I'm a Celebrity

Victoria Derbyshire on covering the pandemic, serving the underserved and becoming an agony aunt

“For me, it’s a real issue,” she explains, “because I spend so much time with guests before I interview them making them feel comfortable, going through their story, just letting them know I’ll be there to look after them.”

Such compassion comes as no surprise from a broadcaster who has long used her platform to both sensitively question victims of injustice and forensically interrogate those responsible.

I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! 2020 line-up revealed

The announcement came during Sunday’s 20th anniversary special that saw presenters Ant and Dec suffer the infamous Bush Tucker Trials for the first time.

Due to current lockdown restrictions, the producers have moved the series from the Australian outback to Gwrych Castle in Abergele, North Wales.

A far cry from the usual sweaty base camp, the following celebrities are bracing themselves for a royally cold Welsh winter.

ITV confirms UK location for I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!

Due to the pandemic, filming has moved from its usual location in New South Wales, Australia, to North Wales in the UK.

The historic Gwrych Castle, also known as ‘The Showpiece of Wales’, is built into a tree-lined hillside that overlooks the Welsh countryside and the Irish sea.

The grounds spread across 250 acres, providing plenty of space for the celebrities' trials and tribulations.