I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! (British TV series)


I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here! (often shortened to I'm a Celebrity or I'm a Celeb) is a British survival reality television show, created by London Weekend Television (LWT), produced by ITV Studios, and aired on ITV from Australia (although the 2020 series was broadcast from Gwrych Castle in Abergele, North Wales due to the COVID-19 pandemic). The format sees a group of celebrities living together in extreme conditions with few creature comforts. Each member undertakes challenges to secure additional food and treats for the group, and to avoid being voted out by viewers during their stay, with the final episode's votes nominating who wins a series and become crowned as "King or Queen". In February 2020, it was reported that ITV had renewed the show for 3 more series keeping it on air until 2022. On 27 May 2021, it was confirmed that the show would return to the Australian jungle for the 2021 series.[2][3]

I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!
GenreReality television
Created by
Developed byLondon Weekend Television (LWT)
Directed by
  • Vicky Hamilton
  • Richard Power
Presented by
StarringSee list of contestants
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original languageEnglish
No. of series20
No. of episodes379
Production
Executive producers
  • Richard Cowles
  • Chris Brogden
  • Becca Walker
Production locations
Camera setupMultiple-camera setup
Running time60–120 mins (including adverts)
Production companies
Release
Original networkITV
Picture format
Audio formatStereo
Original release25 August 2002 (2002-08-25) 
present
External links
Website

The programme's first series debuted on 25 August 2002, and was produced by both LWT and Granada Television, and filmed within Tully, Queensland.[1] Later series were undertaken by ITV Studios, and filmed around Murwillumbah, New South Wales.[4] Celebrities participating on the programme receive a donation from ITV to a charity they nominate, with the money raised from charges on voting via text, phone or interactive services. Each series has been hosted by the duo Anthony McPartlin and Declan Donnelly, with the sole exception of the eighteenth series (2018), McPartlin having suspended his TV appearances for a year,[5] when Donnelly was joined instead by Holly Willoughby.[6]

I'm a Celebrity is often a ratings winner for ITV, attracting on average over 9 million viewers each series, with its success spawning an international franchise of the same name. The main show was accompanied by a sister show from 2002 until 2019 on ITV2, entitled I'm a Celebrity: Extra Camp, which featured behind-the-scenes footage and discussions on celebrities voted out of the latest episode, and clips of the next episode.

Format


In return for their appearance on I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!, the celebrities are asked to nominate a charity to which the producers, ITV Studios, make donations. The celebrities themselves are also paid a fee to compensate them for possible loss of earnings while they are in the jungle. The money is raised by allowing viewers to vote by phone for the celebrity they would like to complete a "Bushtucker Trial" – a physical task usually involving snakes, spiders or other creepy-crawlies found in the jungle – and, later in each series, to vote for the celebrity they would like to see win the show. The final remaining celebrity is declared the winner of the show, and is branded "King” or “Queen".

Bushtucker trials

Bushtucker trials are used in the show to allow the contestants to gain food and treats for camp. Bushtucker Trials take two formats: eating trials, or physical/mental tasks.

In the eating trials, contestants are required to eat a variety of different "jungle" foods. Each dish successfully eaten will gain the contestants one star, which equals one meal for camp (although the number of meals per star can vary). The foods that are required to be eaten can include: crickets (in a variety of forms, such as cooked into biscuits, blended into drinks or eaten dead), green ants, mealworms, witchetty grub, roasted spider or tarantulas, genitals of various animals, cockroach (prepared in various ways such as being cooked into biscuits, blended into drinks, eaten alive or dead). Other past foods include beach worms, bull's tongues, the anus of various animals, vomit fruits, cooked pigs' brains, various animal testicles, raw fish eyes, sheep eyes, blended rats or mice tails. Prior to the airing of the 19th series in 2019, ITV announced that eating trials would no longer contain live bugs.[7]

The second type of challenge is more of a physical or mental task that requires the contestants to perform activities to gain stars. These can include searching through dung, going through tunnels, negotiating obstacles on high wires, or performing other tasks.

Dingo Dollar challenges

Another way that contestants can earn treats is to do what is known as the "Dingo Dollar Challenge". This involves two or more celebrities going into the jungle to perform a task that releases an item to open a container with an amount of dingo dollars. Once that has been completed and the dollars have been retrieved, it is taken to a small woodshack shop, with shopkeeper Kiosk Keith, and in Series 18 onwards, Kiosk Kev.[8]

In the 2020 series, as a result of not being able to film in Australia due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this challenge was replaced by a 'Castle Coin Challenge', in-keeping with the theme of being at Gwrych Castle in Wales, rather than in the Australian Jungle. Other than that, the basic format of the challenge is the same. The only other format change to note is that Kiosk Kev has been replaced by his Welsh counterpart, Kiosk Cledwyn.

Filming locations


On location in the "Jungle" in Dungay, north-eastern New South Wales (April 2004)

Queensland, Australia (2002)

The first series of the show in 2002 was filmed on a smaller site at King Ranch (officially El Rancho del Rey) in Kooroomool,[9] near Tully, Queensland, in Australia.[1]

New South Wales, Australia (2003–2019, 2021–)

Since the second series the following year, the programme has been filmed around Springbrook National Park, near Murwillumbah, New South Wales, Australia. The camp and filming studios are located in Dungay on Creek Road.[4]

Inside the entrance to the filming location is an open area allocated to buildings which accommodate on-site medical facilities, containers for the storage of props, and other backstage facilities. Families and friends of the celebrities are housed here each morning during evictions. From this area, a restricted access road climbs to the site of the studios. The road then heads down into a valley via four-wheel drive access to the set of the show.

Gwrych Castle, Wales (2020)

Work on Gwrych Castle to prepare for filming (October 2020)

In August 2020, it was confirmed that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 20th series would be filmed in Gwrych Castle in Abergele, North Wales.[10]

As part of the agreement with Gwrych Castle Preservation Trust, ITV will help support the ongoing restoration project of the site.[11] This has included the adding of permanent roofs to certain sections of the castle and repairs to the walls, floors and stairs to make the building safe and secure. ITV has reportedly donated £300,000 to the trust for the use of the site for four months, as well as paying for additional emergency restoration work. Production began on the site in September 2020.

Controversies


  • In 2006, ITV apologised after confusion over instructions for telephone and red-button interactive voting led to allegations in the media that the wrong person had been evicted in the run-off vote between Toby Anstis and Dean Gaffney in the sixth series.
  • In November 2006, the series was forced to enhance its procedures after Ofcom found that it had breached Rule 1.16 of the Broadcasting Code for airing bad language before the watershed.[12]
  • An episode broadcast on 30 November 2006 was ruled to have breached Rule 2.2 of the Broadcasting Code after an investigation launched as part of the wider UK television public voting controversy. Due to late running, seven percent of phone and text votes for that episode of the show were not counted, although this did not affect the result.[13]
  • Sarah Matravers blamed the series for the breakdown of her relationship with contestant Marc Bannerman after he flirted with Cerys Matthews in the seventh series.[14] Matthews and Bannerman later alleged the footage had been edited by ITV.[15]
  • Former Sex Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren, who was due to appear on the seventh series but pulled out at the last minute, alleged that the show and the choice of winner was fixed, and the trials posed no real danger. He alleged that the show doctor told him that "Things are so safe, I would send my own kids in to do the show. There is nothing bad in there. They're hoodwinking the public".[16]
  • In 2009, ITV apologised for not having properly advised the contestants in the ninth series of the relevant Australian legislation regarding animal cruelty.[17] Gino D'Acampo and Stuart Manning were charged by New South Wales Police after RSPCA Australia complained over their killing and eating of a rat during the show.[18]
  • In 2012, the decision by Nadine Dorries to enter the show was the source of criticism, which led to her suspension from the Conservative Party due to allegations she did not seek permission from the party whip Andrew Mitchell, resulting in an inquiry by the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards.[19]
  • The fifteenth series saw Ferne McCann eat a live water spider as part of a bushtucker trial. Ofcom reportedly received 694 complaints from the public over allegations of 'animal cruelty for entertainment'. ITV also received a further 500 complaints. In January 2016, it was reported no further action would be taken.[20]
  • In 2017, viewers complained that camp mate Iain Lee was the subject of bullying and isolation from other camp mates during the seventeenth series, and there were concerns raised due to the effect it could have on his mental health. There were calls for fellow contestant Rebekah Vardy to be cut as a mental health ambassador, due to her alleged role in the 'bullying'. On the ITV programme Good Morning Britain the day after her eviction, Vardy defended herself for remarks she made about Iain Lee in Extra Camp, the ITV2 spin-off series, stating that she was "under pressure", and that they were taken out of context. After his eviction from the camp, Dennis Wise also said on Good Morning Britain that he and Lee were on friendly terms, and said that ITV would not allow bullying on the show. He later accused the show of 'editing him' to look like a bully. Following his third place eviction, Lee directly addressed his relationship with those accused of 'picking on him', stating that he "loves them" and that there's "no beef between [them]". He also addressed claims that he had a "game plan", stating that he was just being himself.[21][22]
  • In 2019, some viewers criticised Adele Roberts' elimination after a typing error in the app caused confusion over the votes. App votes were therefore not counted, which led to only phone votes to have an effect on the elimination.[23]
  • That same year, Chris Packham wrote an open letter to Ant and Dec expressing his desire for them to retire the bushtucker trials.
  • On 13 November 2020, the RSPCA stated that it had "serious concerns about the welfare of animals" featured in the programme. It stated that the production company had got in touch with ahead of the 20th series taking place in the UK, where the RSPCA had advised that consideration should be given to using welfare-friendly alternatives to animals in the Bushtucker trials, but that it was "really disappointed" that animals were still planned to be used in the trials. It recommended viewers could contact Ofcom, or ITV directly if they wanted to take action.[24]
  • In November 2020 rural crime officers from North Wales Police began investigations into the ITV network after TV presenter and naturalist Iolo Williams complained that non-native insects, used in the show at Gwrych Castle, could escape and pose a threat to ecosystems. Gwrych Castle woods is a site of special scientific interest (SSSI), as is the nearby Coed y Gopa, managed by the Woodland Trust. Natural Resources Wales, which is responsible for regulating the release of non-native species did not receive an application from ITV to release non-native species. The release of species without a licence would be an offence under the Wildlife and Countryside Act. ITV said the programme “complies with animal welfare law concerning the use of animals, and we are proud of our exemplary production practices”.[25]
  • On 21 November 2020, a 58-year-old woman, Sharn Iona Hughes, was killed after being hit by a car while attempting to take photos of the lights at Gwrych Castle.[26]

Series overview


Series Episodes Start date End date Campmates Finalists Avg. viewers
(millions)
Winner Second place Third place
1 15 25 August 2002 (2002-08-25) 8 September 2002 (2002-09-08) 8 Tony Blackburn Tara Palmer-Tomkinson Christine Hamilton 7.58
2 15 28 April 2003 (2003-04-28) 12 May 2003 (2003-05-12) 10 Phil Tufnell John Fashanu Linda Barker 8.55
3 17 26 January 2004 (2004-01-26) 9 February 2004 (2004-02-09) 10 Kerry McFadden Jennie Bond Peter Andre 11.02
4 16 21 November 2004 (2004-11-21) 6 December 2004 (2004-12-06) 11 Joe Pasquale Paul Burrell Fran Cosgrave 8.66
5 16 20 November 2005 (2005-11-20) 5 December 2005 (2005-12-05) 12 Carol Thatcher Sheree Murphy Sid Owen 9.32
6 17 13 November 2006 (2006-11-13) 1 December 2006 (2006-12-01) 12 Matt Willis Myleene Klass Jason Donovan 7.96
7 19 12 November 2007 (2007-11-12) 30 November 2007 (2007-11-30) 11 Christopher Biggins Janice Dickinson Jason "J" Brown 7.45
8 20 16 November 2008 (2008-11-16) 5 December 2008 (2008-12-05) 12 Joe Swash Martina Navratilova George Takei 8.78
9 19 15 November 2009 (2009-11-15) 4 December 2009 (2009-12-04) 13 Gino D'Acampo Kim Woodburn Jimmy White 9.37
10 19 14 November 2010 (2010-11-14) 4 December 2010 (2010-12-04) 13 Stacey Solomon Shaun Ryder Jenny Eclair 10.37
11 19 13 November 2011 (2011-11-13) 3 December 2011 (2011-12-03) 13 Dougie Poynter Mark Wright Fatima Whitbread 10.08
12 19 11 November 2012 (2012-11-11) 1 December 2012 (2012-12-01) 12 Charlie Brooks Ashley Roberts David Haye 10.49
13 20 17 November 2013 (2013-11-17) 8 December 2013 (2013-12-08) 12 Kian Egan David Emanuel Lucy Pargeter 11.14
14 20 16 November 2014 (2014-11-16) 7 December 2014 (2014-12-07) 12 Carl Fogarty Jake Quickenden Melanie Sykes 10.26
15 21 15 November 2015 (2015-11-15) 6 December 2015 (2015-12-06) 13 Vicky Pattison George Shelley Ferne McCann 9.86
16 21 13 November 2016 (2016-11-13) 4 December 2016 (2016-12-04) 12 Scarlett Moffatt Joel Dommett Adam Thomas 10.42
17 22 19 November 2017 (2017-11-19) 10 December 2017 (2017-12-10) 12 Georgia Toffolo Jamie Lomas Iain Lee 9.96
18 22 18 November 2018 (2018-11-18) 9 December 2018 (2018-12-09) 11 Harry Redknapp Emily Atack John Barrowman 12.14
19 22 17 November 2019 (2019-11-17) 8 December 2019 (2019-12-08) 12 Jacqueline Jossa Andy Whyment Roman Kemp 10.59
20 20 15 November 2020 (2020-11-15) 4 December 2020 (2020-12-04) 12 Giovanna Fletcher Jordan North Vernon Kay 11.46
Key
  Winner – King or Queen of the Jungle/Castle
  Runner-up
  Third place
  Walked, withdrew or medically discharged
  Late arrival

Series 1 (2002)

The first series consisted of 8 contestants, and was broadcast from 25 August to 8 September 2002.

Celebrity Famous for Entered Exited Finished
Tony BlackburnBBC Radio 1 disc jockeyDay 1Day 151st
Tara Palmer-TomkinsonSocialite, model, columnist & television presenterDay 1Day 152nd
Christine HamiltonTV personality & wife of Neil HamiltonDay 1Day 143rd
Nell McAndrewGlamour model & television presenterDay 1Day 134th
Rhona CameronComedianDay 1Day 125th
Darren DayActor & singerDay 1Day 116th
Nigel BennFormer Middleweight champion boxerDay 1Day 107th
Uri GellerMagician, television personality & self-proclaimed psychicDay 1Day 98th

Series 2 (2003)

The second series consisted of 10 contestants, and was broadcast from 28 April to 12 May 2003.

Celebrity Famous for Entered Exited Finished
Phil TufnellFormer England cricketerDay 1Day 151st
John FashanuFormer England striker & television presenterDay 1Day 152nd
Linda BarkerChanging Rooms presenter & interior designerDay 1Day 153rd
Wayne SleepRoyal Ballet dancerDay 1Day 144th
Antony Worrall ThompsonCelebrity chefDay 1Day 135th
Toyah WillcoxSinger-songwriter & actressDay 1Day 126th
Catalina GuiradoModel & reality television starDay 1Day 117th
Chris BissonEast Is East actorDay 1Day 108th
Danniella WestbrookFormer EastEnders actressDay 1Day 99th
Siân LloydTelevision weather reporterDay 1Day 810th

Series 3 (2004)

The third series consisted of 10 contestants, and was broadcast from 26 January to 9 February 2004.

Celebrity Famous for Entered Exited Finished
Kerry McFaddenAtomic Kitten singerDay 1Day 161st
Jennie BondBBC royal correspondentDay 1Day 162nd
Peter AndrePop singerDay 1Day 163rd
Lord BrocketTelevision presenterDay 1Day 154th
Katie "Jordan" PriceGlamour modelDay 1Day 145th
Alex BestGlamour model & ex-wife of George BestDay 1Day 136th
John LydonSex Pistols band member & presenterDay 1Day 117th
Neil "Razor" RuddockFormer England footballerDay 1Day 118th
Diane ModahlOlympic middle-distance runnerDay 1Day 109th
Mike ReadRadio DJ & journalistDay 1Day 910th

Series 4 (2004)

The fourth series consisted of 11 contestants, and was broadcast from 21 November to 6 December 2004.

Celebrity Famous for Entered Exited Finished
Joe PasqualeComedianDay 1Day 181st
Paul BurrellFormer Royal Household butlerDay 1Day 182nd
Fran CosgraveNightclub manager, television personality & bodyguardDay 1Day 183rd
Janet Street-PorterBroadcaster & journalistDay 1Day 174th
Sophie AndertonGlamour modelDay 1Day 155th
Antonio FargasStarsky & Hutch actorDay 1Day 146th
Sheila FergusonThe Three Degrees singerDay 1Day 137th
Vic ReevesVic and Bob comedianDay 5Day 128th
Nancy SorrellModel & television presenterDay 1Day 119th
Natalie AppletonAll Saints singerDay 1Day 1010th
Brian HarveyEast 17 singerDay 2Day 711th

Series 5 (2005)

The fifth series consisted of 12 contestants, and was broadcast from 20 November to 5 December 2005.

Celebrity Famous for Entered Exited Finished
Carol ThatcherJournalist & authorDay 1Day 181st
Sheree MurphyFormer Emmerdale actressDay 1Day 182nd
Sid OwenFormer EastEnders actor & singerDay 1Day 183rd
Jimmy OsmondThe Osmonds singer & actorDay 1Day 174th
Bobby BallCannon and Ball comedian & actorDay 6Day 165th
Antony CostaFormer Blue singerDay 1Day 156th
Jenny FrostFormer Atomic Kitten singerDay 1Day 147th
David DickinsonFormer Bargain Hunt presenterDay 1Day 128th
Kimberley DaviesFormer Neighbours actressDay 1Day 119th
Jilly GooldenWine critic & journalistDay 1Day 1110th
Tommy CannonCannon and Ball comedianDay 6Day 1011th
Elaine LordanFormer EastEnders actressDay 1Day 112th

Series 6 (2006)

The sixth series consisted of 12 contestants, and was broadcast from 13 November to 1 December 2006.

  Team Base Camp
  Team Snake Rock
Celebrity Famous for Entered Exited Finished
Matt Willis Busted band memberDay 1Day 191st
Myleene Klass Hear'Say singerDay 1Day 192nd
Jason Donovan Neighbours actor & pop singerDay 1Day 193rd
David Gest Music promoter & television producerDay 1Day 184th
Dean Gaffney Former EastEnders actorDay 5Day 185th
Jan Leeming NewsreaderDay 1Day 176th
Malandra Burrows Former Emmerdale actressDay 6Day 167th
Phina Oruche Footballer's Wives actressDay 1Day 158th
Lauren Booth Broadcaster, journalist & activistDay 1Day 149th
Faith Brown Comedian & impressionistDay 1Day 1310th
Scott Henshall Fashion designerDay 1Day 1211th
Toby Anstis Global Radio presenterDay 1Day 1112th

Series 7 (2007)

The seventh series consisted of 11 contestants, and was broadcast from 12 to 30 November 2007.

  Team Croc Creek
  Team Snake Rock
  Entered after contestants were brought together
Celebrity Famous for Entered Exited Finished
Christopher Biggins Film, television & stage actorDay 5Day 201st
Janice Dickinson SupermodelDay 1Day 202nd
Jason "J" Brown Former 5ive singerDay 1Day 203rd
Cerys Matthews Catatonia singer & radio presenterDay 1Day 194th
Gemma Atkinson Hollyoaks actress & glamour modelDay 1Day 185th
Anna Ryder Richardson Changing Rooms presenter & interior designerDay 1Day 166th
Rodney Marsh Retired England footballerDay 1Day 157th
John Burton-Race Celebrity chefDay 1Day 148th
Lynne Franks Spokeswoman & writerDay 1Day 139th
Katie Hopkins The Apprentice contestantDay 2Day 1210th
Marc Bannerman EastEnders actorDay 1Day 1111th

Series 8 (2008)

The eighth series consisted of 12 contestants, and was broadcast from 16 November to 5 December 2008.

  Home Camp
  Away Camp
  Entered after contestants were brought together.
Celebrity Famous for Entered Exited Finished
Joe Swash EastEnders actorDay 1Day 211st
Martina Navratilova Retired professional tennis playerDay 1Day 212nd
George Takei Former Star Trek actorDay 1Day 213rd
David Van Day Former Dollar singerDay 5Day 204th
Simon Webbe Blue singerDay 1Day 195th
Nicola McLean Glamour modelDay 1Day 186th
Brian Paddick Liberal Democrat & retired policemanDay 1Day 177th
Esther Rantzen Television presenter & charity campaignerDay 1Day 168th
Timmy Mallett Children's television presenterDay 5Day 159th
Carly Zucker Model & wife of Joe ColeDay 1Day 1410th
Dani Behr Television presenter, model & singerDay 1Day 1311th
Robert Kilroy-Silk Former Labour Party politician & television presenterDay 1Day 1212th

Series 9 (2009)

The ninth series consisted of 13 contestants, and was broadcast from 15 November to 4 December 2009.

  Base Camp
  Camp Exile
  Left before camp was split
Celebrity Famous for Entered Exited Finished
Gino D'Acampo Chef & television presenterDay 1Day 211st
Kim Woodburn How Clean Is Your House? presenterDay 1Day 212nd
Jimmy White Professional snooker playerDay 1Day 213rd
Justin Ryan Interior designer & television presenterDay 1Day 204th
Stuart Manning Former Hollyoaks actorDay 1Day 195th
Sabrina Washington Former Mis-Teeq singerDay 1Day 186th
George Hamilton Film actorDay 1Day 177th
Joe Bugner Former Heavyweight boxerDay 4Day 168th
Sam Fox Former model & singerDay 1Day 149th
Colin McAllister Interior designer & television presenterDay 1Day 1110th
Lucy Benjamin Former EastEnders actressDay 1Day 1011th
Katie Price Model, television personality & businesswomanDay 2Day 912th
Camilla Dallerup Former Strictly Come Dancing professional dancerDay 1Day 413th

Series 10 (2010)

The tenth series consisted of 13 contestants, and was broadcast 14 November to 4 December 2010. This was the first series to air on ITV HD.

  Camp Sheila
  Camp Bruce
  Entered after contestants were brought together
Celebrity Famous for Entered Exited Finished
Stacey Solomon The X Factor contestantDay 1Day 211st
Shaun Ryder Former Happy Mondays singerDay 1Day 212nd
Jenny Eclair Comedian & novelistDay 4Day 203rd
Dom Joly ComedianDay 4Day 194th
Kayla Collins Playboy modelDay 1Day 195th
Aggro Santos RapperDay 1Day 186th
Linford Christie Retired Olympic sprinterDay 1Day 177th
Gillian McKeith Nutritionist, author & television presenterDay 1Day 168th
Britt Ekland ActressDay 1Day 159th
Alison Hammond This Morning presenter & Big Brother 3 housemateDay 6Day 1510th
Lembit Öpik Former Liberal Democrats MPDay 1Day 1311th
Sheryl Gascoigne Author & ex-wife of Paul GascoineDay 1Day 1212th
Nigel Havers Former Coronation Street actorDay 1Day 913th

Series 11 (2011)

The eleventh series consisted of 13 contestants, and was broadcast from 13 November to 3 December 2011.[27]

  Team Snake Rock
  Team Croc Creek
  Entered after contestants were brought together
Celebrity Known for Entered Exited Finished
Dougie Poynter McFly bassist Day 1 Day 21 1st
Mark Wright The Only Way is Essex star Day 1 Day 21 2nd
Fatima Whitbread   Olympic javelin thrower Day 1 Day 20 3rd
Antony Cotton Coronation Street actor Day 1 Day 20 4th
Willie Carson Former horse racing jockey Day 1 Day 19 5th
Crissy Rock Benidorm actress Day 1 Day 18 6th
Emily Scott Swimwear model Day 5 Day 17 7th
Jessica-Jane Clement Glamour model, actress & television presenter Day 1 Day 16 8th
Lorraine Chase Former Emmerdale actress Day 1 Day 15 9th
Pat Sharp Television & radio broadcaster Day 3 Day 14 10th
Sinitta 80s pop singer Day 3 Day 13 11th
Stefanie Powers Stage & screen actress Day 1 Day 12 12th
Freddie Starr Comedian & impressionist Day 1 Day 3 13th

Series 12 (2012)

The twelfth series consisted of 12 contestants, and was broadcast from 11 November to 1 December 2012.[28]

  Team Snake Rock
  Team Croc Creek
  Entered after contestants were brought together
Celebrity Known for Entered Exited Finished
Charlie Brooks EastEnders actress Day 1 Day 21 1st
Ashley Roberts   Former The Pussycat Dolls singer Day 1 Day 21 2nd
David Haye Heavyweight boxer Day 1 Day 20 3rd
Eric Bristow Professional darts player Day 1 Day 19 4th
Hugo Taylor Made in Chelsea star Day 1 Day 18 5th
Rosemary Shrager Celebrity chef Day 5 Day 17 6th
Helen Flanagan Coronation Street actress Day 1 Day 16 7th
Colin Baker Former Doctor Who actor Day 1 Day 15 8th
Linda Robson Birds of a Feather actress and Loose Women panellist Day 1 Day 13 9th
Limahl Kajagoogoo band member Day 5 Day 12 10th
Nadine Dorries Conservative Party politician and Member of Parliament (British House of Commons) Day 1 Day 11 11th
Brian Conley TV presenter, actor & comedian Day 1 Day 9 12th

Series 13 (2013)

The thirteenth series consisted of 12 contestants, and was broadcast from 17 November to 8 December 2013.[29]

  Team Snake Rock
  Team Croc Creek
  Entered after contestants were brought together
Celebrity Known for Entered Exited Finished
Kian Egan Westlife singer Day 1 Day 22 1st
David Emanuel Royal fashion designer Day 1 Day 22 2nd
Lucy Pargeter Emmerdale actress Day 1 Day 21 3rd
Joey Essex The Only Way is Essex star Day 1 Day 20 4th
Amy Willerton Miss Universe Great Britain 2013 Day 1 Day 20 5th
Rebecca Adlington Former Olympic swimmer Day 1 Day 19 6th
Alfonso Ribeiro The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air actor Day 1 Day 19 7th
Steve Davis Former professional snooker player Day 1 Day 18 8th
Matthew Wright The Wright Stuff presenter Day 1 Day 17 9th
Vincent Simone Former Strictly Come Dancing professional Day 5 Day 17 10th
Laila Morse EastEnders actress Day 1 Day 16 11th
Annabel Giles Television presenter & author Day 5 Day 15 12th

Series 14 (2014)

The fourteenth series consisted of 12 contestants, and was broadcast from 16 November to 7 December 2014.[30][31] On 11 November, the full list of celebrities was confirmed by ITV.[32]

  Team Croc Creek/Rescuer
  Team Celebrity Slammer
  Entered after contestants were brought together
Celebrity Known for Entered Exited Finished
Carl "Foggy" Fogarty Retired World Superbike racer Day 1 Day 23 1st
Jake Quickenden The X Factor contestant Day 5 Day 23 2nd
Melanie Sykes TV presenter & model Day 1 Day 23 3rd
Edwina Currie Former Conservative Party politician & author Day 5 Day 22 4th
Tinchy Stryder Rapper Day 1 Day 21 5th
Kendra Wilkinson Playboy model & reality television star Day 1 Day 21 6th
Vicki Michelle ‘Allo ‘Allo! actress Day 1 Day 20 7th
Michael Buerk Newsreader & war journalist Day 1 Day 19 8th
Nadia Forde Model, television personality & singer Day 1 Day 18 9th
Jimmy Bullard Former Premier League footballer Day 1 Day 17 10th
Craig Charles Actor, comedian & presenter Day 1 Day 4 11th
Gemma Collins The Only Way is Essex star Day 1 Day 3 12th

Series 15 (2015)

The fifteenth series consisted of 13 contestants and was broadcast from 15 November to 6 December 2015.

  Red Team (Leader: Tony Hadley)
  Yellow Team (Leader: Susannah Constantine)
  Entered after contestants were brought together
Celebrity Known for Entered Exited Finished
Vicky Pattison Geordie Shore star Day 3 Day 22 1st
George Shelley Union J singer Day 1 Day 22 2nd
Ferne McCann The Only Way is Essex star Day 3 Day 22 3rd
Kieron Dyer Former Premier League footballer Day 1 Day 21 4th
Jorgie Porter Hollyoaks actress Day 1 Day 21 5th
Tony Hadley Spandau Ballet singer Day 1 Day 20 6th
Duncan Bannatyne Former Dragons' Den panelist & entrepreneur Day 1 Day 19 7th
Lady Colin Campbell Royal biographer & socialite Day 1 Day 17 8th
Chris Eubank Retired professional boxer Day 1 Day 17 9th
Yvette Fielding Blue Peter & Most Haunted presenter Day 1 Day 16 10th
Brian Friedman Dancer & The X Factor choreographer Day 1 Day 15 11th
Susannah Constantine Fashion journalist Day 1 Day 13 12th
Spencer Matthews Made in Chelsea star Day 3 Day 5 13th

Series 16 (2016)

The sixteenth series consisted of 12 contestants, and was broadcast from 13 November to 4 December 2016.

  Jungle Celebs
  City Celebs
  Entered after contestants were brought together
Celebrity Known for Entered Exited Finished
Scarlett Moffatt Gogglebox star Day 1 Day 22 1st
Joel Dommett Stand-up comedian Day 1 Day 22 2nd
Adam Thomas Emmerdale actor Day 1 Day 22 3rd
Sam Quek Olympic hockey gold medallist Day 1 Day 21 4th
Wayne Bridge Former Premier League footballer Day 1 Day 20 5th
Martin Roberts Homes Under the Hammer presenter Day 5 Day 20 6th
Larry Lamb Former EastEnders actor Day 1 Day 19 7th
Carol Vorderman Television presenter & former Countdown co-host Day 1 Day 18 8th
Jordan Banjo Diversity dance troupe member Day 1 Day 17 9th
Ola Jordan Former Strictly Come Dancing professional Day 1 Day 16 10th
Lisa Snowdon Fashion model & television presenter Day 1 Day 15 11th
Danny Baker Television & radio presenter Day 5 Day 13 12th

Series 17 (2017)

The seventeenth series consisted of 12 contestants, and was broadcast from 19 November to 10 December 2017.

  Team Snake Rock
  Team Croc Creek
  Left before camp was split
Celebrity Known for Entered Exited Finished
Georgia "Toff" Toffolo Made in Chelsea star Day 1 Day 22 1st
Jamie Lomas Hollyoaks actor Day 1 Day 22 2nd
Iain Lee TV and radio presenter Day 5 Day 22 3rd
Jennie McAlpine Coronation Street actress Day 1 Day 21 4th
Amir Khan Professional boxer Day 1 Day 20 5th
Dennis Wise Former Premier League footballer Day 1 Day 19 6th
Stanley Johnson Politician, author, and father of Boris Johnson Day 1 Day 18 7th
Vanessa White The Saturdays singer Day 1 Day 17 8th
Rebekah Vardy Wife of Jamie Vardy Day 1 Day 16 9th
Kezia "Kez" Dugdale Politician & former Scottish Labour leader Day 5 Day 15 10th
Shappi Khorsandi Stand-up comedian Day 1 Day 13 11th
Jack Maynard DJ, YouTube personality and brother of Conor Maynard Day 1 Day 3 12th

Series 18 (2018)

The eighteenth series consisted of 11 contestants, and was broadcast from 18 November to 9 December 2018. On 9 August 2018, McPartlin confirmed that he would not be presenting the series as he continued to get treatment after being admitted to rehab in March.[5] On 29 August, ITV confirmed that Holly Willoughby would replace McPartlin as co-presenter alongside Donnelly.[33] The lineup was confirmed on 12 November.[34]

  Team Snake Rock
  Team Croc Creek
  Entered after contestants were brought together
Celebrity Known for Entered Exited Finished
Harry Redknapp Football manager Day 1 Day 22 1st
Emily Atack Former The Inbetweeners actress Day 1 Day 22 2nd
John Barrowman Actor & singer Day 1Day 223rd
Fleur East Singer & The X Factor runner-up Day 1Day 214th
James McVey The Vamps guitarist Day 1Day 205th
Nick Knowles DIY SOS presenter Day 1Day 196th
Anne Hegerty The Chase star Day 1Day 187th
Rita Simons Former EastEnders actress Day 1Day 178th
Sair Khan Coronation Street actress Day 1Day 169th
Malique Thompson-Dwyer Hollyoaks actor Day 1Day 1510th
Noel Edmonds Television & radio presenter Day 5Day 1311th

Series 19 (2019)

The nineteenth series consisted of 12 contestants, and was broadcast from 17 November to 8 December 2019. McPartlin rejoined the series as co-presenter, following a one-year hiatus.

  Team Snake Rock
  Team Croc Creek
  Entered after contestants were brought together
Celebrity Known for Entered Exited Finished
Jacqueline Jossa Former EastEnders actress Day 1 Day 22 1st
Andy Whyment Coronation Street actor Day 5 Day 22 2nd
Roman Kemp Capital FM presenter Day 1 Day 22 3rd
Kate Garraway Good Morning Britain presenter Day 1 Day 21 4th
Nadine Coyle Former Girls Aloud singer Day 1 Day 20 5th
Caitlyn Jenner Olympic athlete & reality television personality Day 1 Day 20 6th
Myles Stephenson Rak-Su singer Day 1 Day 19 7th
Ian Wright Former footballer & television presenter Day 1 Day 18 8th
James Haskell Former rugby union player Day 1 Day 17 9th
Cliff Parisi Call the Midwife & former EastEnders actor Day 5 Day 16 10th
Andrew Maxwell Stand-up comedian & Ex on the Beach narrator Day 1 Day 15 11th
Adele Roberts BBC Radio 1 presenter & Big Brother 3 housemate Day 1 Day 13 12th

Series 20 (2020)

The twentieth series of the show was confirmed in July 2020. This series was held in Gwrych Castle in North Wales due to travel restrictions cause by the COVID-19 pandemic, affecting travel to Australia. Two weeks prior to the start of the series, all participants, crew, and presenters were isolated to ensure that social distancing is not needed during filming. The line-up was announced on 8 November 2020 during I'm a Celebrity: A Jungle Story.[35][36]

Celebrity Known for Entered Exited Finished
Giovanna Fletcher Author, presenter & blogger Day 1 Day 20 1st
Jordan North BBC Radio 1 presenter Day 1 Day 20 2nd
Vernon Kay Television & radio presenter Day 1 Day 20 3rd
Shane Richie Former EastEnders actor Day 1 Day 19 4th
Mo Farah Olympic long-distance runner & track athlete Day 1 Day 18 5th
AJ Pritchard Former Strictly Come Dancing professional Day 1 Day 18 6th
Jessica Plummer Former EastEnders actress & Neon Jungle singer Day 1 Day 17 7th
Russell Watson Operatic tenor Day 4 Day 17 8th
Victoria Derbyshire Journalist & television presenter Day 1 Day 16 9th
Beverley Callard Coronation Street actress Day 1 Day 16 10th
Ruthie Henshall Musical theatre actress & singer Day 4 Day 15 11th
Hollie Arnold Paralympic javelin thrower Day 1 Day 13 12th

Spin-offs


A companion show, I'm a Celebrity: Extra Camp (previously I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! NOW! from 2002 to 2015) was broadcast on ITV2 following every episode. It had been shown since the first series in 2002, and has featured a variety of presenters. However, on 9 January 2020, it was announced that the series had been axed due to high production costs.[37]

On 20 October 2020, ITV announced that an online spin-off show called I'm a Celebrity...The Daily Drop would be aired alongside the 2020 series hosted by Vick Hope on ITV Hub.[38]

Books


  • Busk-Cowley, Mark (2014). I'm A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here!: The Inside Story. London: Bantam Press. ISBN 978-0593073483.

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