Famous conspiracy theorist George Wilson joked that if he wanted to be made to look like a complete prat on national television, he'd go on I'm a Celebrity. He heard, though, that the pay was not too bad, and noted that a holiday in Australia was involved. (AUDIO: The Conspiracy)
Behind the scenes Edit
I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!, commonly referred to as I'm a Celebrity or I'm a Celeb, began in 2002 on ITV, where it continues to run as a yearly series.
Ant & Dec serve as the shows hosts.
Throughout the series, celebrities take part in trials where they are covered in various insects, hence Shireen shouting the phrase "I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!" when faced with the insect-like Dryads.
DWU campmates Edit
- Tony Blackburn competed in and won the original 2002 series, becoming the first ever "King of the Jungle".
- Toyah Wilcox competed in the 2003 series, finishing in 4th place.
- Mike Read competed in the first 2004 series, finishing in last place.
- Vic Reeves competed in the second 2004 series, finishing in 8th place.
- Antony Costa competed in the 2005 series, finishing in 6th place.
- Faith Brown competed in the 2006 series, finishing in 10th place.
- Christopher Biggins competed in and won the 2007 series.
- Nigel Havers competed in the 2010 series, finishing in last place.
- Colin Baker competed in the 2012 series, finishing in 8th place.
- Craig Charles competed in the 2014 series, however he left voluntarily only four days in after learning of his brother's death.
- Susannah Constantine competed in the 2015 series, finishing in 12th place.
- Joel Dommett competed in the 2016 series, finishing in second place.
- John Barrowman, Emily Atack, and Noel Edmonds all competed in the 2018 series. Edmonds, who was a latecomer, finished in last place, while Barrowman and Atack finished in 3rd and 2nd place, respectively.
Other connections Edit
The series is accompanied by a companion series, I'm a Celebrity: Extra Camp (previously know as I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! NOW!), which has been hosted by various people. Kelly Osbourne, daughter of Sharon Osbourne, hosted the 2006 series. Former 2016 campmate Joel Dommett became one of the shows hosts beginning from the 2017 series. He was later joined by former 2018 campmate Emily Atack for the 2019 series.
DWA 12 presented a Doctor Who-themed pastiche of the series, entitled I'm a Cyborg - Let Me Invade Here!, presented by "Ant McCyberman" and "Dalek Donnelly". In "Space Tucker Trials", human contestants were to ride a rampant Zarbi across the web of the Giant Spider then the Blue crystal, and were served Menoptera, Wirrn and Giant maggots in addition to witchetty grubs. Prizes were a choice between extermination or deletion.