I’m A Celeb’s new ‘prison’ structure discovered in aerial shots of castle

Stunning aerial shots have emerged of the I'm a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! filming location in North Wales.

Filming will take place at Gwrych Castle this year instead of its normal filming location in Australia due to the pandemic, with the show launching on November 15.

Drone snaps of the site show the front of what appears to be a newly built castle-themed structure which has 10 archways with prison style iron bar doors.

At the back of the structure a narrow walkway can be seen with stairs that lead to the ground.

The images also show ITV staff getting the haunted castle set up for the show.

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Last month drone shots showed the castle undergoing its renovations for the show.

The images appeared to show the castle being transformed into rooms for the A-listers to stay in.

A huge yellow crane was seen above the building and a marquee had also been put up over the roofless ruins.

It was also recently reported ITV had undergone a series of "emergency works" ahead of the production.

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Bosses have made sure the castle is safe to use for the contestants.

Among the celebrities tipped to take part in the show this year are presenter Vernon Kay and athlete Mo Farah.

Giovanna Fletcher is reportedly the latest celebrity to sign up to appear on the show.

The author is said to be heading into isolation before she relocates to North Wales, just two weeks before the hit show returns to ITV.

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"She's incredibly popular on Instagram with mums and has over 1.3million followers," a source told The Sun.

They went on to say: "She's moved in famous circles for years."

The show will be two days shorter this year over fears stars will struggle to cope with the freezing temperatures in Wales, according to reports.

It is claimed the series will only last 20 days this year, instead of its normal 22 days.

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The shorter schedule will mean the final will air on a Friday in early December, instead of its typical Sunday finale, it is claimed.

Producers are said to have moved the date due to the fear celebrities may refuse to complete the series when faced with the freezing weather at the Welsh castle.

Speaking to The Sun, a source close to the show said: "There have been some concerns at ITV that it's going to be a mega shock to the system when they leave the lap of luxury and are suddenly living in a damp, squalid castle.

"There are fears some will sack it off. They were even worried some might not even enter the castle at all.

"This will be harder than the ­Australian jungle. It will be damp and freezing."

ITV has been contacted by Daily Star Online for comment.

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