Corrie’s Simon Gregson ‘to compete against EastEnders soap rival Adam Woodyatt’ on I’m A Celebrity 2021

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Reportedly this year’s I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!

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Coronation Street star Simon Gregson – who plays Steve McDonald – and EastEnders actor Adam Woodyatt – who plays Ian Beale – have reportedly signed on for the show, which will air next month from Gwyrich Castle in Abergel, Wales. Will happen.

According to Sun, ITV are hoping that 47-year-old Simon and 53-year-old Adam will ‘deliver some genuinely comic moments together’.

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Steve McDonald vs Ian Beal!  Coronation Street's Simon Gregson is reportedly set to compete against EastEnders soap rival Adam Woodyatt [pictured] But I'm a Celebrity 2021

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Steve McDonald vs Ian Beale! Simon Gregson of Coronation Street [L] Reportedly set to compete against EastEnders’ soap rival Adam Woodyatt [R] But I’m a Celebrity 2021

“Having both Simon and Adam in this series is a real coup. The owners think they will provide some real comic moments together,’ a source told the publication.

‘The owners know Corey’s fans will be right behind him. Everyone knows Simon as Steve but now he will get to see a completely different side of him for the first time.

‘Simon has quit all reality shows before and has turned down I’m A Celeb several times before. But now that his kids are all grown up, Simon thinks the time is right.’

The show often stars Corey, which Simon’s on-screen mother Liz, played by Beverly Callard, was attending last year.

Feisty: EastEnders actor Adam portrays Ian Beale on BBC soap

Feisty: EastEnders actor Adam portrays Ian Beale on BBC soap

Long lasting star: Coronation Street's Simon plays Steve McDonald

Long lasting star: Coronation Street’s Simon plays Steve McDonald

The latest crop of competitors could be a tough first week as rain storms and 54mph winds threaten to batter the Welsh castle.

This year’s show has once again been moved from sunny Australia to Wales amid Covid restrictions, but long-range weather forecasts suggest things will be off to a turbulent start.

Meteorologists are predicting that there will be half an inch of rain at the start of the show (likely on November 14), while strong winds will lash the palace.

According to Sun, it is also said that 100% cloudy weather will prevail, while the temperature may struggle to go above zero degrees.

He said the camp may be affected by heavy rains in the first two weeks.

Host!  Ant and December are the presenters of the long-running series

Host! Ant and December are the presenters of the long-running series

Setting: This year's show has once again shifted from sunny Australia to Wales amid the COVID restrictions, with famous faces once again heading to the abandoned Gwyrich Castle in Conwy County, North Wales.

Setting: This year’s show has once again shifted from sunny Australia to Wales amid the COVID restrictions, with famous faces once again heading to the abandoned Gwyrich Castle in Conwy County, North Wales.

This comes as the I’m A Celebrity boss is set to re-impose a two-week quarantine for contestants to ensure they don’t face a crisis similar to Strictly Come Dancing.

The makers are going to create a bubble for famous faces who will attempt to avoid rows over vaccinations and keep them safe once they camp at Gwyrich Castle, Wales.

A show spokesperson told MailOnline: ‘Like last year, our celebrities would do a two-week quarantine with routine testing before entering the palace, and then create a bubble for the duration of their time on the show.’

WOW: Long-range weather forecasts suggest things will get off to a turbulent start, with weather experts predicting half an inch of rain at the start of the show (occurring on November 14), while strong winds kill

WOW: Long-range weather forecasts suggest things will get off to a turbulent start, with weather experts predicting half an inch of rain at the start of the show (occurring on November 14), while strong winds kill

Chaos: It is said to be 100% cloudy, while the temperature may struggle to go above zero degrees.  He says that the camp may be affected by heavy rains in the first two weeks.

Chaos: It is said to be 100% cloudy, while the temperature may struggle to go above zero degrees. He says that the camp may be affected by heavy rains in the first two weeks.

This comes after another primetime show went haywire when Strictly Come Dancing had difficulties at the start of the series.

Three professionals reportedly refused COVID vaccinations, while Tom Fletcher and Amy Dowden tested positive for the disease – forcing them to miss an episode.

A year ago, the show’s first same-sex couple Katya Jones and Nicola Adams were forced to withdraw from the competition after Katya contracted the virus.

SAFE: I'm A Celebrity Boss is set to 'enforce a two-week quarantine' for contestants to ensure they don't face the same crisis as Strictly Come Dancing.

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