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Everything you need to know about I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!

The time has come for a brand new cast of celebrities to battle it out in TV’s toughest entertainment challenge.

This year the show will be filmed at the historic Gwrych Castle, Abergele in North Wales.

Ant & Dec will host an adapted version of I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! live every night on ITV from the castle. As on the regular series, viewers will see the celebrities undertake gruelling trials and fun-filled challenges to win food and treats in the lead up to one of them being crowned, for the first time ever, King or Queen of the Castle.

So who's going in? The ten celebrities heading into the Castle for the new series are:

TV Presenter – Vernon KayBroadcaster & Journalist– Victoria DerbyshireStar of Stage & Screen – Shane RichieParalympic Gold Medallist – Hollie Arnold MBERadio 1 DJ – Jordan NorthCorrie Icon – Beverley CallardBallroom Dancer – AJ PritchardAuthor & Podcaster – Giovanna FletcherOlympic Legend – Sir Mo Farah CBESoap Star – Jessica Plummer

And there is so much more. We have cherry-picked all the best facts and figures from this year's show so you can clue up before it airs on Sunday at 9pm on ITV.

And Richard Arnold is doing an I'm A Celebrity Armchair Guide extravaganza this week - more information on that right here.

There's going to be a few adaptations this year so instead of Kiosk Kev you'll be introduced to Kiosk Cledwyn (named after the late politician Cledwyn Hughes) and the Dingo Dollar Challenge as been brought closer to home with the Castle Coin Challenge.

Now for the castle.

The celebrities will be hosted in the iconic Gwrych Castle in Wales, built between 1810-1825. With the castle being so old it is left as little more than a derelict shell.

But the real fun will be with the unexpected guests the celebs might encounter this year and we're not talking about the Aussie creepy-crawlies we've all become accustomed to.

Legend has it that the 200-year old castle is haunted by the ghost of its previous owner, Winifred Cochrane, the Countess of Dundonald.

The castle website claims: “Real life ghost encounters at Gwrych Castle are commonplace.”

The Countess, who died in 1924, was an extremely wealthy heiress who had a “not entirely happy” marriage with her Earl. Known locally as the Woman

in White, she is said to be angry that her husband – described as “tyrannical” – stripped the castle of her valuables and sold them. 

The castle’s website claims the Countess’s Tower is “one of the most paranormally active areas” and she is said to walk the gardens surrounding it.

Locals also believe the spirit of a servant girl who died falling off a horse haunts the land. And others have seen ghosts  former caretakers around the castle, which is set in 250 acres.

Prepare for it to be COLD.

Stars taking part in the show are likely to face sub-zero temperatures and experts have already predicted the grim weather forecast. 

It's thought days of 100% cloud cover are predicted with temperatures struggling to get above zero.

ITV chiefs have taken expert medical advice on how the celebs can avoid frostbite and hypothermia in the howling Welsh winter.

As a result, they have bought top-of-the range outdoor clothing, sleeping bags and even scores of insulating foil blankets usually used for marathon runners.

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