The Only Way Is Essex SPOILERS! Gemma Collins returns as four new arrivals join cast

Here's a first look at the first episode of The Only Way Is Essex 2016 as Gemma Collins makes a comeback.

Proving to be more eventful than ever, the new series of TOWIE is back and we've all the spoilers from the first episode this Sunday night.

In the opening show we meet four new arrivals to the cast, a trip to Gran Canaria, a dose of the GC, tears from Danni, a Facetime with Ferne, Bobby’s hunt for a BF, and a big Essex secret.

While half of the group fly off to Gran Can for a warm winter getaway, there's still drama back in Essex: Billie pays a visit to Gemma, who lets slip a secret she knows about Lockie. As Billie wrestles with her conscience, will GC tell Danni what she knows?

In Gran Canaria, Danni protests she and Lockie are back in the friendship zone, the arrival of two new girls, Chloe M and Courtney, leads her to question her feelings again when a frisson appears between Lockie and Courtney.

When they’re back in Essex, Danni gets a text from Gemma – and Pete is on hand to comfort a distraught Danni. And when Danni confronts Lockie about the Essex rumour mill, he is furious about the allegation....and with Gemma Collins.

Lewis Bloor is public enemy number one after his Chloe L and Kate kiss confession, but when he approaches the boys, will they agree to clear the air?

Chloe S takes offence when Pete makes a promise he then breaks to her daughter, Mady, and vents her fury to the group.

Meanwhile, Debbie comforts Carol as she grieves for Nanny Pat as a bench is dedicated to the late star of the show.

Elsewhere, Mike gives TOWIE hunks a run for their money, and a new brother duo, Jon and Chris, arrive on the scene.

The Only Way Is Essex airs exclusively on ITVBe on Sunday 28th February at 10pm.

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