Posted: Fri 7th Aug 2020

Stand down Deeside, ‘I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here’ won’t be filmed at Ewloe Castle

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This article is old - Published: Friday, Aug 7th, 2020


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Update: Media reports quoting ‘sources’ (or sauces perhaps) suggesting Ewloe could be named as the location where ITV will film ‘I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here’ appear to be a little wide of the mark.

Reports now suggest the the chosen location will still be in north Wales, just not in Deeside. <insert sad face emoji>

It is ‘tipped’ to be filmed within the grounds of 200-year-old Gwrych Castle folly in Abergele.

More here : https://north.wales/news/im-a-celebrityget-me-out-of-here-set-to-be-filmed-at-gwrych-castle-the-sun-claims-19089.html

Previous report: ITV announced today that the 20th series of I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! will be filmed in the UK. The show will be broadcast live every night from a ruined castle in the countryside. 

Ant and Dec will host the series, bringing viewers all the news and excitement of the day – an ITV press release states.

What it does not give is any hint to a location however MailOnline claim ‘sources’ have told them it could be filmed in an area close to Ewloe Castle, ITV have declined to comment.

Their article says: “Sources have told MailOnline that the new series will be filmed in an area close to Ewloe in North Wales, but this is yet to be confirmed.

A representative for I’m A Celebrity declined to comment when contacted by MailOnline.”

Kevin Lygo, ITV’s Director of Television said:

“We announced last week that we were doing all we could to make the series and I’m thrilled that we can bring the show to viewers albeit not in the jungle. We have a great team both on and off screen and I know they will produce a hugely entertaining series”. 

Richard Cowles, Director of Entertainment at ITV Studios said:

“We pulled out all the stops to try and make the series happen in Australia.  Unfortunately, due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and despite us looking at many different contingencies, it became apparent that it just wasn’t possible for us to travel and make the show there. However, we are all really excited about a UK version of I’m A Celebrity.  While it will certainly be different producing the show from the UK, the same tone and feel will remain.  

“Our celebrities will probably have to swap shorts for thermals but they can still look forward to a basic diet of rice and beans and plenty of thrills and surprises along the way”.

More information about the new series will be released in due course. 

 

 

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