'Gogglebox' return date confirmed as stars begin filming again

Amy Johnson
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'Gogglebox' stars Giles and Mary. (Channel 4)
'Gogglebox' stars Giles and Mary. (Channel 4)

Gogglebox fans can expect a new series of the popular Channel 4 in just a matter of weeks.

The show's creator Tania Alexander has revealed that the stars will start filming again next week ahead of the series launch on Friday 11 September.

Sharing a behind-the-scenes production photo featuring cast members Jenny Newby and Lee Riley to Twitter, Alexander wrote: "Oi! Oi! Gogglers the gang are BACK filming #gogglebox one week from today! See you ALL on Sept 11th."

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The last civilian season of the programme came to and end in May as filming was able to continue throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

While the cameras were typically remote-operated, they had been rigged in place to limit contact between cast and crew.

It also saw a temporary change in living arrangements for some of the participants as Jenny was isolating in best pal Lee's caravan.

Meanwhile, Celebrity Gogglebox aired throughout much of June and July as famous faces were filmed taking in the delights of the small screen.

'Gogglebox' will be back in matter of weeks. (Channel 4)
'Gogglebox' will be back in matter of weeks. (Channel 4)

During lockdown there has been an exciting new addition to one of the families as Shaun Malone welcomed a baby son with his girlfriend.

"Super happy to announce the birth of my son Louis Malone," the 23-year-old wrote on Twitter last month.

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"Thanks for everyone’s interest, mother and baby are both well I couldn’t be more proud of my girlfriend I wouldn’t be that brave having my belly cut open," he added.

He appears on the programme alongside brother Tom Jr, dad Tom senior and mum Julie but was absent from the most recent series as he moved in with his expectant partner during lockdown.