TV present I am A Superstar… Get Me Out Of Right here! has stated it’s not returning to its Australian residence this 12 months, as a result of uncertainties surrounding COVID-19 journey restrictions.
The ITV present will as soon as once more head to Gwrych Castle close to Abergale in north Wales, with Australian borders nonetheless closed to foreigners.
I’m A Celeb‘s 2020 sequence, which was won by podcaster Giovanna Fletcher, was filmed within the UK for the primary time as the continued pandemic compelled producers to can plans to take the present to its regular residence in Australia.
Katie Rawcliffe, ITV head of leisure commissioning, stated: “We are able to verify at the moment that we’ll be returning to Wales for the 2021 sequence of I am A Superstar… Get Me Out Of Right here!
“We have at all times stated we have now contingencies in place for the sequence if the COVID scenario continued to convey uncertainty, and after a extremely profitable run on the fortress final 12 months we’re happy that we will return there.
“I’ve little doubt the manufacturing crew will produce one other vastly entertaining sequence.”
Richard Cowles, director of unscripted at Lifted Leisure, which makes the present, stated: “With the continued uncertainty round COVID and worldwide journey we have now taken the choice to not return to our residence in Australia for the 2021 sequence.
“We’re excited to return to Gwrych Fort.
“The final sequence was an enormous success and we had been made to really feel so welcome by everybody regionally and might’t wait to see everybody once more.”
The return of the present will assist the continued restoration of the venue, Mark Baker, the chair of the Gwrych Fort Preservation Belief stated.
Ant and Dec will return to host the programme as soon as once more when it airs later within the 12 months.
2021 would be the nineteenth 12 months of the present, with I am A Celeb celebrating its twentieth anniversary subsequent 12 months.