Elliott Wright

Name: Elliott Wright

About: Elliott is a globetrotting geezer. When he's not visiting family or making plans in Essex, he's out in Spain eating patatas bravas (probably) and looking after his restaurant businesses.

James Lock

Name: James Lock

Occupation: Electrical company supervisor

About: No matter what his TOWIE future holds, James will forever be known as "the one with the husky voice". Why? Well, he's got a husky voice, obvs.

Jess Wright

Name: Jess Wright

Occupation: Owner of a fashion company and a salty potato. Swit-swoo!

About: Don’t mess with the Jess! Family comes first in Jess' world. Got a bad word to say about the Wrights? Don’t let Jess hear.

Lydia Rose Bright

Name: Lydia Rose Bright

Occupation: Designer and director of Bella Sorella

About: The clothes shop owner has been in and out of TOWIE more than a Chihuahua in a designer handbag. Will the lure of her first love finally get the jetsetter to settle down in Essex?

Lewis Bloor

Name: Lewis Bloor

About: Lewis, or 'Lewbloor', as his mate Arg likes to call him, is as confident as Mario in a room full of girls. It's not just charisma that oozes from his pores, it's a competitive edge. The man never knows when he's beaten.

Nanny Pat

Name: Nanny Pat

Occupation: Master chef and domestic goddess

About: Essex royalty, Nanny Pat is always on hand to dish out advice or dish out some excellent food including her now famous sausage plait.