighted for the future!
‘We will continue to collaborate with ITV and I’m A Celebrity, and we still have many items and sets in place over the past 2 years, such as The Clink, I’m A Celebrity Throne, The Private and The Cabin telephone. .’
Moving: But ITV has confirmed that I’m A Celebrity will finally return to its usual home in the Australian jungle this autumn. Pictured: Australian set in 2018
Ant and Dec will return as hosts when I’m A Celebrity returns to screens later this year, guiding a new cast of celebrities through Bushtucker Trials and other daring challenges.
It comes after it was reported that a spin-off version of the popular ITV show I’m A Celebrity is set to be filmed in South Africa, taking place as a standalone show in addition to the usual annual event.
Myleene Klass and Paul Burrell are among the stars who have reportedly been lined up to appear in the show’s upcoming all-star version.
And TV bosses are said to be happy to strike deals with a number of stars, with an insider telling the Mirror: “There are plenty who haven’t been too scarred by the whole experience to try again with a bunch of different campmates.
Myleene, 44, thrilled viewers when she stripped down to a bikini to shower in the camp waterfall while appearing on the sixth series of I’m A Celebrity in 2006.
Return: In a statement, ITV said: ‘Autumn also brings I’m A Celebrity who makes a welcome return to ITV from the Australian jungle.’ Pictured: hosts Ant and Dec from last year’s series
A former servant to the British Royal Household and last butler to Diana, Princess of Wales, Paul, 64, also entertained television audiences in 2004 when he struggled to contain himself during the program’s gruesome duties, the competitor yelping and grimacing while touching. the scary critters on the set.
Other stars believed to be in the running include former You Are What You Eat star Gillian McKeith, 62 – who passed out on the show in 2010, prompting fellow campers to wonder if the incident was genuine or if she put it on for the cameras – and Happy Mondays star Shaun Ryder, 59.
Channel bosses have hired Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly, both 46, to host the show.
It’s likely to air next summer, and legendary contestants from the past will go head-to-head, taking part in trials while living in the camp.
A source told MailOnline at the time: ‘The team behind I’m A Celebrity are doing a brand new spin-off to the hit show featuring the most beloved and favorite camp mates from years past.
Spin-off: This comes after it was reported that an all-star version of I’m A Celebrity is set to be filmed in South Africa, with Myleene Klass reportedly returning for the show
“Campmates will experiment and live in the camp environment, but with fresh and exciting new twists, and they will have a hand in their own destiny through a series of internal votes and challenges.
The spin-off will not have any kind of public vote like in other series.
A source told MailOnline: ‘The show is still very much based on the world of I’m A Celebrity – camp mates will try out and live in the camp environment, but with fresh and exciting new twists on the format.
“Campmates will have a hand in their own destiny through a series of internal votes and challenges.”
It is believed that the new spin-off will be a slightly shorter format of two weeks instead of the usual three.
Screen star: It is claimed former royal butler Paul Burrell will also appear after struggling to contain himself during the program’s gruesome duties in 2004