ITV are set to bring back its popular reality series The Real Full Monty after a two year long break – and it'll include a big twist.

The Real Full Monty is based on the 1997 film, The Full Monty which focussed on a group of steelworkers' bid to earn some money.

It has now been revealed that frontman Ashley Banjo is likely to return as the show, aims to raise awareness about cancer in all of its forms.

The famous contestants are put one of their biggest fears to the test and strip off on stage in order to en courage viewers to check their bits.

ITV will be hoping to secure a star-studded line-up for the return of the popular entertainment show.

A TV insider told The Sun: “This show proved hugely popular with viewers because it raised a laugh while shining a spotlight on serious subjects.

“In previous years producers have tried to put a twist on the overall theme and this year is likely to be no exception.

“The celebrities, who’ve yet to be revealed, will face a nervous wait to find out if that twist is likely to add even more pressure.”

The Real Fully Monty first aired in 2017 which only male celebrities taking part in the stripping extravaganza.

McFly drummer and Strictly Come Dancing winner Harry Judd, dancer Wayne Sleep and Emmerdale star Matthew Wolfenden were some of the stars in the first line-up.

The fourth series saw a host of famous ladies team up with the boys in the star-studded line-up which included soap actors Linda Lusardi and Hayley Tamaddon.

Loose Women star and singer Coleen Nolan also joined the celebrity stripping show which was made worse by the addition of ice skating.

First it was the men who bared all, to raise awareness of life-saving cancer checks, then it was the women’s chance to shine and in 2020 the men and women joined forces to deliver the most sensational performance yet in The Real Full Monty on ice.

The last series, which aired in 2021, featured Christine McGuinness and Love Island's Demi Jones.

Bringing old school glitz and glamour to the all-new supersized strip, the most recent series of The Real Full Monty was a dance extravaganza and Strictly Come Dancing themed.

Each series, ITV has out done itself with a bigger and better twist.

Previous episodes of the show are currently available to watch on ITV Hub.


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