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  • Episode:

    1

  • Transmission (TX):

    Sun 17 Mar 2019

  • TX Confirmed

    Yes

  • Time

    9.00pm - 10.00pm

  • Week:

    Week 12 2019 : Sat 16 Mar - Fri 22 Mar

  • Channel:

    ITVBe

  • Published:

    Wed 06 Mar 2019

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Episode 1 (Thailand part 1 of 2)

 

Essex’s finest kick off a brand-new series with a trip to Thailand, whilst back at home a raft of fresh faces are making their mark.

 

After a turbulent few months, Dan and Amber finally called time on their relationship. Now he’s back on the market, is a holiday romance in Thailand on the cards for Essex’s most eligible bachelor? And how will his love-life fare when the boys try to thwart his pulling attempts by hiding his most treasured possession: his hairdryer? 

 

Someone else who’s single and ready to mingle is Sam. Things didn’t work out with Lauren, so with Shelby still holding a candle for him, will their spark reignite? And having been friend-zoned once, how can she be sure of his intentions this time around, especially with fit new girl (and Georgia’s BFF) Chloe Ross in the picture? With her pick of the single guys, will it be Sam or Dan who catches Chloe R’s eye? And if she goes for Sam, where does that leave Shelby?

 

Meanwhile, Bobby’s debuting a new look. But with the Thai heat threatening to play havoc with his newly acquired beard, can he channel his inner Zen by embarking on a spiritual journey?

 

And the drama isn’t limited to Thailand, because back in Essex there are some new faces on the scene…