Ant and Dec reveal more details about I’m a Celebrity as they confirm Australia’s return
Ant McPartlin and Dec Donnelly have confirmed that travel restrictions are pending, the show will return to its ‘spiritual home’ of Australia this year after two years in Wales
Ant McPartlin and Dec Donnelly are delighted to bring I Am A Celebrity back to its “spiritual home” in Australia.
The presenting duo – who have led the show since its inception – said that while Covid restrictions are resolved both here and in Oz, ITV plans to bring the show back to its native Australia. after two years in Wales.
Due to the Covid pandemic, ITV had to move production from sunny Australia to cold and wet Wales, where they held the iconic show at Gwrych Castle in the north of the country.
And now the duo has revealed some new details about the upcoming series.
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Speaking on Heart FM, Ant said: “The plan is, we’re going back to Australia, we don’t want to go elsewhere. It has to go back to it. Back to its sacred home, back to where it was. where it all started. Everyone wants to see some sunshine that time of year on their phone.”
The duo later appeared on ITV’s This Morning as they chatted with Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield about the upcoming series and admitted they couldn’t wait to return to Australia after two years in Wales.
Asked about going back to Australia, Dec said: “If they let us stay in the country, we’ll come back.”
“We had a lovely two years in Wales, we really enjoyed our time in Wales, but this show has to be in Australia, we have to go back.”
During its run in Wales, the show honored one King and one Queen of the Castle. In 2021, Giovanna Fletcher beat Vernon Kay and Jordan North to take the top prize, while in 2021, Emmerdale’s Danny Miller won over Frankie Bridge and Simon Gregson.
It comes after The Mirror exclusively revealed the timing of the I’m a Celebrity series will be changed to coincide with the soccer World Cup. Normally, I Am a Celebrity would take place in December, but with football, this will have to change.
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“The best thing for viewers is to avoid the clash altogether. The last thing people want is for spectators to have to choose between the latest game from the jungle and England’s match,” a source said. said.
Instead, for now, I’m a Celebrity will begin on October 30, so the pre-Ant and Dec program ends on November 20, right before the World Cup kicks off in Qatar on May 21. 11 year 2022.
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